For First Time Ever, a Woman Wins the Abel, the ‘Nobel Prize’ for Mathematics

Dr. Karen Uhlenbeck won the 2019 Abel Prize Tuesday–becoming the first woman to ever receive the prestigious award, which is often referred to as the Nobel Prize of mathematics. Seen by colleagues as a “maverick mathematician”, Dr. Uhlenbeck is an American professor emerita at the University of Texas at Austin and advocate for gender equality […]