See what others have to say about Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics:
- Fox News features an op-ed co-authored by Harold Levy (Executive Director of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation) and our own Daniel Zaharopol on BEAM's role in supporting low-income "math nerds".
- A February 2017 feature article from The New York Times introduces us to JJ, Thays, Emyr, and our new program, BEAM 6.
- An accompanying feature on The New York Times website allows you to try out a few of BEAM's Challenge Problems.
- The story was also picked up by WNYC's "Leonard Lopate Show," interviewing JJ, Thays, Emyr, and journalist Amy Harmon about BEAM 6.
- Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Executive Director Harold Levy writes for The 74 about the search for "hidden figures" and BEAM's role in this talent development.
- Education Week discusses the lack of diversity in elite math competitions and features BEAM as an organization working to change the face of these competitions in a May 2016 article.
- The Atlantic features BEAM in an article about the growing culture of advanced mathematics in March 2016.
- Black Enterprise profiled BEAM in May 2016, sharing the work we do to help students from low-income communities "discover the power and beauty of math."
- Daniel Zaharopol, BEAM's founder and Executive Director, writes a May 2016 opinion piece in Bloomberg View, detailing our approach to creating STEM opportunities for students in low-income communities, and the role those opportunities play in alleviating poverty.
- The Washington Post picked up the story on the advanced math ecosystem, crediting BEAM for providing interesting math to students.
- Chalkbeat New York profiled BEAM in November 2015.
- The National Partnership for Educational Access featured BEAM in the Member Spotlight in fall 2015.
- Time Warner Cable's "It Ain't Rocket Science" visited in 2014.
- Andy Reyes (BEAM class of 2013) advanced to the state level of MATHCOUNTS in March 2014. He was the only public school student scoring in the top 10 in the Bronx.
- Mo Omar blogged for the American Mathematical Society about his experience on the faculty in summer 2013.
- The New York Times featured our first summer in 2011.
- Big Green TV produced a short documentary video about the 2011 program, "Math: Adds Up to More Than You Think", which aired on PBS Station WMHT TV.
Please note, all references from before October 2015 use our former name (the Summer Program in Mathematical Problem Solving, or SPMPS).