Obituary for Gerald (“Jerry”) L. Alexanderson

Gerald L. Alexanderson (1933 - 2020), long-time leader and former president of MAA
NSF Awards $2.9M to Support Underrepresented Students in Mathematics Research

Washington, D.C. - The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded the Mathematical Association of America $2.9M in funding to support its National Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program (NREUP). The program’s goal is to increase the number of students from underr...
U.S. Team Places Third at the 61st International Mathematical Olympiad

Washington, D.C. - Team USA, sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America American Mathematics Competitions (AMC), earned third place in the virtual 61st International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) held on September 21-22, 2020. The six high school U.S. team member...
New MAA Funding Enhances Efforts to Support More Women in Mathematics

Washington, D.C. - The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) announced that it has raised a new round of funding to support young women in mathematics. The funding will go towards the American Mathematics Competition (AMC) Award and Certificate programs which were or...
Putnam Competition Announces Top Students in Undergraduate Mathematics

WASHINGTON, DC - The results of the 2018 William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, the pre-eminent mathematics competition for undergraduates in the US and Canada, were announced today. The 79th annual Putnam Competition, administered by the Mathematical Associatio...
MAA to Honor Authors of Year’s Best Writing in Mathematics

WASHINGTON, DC - Awards for the year’s best writing on mathematics will be given to Tom Leinster and Cathy O’Neill by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). The award winners will receive their prizes on Jan. 17, 2019 at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, the world’...
In Memoriam: 2020

Seymour (Sy) Schuster passed away on October 31, 2020, at the age of 94, after testing positive for COVID-19.  He was the Laird Professor of Mathematics and the Liberal Arts, Emeritus, at Carleton College (retired in 1994). He was also a life member of the MAA, maintaini...
MAA American Mathematics Competitions Recognizes Top High School Math Teachers
WASHINGTON, DC - The MAA American Mathematics Competitions (MAA AMC) is pleased to announce the 2020 winners of the Edyth May Sliffe Awards for Distinguished Mathematics Teaching in Middle School and High School. This national education prize is awarded annually to middl...
Four Outstanding Teachers Honored with MAA’s 2020 Teaching Awards
Washington, DC (July 27th, 2020) - Annually, the Mathematical Association of America honors teachers who are making an impact on STEM education with the Alder Awards and Dolciani Award. We are pleased to announce the 2020 Alder Award winners, Selenne Bañuelos, Kenneth M ...
Mathematical Association of America Announces 2021 Recipients of the Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Awards  

Washington, DC - The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Awards: Dave Kung, David Austin, and Elaine A. Kasimtis
Obituary for Gerald (“Jerry”) L. Alexanderson

Gerald L. Alexanderson (1933 - 2020), long-time leader and former president of MAA
NSF Awards $2.9M to Support Underrepresented Students in Mathematics Research

Washington, D.C. - The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded the Mathematical Association of America $2.9M in funding to support its National Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program (NREUP). The program’s goal is to increase the number of students from underr...
U.S. Team Places Third at the 61st International Mathematical Olympiad

Washington, D.C. - Team USA, sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America American Mathematics Competitions (AMC), earned third place in the virtual 61st International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) held on September 21-22, 2020. The six high school U.S. team member...
New MAA Funding Enhances Efforts to Support More Women in Mathematics

Washington, D.C. - The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) announced that it has raised a new round of funding to support young women in mathematics. The funding will go towards the American Mathematics Competition (AMC) Award and Certificate programs which were or...
Putnam Competition Announces Top Students in Undergraduate Mathematics

WASHINGTON, DC - The results of the 2018 William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, the pre-eminent mathematics competition for undergraduates in the US and Canada, were announced today. The 79th annual Putnam Competition, administered by the Mathematical Associatio...
MAA to Honor Authors of Year’s Best Writing in Mathematics

WASHINGTON, DC - Awards for the year’s best writing on mathematics will be given to Tom Leinster and Cathy O’Neill by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). The award winners will receive their prizes on Jan. 17, 2019 at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, the world’...
In Memoriam: 2020

Seymour (Sy) Schuster passed away on October 31, 2020, at the age of 94, after testing positive for COVID-19.  He was the Laird Professor of Mathematics and the Liberal Arts, Emeritus, at Carleton College (retired in 1994). He was also a life member of the MAA, maintaini...
MAA American Mathematics Competitions Recognizes Top High School Math Teachers
WASHINGTON, DC - The MAA American Mathematics Competitions (MAA AMC) is pleased to announce the 2020 winners of the Edyth May Sliffe Awards for Distinguished Mathematics Teaching in Middle School and High School. This national education prize is awarded annually to middl...
Four Outstanding Teachers Honored with MAA’s 2020 Teaching Awards
Washington, DC (July 27th, 2020) - Annually, the Mathematical Association of America honors teachers who are making an impact on STEM education with the Alder Awards and Dolciani Award. We are pleased to announce the 2020 Alder Award winners, Selenne Bañuelos, Kenneth M ...
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