Daily Archives: January 15, 2020

“Have FUN!” – Joe Gallian

Didn’t do well in high school. Didn’t think he would go to college. After getting his PhD, he applied to 145 jobs and got one, just one… University of Minnesota Duluth. Then, he became the father of undergraduate research. I … Continue reading

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MAA Invited Address by Scott Adamson: Mazes, riddles, zombies and unicorns

Scott Adamson, of Chandler-Gilbert Community College, kicked off his talk by asking the audience this: “How can we create a more joyful mathematical learning experience where the beauty of mathematics can be shared and be engaged in by our students?” … Continue reading

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A conversation with Samuel Hansen

Samuel Hansen discusses their math podcast, Relatively Prime, and JMM 2020.

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First time JMM attendee, Madison Phelps

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Finding solutions to x^3+y^3+z^3=n?

“Tony gave the best lecture I ever saw at Rice.” When Brendan Hassett introduces a speaker with such words, you know you are in for a treat. Tony Várilly-Alvarado gave an inviting AMS Invited Address Wednesday morning. “Can you find … Continue reading

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