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MCFAM - Minnesota Center for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics

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MCFAM is the University of Minnesota’s Center for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics. We provide students an interdisciplinary framework for building a strong academic foundation while also gaining real world experience with industry over the course of their education.

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MCFAM is also a center for the broad quantitative finance, actuarial and academic communities to collaborate and advance the field of quantitative finance and actuarial science. The alliances grow through various avenues – MCFAM/Partner-sponsored conferences, lectures, research, giving and on-going education of future generations of actuarial and quantitative finance practitioners and academics.

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What excites me about being an Actuarial Science Major at the U of M is the opportunity to apply mathematics to my interest in business and finance. I have always enjoyed math, but I wanted a practical way to apply my analytical skills.