Michelle Montgomery & Katie Fowler – Inspired by Math #30

April 24th, 2013 Posted by Uncategorized No Comment yet

Math contests can be a lot of fun. SIAM, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, puts on a contest every year for teams of high school juniors and seniors to propose a solution to a pressing real world problem. The contest promotes lots of hard work, collaboration, and smart thinking. And, the winners get a bunch of scholarship money along with a hefty dose of glory. My two podcast guests have key roles in running the contest. It’s a great thing that Michelle Montgomery and Katie Fowler are doing to prepare future generations to take on the world’s challenges.

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Originally published on April 24, 2013 on the Wild About Math website. To read the full article, click here.

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