JPBM Communications Award
The Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) Communications Award rewards and encourages communicators who, on a sustained basis, bring mathematical ideas and information to nonmathematical audiences.
The US$1,000 award is made annually. Both mathematicians and non-mathematicians are eligible.
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Most Recent Award: 2013
John Allen Paulos received the 2013 JPBM Communications Award because his books, columns, reviews, speeches, and editorials have for more than twenty-five years brought mathematically informed ideas, information, opinion, and humor to a broad nonspecialist audience.
About the Award
This award was established by the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) in 1988. JPBM is a collaborative effort of the American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and the American Statistical Association.
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