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enU.S. Team Wins First Place at European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad
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<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-83adda90-625e-df3c-9c35-72e544eb09f4"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/AMC/imo/EGMO2017.jpg" style="width: 350px; height: 197px; float: right;" />WASHINGTON, DC - </span>The U.S. team took first place at the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO) held April 6-12, 2017 in Zürich, Switzerland. In addition to the top team honors, each member of the four-person team was awarded a gold medal for their individual performance on the challenging mathematics exam.</p></div></div></div>Putnam Competition Names Top Teams and Putnam Fellows in College Mathematics
http://www.maa.org/news/putnam-competition-names-top-teams-and-putnam-fellows-in-college-mathematics
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">WASHINGTON, DC - The results of the <a href="http://www.maa.org/programs/maa-awards/putnam-competition-individual-and-team-winners">William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition</a>, the most prestigious university-level mathematics exam, were announced today.</span></p></div></div></div>MAA Selected for 'Best Writing on Mathematics'
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<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><div>We are happy to announce that eight articles and essays from MAA publications have been selected in <a href="http://press.princeton.edu/titles/10953.html"><em>The Best Writing on Mathematics 2016</em></a>, a Princeton University Press collection. </div>
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<div>This year editor Mircea Pitici included published pieces from MAA publications <em>Math Horizons</em>, <em>The College Mathematics Journal</em>, and <em>I, Mathematician</em>. Congratulations to all the authors who have been recognized for this prestigious selection.</div>
</div></div></div>Quantitative Careers: Get Your Piece of the Math Jobs Pie
http://www.maa.org/news/quantitative-careers-get-your-piece-of-the-math-jobs-pie
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p dir="ltr"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/Pi%20day%20graphic%201.png" style="width: 400px; height: 300px; margin-left: 80px; margin-right: 80px;" /></p>
<p dir="ltr"><span id="docs-internal-guid-4fd4fdf5-c979-fbf9-ed34-ebd89df33b6c">Tomorrow’s jobs in a knowledge-based economy require quantitative and analytical skills to succeed. The analytical thinking, reasoning skills, and quantitative literacy developed by students in math classes are the same abilities that employers prize in a knowledge-based economy.</span></p></div></div></div>U.S. Students Compete in International High School Math Competition
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<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><h3>Team Places 6th at Romanian Master of Mathematics</h3>
<p>A team of U.S. high school students, organized by the Mathematical Association of America, took 6th place in the 2017 Romanian Master of Mathematics. Held Feb. 22-27, 2017 in Bucharest, Romania, the Romanian Master of Mathematics is one of the most challenging international high school mathematics competitions in the world.</p></div></div></div>Francis Su’s Farewell Address Calls for Math for Everyone
http://www.maa.org/news/francis-su-s-farewell-address-calls-for-math-for-everyone
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>In a farewell address at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January 2017, then MAA President Francis Su captured the essence of MAA’s vision of math for everyone and service to mathematicians, educators, students, and math enthusiasts. The speech, and its message of inclusivity, has gone from a conference highlight to a national conversation about the increasingly important role that mathematics and math education plays in accelerating our understanding of the world.</p></div></div></div>100+ Scientific Organizations Sign Letter on Inclusion
http://www.maa.org/news/100-scientific-organizations-sign-letter-on-inclusion
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><div>The January 27, 2017, White House Executive Order on visas and immigration has profound</div>
<div>implications for diplomatic, humanitarian, and national security interests, in part because of the</div>
<div>negative impact on U.S. science and engineering capacity.</div>
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<div>The 164 undersigned organizations – representing a broad spectrum of professional scientific,</div>
<div>engineering and education societies, national associations, and universities – are deeply</div>
</div></div></div>Minnesota Mathematician Takes Office as President of the Mathematical Association of America
http://www.maa.org/news/minnesota-mathematician-takes-office-as-president-of-the-mathematical-association-of-america
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><div class="caption-image caption-right" style="width:300px"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/images/Deanna%20Haunsperger%20headshot.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 300px; float: right;" /><p class="rtecenter">Deanna Haunsperger. Photo Credit: Carleton College</p></div></div></div></div>Authors of Year’s Best Books in Mathematics Honored
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<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><strong>WASHINGTON, DC</strong> - Prizes for the year’s best books in mathematics were awarded to Ian Stewart and Tim Chartier by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) on Jan. 5 in Atlanta at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, the world’s largest gathering of mathematicians.</p></div></div></div>U.S. Educators Awarded for Exemplary Teaching in Mathematics
http://www.maa.org/news/us-educators-awarded-for-exemplary-teaching-in-mathematics
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><strong>WASHINGTON, DC</strong> - Janet Heine Barnett, Caren Diefenderfer, and Tevian Dray were named the 2017 Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award winners by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) for their teaching effectiveness and influence beyond their institutions. The three math professors were honored for their contributions to mathematics education on Jan. 5 in Atlanta at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, the world’s largest gathering of mathematicians.</p></div></div></div>