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The MathCEP Programs at the University of Minnesota: A Story of Longevity, Success, and Exemplary Outreach

The University of Minnesota Talented Youth Mathematics Program (UMTYMP), the flagship program of the University of Minnesota’s School of Mathematics Center for Educational Programming (MathCEP), hosts a variety of math outreach and training programs for which they received the 2018 AMS Award for an Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department.

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The PCMI Workshop for Mentors: A Weeklong Workshop on Diversity?

In this Opinion piece, the participants from the five-day PCMI workshop for mentors share their perspectives and lessons learned from the workshop. Participants and facilitators alike offer final thoughts in the form of recommendations for mathematics mentoring.

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Building on a Foundation of Grit: Houston’s CHAMP Gives Students Tools for Success in STEM (and Life)

Success in STEM fields is open to anyone and everyone—you just need the right mindset. This is the basic premise underpinning the Cougars and Houston Area Math Program (CHAMP), which the AMS Committee on the Profession chose as the 2018 winner of the AMS Mathematics Programs That Make a Difference Award.

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Paul J. Sally Jr. (1933–2013)

Paul Sally, legendary leader and agitator on behalf of both mathematics and mathematics education, is remembered and honored by friends, colleagues, and former students for his boundless energy, phenomenal memory, remarkable achievements, and heart of gold.

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Hacon and McKernan Awarded 2018 Breakthrough Prize

Christopher Hacon of the University of Utah, and James McKernan of the University of California, San Diego, receive the 2018 Breakthrough Prize for transformational contributions to birational algebraic geometry, especially to the minimal model program in all dimensions.

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