**Mathematicians with PROMYS**Wadham College, University of Oxford - 22nd July 2019

*"Young mathematicians from across Europe have arrived at Wadham for a six week programme of problem solving, number theory, combinatorics and more.*

*PROMYS Europe has commenced its fifth consecutive year, welcoming 21 first time students, seven returning students and eight counsellors, seven of whom were students on the programme in the past. *

*“It is really nice to be with people who share my enthusiasm for maths”, said Maria, 17, from Romania, “and we get lots of great feedback on our work.”"Read more*

**Community Maths**Wadham College, University of Oxford - 1st August 2018

*"Feeling part of a community of mathematicians is key to the success of Wadham’s PROMYS Europe Maths Summer School, taking place over the summer.*

*Ellinor, 17, from Sweden, found PROMYS Europe via Google and was delighted to discover that the focus was on Number Theory. *

*Her extraordinary mathematical ability has meant that despite the fact she is still at school, she shadows a student at the University of Stockholm and follows a maths programme there. “I think Oxford is so cool – so many famous mathematicians are here and everyone is a good teacher. And it’s really nice to be spending time with a community of mathematicians,” she said."**Read more*

** Talking Maths**Wadham College, University of Oxford - 25 July 2017

*"A group of 28 promising young mathematicians, representing more than 15 European countries, have gathered at Wadham to talk maths for six weeks.*

*They are taking part in PROMYS Europe, a six week residential maths programme designed to encourage mathematically ambitious students who are at least 16 to explore the creative world of mathematics. Participants tackle fundamental mathematical questions within a richly stimulating and supportive community of fellow first-year students, returning students, undergraduate counsellors, research mentors, faculty, and visiting mathematicians." *

**Excellence in maths**Wadham College, University of Oxford -

*"An international group of 24 young people representing some 15 countries has gathered at Wadham for a summer of maths.*

*Aged between 16 and 19, each of the participants in the six week PROMYS summer programme shares not only a passion for mathematics, but also a talent for the subject.*

*Wadham College Sub Warden and Director of the Clay Mathematics Institute, Nicholas Woodhouse commented: “They are an extraordinarily bright group of secondary school students from all over Europe. The quality of applications to the programme was extremely high.”"Read more*

** Making Maths Work**Wadham College, University of Oxford - 5 August, 2015

*"Promising young mathematicians from across Europe have gathered at Wadham to talk maths for six weeks in a programme funded by the Clay Mathematics Institute and Wadham donors.*

*Taking part in the Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists, PROMYS Europe, the students, aged 16 to 18, have been carefully selected for their ability and potential in maths.*

*Mentoring the students are five counsellors, some of whom are former PROMYS participants from the maths summer schools held at Wadham and in Boston in previous years." *

**PROMYS**Latymer Link - February 2015

Written by 2014 CMI-PROMYS Scholar Joshua Garfinkel

*"Early in 2014, I heard about an opportunity being offered by the Clay Mathematics Institute for twelve students from across Europe to participate in the Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists (PROMYS), a six week programme run at the University of Boston for high schoolers with a passion for mathematics."*

Read more

**Maths with the Masters**Wadham College, University of Oxford - 14 August, 2014

*"A presentation by Wadham Emeritus Fellow Sir Roger Penrose was a highlight of a Maths Masterclass for talented European school students at Wadham.*

*The week-long residential class gives bright secondary school students, aged between 16 and 18, the opportunity to spend a week in Wadham College learning mathematics through a mixture of lectures and tutorials, and discovering what life as an Oxford student would be like."**Read more*

**A Celebration of the Mathematical Work of Glenn Stevens**Conference on p-adic Variation in Number Theory (Glennfest), 2-6 June, 2014

Professor Barry Mazur (Harvard University)

*"What a great idea to have this conference celebrating the mathematical work of Glenn Stevens!" *Read more

**PROMYS 2013**FLAME: Journal of Mandoulides School, Thessaloniki, Greece, April 2014

Written by alumnus and 2013 CMI-PROMYS Scholar Spyros Koutroulis

*"I have always believed that mathematics provides the prism through which one understands the world, as well as a means to understand oneself and express one’s feelings. Mathematicians experience the challenge of solving a problem fueled with the same excitement and anticipation as the members of a band, about to perform live, in front of a crowd for the first time." *Read more

