Solutions across disciplines

Our mission is to bridge the gap between the biological, mathematical, environmental, and social sciences.  At the Levin Center, we train the next generation of researchers to focus on solutions rather than academic disciplines.

Welcome back

To our valued students, visitors, and partners:

Welcome back to campus!  Levin Center staff is available Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm, but please be advised that there may be some lapses in physical presence due to staff activities and university guidelines. Please also be aware that capacity restrictions to meet social distancing requirements will be in place. Face covers are strongly encouraged for anyone in the building.

We are also available to assist via email, phone, and other electronic resources during vacancy hours. To reach our team during regular business hours:

Joaquin Bustoz Math-Science Honors Program: The JBMSHP Resource Center will be open for limited capacity Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Tutoring will be available Monday and Wednesday, noon to 5:30pm, Tuesday and Thursday 9 to 11:30am, and Friday noon to 5pm. You may call 480-965-1690 and leave a message, or email or

Quantitative Research for the Life and Social Sciences Program (QRLSSP): please call associate director Sherry Woodley at 480-309-4787, or email

General information: 480-965-2115; if no staff are available, please call associate director Sherry Woodley at 480-309-4787, or email

Thank you for your patience and understanding. We appreciate your support and will do our best to assist you as quickly and efficiently as possible. 

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Joaquin Bustoz Math-Science Honors Program (JBMSHP)

The Joaquin Bustoz Math-Science Honors Program is an intense academic program that provides motivated students an outstanding opportunity to begin university mathematics and science studies before graduating high school. The program is designed to provide a successful university experience for students who are underrepresented in the mathematics and science fields and to enhance their prospects for future academic success.

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AMLSS Degree Programs (B.S. and Ph.D.)

Applied Mathematics for the Life and Social Sciences (AMLSS) investigates and integrates complex areas of the physical, life and social sciences while preparing a new generation of students in mathematics. The objective of these programs is to develop critical thinking skills and purposeful competencies in mathematics, as well as an appreciation for the contributions of mathematics to the fields of science, engineering, business, government and economics.

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Quantitative Research in the Life and Social Sciences Program (QRLSSP)

The Quantitative Research in the Life and Social Sciences Program (QRLSSP)—formerly MTBI supports the development of students through educational, research and mentorship activities from the undergraduate to the postdoctoral level. Its programs include intensive summer research training programs, long-term support for alumni, continuous research opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral students and opportunities for national and international visitors.