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Three Exceptional Professors Honored with MAA’s 2024 Teaching Awards

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) annually honors teachers who are making an impact on mathematics education with the Henry L. Alder Award. We’re elated to announce the 2024 Alder Award winners: Shelby Stanhope, Haydee Lindo, and Axel Brandt.  Henry L. Alder Award The Henry L. Alder Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Beginning College...

MAA Honors the Three Recipients of the Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Awards

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is ecstatic to announce the 2024 Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Awards to Candice Price, Jan Rychtář, and Malena Español.  Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Awards  The Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Awards honor college or university professors who have been widely recognized as extraordinarily successful and whose teaching...

Recipient of the 2024 Euler Book Prize Award Announced

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is thrilled to announce that Sarah Hart has been awarded the 2024 Euler Book Prize.  Euler Book Prize Award The Euler Book Prize is awarded annually to authors of exceptional mathematics books that significantly impact public perception and understanding of mathematics. The prize celebrates works across various genres, including...

Recipient of the 2024 Daniel Solow Author’s Award Announced

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is thrilled to announce that Joel David Hamkins has been awarded the 2024 Daniel Solow Author’s Award. Daniel Solow Author’s Award This annual award honors the author(s) of outstanding undergraduate mathematics teaching materials, including textbooks, lecture notes, computer software, web-based resources, video lectures, and other materials approved by the...

Recipient of the 2024 Chauvenet Prize Award Announced

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is ecstatic to announce the 2024 Chauvenet Prize Award to Jeffrey Witmer.  Chauvenet Prize Award The Chauvenet Prize, named in honor of William Chauvenet, a mathematics professor at the United States Naval Academy, is an annual award given during the Association's annual meeting for an exceptional expository article on...

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The MAA’s American Mathematics Competitions (MAA AMC) program strengthens the mathematical skills of the next generation of problem-solvers. By helping K-12 educators identify talent and foster a love of math through classroom resources and friendly competition, MAA AMC supports the development of analytical skills crucial for future careers in an innovative society.

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What is OPEN Math? The OPEN Math or Online Professional Enhancement and Capacity Building for Instructional Practices in Undergraduate Mathematics project is improving math instruction throughout the country by providing high-quality online professional development workshops around themes of active learning tailored to higher education math faculty through a five-year, $1.6 million grant from the National...

Previous PIC Math Workshops on Data Science

About the Workshops The PIC Math Workshops on Data Science were aimed at mathematics and statistics faculty members with little or no experience in data science. The workshops were held on the campus of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, from May 29-June 2, 2017, and from June 18-22, 2019. The workshops were supported by PIC Math which is...

PIC Math

Preparation for Industrial Careers in Mathematical Sciences (PIC Math) PIC Math prepares mathematical sciences students for industrial careers by engaging them in research problems that come directly from industry. The PIC Math program aims to: A strong component of PIC Math involves students working as a group on a semester-long undergraduate research problem from business,...

Best Practices Statements

“Best Practices” statements written by the MAA’s Committee on Faculty and Departments (CFD) are the successor to the Guidelines for Programs and Departments in Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences report which was last published by the MAA in 2003. Along with updating the content based on new developments in the profession, technological change in the past decade provides us an opportunity to reimagine the format and distribution of the information in the Guidelines.

Instructional Practices Guide

Guide to Evidence-Based Instructional Practices in Undergraduate Mathematics Success in mathematics opens opportunities for students. A wealth of research literature exists on how mathematics instructors can facilitate rich, meaningful learning experiences and on what instructors can do to improve teaching and learning at the undergraduate level: Effective teaching and deep learning require student engagement with...