Pitt Math Professor Thomas Hales has been selected to receive the MAA Lester Ford Award.
The award recognizes authors of articles of expository excellence published in TheAmerican Mathematical Monthly. Prof. Hales is being recognized for his article
The Jordan curve theorem, formally and informally, Amer. Math. Monthly
114 (2007), no. 10, 882--894.
The prize will be presented on August 1 at the annual MAA meeting in Madison, WI.