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I just spent a week working intensively with 5 people from very different backgrounds, whom I had mostly never met, on a problem that I’d never seen before Monday. And it was great, though I did need to sleep for … Continue reading

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Talking to the Experts

This week begins Fall semester at Villanova, and right now I’m really absorbed in the final/first scramble—pushing to finish a revision that I was sure would be done by the end of May, rewriting my syllabus, planning my first classes, … Continue reading

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PCMI: Week One

I have just finished (survived?) the first of my three weeks at the Park City Math Institute. The research topic this year is “Geometry of Moduli Spaces and Representation Theory.”  For those of you not in the know, PCMI is … Continue reading

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