**Oxford Workshop on Developing Exceptional Talent in Mathematics**Clay Mathematics Institute Annual Report, 2013

*"The workshop brought together invitees from the US and Europe to share their extensive experience, accumulated wisdom, questions and sometimes divergent opinions relating to the identification, encouragement, and training of exceptionally gifted young mathematicians."*Read More

**Developing Exceptional Talent in Maths **Wadham College, University of Oxford - 22 August, 2013

*"Wadham welcomed twelve young mathematicians, aged between 16 and 18, to a week-long mathematics masterclass this August.*

*This inaugural masterclass gave talented young European secondary school students the opportunity to spend a week in Wadham College learning mathematics through a mixture of lectures and tutorials, and discovering what life as an Oxford student would be like."**Read more*

**CMI-PROMYS International Alliance**Clay Mathematics Institute Annual Report, 2013

*"The CMI-PROMYS International Alliance launched in 2013 with a successful summer program that extended and strengthened the longstanding partnership of the Clay Mathematics Institute and the Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists (PROMYS). The goals of the first year were to build a bridge from PROMYS at Boston University to the Oxford Masterclasses in the UK, and to establish the foundations on which to create, in Europe, a sister program to PROMYS."*Read More

The Community Voice: Newspaper of Rohnert Park Cotati Penngrove, 30 April, 2010

Written by alumna Yanran Lu

*"The first three weeks at the program were characterized by a learning curve as steep as Mount Everest...what I brought home was an entire new mental process, one where being correct, having an answer matching with the one in the back of the book, is not as important as challenging myself to be the best I can be."*

Read more

**Twenty Years of PROMYS - Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists**

Clay Mathematics Institute Annual Report, 2009

*"At PROMYS, they lived and worked for six weeks as mathematicians and scientists; and they believed this had a long-term positive impact on their lives." *Read more

**Making Math Count: Professor Glenn Stevens on the push for new standards**

BU Today, February 27, 2006

"*This is one of the reasons that PROMYS succeeds. These kids are doing things well beyond what any other high school kids are doing, but the topic is not advanced — it's deep*."

Read more

**PROMYS at Boston University**

Clay Mathematics Institute Annual Report, 2006

*"Since 1999, the Clay Mathematics Institute has sponsored a variety of advanced seminars and research projects for returning students enrolled in the Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists (PROMYS) at Boston University"*

Read more

**Playing the Numbers: A BU summer program builds a community of young math lovers**

BU Arts & Sciences, Spring 2003

*Summer: long days at the beach, cold lemonade, thick novels—and number theory. At least, that's what summer means to Professor Glenn Stevens (possibly excepting the beach, the lemonade, and the novels) and the high school students enrolled in BU's Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists, known as PROMYS. *Read more

**Profile: Glenn Stevens**

AMS Member Newsletter, Winter 2003

"*Working with so many bright and energetic young people is a rare privilege that I am fortunate to enjoy through the program.*"

Read more

**A Mathematical Detective: Studying Number Theory at PROMYS**

Imagine Magazine published by Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, March/April 2003

Written by PROMYS student Louis Kang

*"When do mathematics, having fun with kids your age, and a beautiful college campus unite in an unforgettable six-week experience? Why, during the Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists, of course*."

Read more

**Menu of Math is High School Students' Summer Specialty**BU Bridge, Week of 12 November, 1999

*Gene Shuman, a senior at Byrnes High School in Duncan, S.C., is a certifiable math whiz. He taught himself calculus in ninth grade, received As in every math class offered at his school, and is the star of the Byrnes High math team. This summer, however, while participating in BU's Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists (PROMYS), he was in for a shock: a math problem he couldn't solve right away.*Read more

**Summer of PROMYS**

Bostonia, Fall 1999

*"Since 1989, the Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists (PROMYS) has attracted math whizzes from high schools around the country to Boston University for six weeks during their summer vacation."*

Read more

**Camp Math**

Bostonia, Fall 1998

*"The students knew their days of summer vacation would be numbered. They counted on it, in fact, when they enrolled in the intensive six-week Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists (PROMYS)*."

Read more