Monthly Archives: January 2020
Sarah Friday talks about attending her first Joint Mathematics Meetings.
This morning I went to the MAA workshop “Identifying and Managing Microaggressions in the Academic Setting”. It was run by Lynn Garrioch and Semra Kilic of Colby-Sawyer College, Omayra Orteya of Sonoma State, and Rosalie Bélanger-Rioux of McGill University. The … Continue reading
Northeastern University mathematician, Donald King, shares his experience at JMM.
I entered the press room at JMM this morning to find a bustle of excitement as four men prepared to introduce themselves on video. As they explained their roles to the camera, J. Brian Conrey of AIM pulled me aside … Continue reading
A team of researchers has developed a method for easily creating textbooks in Braille, with an initial focus on math textbooks. Learn more about their work. Here are two examples Braille math:
How do Joe Gallian, Katie Johnson, Stephan Garcia and Colin Adams generate ideas for their many undergraduate research projects? Pamela Harris put together a panel and this is what they had to say. Joe Gallian: – Do original research, have … Continue reading
Last night’s speaker, Nancy Reid of the University of Toronto, was introduced with so many accolades that I couldn’t keep track of them all. Her talk, on the ways “big data” has been overhyped in recent years, opened with a … Continue reading
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
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
Samuel Hansen discusses their math podcast, Relatively Prime, and JMM 2020.