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OUTLOOK FROM MSRI: August/September 2013

OUTLOOK FROM MSRI: August/September 2013

For information on submitting proposals to MSRI, to apply for program memberships or workshops, the 2014 Summer Graduate Schools, and many other areas, please see www.msri.org. Videos of many lectures at MSRI can be found on VMath.  For information on Math Circles, see www.mathcircles.org and http://www.msri.org/web/msri/education/for-k-12-educators/math-circles. Information about upcoming Julia Robinson Mathematics Festivals can be found here: http://juliarobinsonmathfestival.org/index.html

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1.  August–September 2013 Workshops

2.  “Not on the Test” Lecture Series Debuts

3.  Emissary newsletter

4.  Programs in 2013–16

5.  Modern Math Workshop

6.  How to donate to MSRI

7. Math & Public Announcement subscriptions

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1.  AUGUST–SEPTEMBER 2013 WORKSHOPS

Connections for Women on Optimal Transport: Geometry and Dynamics
August 22-23, 2013
https://www.msri.org/workshops/654

Introductory Workshop on Optimal Transport: Geometry and Dynamics
August 26-30, 2013 
https://www.msri.org/workshops/655

Connections for Women: Mathematical General Relativity
September 3-4, 2013 
https://www.msri.org/workshops/690

Introductory Workshop: Mathematical Relativity
September 9-13, 2013 
https://www.msri.org/workshops/691

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2.  “NOT ON THE TEST” LECTURE SERIES DEBUTS

The Not on the Test: The Pleasures and Uses of Mathematics lecture series, jointly co-hosted by MSRI and Berkeley City College (BCC), presents a talk by Tony DeRose from Pixar Animation Studios on “Math in the Movies,” on Wednesday, September 11, 7:00–8:15 pm.  This free special event is the first in the six-part lecture series (see www.msri.org/events/nott) and it will be held in BCC’s Auditorium at 2050 Center Street in Berkeley.  For more information and to RSVP, please visit http://tinyurl.com/TonyDeRose.  This series is sponsored by the Simons Foundation.

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3.  EMISSARY NEWSLETTER

Read the Spring 2013 issue of MSRI’s newsletter, the EMISSARY, which can be downloaded. To get your e-copy, go to http://www.msri.org/web/msri/static-pages/-/node/16

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4. PROGRAMS, 2013–16

For descriptions of our current and future semester- and year-long Scientific Programs, please visit https://www.msri.org/web/msri/scientific/programs

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5.  MODERN MATH WORKSHOP

The eight NSF-funded US mathematics institutes created a collaborative diversity initiative that began in the fall of 2011.  This program sponsors several mathematics and diversity oriented workshops per year.  The next activity in this series is the Modern Math Workshop, which will take place October 2–3, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas, preceding the annual SACNAS National Conference.  Please visit http://icerm.brown.edu/mmw2013 for more details.  The full list of upcoming diversity initiative events may be found at: http://www.mathinstitutes.org/diversity.php.

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6.  HOW TO DONATE TO MSRI

ARCHIMEDES SOCIETY: Annual Fund gifts are recognized through membership in the Archimedes Society.  Archimedes Society members enjoy reserved seating for public events and are invited to special receptions.  Annual Fund gifts support all of MSRI’s activities, including scientific research, K–12 education, and community outreach. Over 3,500 young people participate in our education programs each year and countless others attend our public programs.  For more information and to join the Archimedes Society, please go to https://secure.entango.com/donate/ZbzmT35yJjs

MUSEION: Your generous gift of $5,041 or more is recognized by an invitation to MSRI’s Museion dinner and lecture series.  At Museion, an elegant dinner complements a lecture by an acclaimed expert in the mathematical sciences.  Attendees have a unique opportunity to get to know the speakers during the discussion following the lecture.  For more information about Museion, please visit http://www.msri.org/web/msri/pages/23 or contact Development by emailing development@msri.org.

GAUSS SOCIETY: The Gauss Society honors donors who have chosen to designate MSRI in their Will or Living Trust. Income from contributed endowments will help support MSRI's scientific programs in perpetuity.  Professor Douglas Lind chairs the Gauss Society and hosts an annual gathering each January to recognize its members. For more information, please visit http://www.msri.org/web/msri/static-pages/-/node/235 or contact Development by emailing development@msri.org.

CORPORATE PARTNERS PROGRAM: MSRI is grateful to those corporations that have supported our education and scientific programs.  Corporate Partners members enjoy a variety of benefits including invitations to special events and listing in MSRI publications.  For more information about the Corporate Partners program, please visit http://www.msri.org/web/msri/support-msri/corporate-sponsors or contact Development by emailing development@msri.org.

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7.  SUBSCRIBE TO MATH & PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS:

If you wish to receive weekly updates about mathematical events at MSRI, please send an e-mail with the message "subscribe math-announcements" to math-announcements-request@mailman.msri.org

If you wish to receive information about non-mathematical events at MSRI, please send an e-mail with the message "subscribe public-announcements" to public-announcementsrequest@mailman.msri.org

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