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Monthly Archives: November 2015
As we all approach Thanksgiving, I’m wondering what your plans are. Specifically: how much of a “break” is a faculty member supposed to take? I used to fill carry-on bags with grading, notebooks, and papers to bring home with me … Continue reading
One of the things I love about living in Philadelphia is that there are a lot of colleges here, and that means a lot of math talks. I could easily fill at least half my time just attending (and navigating … Continue reading
Two years ago, I met my new colleagues at my previous institution at our very thorough new faculty orientation. Together, we learned the details of everything from the faculty governance structure to the learning management system. We got to know … Continue reading