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Gung and Hu Award Guidelines

The Yueh-Gin Gung and Dr. Charles Y. Hu Award for Distinguished Service to Mathematics is the most prestigious award for service offered by the MAA. It recognizes service to mathematics that has been widely recognized as extraordinarily successful on a national scale. The service may comprise one or more activities and the period of service may have been short or long. The nature of the service has varied widely among past awardees, and includes mathematical writing and editing, advancing diversity, leading professional organizations, and educating those who will teach mathematics.

Please send the names of those who should be considered for the 2017 Award to the Chair of the Gung and Hu Award Committee, Jennifer Quinn (, by December 1, 2015. Include a short discussion of the reasons behind your nomination, highlighting the most important aspects of the person’s contributions and impact. Lengthy documentation and letters of recommendation are not necessary. 

Gung and Hu Award Regulations