Media & Press

View the National Math Festival’s email newsletter archive, or find press releases and media coverage below.

2019 Festival Press Releases

MAY 3: Press Preview Day for 2019 National Math Festival in DC (Media Advisory: April 24, 2019)

2019 National Math Festival Heads to D.C. on May 4th to Prove Math is Fun and for Everyone (Press Release: February 6, 2019)

May 4: Free National Math Festival Comes to DC to Inspire, Excite, and Inform that Math is Everywhere (Calendar Advisory: January 2, 2019)

National Math Festival Returns to Washington, D.C. May 4, 2019  (Press Release: April 24, 2018)

Ongoing 2019 Festival Media Coverage Highlights

National Academy of Engineering: Radio coverage of the 2019 Festival, including an interview with Dr. Marcus du Sautoy (Listen to MP3 recording)

ABC7 WJLA: ‘It makes you smart and helps your brain work!’ National Math Festival opens this weekend (Video)

WUSA9 (CBS), Great Day Washington: Math magician, Mark Mitton, shows how math and magic go hand-in-hand (Video)

WTOP: Free National Math Festival brings games, all-ages activities to DC

Washington Post Kids Post: Math and sports come together at a festival in Washington

Washington Post Express: These 5 talks at the National Math Festival prove that math really is everywhere

KBLU AM 560: Russ Clark interviews Maisha Moses (The Young People’s Project) and Kirsten Bohl (Mathematical Sciences Research Institute) about the 2019 National Math Festival (Listen to MP3 recording)

Comcast Newsmakers: Making Math Fun And Exciting, featuring Rebecca Goldin of the Fairfax Math Circle


2017 Festival Media Coverage Highlights

WUSA9 (CBS): Cheering on young mathematicians

WUSA9 (CBS): From Hidden to Modern- the figures of NASA at the National Math Festival

ABC7 WJLA: Celebrating the #NationalMathFestival with “Who Wants to be a GMW Mathematician?”

Forbes: How Hedge Fund Billionaire James Simons Is Changing Math Education

The Washington Informer: National Math Festival Coming to D.C.

2017 Festival Press Releases

Celebrate the Fun, Beauty, and Power of Math at the 2017 National Math Festival in Washington, D.C. on April 22 (Press Release: April 4, 2017)

National Math Festival Returns to Washington, D.C. on Saturday, April 22 (Media Advisory: February 24, 2017)

Second National Math Festival to Return to D.C. April 22, 2017 (Press Release: April 19, 2016)

2015 Festival Media Coverage Highlights

WJLA, Let’s Talk Live

National Math Festival Media Contact

Shawn Flaherty
[email protected]
703-554-3609