A University of Rochester study shows that baboons are able to understand numbers. Experimenters showed the monkeys peanut-filled cups and the monkeys then chose which cup contained more peanuts. Read more about the experiment and its conclusions...
Many have observed mathematics as a male-dominated science. But studies are showing that more women than ever are entering the field as well.
It's not just a major for future educators. If you have math skills, it's worth your time to consider studying mathematics. (Have you seen the careers section of this site?)
The most common question students ask math teachers at every level is “When will I use math?” WeUseMath.org is a non-profit website that helps to answer this question. This website describes the importance of mathematics and many rewarding career opportunities available to students who study mathematics.