Category Archives: AMS

A Letter From the Editors on the Executive Order on Immigration

In editing the AMS Graduate Student Blog, we hope to provide a platform for discussion about issues that affect and are important to the lives of graduate students. At times, this has meant publishing pieces that grapple with complicated and … Continue reading

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Free Money: July 25th Deadline for AMS Travel Grants

As much as we might want summer to last forever, the Fall semester will be upon us before we know it! Luckily, with it comes a new batch of fantastic math networking opportunities at the four upcoming AMS Sectional Meetings: … Continue reading

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3 Revolutionary Women of Mathematics

Originally published by Scientific American  From the profound revelations of the shape of space to the furthest explorations reachable by imagination and logic, the history of mathematics has always been seen as a masculine endeavor. Names like Gauss, Euler, Riemann, … Continue reading

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How to change the Traditional Mathematics Teaching from the Memorization-Based Method to Interactive-Based Method

During my Calculus II teaching in Fall 2015 at Washington State University (WSU), several students told me that “Volumes” is one of the most difficult topics in Calculus II, and they also told me “it is difficult to apply what we learned … Continue reading

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Cheat Sheet for This Week’s JMM

The Joint Mathematics Meetings are being held this week in Seattle!  In the most recent blog post, Derek gave advice on how to navigate the JMM when you are on the job market and/or presenting your own research.  Here in this complementary post, … Continue reading

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