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May 27, 2015
The 12 winners have been announced for this year's United States of America Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO), the...
May 11, 2015
The U.S. team claimed second overall at the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGOMO), which took place April...
May 07, 2015
The MAA Officers Election ended on May 4, 2015. The officers elected are: President-elect, Deanna Haunsperger...
April 23, 2015
Competitors from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) at the 75th annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical...
April 15, 2015
How did artist, mathematician, and MAA member Frank Farris create the arrestingly intricate Imaginary Planets...
March 27, 2015
Did you know MAA has​ 100 committees? From editorial boards to curriculum committees, from competitions to meetings,...
March 16, 2015
The MAA replaces one third of the section governors each year.  This year’s section ...
March 02, 2015
Project NExT Fellows join an active community of faculty who have gone on to become award-winning teachers, innovators...
February 18, 2015
Mathematicians of many shapes, sizes, ages, career paths, and interests gathered in San Antonio, Texas, January 10...
February 02, 2015
Sections elections begin Thursday, February 5. Nine Sections (Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey, Northeastern, Ohio, Pacific...

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Winners of the 2015 USA Mathematical Olympiad Announced

The 12 winners have been announced for this year's United States of America Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO), the pinnacle of high school mathematics contests administered by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).

U.S. Team Places Second at European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad

The U.S. team claimed second overall at the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGOMO), which took place April 14–20 in Minsk, Belarus. Every member of the U.S. team placed among the top scorers, winning either a gold or silver medal. On the team were high school students Meghal Gupta (Monta Vista High School in Cupertino, California), Celine Liang (Saratoga High School in Saratoga, California), Danielle Wang (Andrew Hill High School in San Jose, California), Rachel Zhang (Parkway South High in Ballwin, Missouri).

MAA Officers Election Results

The MAA Officers Election ended on May 4, 2015. The officers elected are:

  • President-elect, Deanna Haunsperger
  • First Vice President, Matt Boelkins
  • Second Vice President, Tim Chartier

The new members of the nominating committee are:

  • Rick Cleary
  • Susan Colley

All terms begin February 1, 2016. The MAA congratulates the new officers and thanks all who participated in the election.

75th Annual Putnam Competition: MIT Takes First Place, Sets New Record

Competitors from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) at the 75th annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition swept up most of the highest scores. Not only did one of MIT’s three-person teams claim first place in the competition, but MIT now holds the record for the number of individuals ranking in the top-five highest exam scores in a single year.

Imaginary Planets – An Icosahedral Globe

How did artist, mathematician, and MAA member Frank Farris create the arrestingly intricate Imaginary Planets depicted on the MAA's latest Second Century Campaign brochure?

MAA Committees: Your Opportunity to G​i​ve Back to Our Community

Did you know MAA has​ 100 committees? From editorial boards to curriculum committees, from competitions to meetings, committees are critical to MAA's success.

MAA members who contribute their time and expertise to serve make a real difference, both for the Association and for the entire mathematical sciences enterprise.

Are you or someone you know ready to get involved and make a difference? Nominate yourself or a colleague using the online​ nomination​ form.

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