New MassMutual Foundation and UMass Amherst to Enrich World-Class Data Science and …

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., June 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The MassMutual Foundation, Inc. – a dedicated corporate foundation established by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) – today announced it is providing the University of Massachusetts Amherst $15 million over 10 years to further strengthen its world-class data science and cybersecurity research and education programs in Western Massachusetts.The grant, a signature contribution of the MassMutual Foundation – and one of the largest donations in UMass Amherst history – was outlined by Nick Fyntrilakis, MassMutual’s Vice President of Community Responsibility and President of the MassMutual Foundation, at a briefing at the UMass Center at Springfield, located in Tower Square, which will house the new cybersecurity initiative.  “The implementation of new technologies across all industries is occurring at an extremely rapid pace, driving demand…


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