MCFAM News

New MFM Fellowship for Opportunity and Advancement

Cargill LogoMCFAM is pleased to announce the creation of the “The MFM Fellowship for Opportunity and Advancement”. The goal of this new fellowship is to help increase diversity in the MFM student body by providing fellowships to US students from underrepresented groups so they can access financial support to prepare for a career in the field of Quantitative Finance.  This fund was made possible by the very generous donations from Cargill Risk Management and Allianz Investment Management, who are thAllianz Logoe inaugural leadership donors for this fund.  Their gifts, as well as others, will be used to recruit the first MFM student to be fully funded for the incoming class of 2021. 

CSE & CLA Sophomores Get Honorable Mention-Spring 2020 MUDAC

imageDr. Gary Hatfield, MCFAM Assistant Professor, mentored a team of University of Minnesota sophomores majoring in mathematics, statistics, computer science and economics (Nathaniel Budijono,William Chan, Stuart Fronk, and Kevin Meng-Lin) competing at the virtual 9th annual 2020 MUDAC Competition (Midwest Undergraduate Data Analytics Competiton).