Community Outreach

For more than 25 years, the Cornell Mathematics Department has been engaged in outreach and building solid partnerships with local teachers and schools.  Outreach activities fall into three broad categories:

Contact Person

Dr. Mary Ann Huntley
Director of Mathematics Outreach and K-12 Education Activities
(607) 255-5529

2017-2018 Event Calendar

Events will be added throughout the year, so please check back regularly.

September 23 Saturday workshop for teachers (MATH 5080) (agenda)
Cutting, Pasting, and the Difficulties of Counting (Inna Zakharevich), The Decimal System and Other Ways to Represent Numbers (Julia Gordon), The Mathematics of Queueing Theory (Jamol Pender), Beware of the Bombardier Beetle (Richard Rand)
November 4 and 11 Fall 2017 Math Explorer’s Club, Topic: Groups Around Us — please sign up by November 2 if you plan to attend
November 11 Saturday workshop for teachers (MATH 5080) (agenda) — please sign up by November 2
Tablecloth Math (Beverly West), TI Tips for Building Math Confidence and Regents Success (Dana Morse)
March 10 Saturday workshop for teachers (MATH 5080)
April 7 Saturday workshop for teachers (MATH 5080)
April 14 John Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth Family Mathematics Program for Grades 7–10
April (expected) Mathematics Awareness Month public lecture — details to come

Volunteers Sought for Mathematics Outreach Opportunities

This semester there are numerous mathematics outreach opportunities for Cornell faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students to become involved in. For information and to indicate your interest and availability, please go to Completing a questionnaire at this site indicates your interest in volunteering but in no way obligates you.