On the centenary of Cajori's birth, in 1959, Colorado College sponsored a public lecture in his honour and memory. This was given on 25th February 1959 by the distinguished Norwegian mathematician and historian of mathematics Oystein Ore. (It was on 'Pascal and the invention of probability theory', and didn't mention Cajori once.) The next year another Cajori lecture was delivered, on April 21st 1960, this time by one of Cajori's former students, Harold Davis of Northwestern University. Davis gave rather fuller attention to Cajori for the first part of his lecture, with several reminiscences. The local newspaper the Gazette Telegraph reported this occasion as "the annual Cajori lecture", but it has not been possible to trace any subsequent one; it seems that there was an annual Cajori lecture, but for only the two years 1959 and 1960.

More recently, the Mathematics Department has instituted a Cajori Prize, as its top award for mathematical prowess, awarded most years since 1986; a plaque hanging in the mathematics lounge records the names. The following students have been awarded the Cajori Prize for outstanding achievement in mathematics at Colorado College:

- 1986 Shane Hubler
- 1987 John Buchholz
- 1988 Nara Thacher
- 1990 Christopher Pounds
- 1992 Laura Hegerle
- 1993 Lewis Biscamp
- 1994 Evan Moran and David Carlson
- 1995 Stephen Talley
- 1997 Barry Balof
- 1998 Carlynn Garrett
- 2000 Margaret Beck
- 2001 Adam Pringle
- 2003 Yuichiro Yasutomo and Josh King
- 2004 Stephen Limburg

*Florian Cajori*

On March 1st 1999 (the day after the 140th anniversary of his birth) the
Mathematics Department laid on a 140th birthday tea for Florian Cajori,
at which Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Professor of Mathematics John
Fauvel (Open University, UK) gave an
address entitled 'Florian Cajori and
the Golden Age of Colorado College'.

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