Press Releases
Washington, D.C. (April 22, 2022) – The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is proud to continue to close the gender gap in mathematics by awarding certificates to 632 young women for their participation in this year’s MAA American Mathematics Competitions (AMC). T...

22 April 2022

Press Releases
Washington, D.C. (April 12, 2022) - This spring, Team USA earned first place in the 11th European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO), with each student also earning a medal for their individual performances. The EGMO is an international mathematics competition focused o...

12 April 2022

Recent Stories
Shanise Walker looks back at her early education with gratitude, in which she saw herself reflected in the math teachers she encountered. As of 2018, women only made up 29% of all mathematics doctorate recipients, and members of underrepresented minority groups only made...

29 March 2022

Press Releases
Washington, D.C., February 23, 2022 – The Mathematical Association of America (MAA), the world’s largest community of mathematicians, students and enthusiasts, today announced a new partnership with Citadel and Citadel Securities to increase student interest in pursuing ...

23 February 2022

Press Releases
Washington, D.C. (February 22, 2022) – Today, the results of the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, the pre-eminent mathematics competition for undergraduates in the United States and Canada, were announced. The 82nd annual Putnam Competition, administered b...

22 February 2022

Recent Stories
Jacqueline Jensen-Vallin’s MAA story began as something of an accident. As a recent Ph.D. graduate from the University of Oregon, Jensen-Vallin was accepted as a Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Project NExT fellow. “I have to admit,” she recalls. “I assumed tha...

22 February 2022

Press Releases
Washington, D.C. (February 1, 2022) – The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is excited to welcome the following to its Board of Directors:

1 February 2022

Press Releases
Washington, D.C. (January 31, 2022) – The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is pleased to welcome Allison Henrich as the new editor-elect of MAA FOCUS, the newsmagazine of the MAA. Published six times a year, MAA FOCUS provides MAA members with information about ...

31 January 2022

Recent Stories
“My grandpa would give me math puzzles as a kid. I didn’t know they were ‘math’ per se, just that they were fun puzzles. He’d work with me to solve them, not giving me the answer but helping me arrive at [it] on my own. I think this helped me understand how to break prob...

24 January 2022

In the News
The UC Santa Barbara Mathematics REU is an eight week research program for undergraduates. The program generally has approximately 10-15 participants, split into smaller groups based on research topics. My year, there were three different groups: numerical analysis, elli...

20 December 2021