The Prizes and Awards Ceremony was once again well-attended--a testament to the high esteem the profession gives to the prizes and those who are recognized for their work. The 2003 Prizes and Awards booklet includes all of the prizes and awards given this year, along with the full citations and biographical information about each of the awardees:

The Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Communications Award was given to Robert Osserman, Professor Emeritus at Stanford University and Special Projects Director at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley.For many years, Bob Osserman has been an erudite spokesman for mathematics, communicating its charm and excitement to thousands of people from all walks of life. |

*AMS: *

Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Algebra: **Hiraku Nakajima**

Levi L. Conant Prize: **Nicholas Katz** and **Peter Sarnak**

Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize: **Abigail Thompson**

Leroy P. Steele Prizes: **Ronald L. Graham**, **Victor W. Guillemin**, **John B. Garnett**, **Ronald Jensen** and **Michael D. Morley**

*AMS-SIAM:*

George David Birkhoff Prize in Applied Mathematics: **John N. Mather** and **Charles Peskin**

*AMS-SIAM-MAA:*

Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Student: **Josh Greene**

*Association for Women in Mathematics:*

Louise Hay Award for Contributions to Mathematics Educaton: **Katherine Puckett Layton**

Alice T. Schafer prize for Excellence in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Woman: **Kate Gruher**

*MAA:*

Certificates for Meritorious Service: **Karin Chess**, **Louise-Charlotte Kappe**, **Lester Lange**, **Larry Morley**, **Alvin Tinsley**, **Fredric Tufte**

Chauvenet Prize: **Thomas C. Hales**

Yueh-Gin Gung and Dr. Charles Y. Hu Award for Distinguished Service to Mathematics: **Clarence F. Stephens**

Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Awards for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics: **Judith Grabiner**, **Ranjan Roy**, and **Paul Zeitz**

*--- Annette Emerson, AMS Public Awareness Officer*

More highlights of the 2003 Joint Mathematics Meetings