Author Archives: Sarah Salmon

About Sarah Salmon

I am a graduate student in mathematics at University of Colorado, Boulder. I earned my B.S. in mathematics at Northern Arizona University in May 2014.

The Science of Moving Dots

A guest post by Allison Kotleba: When most people think of basketball, they picture the tall players, the fast-paced plays, and the seemingly impossible shooting skills. However, spatiotemporal pattern recognition does not come to most people’s minds when discussing the … Continue reading

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Up to Date Blog Content for JMM 2017

Looking for blog content about the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings? Check out the JMM 2017 Blog where you can catch up on yesterday’s main events and keep up with some of the main events during the meeting. I really enjoyed reading Profession, … Continue reading

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A Hidden Gem for the JMM

The start of the new year comes with the hustle and bustle of thousands of mathematicians converging this week on the city of Atlanta for the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings. With so many talks, panels, poster sessions, exhibits, and other engagements, deciding … Continue reading

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A New Addition!

DJ Bruce will be joining our editorial board as a managing editor! Definitely take some time out of what is sure to already be a busy semester to check out his awesome posts about bias in academia, picking a grad school, … Continue reading

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False Positive vs. False Negative

A guest post by Long Nguyen: Not all results of medical tests are absolutely correct. Scientists can make mistakes when they conclude that something is true when it is actually false or that something is false when it is actually … Continue reading

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