This talk by Phil Kutzko, director of the Math Alliance (https://mathalliance.org/welcome/), should be of interest for faculty in
any department that wants to recruit to its graduate programs minority students with strong math skills.
The National Alliance for Doctoral Studies in the Mathematical Sciences is a rapidly growing community of faculty whose goal is to increase the number of students from backgrounds that are underrepresented in the mathematical sciences who earn doctoral degrees in those fields. One key to the success of the Alliance is its Graduate Program Groups – groups of faculty at doctoral or Master’s serving departments in the mathematical sciences who are eager to welcome, mentor and train the increasing number of well-prepared Alliance undergraduate and Master’s students who will enter graduate programs each year. (Please click here for a description of our GPGs and here for a list of our Doctoral Program Groups). I will describe the growth of our Alliance, its program and its accomplishments and will outline ways in which the University of Utah can work with the Alliance, both at the departmental level and as a University Partner. I look forward to a lively discussion!