# Spotlight

WeBWorK is an open-source online homework system developed in the UR Math Department by Profs. Mike Gage and Arnold Pizer. They received the 2016 AMS award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics. WeBWorK is now used at over 700 colleges and universities around the world.

Read more…# Latest news

# Professor Sema Salur receives NSF Research Award

Professor Sema Salur received the NSF Research Award "Manifolds with Special Holonomy and Applications".

# Professor Ralph Raimi dies at 92

Ralph Raimi, a Professor Emeritus of mathematics at the University of Rochester and a noted consultant on K–12 math education, died on January 2, 2017. He was 92.

# Professor Dinesh Thakur chosen as AMS Fellow

Professor Dinesh Thakur has been chosen as a Fellow of the AMS for the 2017 class.

# Naomi Jochnowitz honored by local women’s organization

Associate Professor Naomi Jochnowitz was named a finalist for the 2016 Rochester Women’s Network “W” award.

# Upcoming events

### Friday, December 15th, 2017

- 12:00 PM
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### Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

- 12:00 PM

### Friday, February 23rd, 2018

- 2:45 PM
**Probability, Ergodic Theory, Mathematical Physics Seminar**

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