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Mathematics Gets Institutionalized--Again

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Science  14 May 1999:
Vol. 284, Issue 5417, pp. 1111-1112
DOI: 10.1126/science.284.5417.1111

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) is expanding its program of mathematics institutes to bring visiting researchers from second-tier universities into the mainstream. This month, the NSF announced plans to fund three institutes for a total of approximately $8 million per year for 5 years. Two are the existing institutes at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Minnesota; the third is a new institute at the University of California, Los Angeles.