To further the interests of mathematical research, scholarship and education, serving the national and international community through publications, meetings, advocacy and other programs.
The goals of the AMS are as follows:
Promote mathematical research, its communication and uses
Encourage and promote the transmission of mathematical understanding and skills
Support mathematical education at all levels
Advance the status of the profession of mathematics, encouraging and facilitating full participation of all individuals
Foster an awareness and appreciation of mathematics and its connections to other disciplines and everyday life
The AMS headquarters (main entrance pictured here) is in Providence, Rhode Island. The office in Ann Arbor, Michigan, produces Mathematical Reviews®, published online as MathSciNet, and the office in Washington, DC connects the mathematical community with the broader scientific community and with decision makers who determine science funding.
The Society's programs and services for its members and the global mathematical community include professional programs; publications; meetings and conferences; support for young scholars programs; tools such as MRef for researchers and authors; and a Public Awareness Office that provides resources to members, students, teachers, the media, and the general public.