Check out this New York Times story about MoMath’s Math Encounters event with ambigram master Scott Kim.
April 6, 2011
Math Midway 2 Go! Thanks to the generous support of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, a grant of over $400,000 will be used to equip science festivals around the nation with portable, interactive, and hands-on mathematical activities. A few visitor favorites from the Math Midway will reappear in streamlined form to create the core of this exciting new program. Click here to see science festival dates and locations.
April 6, 2011
The Museum of Mathematics has been awarded a $2 million grant from Google. The money will be used to support the development of the state-of-the-art museum as well as to create innovative, hands-on math exhibits that will be shared with museums around the world. Glen Whitney, founder and executive director of the Museum of Mathematics, said: “We are grateful to Google for this extremely generous gift. Google’s support will not only help us raise the bar of our own museum, but will also help us create a new repertoire of exhibits that will generate enthusiasm about mathematics in science museums throughout the country and around the world.” Michael T. Jones, chief technology advocate at Google, added: “By transforming the curious learners of today into the innovators of tomorrow, museums perpetuate both creativity and accomplishment. That’s why I am thrilled that Google is supporting beloved science museums including the Museum of Mathematics.” Click here to view our press release.
April 5, 2011
Congratulations to the winners of MoMath’s First Annual Con Edison Bronx Middle School Math Tournament!
8th grade winners:
• 1st place: Mohammed Alam/Kappa (X215)
• 2nd place: Adam Chan/Fieldston Middle School
• 3rd place: Benny Ogando/Mott Hall III (X128)
• 4th place: Jack Monness/Fieldston Middle School
• 5th place: Charles Smith/Lorraine Hansberry Academy (X214)
7th grade winners:
• 1st place: Jackey Lin/St. Nicholas of Tolentine
• 2nd place: Michael Goldfeld/Kinneret Day School
• 3rd place: Zachary Epps/Kinneret Day School
• 4th place: Galiba Gofur/Mott Hall III (X128)
• 5th place: Stephanie Urena/The New School for Leadership and Journalism (X244)
• 1st place: Fieldston Middle School
• 2nd place: Kappa (X215)
• 3rd place: Kinneret Day School
• 4th place: Villa Maria Academy
• 5th place: The New School for Leadership and Journalism (X244)