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In Memoriam N. N. Konstantinov

by Mark Saul This summer marks the thirtieth year since the end of the Soviet Union.¬† It also marks the passing of one of the great figures of Russian mathematical culture, Nicholas Nikolayevich Konstantinov.¬† This note concerns both events, but … Continue reading

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Using Primary Source Projects to Teach Mathematics

by Janet Barnett, Colorado State University – Pueblo; Dominic Klyve, Central Washington University; Jerry Lodder, New Mexico State University; Daniel Otero, Xavier University; Nicolas Scoville, Ursinus College; and Diana White, Contributing Editor, University of Colorado Denver Mathematics faculty and educational … Continue reading

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A Call for More Context

By Art Duval,¬†Contributing Editor, University of Texas at El Paso One of the highlights of my summer was attending a research conference, Stanley@70, celebrating the 70th birthday of my Ph.D. advisor Richard Stanley. Because it was a birthday conference, many … Continue reading

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