PRESS RELEASE

November 23, 2014

Toronto students place first in their division at U.S. math competition

TORONTO, June 6, 2013 – The Fields Institute’s Toronto Math Circles team placed first in Division B of the American Regions Mathematics League (ARML) Competition. This was the first ARML Competition for the team.

More than 2200 students from across North America took part in the competition, which was held May 31 and June 1, 2013 at four locations in the United States. Fields’ team, made up of fifteen Math Circles students, participated in four different types of competitions: team problems, a full-solution round, an individual round, and relay rounds. Toronto Math Circles will return to ARML in Division A next year, building on this year’s success.

Toronto Math Circles is run at the Fields Institute from September to June each year. The program brings together bright students from all over the city, giving them a place where they learn mathematics, meet like-minded people, and have fun. Math Circles is sponsored by the Fields Institute and ANGOSS Software Corporation.

The Fields Institute, located in Toronto, is recognized as one of the world's leading independent mathematical research institutions. With a wide array of pure, applied, industrial, financial and educational programs, the Fields Institute attracts over 1,000 visitors annually from every corner of the globe, to collaborate on leading-edge research programs in the mathematical sciences. The Fields Institute is funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, seven principal sponsoring universities, sixteen affiliate universities and several corporate sponsors.

 

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Andrea MacLeod, Communications Officer:
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E-mail: communications@fields.utoronto.ca
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