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Growing Roots

  I don’t have much to say about math at the moment. Classes are proceeding. Papers are too. Committee work has continued to intensify. Hiring for two positions has taken an enormous amount of time and energy from the whole department. … Continue reading

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Mathematicianspotting

Surely there are more important things that unite mathematicians with those in the humanities, but to me one of the big ones is that we will go well out of our way to visit the graves and monuments of our famous predecessors. I’ve … Continue reading

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Evernote: My External Brain

As we slide in to the new year, with resolutions to finally get organized, I wanted to share a quick tool that’s really helped me: Evernote. I know this is going to sound like some kind of paid promotion. I … Continue reading

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