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“Nothing else had ever struck me as the thing I was supposed to do until this,” Tien Chih says, recalling the moment in his undergraduate career when he realized he was meant to be a math teacher.

19 July 2021

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For as long as Stephanie Salomone can remember, she always loved learning. Her parents — an educator and an engineer — encouraged Salomone throughout her childhood to gain a variety of learning experiences, including everything from mathematics to music lessons to explor...

21 June 2021

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New home for the University of Utah’s Washington D.C.-based interns will continue location’s legacy as a convening space to advance education

11 June 2021

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WASHINGTON, DC (May 24, 2021) — This spring, Team USA participated in the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO) and earned second place, with each student also earning a gold medal for their individual performance. The EGMO is an international mathematics competit...

24 May 2021

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“Try to do for students only what they cannot yet do for themselves,” says Mathematical Association of America (MAA) member, professor emeritus of the Open University, and avid canoeist John Mason. Though he’s retired from his original position teaching mathematics and m...

24 May 2021

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WASHINGTON, DC (May 21, 2021) — According to the Census Bureau, women have made significant gains in the STEM workforce over the years, but men still dominate the field. In 2019, "Men made up 52% of all U.S. workers but 73% of all STEM workers."

21 May 2021

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Math faculty’s resilience during the pandemic creates opportunities for over 800 students at 32 institutions around the nation. This was made possible by the generous support from Mary P. Dolciani Halloran Foundation and Tensor Foundation.

14 May 2021

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11 May 2021

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Rick Gillman will always remember the moment he decided to become a teacher. It was in his calculus class during his senior year of high school. There were only four people in the class, but Gillman always managed to grab a seat behind another student, hiding from the te...

19 April 2021

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WASHINGTON, DC (April 16, 2021) — The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) continues to close the gender gap by celebrating 845 young women (38 receiving awards and 807 receiving certificates) around the nation for their achievements in this year’s MAA American Math...

16 April 2021