The Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) announced that McMaster University has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 CAS University Award, recognizing the innovative and exemplary ways it is preparing students for a career in the property and casualty insurance industry. The CAS is the world’s only actuarial organization focused exclusively on property and casualty risks, serving over 9,000 members worldwide who work for insurance companies, educational institutions, state insurance departments, federal government agencies, and independent consulting firms. McMaster University is the second Canadian school only to be recognized since the program’s inception.
McMaster University’s Actuarial & Financial Mathematics (AFM) program led by Dr. Anas Abdallah, has five faculty members and 165 students. The university impressed the judges with its focus on property and casualty insurance across curriculum, research, and industry engagement. Read more here.