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enAuthors of Year’s Best Books in Mathematics Honored
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<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><strong>WASHINGTON, DC</strong> - Prizes for the year’s best books in mathematics were awarded to Ian Stewart and Tim Chartier by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) on Jan. 5 in Atlanta at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, the world’s largest gathering of mathematicians.</p></div></div></div>U.S. Educators Awarded for Exemplary Teaching in Mathematics
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<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><strong>WASHINGTON, DC</strong> - Janet Heine Barnett, Caren Diefenderfer, and Tevian Dray were named the 2017 Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award winners by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) for their teaching effectiveness and influence beyond their institutions. The three math professors were honored for their contributions to mathematics education on Jan. 5 in Atlanta at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, the world’s largest gathering of mathematicians.</p></div></div></div>Mathematical Papers and Service Honored at Joint Mathematics Meetings
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<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><strong>WASHINGTON, DC</strong> - Prizes for meritorious service and exemplary writing were awarded to Martha J. Siegel, Mark F. Schilling and Robert D. Hough by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) on Jan. 5 at the Joint Mathematics Meeting in Atlanta, the world’s largest gathering of mathematicians.</p></div></div></div>David H. Yang to receive 2017 Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize
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<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>David H. Yang, a senior at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is the recipient of the 2017 <a href="http://www.maa.org/programs/maa-awards/research-awards/morgan-prize" target="_blank">AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize</a> for Outstanding Research in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Student. Yang is honored for his outstanding research in algebraic geometry and geometric representation theory. </p></div></div></div>MAA 101 Refresh
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<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><h3 dir="ltr">Digital Improvements on the Horizon for MAA in 2017</h3>
</div></div></div>MAA Joins White House to Boost STEM Education on Active Learning Day
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<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Washington, D.C. - The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is proud to announce its role in the inaugural Active Learning Day on October 25, 2016, as a part of a nationwide movement to elevate STEM education.</p></div></div></div>Happy Birthday, Richard Guy!
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<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Just after the Mathematical Association of America celebrated its centennial year as an organization, the mathematical community is congratulating another centenarian. Today, September 30, renowned mathematician and MAA member Richard K. Guy celebrates his 100th<span style="font-size: 13.6136px;"> birthday.</span></p>
<p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/pictures/Richard_Guy_0.JPG" style="font-size: 13.6136px; width: 300px; height: 243px; float: right;" /></p></div></div></div>MAA Hosts 2016 Visiting Mathematician Adriana Salerno
http://www.maa.org/news/maa-hosts-2016-visiting-mathematician-adriana-salerno
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Adriana_Solerno.JPG" style="width: 300px; height: 262px; float: right;" />This week the Mathematical Association of America is welcoming <a href="http://abacus.bates.edu/~asalerno/Adriana_Salerno/Welcome.html" target="_blank">Adriana Salerno</a> as the 2016 <a href="http://www.maa.org/news/dolciani-visiting-mathematician-position" target="_blank">Dolciani Visiting Mathematician</a> at the national headquarters in Washington, D.C.</p></div></div></div>U.S. Wins First Place at International Mathematics Competition in Hong Kong
http://www.maa.org/news/us-wins-first-place-at-international-mathematics-competition-in-hong-kong
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-1b37ca57-ea38-ad2d-c868-38e9167d2a08">For the second year in a row, the U.S. team won first place at the 57th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Hong Kong, July 6-16.</span></p>
<p dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-1b37ca57-ea38-ad2d-c868-38e9167d2a08">The IMO is the World Championship Mathematics Competition for High School students, where the brightest mathematics students from more than 100 countries compete. The winning U.S. team score was 214 out of a possible 252, ahead of the Republic of Korea (207) and China (204).</span></p></div></div></div>Former MAA Treasurer John Kenelly Dies
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<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/kenelly2.jpg" style="width: 195px; height: 277px; float: right;" />The MAA, along with the mathematical community, mourns the loss of mathematician John W. Kenelly Jr., who passed away July 3. John served the MAA as association treasurer, played a critical role in the renovation of the MAA headquarters in the 1980s, and was part of the key leadership when the United States hosted the International Mathematical Olympiad in 2001. John had been a loyal member for 57 years.</p></div></div></div>