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Writer’s Blargh (prompts for student writing, prompted by my own writer’s block)

Sometimes I love writing. Sometimes I hate everything I write: mathematical, recreational, shopping lists—sometimes all the words I produce just seem icky. Writer’s block is not something that should matter in math life, right? It’s not adder-and-subtractor block! Alas, I … Continue reading

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Lecture-less Modern Algebra and Foundations, Part II

This semester I decided to move away from the lecture format in my Foundations and Modern Algebra courses. I wrote about this back in March so I will refer readers to my earlier blog post for the reasons and outline … Continue reading

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A jolly good fellowship

If you have read the “about me” part of this blog, you may already know that my first experience with writing about mathematics for a general public was the AMS-AAAS Mass Media Fellowship during the summer of 2007. I published … Continue reading

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