Monthly Archives: March 2009

The Hardest Part of Writing a Math Paper

by Alex Levin When I began my first math research project a few summers ago, I thought that I was fairly good at communicating mathematics.  By that time, I had written up quite a few problem sets for various classes, … Continue reading

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Getting a (Teaching-Research) Job

by Brian Katz In high school, we had guidance counselors to help us make a plan; in  college, we had a mentor or dean to make sure we were on the path to our  goals. But who fills the role … Continue reading

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Organizing a Reading Seminar

By Asher Auel In the Fall semester of 2006, a small group of graduate students at the University of Pennsylvania embarked on the time-honored tradition of organizing a reading seminar.  Independent of any course or professor, we decided to read through Cornell and … Continue reading

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