Welcome to AMS Blogs

Blogs from the AMSThe American Mathematical Society currently offers the following blogs. The opinions expressed on these blogs are the views of the writers and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of the AMS. The AMS encourages your comments, and hopes you will join the discussions. Are you a current or aspiring math blogger? Learn about blogging for the AMS.

Beyond Reviews: Inside MathSciNet

This blog will serve to highlight some of the features of MathSciNet. We will post particularly informative reviews and discuss tips and tricks for navigating MathSciNet, all with the goal of being helpful to users both old and new.

Blog on Math Blogs

Two mathematicians tour the mathematical blogosphere. Editors Evelyn Lamb and Anna Haensch, both PhD mathematicians, blog on blogs — those connected with media and independent — on topics related to mathematics research, applied mathematics, mathematicians, math in the news, mathematics education, math and the arts and more.

Book Ends: Conversations about math books

A forum to discuss mathematics books. Open ended topics will be introduced every few weeks, with the aim of inviting comments and possibly postings from readers. Edited by Eriko Hironaka.

Capital Currents: News from the AMS Washington Office

Keeping the mathematics community up-to-date on activities of the AMS Washington Office and issues of interest. Washington Office Director Karen Saxe’s posts include information on activities in Congress that affect the mathematics and the broader science community and opportunities for engaging with Congress and other policy-makers.

AMS Graduate Student Blog

A blog for and by math grad students. Sarah Salmon is Editor-in-Chief. Contributions, comments, and other involvement are welcome.


A blog about underrepresented groups in mathematics. Edited by Adriana Salerno with regular contributing editors Edray Herber Goins, Brian P. Katz, Luis Leyva, and Piper Harron. The main goal of this blog is to discuss issues pertaining to marginalized and underrepresented groups in mathematics. Topics may include conferences targeted at underrepresented groups, inclusive teaching strategies, summaries of current educational research, features about inspiring and successful underrepresented mathematicians, and advice for students, faculty, and researchers at all levels.

On Teaching and Learning Mathematics

Edited by Benjamin Braun with regular contributing editors Priscilla Bremser, Art Duval, Dr. Luis David García Puente, Jess Ellis, Steven Klee, and Diana White. The goal for this blog is to stimulate reflection and dialogue by providing mathematicians with high-quality commentary and resources regarding teaching and learning. Contributions will include practical “teaching tips,” commentary on current mathematics education research, discussions of social/curricular educational policy, and more.

PhD + epsilon Blog

Early-career mathematicians blog about their experiences and challenges. Sara Malec, assistant professor at Hood College, and Beth Malmskog, assistant professor at Villanova University, write about their experiences and challenges as early-career mathematicians. All mathematicians are encouraged to join the community of followers and post comments.

Visual Insight: Mathematics Made Visible

A place to share striking images that help explain advanced topics in mathematics. Edited by John Baez, a professor of mathematics at U.C. Riverside.

Joint Mathematics Meetings Blogs

These blogs are about the scientific program sessions, events, and other aspects of the annual Joint Mathematics Meetings of the AMS and MAA. RSS Feed

e-Mentoring Network in the Mathematical Sciences

Connecting students and mentors. Editors Ricardo Cortez, Dagan Karp, and Pamela E. Harris, with contributors Erika Camacho, Herbert A. Medina, and Talithia Williams, engage students and mentors–to ask questions, provide feedback, answer questions, and share links on meetings, networking and research opportunities, articles, non-academic career information, and other helpful resources.

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