Department of Mathematics and Statistics at UMass Amherst
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Upcoming Events

Oct12
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

Nathaniel Whitaker delivers 2023 Einstein Public Lecture to American Mathematical Society
On 15 April 2023 at the University of Cincinnati, Professor Whitaker gave the annual Einstein Public Lecture to the American Mathematical Society. 
Student Awards for 202223
On May 1, the Department hosted a dinner to honor students, both undergraduate and graduate, with prominent achievements this academic year. 
Statistics M.S. Degree in the Boston Area (100% Remote Degree Available)
The department is pleased to offer a Statistics M.S. Degree at the UMass Amherst satellite campus in Newton (Boston Area), with entirely evening classes. A 100% Remote Program is also offered for the Statistics M.S. Degree. Applications accepted on a rolling basis through June 30 for Fall enrollment (May 31 for international students). 
Alumni Profiles: Associate Dean Jose M. Cruz, UConn
We continue with our "Alumni Profiles", where we will highlight and interview alumni showcasing their excellence, career path and their diversity. Our next highlighted alumnus is Jose M. Cruz, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in Operations and Information Management in the UConn School of Business.
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