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OUTLOOK @MSRI, August/September 2014

OUTLOOK FROM MSRI: August/September 2014

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-educ ators/math-circles. For information on exhibits and activities at the Lawrence Hall of Science, see http://www.lawrencehallofscience.org. Information about upcoming Julia Robinson Mathematics Festivals can be found here: http://juliarobinsonmathfestival.org

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1.  August and September 2014 Workshops

2.  Math Outreach and Public Events

3.  Upcoming Workshops in 2014–16

4.  Programs in 2014–16

5.  Harmonic Series Concerts

6.  Member Applications for 2015–16

7.  Call for Proposals

8.  How to donate to MSRI

9.  Emissary newsletter

10.  Math & Public Announcement subscriptions

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1.  AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2014 WORKSHOPS

Connections for Women: New Geometric Methods in Number Theory and Automorphic Forms
August 14–15, 2014

Introductory Workshop: New Geometric Methods in Number Theory and Automorphic Forms
August 18–22, 2014

Connections for Women: Geometric Representation Theory
August 28–29, 2014

Introductory Workshop: Geometric Representation Theory
September 2–5, 2014

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2.  MATH OUTREACH AND PUBLIC EVENTS

Nate Silver, editor-in-chief of FiveThirtyEight, and author of “The Signal and the Noise,” joined Jordan Ellenberg, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin and author of the forthcoming “How Not to be Wrong,” in conversation at the Commonwealth Club in May.  The talk is posted at http://www.msri.org/general_events/20720.

Barry Mazur of Harvard University—who visited MSRI last semester—gave a talk on Primes, based on his book-in-progress with William Stein on the Riemann Hypothesis.  The talk was live-broadcast from the Simons Auditorium at MSRI to the Harvard Friends of Mathematics in Cambridge.  A link to the talk is posted at http://www.msri.org/general_events/20798.

MSRI now supports Numberphile, a YouTube channel fast approaching a million subscribers. See http://www.youtube.com/numberphile.

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3.  UPCOMING WORKSHOPS IN 2014–16

See future MSRI workshops at http://www.msri.org/web/msri/scientific/workshops

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4.  PROGRAMS, 2014–16

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.  HARMONIC SERIES CONCERTS

MSRI’s 2014-15 Concert Series begins with the Nils Bultmann Duo on September 24.  All “Harmonic Series” concerts are free and will be held from 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm in the Simons Auditorium at MSRI. See http://tinyurl.com/harmonic-series

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6.  MEMBER APPLICATIONS FOR 2015–16

The application period for the 2015–2016 scientific programs began on August 1, 2014.  The 2015–2016 programs will be: New Challenges in PDE: Deterministic Dynamics and Randomness in High and Infinite Dimensional Systems and Differential Geometry

https://www.msri.org/web/msri/scientific/member-application

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7.  CALL FOR PROPOSALS 

MSRI invites submissions of proposals for Thematic Programs, Hot Topics Workshops, and Summer Graduate Schools.  For detailed information, please visit: https://www.msri.org/web/msri/scientific/request-for-proposals.

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8.  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. If donate at our Museion level with a gift of $5,041 or more, you will receive 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 or to make make gift, please visit http://www.msri.org/web/msri/support-msri/make_a_donation

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.

For all questions regarding our donation programs, please contact, Heike Friedman, Director of Development, phone: 510.643.6056, email: hfriedman_at_msri.org

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9.  EMISSARY NEWSLETTER

Read MSRI’s newsletter, the Spring 2014 EMISSARY, which can be downloaded. To get your e-copy, go to http://www.msri.org/web/msri/about-msri/news/emissary-newsletter

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10.  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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