Well, I am back and in time for a new semester here at Hopkins. And I am back with some very nice news.
The next recipients of one of our field's top honors, the Fields Medal, includes
And while there should be nothing special about a woman receiving the prize (math is hardly a gender-specific endeavor), I do have sort of a glass-ceiling-breaking-moment feeling here. Congratulations, Professor and Professors! Here's to more outstanding math research.
And here is another nice write up of this event and her contributions to mathematics.