June 7, 2021
To Nancy Blachman, mathematics has always been more than memorizing the multiplication facts, learning formulas, and carrying out procedures. She has fond memories of working on mathematical problems and puzzles when she was growing up in Palo Alto, California.
from: The Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Despite Pandemic Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival Expands Around the World
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival (JRMF) collaborated with organizations around the world to produce in-person festivals. As of December 2019, JRMF had hosted nearly 500 events in 26 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and 17 foreign countries.
2020 was gearing up to be JRMF’s biggest year yet with a projected 150 festivals scheduled around the world. Then the pandemic hit and all in-person events were forced to grind to a halt.
by: Rina Neiman
from: MAA Focus
February 21, 2020
The Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival at Santa Fe Community College brought together approximately 180 sixth and seventh graders from El Camino Real Academy, Nina Otero Community School, Milagro Middle School and the Academy for Technology and the Classics with professionals from local labs and STEM organizations.
by: Zach Taylor; photos: Luke Montavon
from: The Santa Fe New Mexican
NOVEMBER 22, 2019
Julia Robinson helped set the foundation for a solution to Hilbert’s 10th problem, a deep question about what mathematicians can and can’t know.
by: Evelyn Lamb
from: Science News
Thursday, 17 Oct 2019
Apart from the meetings, there are also various activities and events for Mensans and the general public to participate in, like the Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival, Mensa International Treasure Hunt 2019, Mensa International Volunteers Network and the Inaugural Mensa International Youth Festival.
by: MARK RYAN RAJ
from: Malay Mail
October 23, 2018
Queen’s University Belfast, School of Mathematics and Physics, hosted the US founded Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival as part of Maths Week Ireland 2018.
by: Love Belfast
March 22, 2018
From solving logic programs and puzzles to making magic squares out of a deck of cards, 200 Pittsburgh kids are invited to a free math party.
by: Stephanie Hacke
May 17, 2017
The Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival took place at Carmel Valley Middle School May 12.
photos by: Jon Clark
from: San Diego Union Tribune
It was a beautiful May morning, and McCaw Hall in the Arrillaga Alumni Center at Stanford University was jam packed and buzzing with excitement.
by: Colm Mulcahy
from: Huffington Post
Oct. 30, 2017
This weekend, the University of Kentucky Department of Mathematics will host the first Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival for middle and high school students across the state.
by: Jenny Wells
from: University of Kentucky News
Apr 20, 2017