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Mathematical Gemstones: A Tour
Mathematical Gemstones is a blog created by Dr. Maria Gillespie (Colorado State University) whose research interest lies in combinatorics, with applications to Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory. One of the aspects I like most about the blog is the … Continue reading
A Year in the Math Blogosphere
For me, the end of the year always is a time for reflection. If you haven’t yet, I encourage you to read Rachel’s roundups of AMS blog post Part I and Part II. In the AMS December Notices, Dr. Katherine … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, Math Communication, people in math, women in math
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A Roundup of Posts on Other AMS Blogs (Part 2)
As I mentioned in my Part 1 post, I’ve been seeing a lot of posts on other AMS blogs that have piqued my interest and really got me thinking about a variety of different subjects. As we approach the end … Continue reading
Attention Please! A Roundup of Posts on Other AMS Blogs (Part 1)
Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of posts on other AMS blogs that have piqued my interest and really got me thinking about a variety of different subjects. As we approach the end of this interesting and ohsochallenging year, I … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, History of Mathematics, Math Communication, Math Education, people in math, women in math
Tagged Adi Adiredja, ally, Brian Katz, inclusion/exclusion, Juliette Bruce, LGBTQ+, LGBTQ+Math Day, Living Proof, Math Mamas, queering math, racism, Trans Day of Remembrance
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Math in the Time of Corona: A Tour
Math in the Time of Corona is a blog created by Dr. Jennifer Quinn to reflect on teaching during a pandemic. She is a professor at the University of Washington Tacoma and presidentelect of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). As … Continue reading
The TODOS Blog: A Tour
We are almost midway through Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15)! This month marks a national holiday in the United States that began as a way to promote the history, contributions, and culture of HispanicAmericans. The month wouldn’t … Continue reading
Posted in Current Events, Hispanic Heritage Month, History of Mathematics, Issues in Higher Education, K12 Mathematics, Math Communication, Math Education
Tagged Blogs on Math Blogs, Ethnomathematics, Hispanic Heritage Month, lathisms, Latinidad, Mathematics and Voting, mathematics education, TODOS, TODOS Math Blog
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Francis Su’s Blogs and Rough Drafts for Math
I was recently looking around on Francis Su’s blogs (the Mathematical Yawp and his new one that’s hosted on his website). Though his blogs have just a few posts each, each of those posts packs power. For instance, while he … Continue reading
National Association of Mathematicians posts on the Math Values blog
The National Association of Mathematicians (NAM) has six contributors on the MAA’s Math Values blog. They are Jacqueline BrannonGiles, Jamylle Laurice Carter, Leona A. Harris, Haydee Lindo, Anisah Nu’man and Omayra Ortega. The NAM is “a nonprofit professional organization in … Continue reading
Posted in BlackLivesMatter, Current Events, Issues in Higher Education, K12 Mathematics, Math Communication, Math Education, people in math, women in math
Tagged Anisah Nu’man, Black Lives Matter, Haydee Lindo, Jacqueline BrannonGiles, Jamylle Laurice Carter, Leona A. Harris, MAA, National Association of Mathematicians, Omayra Ortega.
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Robert Talbert’s Blog: A Tour
The Fall semester is upon us! While searching for blogs that focused on teaching (and learning), I was happy to find Dr. Robert Talbert’s blog where he shares his ideas on how to keep up with the everchanging world of … Continue reading
Farewell, Roots of Unity
Last month, Evelyn Lamb (former coeditor of this blog) shared her final post for her Roots of Unity blog, which was part of the Scientific American blog network. I’m sad to see such a fantastic math blog come to an … Continue reading