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A New Kind of Circle: Math Circle at Graterford Prison

Like many other Math Circles, the Graterford Math Circle just had its first meeting of the fall. The leaders, Katie Haymaker and I, brought a question to the group: How can we understand the lottery, and when can you play … Continue reading

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Like a book club with math instead of books

I love reading and the idea of book clubs, and I have always wanted to be part of a really stimulating and fun book club, with bright, unpretentious people thinking hard about good stuff. I haven’t found the book club … Continue reading

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Math is a flat Circle

There are few things that bruise your professional ego more than no one showing up to an event you painstakingly and excitedly planned. In my case, it all came crashing down in early October. I had been planning to start … Continue reading

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