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Announcement: Statement by AMS Board of Trustees

By Benjamin Braun, Editor-in-Chief Due to connections with mathematics education, some of our readers might be interested in the following statement issued by the members of the Board of Trustees of the American Mathematical Society regarding the Executive Order on … Continue reading

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From the Editors: Changes for the Editorial Board

by Benjamin Braun, Editor-in-Chief, University of Kentucky To start, I want to thank all of our readers, subscribers, and contributors — we appreciate your feedback and ideas through your writing, social media comments, and in-person conversations at mathematical meetings and events. … Continue reading

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Recent Reports and Recommendations Related to Courses in the First Two Years of College Study

By Benjamin Braun, Editor-in-Chief, University of Kentucky While one important component of successful teaching and learning is what happens inside the classroom, an equally important component involves decisions made at the administrative level that impact our classroom environments. A challenge … Continue reading

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From the Editors: Blog Update and 2016 Joint Meetings Highlights

by the Editorial Board We want to begin this post with thanks to all of our readers and contributors — we appreciate your feedback and ideas through your writing, social media comments, and in-person conversations at mathematical meetings and events. … Continue reading

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“The Time Has Come”: Highlights of the 2014 AMS Committee on Education Meeting

By Benjamin Braun, Editor-in-Chief, University of Kentucky The 2014 American Mathematical Society (AMS) Committee on Education (CoE) meeting took place on October 16-18 in Washington, D.C.  I attended as a member of the AMS CoE.  In addition to the committee … Continue reading

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The First Two Years of College Mathematics: Reflections and Highlights from the CBMS Forum

By Diana White, Contributing Editor, University of Colorado Denver In early October, approximately 150 educators and policy makers gathered together in Reston, Virginia for the fifth Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (CBMS) Forum entitled The First Two Years of College Mathematics: … Continue reading

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Call for Nominations: American Mathematical Society Awards

From The Editorial Board. We thought our readers might be interested to know that nominations are now open for several American Mathematical Society awards related to teaching and learning.  The deadline for nominations for the following awards is September 15, 2014.–  Award for Impact on … Continue reading

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