2022 Final Exercises Ceremony for Mathematics (inclement weather location)

##### Event date: 2022/05/21

Final Exercises ceremony for Department of Mathematics will be on Saturday, May 21, 2022 in Warner Hall (previously named Maury Hall), Room 209 (12:00 - 1:30 p.m.)

**Update. due to forecasted heat on Saturday, we are using the inclement weather location.**

- Lecture 1 - “
**Universal construction and TQFTs: from Frobenius algebras to finite state automata**”. Monday, April 18, 5:00-6:00pm, Nau 101. Notes - Lecture 2 - “
**Homological algebra of link homology: categorification of the Jones polynomial and the Kuperberg bracket**”. Tuesday, April 19, 5:00-6:00pm, Nau 101. Notes - Lecture 3 - “
**Foams, categorification of Reshetikhin-Turaev link invariants: GL(N) link homology and the 4-color theorem**”. Wednesday, April 20, 5:00-6:00pm, Ridley G006. Notes

The lectures will be in-person, and they will be preceded by the Workshop on Categorical Methods in Representation Theory and Quantum Topology.

Presenting the seventh issue of the Department newsletter: 2021 Virginia Math Bulletin.

Our friend and colleague Gordon Whyburn Professor of Mathematics Emeritus Brian Parshall passed away unexpectedly on January 17th, 2022.

- The Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia invites applications for a three-year Lecturer position on the academic general faculty, expected to begin August 25, 2022. The core responsibilities of this position include teaching six courses per year, three each during the spring and fall terms.