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New SSTEM scholarship program
The department is proud to announce the launch of a scholarship and mentoring program, Enhancing Underrepresented Participation in Mathematics & Statistics: Mentoring from Junior to Master’s. The program awards scholarships that will support undergraduates in their third and fourth years and for a fifthyear Master's degree in applied mathematics or statistics. It also provides mentoring and summer research opportunities to help them succeed. This program is supported by a $1.5 million NSF SSTEM grant, awarded to a team of department faculty led by Maryclare Griffin. Applications for the Fall 2023 cohort are due April 1st.
Department News

Two MS students in statistics win awards for posters at the 2024 New England Statistics Symposium

Student Awards for 20234
The Awards Dinner recognized the many activities and achievements of students within the Mathematics & Statistics Department during academic year 20234. 
Letter from the Department Head: Reflecting on 37 years here
Professor Whitaker reflects on his time at UMass as he finishes his term as department head. 
Professor Whitaker named 2024 Fellow of SIAM
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