Category Archives: conferences

New Installment of Math Book Club.  Also, Talking Math Life at BIRS with Richard Guy

GA Math Book Club Continues My spring and summer reading has been dominated by Swedish noir and giant historical novels, most recently the incredible A Place of Greater Safety by Hilary Mantel. The French Revolution—Aaaaaaaaaaah! So brutal!  However, I needed … Continue reading

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Stuck in the South of France

The Calanques, where I hiked and swam every day during the conference. I love the variety of beautiful places (physical and intellectual) that math takes me.  This week math has taken me to the south of France.  What a wonderful place … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Traveling: Doing the Math on My Carbon Footprint and Work-Life Balance

The most consistent advice I have received on being successful in math: Do good work. Stay connected with the mathematical community. Ok. How do we do these things?  Early career mathematicians are especially encouraged to: Collaborate. Go to conferences. Participate … Continue reading

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