Author Archives: Adriana Salerno

The teaching lives of others

From the time that you finish taking courses in graduate school, until you have to evaluate other people’s teaching (for tenure and promotion, say), you could get away with not watching anyone else teach. Of course, we see talks at … Continue reading

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Number Theory, the African Queen

“Mathematics is the queen of the sciences and number theory is the queen of mathematics.” - Carl Friederich Gauss. This month, I had the incredible honor of teaching at a summer school on “Algebraic Number Theory and Applications” in Dangbo, Benin.  It was a unique opportunity, … Continue reading

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A mathematician watches the World Cup

This summer, I am focused on three things: math, travel (for math and for family), and the World Cup. Not surprisingly, many others are focusing on the World Cup and there are lots of blog posts and articles about World … Continue reading

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