Category Archives: mathematicians in mass media

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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Rapunzel: The new math heroine?

Yesterday, the Women in Film Foundation announced the recipients of the 2012 Film Finishing grant. There were two narrative films and seven documentaries awarded the grant, but the film that caught my attention is an animated short called “The Etymology … Continue reading

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Mathematicians in weird places

Yesterday, Kiran Kedlaya was competing on Jeopardy!. I, along with many of my friends, was very (and maybe unreasonably) excited about this. There is something really exciting, always, about seeing someone you know on TV, or on stage, or in … Continue reading

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