Mathematics Awareness Week 1996

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Activities and Events


Outreach Activities at Institutions Nationwide
Find out what institutions across the U.S. have done for Math Awareness Week.

Related Events

Boston Marathon T-Shirt Contest
Read mathematician Ed Packel's account of the marathon, as well as the t-shirt contest results.

"A Delicate Balance" to air during MAW
A television program featuring the work of several mathematicians will be on PBS during Math Awareness Week.

Open Lectures

SIAM Expository Lecture
On April 10th at the University of Maryland, Mathematician Thomas Saaty gave a lecture entitled "Mathematics and Decision Making."

AMS Arnold Ross Lecture Series
Mathematicians Hyman Bass and Barry Mazur will be giving lectures during Math Awareness Week at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Lecture at Purdue
Northwestern University mathematics professor Don Saari gave a lecture at Purdue on Thursday, April 11, in conjunction with Math Awareness Week. The lecture was entitled, "Do we, inadvertently, choose badly?"

Mathematics Awareness Month is sponsored each year by the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics to recognize the importance of mathematics through written materials and an accompanying poster that highlight mathematical developments and applications in a particular area.