Pi Day: An Annual Celebration of the Mathematical Constant

You may be surprised to learn President Lawrence Schovanec has a different take on it.

To many people, March 14 is just another day. To mathematics aficionados, it's a day to celebrate a never-ending number. So what does Texas Tech University President Lawrence Schovanec think about Pi Day? You may be surprised to learn the former chair of the Department of Mathematics & Statistics has a different opinion.

Pi Day is observed on March 14, since 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant digits of π.


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