Rice AWM and Mathematics Diversity Committee

Freshman Math Mentorship Program

Mentee and Mentor matching process

Please apply to the program via the respective google forms below, due Wednesday September 2, 2020.

Mentee intake form: https://forms.gle/fuJz5RsYbry3upAm6
Mentor intake form: https://forms.gle/1ndT8MkQhfsq9XvS6

Mentors and mentees will be notified of their matches early in the week of September 8, 2020. There will be a virtual mentor onboarding meeting on Tuesday September 8 at 5pm Central, Zoom link TBA.

Information Sheet: Download Here


Midterm Study Sessions: TBA

Perspectives for Prospectives: In early November the Math Diversity and Support Committee will host a virtual event for prospective math majors and minors, with faculty discussing the course offerings for Spring 2021. (Recording will be linked here once available.)

Mentor mentorship panel: The faculty organizers will host a virtual panel to whom the mentors can ask about grad school and career related questions. This panel will be held from 5-6 PM on Tuesday, 12/1.

The panelists will be:

  • Dr. Morgan Weiler (Rice Mathematics)
  • Dr. Tai-Danae Bradley (X, the Moonshot Factory)
  • Dr. Sarah Mackay (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
  • Dr. Saumya Sinha (Rice Computational and Applied Math)
  • Dr. Mario Bencomo (Rice Computational and Applied Math)

Zoom details will be emailed to the mentors.

AWM and Faculty Contacts

Rachael Alfant, AWM Secretary, CAAM Dept Contact
Sara Edelman-Muñoz, AWM Math Dept Liaison
Bilyana Tzolova, AWM Vice President

Dr. Jacob Russell-Madonia, Faculty Coordinator
Dr. Morgan Weiler, Faculty Coordinator
Prof. Jo Nelson, Faculty Advisor and Math Diversity Committee Chair
Prof. Betul Orcan, Faculty Advisor

Tel (713) 348-4829

Mailing Address:
Rice University
Math Department -- MS 136
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77005-1892

Fax (713) 348-5231

Physical Address:
Rice University
Herman Brown Hall for Mathematical Sciences
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005