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New S-STEM Scholarship Program

The UMass Department of Mathematics and Statistics 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 fifth-year master's degree in applied mathematics or statistics. It also provides mentoring and summer research opportunities to help students succeed. This program is supported by a $1.5 million NSF S-STEM grant, awarded to a team of department faculty led by Assistant Professor Maryclare Griffin. Applications for the fall 2023 cohort are due April 1.

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Two statistics MS students win poster awards at the 2024 New England Statistics Symposium
At the 37th New England Statistics Symposium, graduate students Christopher Odoom and Denis Folitse each won student poster awards (sponsored by insurance company Munich Re). The conference was held at the University of Connecticut on 20-24 May 2024.
July 2, 2024
Student Awards for 2023–2024
The Awards Dinner recognized the many activities and achievements of students within the Department of Mathematics and Statistics during the 2023–2024 academic year.
May 20, 2024
Letter from the Department Head: Reflecting on 37 Years Here
This is my final year as department head and more significantly as a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at UMass. I am retiring. It has been quite a run, starting here as a young assistant professor in 1987. It is bittersweet, in that I am looking forward to doing new things
May 20, 2024