# Spotlight

High-stakes decisions — made both by humans and by algorithms — can be biased against groups defined by race, gender, and other protected traits.

Read more…# Latest news

# Yakun Xi awarded AMS-Simons grant

Visiting Assistant Professor Yakun Xi has been awarded a two-year AMS-Simons travel grant.

# “Grad STEM for All”

Professors from UR Mathematics are organizing and teaching the 2019 program, designed to inspire students from Western New York to pursue advanced degrees in STEM fields, particularly mathematics and statistics.

# Xuwen Chen invited to speak at Harvard

Associate Professor Xuwen Chen was invited to give a lecture in the Random Matrices and Probability Seminar at Harvard University.

# UR Putnam team ranked 18th in North America

The results of the 79th annual Putnam Competition have been announced.

# Upcoming events

### Monday, October 14th, 2019

- 4:50 PM

### Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

- 12:00 PM
**Algebra/Number Theory Seminar**

Distribution of Inverses and Moments of Dirichlet -functions

Michael Yiasemides, Exeter UHylan 1106A

### Thursday, October 17th, 2019

- 11:00 AM
**Algebra/Number Theory Seminar**

Solutions of equations involving the modular j function.

Sebastian Herrero, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, ChileHylan 1106A - 3:30 PM
**Colloquium**

The Derivation of the Energy-critical NLS from Quantum Many-body Dynamics

Xuwen Chen, U of RHylan 1106A

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