Dear AHMA students and faculty,
This is a brief note of welcome to mark the beginning of the new academic year. I hope that the new year finds everyone well, free of any incompletes or ungraded papers, and ready to get down to work! I would like, in particular, to welcome our entering class, Jennifer Black and Talia Prussin, who are coming to us from the University of Wyoming and the University of Chicago, respectively. Please do take the time to seek them out and welcome them to Berkeley and to AHMA.
I am also delighted to note that there have been some very positive developments on the financial front over the summer, with AHMA receiving a very sizable donation from an anonymous donor that will position us to initiate a new graduate student fellowship beginning in academic year 2015-2016.
Ted Peña (Acting Chair, AHMA)