# Mathematics

## The Math Department is still having events!

Visit our Weekly Program page to view upcoming online seminars, teaching forums, departmental meetings and more.

## April is Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month

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## 5-15-1835

May 15, 2021

Emile Mathieu born in Metz, France. He is most famous for his discovery of the five sporadic simple groups now known as the Mathieu groups. More information about: Emile Mathieu

## 5-15-1985

May 15, 2021

Benoit Mandelbrot received the Barnard Medal for Meritorious Service to Science, an award made every five years at a Columbia University graduation ceremony. He is famous for his pioneering work on fractals. More information about: Benoit Mandelbrot Mandelbrot Set

## 5-15-1615

May 15, 2021

Frans van Schooten born in Leiden, Netherlands. He helped popularize Rene Descartes' analytic geometry by translating it to Latin and by teaching it to his star pupils, Huygens, van Heuraet, and Hudde. More information about: Frans van Schooten

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