“Yulia’s Dream” to support young, at-risk Ukrainian students of mathematics

Sandi Miller | Department of Mathematics | March 30, 2022

Millions have fled the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and for those who are staying, schools are closed. While refugee-supporting programs focus on immediate needs, the Department of Mathematics’ MIT PRIMES program plans to use its resources to support the mathematics education of Ukrainian high school students.

In honor of Yulia Zdanovska, a 21-year-old Ukrainian mathematician killed by a Russian-fired missile in her home city of Kharkiv, PRIMES has launched “Yulia’s Dream,” a free math enrichment and research program for Ukrainian high school students and refugees in grades 9 to 11.

Read the full article at MIT News.

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development