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Celebration of Life for Mathematics' John Horvath (1924-2015)

  • University of Maryland, MATH 3206 College Park (map)

You are cordially invited to join the University of Maryland Department of Mathematics for a celebration of the life of John Horváth (1924-2015). John was a faculty member in the department from 1957 until he retired in 1994. He was a “gentleman scholar” in the department, known also as a mathematical encyclopedia. The celebration honoring John will take place on November 4, 2015 from 3:15-4:30 p.m. in Room 3206 of the Mathematics Building.

The celebration will begin with some of John's favorite music (Beethoven’s 7th String Quartet), followed by the viewing of historical photos of John and his family, and the sharing of memories and anecdotes about John. These activities will be followed by high tea.