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JPBM Communications Award

The Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) Communications Award rewards and encourages communicators who, on a sustained basis, bring mathematical ideas and information to nonmathematical audiences.

Award Details
The US$1,000 award is made annually. Both mathematicians and non-mathematicians are eligible.

Next Award 
January 2015

Nomination Deadline
August 1, 2014
Call for nominations

Most Recent Award:  2014
Danica McKellar received the 2014 JPBM Communications Award because her books, blog, and public appearances have encouraged countless middle and high school students, especially girls, to be more interested in mathematics.

About the Award
This award was established by the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) in 1988.  JPBM  is a collaborative effort of the American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and the American Statistical Association.

See previous awards