Professor Masha Gordina has been awarded the Ruth J. Michler Memorial Prize by the AWM – the Association for Women in Mathematics.

This national prize, which awards its recipient a fellowship to spend a semester in the Mathematics Department in Cornell without teaching obligations, is a recognition of Masha’s excellence in research and professional activities.

On February 6, 2009, the AWM released this announcement.

More details about the prize can be found at <www.awm-math.org/michlerprize.html> and an article published in the UConn Advance.