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Events Archive

Below are past AMS events and outreach activities, and past programs of other organizations. See Recent Events and Outreach Programs.

AMS Events and Outreach Programs
Meetings of Other Organizations, Conferences
Special Events, Contests and Competitions
AMS Events and Outreach Programs:

o "Proof" performed at Trinity Repertory Company in Providence, Rhode Island. The AMS served as consultant and offered free tickets to local students and faculty to attend this Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a mathematician and his mathematically-brilliant daughter.

o Josephine Mitchell and Lowell Schoenfeld Garden Dedication.

o AMS Underwrites Local PBS Station's Auction Night. AMS staff, family and friends volunteered at the 2003 and 2002 WSBE (Rhode Island's PBS television station) auction.

Meetings of Other Organizations, Conferences:

o International Mathematical Olympiad 2001. The AMS was among 21 mathematics organizations in IMO 2001, Inc., which hosted the competition in Washington, D.C.  John Ewing, AMS Executive Director, was Master of Ceremonies at the awards ceremony at the Kennedy Center.

o International Mathematical Union (IMU) 14th General Assembly, August 17-18, 2002, in Shanghai, China. Read the report by Donald A. Saari, Chair of the U.S. Delegation.

o MathFest. The annual summer meeting of the Mathematical Association of America.

Special Events, Contests and Competitions:

o Pi Day, the only holiday to honor a number! Many mathematics departments host special events--usually humorous--to celebrate the day (which is also Albert Einstein's birthday).