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Hillel Furstenberg. 
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Q&A with 2020 Abel Prize laureate Hillel Furstenberg GS ’58

“Receiving the Abel Prize implies that others also see and appreciate the beauty in some of the phenomena I've found, particularly connecting ergodic theory with combinatorics and probability theory with group theory,” Furstenberg wrote to The Daily Princetonian. “I hope that the exposure given to my work as a result of the award will bring more mathematicians to look at my work and push it further.”

NEWS | 03/31/2020

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Q&A with Staffan de Mistura, former UN Special Envoy for Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon

Staffan de Mistura is a diplomat who has worked for the United Nations and the Italian government. During his 40 years with the United Nations, he was stationed in countries including Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan, and Lebanon, and he served as the UN’s Special Envoy on Syria from 2014 to 2018.

NEWS | 11/18/2019