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Karen Uhlenbeck: First Woman to Win Abel Prize in Mathematics

On Tuesday, Karen Uhlenbeck, a professor at the University of Texas, became the first woman in the world to win the Abel Prize, an internationally lauded award in mathematics, from The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. On May 21, Uhlenbeck will be presented the award by King Harald V of Norway at a ceremony. […]

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Supreme Court Sends Affirmative Action Case Back to Appeals Court

Today the Supreme Court issued an opinion in the case on the affirmative action program at the University of Texas at Austin campus, deciding to send the case back to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for further scrutiny in a seven to one decision.