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May 01, 2019
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Arie Galles, Professor Emeritus in Painting/Drawing

Professor Emeritus in Painting/Drawing Arie Galles’s drawing, “Hippocratic Oath #4” is on exhibit at the Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery at the Jon Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York, New York City, NY, as part of the Baneful Medicine exhibition. The show runs from May 1 through June 21, 2019.

Jonathan Merzel, Professor of Mathematics

Jonathan Merzel, professor of mathematics, gave an invited presentation entitled “Path Connectedness in Spaces of Real Places over Rational Function Fields” at a meeting of the American Mathematical Society at the University of Hawaii. A space of real places is a particular kind of algebraic object given a geometric structure, which makes it amenable to geometric intuition. A real place, in some concrete situations, corresponds roughly to a way of evaluating functions even where they are not defined; for example, a real place may give a real value to x/y, even if x and y are both set to 0.