Monthly Archives: December 2013

Tropical Mathematics: A Vacation Diary

My Winter vacation is almost over (our semester starts on Monday), and as is often the case, it didn’t feel much like a vacation. I DID get to come home to Venezuela, spent some time at the beach, and spent … Continue reading

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How I learned to stop worrying and love the teaching evaluation

It’s that time of year again, no, not just the time for giving and receiving Christmas presents, but also the time for giving final grades and receiving teaching evaluations. ┬áIn this post, I focus on the latter, and I offer … Continue reading

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