2012 International Mathematical Olympiad in Argentina
Results are in for the 53rd International Mathematical Olympiad, which took place in Mar del Plata, Argentina. Team USA placed third overall with team member Bobby Shen (Dulles High School in Sugar Land, Texas) earning the third-best score among all individuals competing in the contest. [more]
Playing the Chaos Game
MAA President-Elect Robert Devaney played the Chaos Game beautifully at a recent MAA Distinguished Lecture. [more]
Linda Braddy Hired MAA Deputy Executive Director
Linda Braddy brings a wide range of experience and a love of the MAA to the new position of deputy executive director, having served as a professor, department chair, and dean during her career. She also has extensive experience in fundraising and collaborating with state agencies, national organizations, and the federal government. [more]
Call for PREP
The MAA's Professional Enhancement Program (PREP) seeks proposals for 2013 PREP workshops. Proposals are due by July 31, 2012. Successful proposers will be notified by mid-October. [more]
Meet the Editors at MAA MathFestThe editors of the MAA journals will be offering a hands-on workshop for prospective authors of expository papers intended for submission to theMAA journals. [more]
MAA and the Mathematics of Planet Earth
Look for sessions and events related to the Mathematics of Planet Earth at MAA MathFest in Madison, Wisconsin. [more]
"'He Advanced Him 200 Lambs of Gold': The Pamiers Manuscript"
Loci: Convergence presents an article by Randy Schwartz that concerns the town of Pamier, France, and an important text in the history ofmathematics that was written there nearly six centuries ago. [more]
"Can't we all get along?"
In his July Devlin's Angle, Keith Devlin discusses the recent revival of the US Math Wars. [more]
"Learning from the Physicists"
David Bressoud's July Launchings column continues the discussion from June on MAA's official response to the report to President Obama from the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). [more]
"Something Old, Something True, Something Borrowed, Something New"
Colm Mulcahy's latest Card Colm column [more]
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