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Hello Math Majors!

We would like draw your attention to the MCM 2021 contest in mathematical modelling. The contest will take place on February 4-8, 2021.

For more information about the contest, please have a look at:  In particular, take a look at past questions and results to see that all majors and levels are welcome to compete:

Ideally, students should have taken Math 42 or 142 or differential equations or an equivalent of such courses. 

If you want to register a team – consisting up to three UCLA students – please fill out the Google Survey by Tuesday, Jan. 19 by 12 PM PST so that the Mathematics Department can pay for your registration fee to the contest. 

Professor Georg Menz will be hosting a Q&A about the contest this Monday, January 18, 2021 at 10AM PST.

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GEORG MENZ is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: MCM 2021 Q&A with Georg Menz
Time: Jan 18, 2021 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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The Mathematics Department

Join Mathematics Department Chair, Professor Mario Bonk, and Undergraduate Vice Chairs, Professors Mike Hill and Don Blasius, at the quarterly virtual town hall meeting next week on Tuesday, January 19th, 4-5:30PM Pacific Time. We know this is an unprecedented time, and there are bound to be a lot of things on your mind. This is an opportunity for Professors Bonk, Hill, and Blasius to hear from you and respond to your questions.

Please share your thoughts below. One way to provide your input and receive responses to your concerns is if you communicate them before the event.
Can you describe a time you felt supported by the Department or in a math class?
Can you describe a time when you felt unsupported or unheard by the Department or in a math class?
What are some things you have liked about your classes or the Department?
What are some things you would like to see happen/change in the Department in the next year?
If you prefer, you may also provide comments using this Google Form:

Please submit all issues, questions, concerns, and comments by Monday, January 18th.

We appreciate your input.

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Mike Hill (he/him/his) is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Undergraduate Town Hall
Time: Jan 19, 2021 04:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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The Precise Advanced Technologies and Health Systems for Underserved Populations (PATHS-UP) Engineering Research Center (ERC) was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2017. The goal of all NSF-ERC funded programs is to integrate engineering research and education with technological innovation to transform national prosperity, health and security.  

The 2021 PATHS-UP Summer Research Experience Program is live and accepting application until 2/8/2021. The summer program will involve undergraduate students from across the nation as well as 1st year students from our four partner institutions. With funding provided by the National Science Foundation, the PATHS-UP ERC aims to support at least 10 undergraduate students during summer 2021.  For more info, visit


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Individuals will receive a total of $280 for their participation. This is a year-long study on social interactions and long term health that is conducted by Dr. Janet Tomiyama in the Department of Psychology at UCLA. Due to the pandemic, all lab visits can be conducted remotely via Zoom. In-person visits will be made available once the UCLA campus opens. Participants will receive a gift Amazon e-card or deferred cash payment.

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