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October 25, 2016
Washington, D.C. - The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is proud to announce its role in the inaugural Active...
September 30, 2016
Just after the Mathematical Association of America celebrated its centennial year as an organization, the mathematical...
September 12, 2016
This week the Mathematical Association of America is welcoming Adriana Salerno as the 2016 Dolciani Visiting...
July 14, 2016
For the second year in a row, the U.S. team won first place at the 57th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in...
July 08, 2016
The MAA, along with the mathematical community, mourns the loss of mathematician John W. Kenelly Jr., who passed away...
June 28, 2016
Six students have been selected to represent the United States at the 57th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO),...
June 06, 2016
The MAA’s American Mathematics Competition recognizes the nation’s top 12 minds Another cycle of...
April 21, 2016
For the third year in a row the U.S. team wins second place at the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO),...
April 12, 2016
For the third year in a row the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) team won first place in the 76th William...
April 01, 2016
When you wake up, do you always check the weather or how long your morning commute will be? Daily routines often...

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MAA Announces $145,000 in Tensor Foundation Funding to Encourage Women and Historically Underrepresented Groups in Math

Washington, D.C. – The Mathematical Association of America, on behalf of the Tensor Foundation, awarded $145,480 in funding to 28 institutions to encourage college and university women, pre-college girls and underrepresented groups to pursue mathematics.

U.S. Team Takes Second Place at European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad

Washington, DC – The U.S. team took second place at the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO) held April 9-15, 2018 in Florence, Italy against teams from 52 countries. In addition to second place team honors, each member of the four person team was awarded a medal for their individual performance on the challenging mathematics exam. 

U.S. Team Wins 1st Place at International Math Competition

U.S. Students Take Top Honors at Romanian Master of Mathematics

A team of U.S. high school students, organized by the Mathematical Association of America, returned to 1st place at the Romanian Master of Mathematics competition after a top team finish in 2016. Held Feb. 21-26, 2018 in Bucharest, Romania, the Romanian Master of Mathematics is one of the most challenging international high school mathematics competitions in the world.

Putnam Competition Names Top Students in College Mathematics

The results of the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, the preeminent undergraduate mathematics competition, were announced today. The 78th annual Putnam Mathematical Competition, organized by the Mathematical Association of America, recognized the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as the top team and six undergraduate students were named Putnam Fellows for their high scores on the rigorous six-hour mathematics exam.

Mathematical Association of America Welcomes New Secretary, President-Elect, and Board of Directors Members

Washington, DC - On Feb. 1, the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) welcomes the following officers to the Board of Directors: 

  • Secretary, James Sellers, The Pennsylvania State University

  • President-Elect, Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University

  • Vice President, Carol Schumacher, Kenyon College

  • Chair of Congress, Suzanne Dorée, Augsburg University

  • Officer-at-Large, Jennifer Quinn, University of Washington Tacoma

MAA to Honor Exemplary Mathematical Papers and Service at Joint Mathematics Meetings

WASHINGTON, DC - Prizes for meritorious service and exemplary writing will be awarded to mathematicians David Bressoud, Gary Gordon, Hortensia Soto, Ronald Taylor, Jr., and Daniel Velleman by the

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