2017 Festival: Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)

Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)

Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute welcomes the Association for Women in Mathematics to the 2017 National Math Festival!

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) encourages women and girls to study and to have active careers in the mathematical sciences, and promotes equal opportunity and the equal treatment of women and girls in the mathematical sciences. AWM has more than 3,000 members (women and men) representing a broad spectrum of the mathematical community — from the United States and around the world!

What’s the Meaning of Life? Find Out…

The Game of Life, created by John H. Conway in 1970, is a cellular automaton—a type of mathematical object that replicates itself. The game has four simple and natural rules, yet these rules can produce highly complex and surprising results. This simple simulation game makes it possible to imagine that, with a few basic laws of physics, our universe can create vast and intricate objects, perhaps even intelligent life.