We honor John F. Nash Jr. on this the first anniversary of his dramatic last week of life, when he received the 2015 Abel Prize from King Harald of Norway. You can post general comments and suggestions for this and future issues here below. —Frank Morgan, Editor-in-Chief
"A Personal Perspective on Mathematics Research in Industry," by Robert Calderbank (Notices, May 1996). Industrial labs where mathematics research is done have largely disappeared but still existed in 1996. His article gives insight into the rationale for having such labs.