Author Archives: Dagan Karp

Publishing Research with Undergraduate Co-authors

This is a guest post from Ursula Whitcher, Associate Editor at Mathematical Reviews. One of the highlights of the Joint Math Meetings every January is the undergraduate student poster session, where hundreds of students present original research projects. Have you … Continue reading

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The 2016 SACNAS conference reignited my dreams

The following is a guest post from Duncan Rocha drocha@g.hmc.edu. First, allow me to introduce myself. I am Duncan Rocha, a Tejano/Scottish crossbreed from San Francisco, California. I am a little more than two months into my college experience at Harvey … Continue reading

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Are you thriving or surviving?

We are lucky to have another guest post from the amazing mathematician and educator Candice Price, who recently moved to Southern California! ***** Maybe I am just too demanding? Maybe I am just like my advisor, too busy? Recently, this … Continue reading

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An Academic Party of One

This is a guest post from the one and only Candice Price. I was teaching when I wrote this so forgive me if it goes astray. But I have been to many panels on work life balance. They normally consist … Continue reading

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Back to School: Universal Mentorship

This is the only time of year when I think folks on the quarter system, as opposed to semesters, have it easy. We’re in our second week of classes at Mudd, and even for those still savoring their last refreshing … Continue reading

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Mentorship and Gender

Thanks to Greg Martin for this guest post! Greg has been writing interesting and important material recently concerning gender inequity in mathematics. For the eMentoring network, he writes about mentorship and gender. What follows are Greg’s words. Mentorship and Gender … Continue reading

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Cultural Obstructions in Mathematics

Cultural obstructions to careers in mathematics are myriad and significant. The myth of meritocracy is long debunked in social theory and education research, however its legacy persists. This post goes out to those mathematicians who feel pressured out of mathematics … Continue reading

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Mathematics at SACNAS 2014

SACNAS is an amazing organization and its annual National Conference changed my life. Until Herbert Medina and Ivelisse Rubio introduced me to SACNAS, I had no idea that one could simultaneously pursue an academic career in mathematics while working towards … Continue reading

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Welcome to (Graduate) School

The Chronicle of Higher Education just published a great note with tips and advice for folks entering graduate school. (Thanks to Jamylle Carter for sharing!) The tips apply equally well to undergraduate students, and are great for us all to … Continue reading

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Finals Season: The Art of Exam Crushing

It’s season of finals! (I’m talking mathematics examinations, not these or these finals 🙂 Here are five quick tips for crushing exams. (Night B4)^2. Unfortunately, many exams require lots of memorization. The universe sucks in this respect, but it’s true … Continue reading

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