**Press Releases**

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**June 1, 2022:**National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Appoints Dr. Tim Chartier, Joseph R. Morton Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Davidson College, as the Fifth Annual Distinguished Visiting Professor for the Public Dissemination of Mathematics in 2022; and Dr. Ingrid Daubechies, Professor of Mathematics at Duke University as the Sixth Distinguished Visiting Professor for the Public Dissemination of Mathematics in 2023**February 28, 2022:**Helios Middle School Teacher Joshua Zucker Wins The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) 11th Annual “*Masters*Tournament,” a Global “Brain-to-Brain” Competition Challenging the World’s Top Mathematical Warriors**January 6, 2022:**The National Museum of Mathematics, the Only Math Museum in North America, Announces 9th Anniversary Winners of the 2021*Rosenthal Prize for Innovation and Inspiration in Math Teaching***August 11, 2021:**The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Hosts Its Fifth Annual New York City Math Festival as Part of the Kick Off to NYC Homecoming Week**June 1, 2021:**National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Appoints Cornell University’s Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics, Steven Strogatz, Distinguished Visiting Professor for the Public Dissemination of Mathematics**June 23, 2021:**National Museum of Mathematics Awards Second Annual “Steven H. Strogatz Prize for Math Communication” to 14 U.S. and International High School Students for Creating Outstanding Projects that Celebrate the Universality of Mathematics Using Social Media, Art, Literature, Videos, and Performance**February 3, 2021:**During the Pandemic, NYC Math Museum, the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath), Discovers Enormous Virtual Global Growth**December 10, 2020:***Global Perspective: Math, Art, and Architecture Around the World*by Anton Bakker Opens Virtually in Partnership with the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)**September 9, 2020:**National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Convenes Top Black Leaders in STEM to Share Personal Career Success Stories in Online Panel Discussion, “Bending the Arc,” Hosted by Former NFL Baltimore Raven & Mathematician John Urschel**August 20, 2020:**Alternative Perspective by Anton Bakker, the World’s First-Ever Art Exhibition Featuring Virtual, Augmented, & Mixed Reality Interactions Opens at the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)**August 20, 2020:**Social Entrepreneur & Renowned Mathematician Po-Shen Loh Examines Math’s Role in Contact Tracing in the Fight Against COVID-19 During the National Museum of Mathematics’ “Math vs. COVID-19” Virtual Presentation**July 30, 2020:**National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Appoints Rutgers Math Professor and Museum’s Dean of Academic Content, Dr. Alex Kontorovich, Distinguished Visiting Professor for the Public Dissemination of Mathematics**July 13, 2020:**Responding to Covid-19 Closures NYC’s National Museum of Mathematics’ (MoMath) Annual “Transformations” Summer Camp Goes Virtual to Reach Kids and Families Worldwide**June 26, 2020:**In Response to Impact of Covid-19 On Families and Schools Worldwide, NYC’s National Museum of Mathematics’ (MoMath) Annual Summer Math Festival Goes Online with Non-Stop Six-Hour Day of Math Games, Puzzles, Brainteasers, Music, Magic, & Hands-On Math Projects to Do at Home**June 22, 2020:**Deeply Moved by the Murder of George Floyd Jazz Musician & Harvard-trained Mathematician Marcus Miller Presents “Math, Music, and the Moral Imagination” Hosted by the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)**June 17, 2020:**Prominent US Female Mathematicians to Share Powerful Stories about Being Leaders in STEM During Online “Solve for XX” Panel Discussion Hosted by the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)**June 15, 2020:**National Museum of Mathematics Awards Inaugural “Steven H. Strogatz Prize for Math Communication” to High School Students for Outstanding Projects that Celebrate the Universality of Math Using Tik Tok, Instagram, Visual Art, Writing, and Dance**June 10, 2020:**National Museum of Mathematics Launches Free Global Education App for All Ages to Explore Beautiful Math Patterns Inspired by Planetary Motion**June 10, 2020:**National Museum of Mathematics’ (MoMath) “Mind-Benders for the Quarantined” Weekly Online Puzzles Becomes Global Phenomenon During COVID-19 Crisis**May 28, 2020:**The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Offers Free Educational Online Summer Programs for NYC Students and Families During COVID-19 School Closures**January 8, 2020:**National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Launches “MathPlay,” New Pre-K Classes Designed to Improve Early Childhood STEM Education**December 6, 2019:**The National Museum of Mathematics, Only Math Museum in North America, Chooses First Canadian Winner of 2019 Rosenthal Prize for Innovation and Inspiration in Math Teaching – Nat Banting of Marion M. Graham Collegiate and University of Saskatchewan, Saska**August 22, 2019:**The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Appoints Research Mathematician and Puzzle Master Dr. Peter Winkler Second Distinguished Chair for the Public Dissemination of Mathematics**July 29, 2019:**New York’s First-Ever Math Origami Exhibition “Math Unfolded: An Exhibit of Mathematical Origami Art” Opens Saturday, July 27 at the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)**July 10, 2019:**“Toe-tally” Awesome Guinness World Record Holder Daniel Rose-Levine Who Clocked the Fastest Time to Solve a Rubik’s Cube Using Only His Feet Challenges the Public to Beat His Time – Using Their Feet or Hands – at Fourth Annual New York City Math Festival**June 28, 2019:**The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Presents “The Math of Summer,” a Public Event That Explains the Math That Gives the Sizzle to Summer and Makes It Possible for Us to Head to the Beach, Hike Outdoors and Picnic in Parks**June 27, 2019:**National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Remains Open to the Public on July 4th to Celebrate Independence Day**June 5, 2019:**NBA Championship Teams Shooting Further From the Rim According to Math Research by National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)**March 28, 2019:**Harvard-Trained Mathematician and Popular Jazz Saxophonist Marcus Miller Teams Up With