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Mathematics Programs That Make a Difference 2012

Citation 2012

The AMS recognizes the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)  for its efforts to encourage students from underreppresented groups to continue in the study of mathematics. 

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)

The program at MSRI has been a leader for many years in efforts to promote diversity in mathematics.  Their research workshops showcase the accomplishments of women and encourage their participation in mathematical research.  MSRI coordinates career development and outreach programs for all levels, from K-12 teachers to full professors.  The conference for African American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences was founded at MSRI in 1995.  This conference has been credited by many African American graduate students as providing the spark and mentoring needed to carry them through to the Ph.D.

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)

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The AMS commends the administration at MSRI for their high level of commitment and successful efforts to improve diversity in the profession of mathematics in the United States.

For more information about the nomination process, please contact the Associate Executive Director, Meetings & Professional Services, via email at AEDor 1- 800-321-4267, ext. 4139.