Monthly Archives: May 2009

Google your homework

By Asher Auel I’ve noticed recently that students are increasingly using the internet as a key resource when working on homework assignments. In the wake of recent “cut-and-paste” and “contract” plagiarism scandals and an increasingly sophisticated industry devoted to plagiarism commercialization … Continue reading

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Feeling Tricki?

By Kareem Carr There is a new project called the Tricki which is a tricks Wiki.  It is a version of Wikipedia but specifically for mathematical strategies, tactics and techniques. The goal is to have a central place where effective ways of doing … Continue reading

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Writing Tips

By Kareem Carr I write best when I have some inspiration. Therefore, I often prefer to write when I am in the mood and stop when I am not. When I have a deadline, or some other external reason, however, … Continue reading

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By Kathryn Lindsey  Are you a beginning graduate student interested in applying for a fellowship but don’t know what’s out there? This was my situation earlier this year, and deciding which fellowships to apply for took a fair bit of time … Continue reading

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