Jazz Pianist and Math Professor Rob Schneiderman to Unveil the Secrets Behind Successful Problem Solving at*Quadrivium*,*MoMath’s Math+Music Salon*at the National Museum of Mathematics**March 18, 2019:**Queens and Brooklyn’s Top Middle School Mathematicians Compete in Fifth Annual*MoMathlon*Tournament Hosted By the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)**March 7, 2019:**Suffolk County’s Top Middle School Mathematicians Compete in Fifth Annual*MoMathlon*Tournament Hosted By the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)**February 13, 2019:**First-Ever Math Cartoon Exhibition, “What’s So Funny About Math?” Opens Saturday, February 16 at the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) in New York**January 28, 2019:**The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Awards 2018 Rosenthal Prize For Innovation in Math Teaching to Elizabeth Masslich of Cedarburg High School, Cedarburg, WI**December 19, 2018:**The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Hosts Sixth Anniversary Sweepstakes to Select Six Lucky Winners for a VIP Tour of the Museum with Fields Medalist and Visiting Professor Manjul Bhargava**December 11, 2018:**Celebrating Its Sixth Anniversary, the National Museum of Mathematics Prepares to Welcome Its One Millionth Visitor in 2019**December 3, 2018:**The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Extends Nationwide Math Outreach Program “MoMath 2 Go: the Family Math Initiative” to Encourage Early Math Fluency**November 20, 2018:**Brilliant Jazz “Mathe-musicians” Explore How Math and Music Benefit the Human Brain and Increase Overall Performance at*Quadrivium, MoMath’s Math Plus Music Salon*at the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)**November 19, 2018:**The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Extends Nationwide Math Outreach Program “MoMath 2 Go: the Family Math Initiative” to Encourage Early Math Fluency**November 14, 2018:**Fields Medal Winner and Princeton Professor Manjul Bhargava to Explore Mathematical Patterns in Nature at the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) and Detail How Nature Inspired His Award-Winning Career in Math**October 26, 2018:**The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Celebrates its Sixth Anniversary of Global Math Outreach at Annual*MATRIX*Conference in Barcelona, Spain, Attracting Hundreds of People from Mathematics Museums Worldwide**October 24, 2018:**The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Extends Nationwide Math Intervention Program “MoMath 2 Go: the Family Math Initiative” to Encourage Early Math Fluency**October 15, 2018:**Hundreds Expected to Rush through Flatiron District Locations to Solve the First Ever NYC Puzzle Hunt by Using Mathematics**September 26, 2018:**The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Partners with “The Global Math Project (GMP)” to Celebrate Global Math Week with World-Renowned Mathematicians and Math Education Leaders**September 24, 2018:**National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Celebrates “35th Anniversary of the Prevention of World War III” by Honoring Stanislav Petrov, Soviet Officer Who Prevented Nuclear War and Saved the World by Questioning Algorithms that Falsely Indicated Early Warnings of an Incoming Missile Strike from the United States**September 14, 2018:**Harvard-Trained Mathematician and Popular Jazz Saxophonist Marcus Miller and Famed Percussionist Bobby Sanabria to Host*Quadrivium, MoMath’s Math Plus Music Salon*at the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)**September 11, 2018:**New York Times Bestselling Author Jim Holt to Examine the Mysterious Theories that Led to Our Understanding of the Foundation of Mathematics, Logic, and Truth During Discussion of His New Book*When Einstein Walked with Gödel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought*at the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)**August 30, 2018:**Princeton Professor and First Distinguished Chair for the Public Dissemination of Mathematics, Manjul Bhargava Hosts*Math & Magic with Manjul*an Eight-Week Ivy-League Course at the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)**August 29, 2018:**The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Announces September Public Book Events Featuring Prominent Scientific and Mathematical Authors from Around the World**July 13, 2018:**National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) to Host Tech Competition Weekend All-Nighter for Second Annual*Expressions: The MoMath Hackathon***July 10,****2018:**National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) to Host “Math Walk in the Park” Through Madison Square Park with Internationally Acclaimed Educator, Ron Lancaster**June 25, 2018:**National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) to Host “Math Encounters – Calculated Movements: The Surprising Connections Between Math and Dance” with Karl Schaffer**June 6, 2018:**The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Announces First*Distinguished Chair for The Public Dissemination Of Mathematics*, First Visiting Professorship In U.S. Dedicated To Raising Public Awareness Of Math**May 21, 2018:**Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership’s Flatiron Summer Series to Feature Free Tech Classes, Fitness, Games, and Entertainment on the Flatiron Public Plazas**April 26, 2018:**The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Celebrates Staten Island With “Staten Island Rocks Math” — Free Morning Admission To All Staten Islanders Sunday, May 20 From 10 A.M. – 1 P.M.**April 5, 2018:**Top Middle School Mathematicians Compete in the National Museum of Mathematics’ (MoMath)*MoMathlon Tournament*Throughout New York City, Suffolk, and Westchester**February 22, 2018:**National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Opens New Math/Art Exhibit,*Reflections: Geometries of the Reflected World***February 8, 2018:**National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Partners with the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) to Launch Math Intervention Program*MoMath 2 Go: the Family Math Initiative***February 8, 2018:**National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) to Launch New Public Series,*Quadrivium*, After-Hours Program That Brings Together Jazz and Math**January 29, 2018:**National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) Awards 2017 Rosenthal Prize for Innovation in Math Teaching to Matt Engle of Monterey Bay Academy, La Selva Beach, CA