Monthly Archives: April 2010

U.S. News Rankings

By Kareem Carr For what it’s worth, the 2010 U.S. News rankings for graduate schools in mathematics are out.

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Nick Trefethen Comes to UW

by Nicholas Cain Nick Trefethen is one of those speakers that you only have to hear once to become entirely hooked on his future lectures.  I have now attended three lectures in two days, and I have come away from … Continue reading

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Finding Mr. or Ms. Right: The Search for the Perfect Advisor

by Angelean Hendrix One of the most important decisions of your graduate career will be the advisor you choose to work with.  As a graduate student who has the BEST advisor ever and has seen many of her colleagues struggle … Continue reading

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Weeks Torus Games

by Nicholas Cain Have you ever played tic-tac-toe?  If so, what is the move that Player 1 should make first?  If you answered “Go in the middle!”, your’re WRONG.  Oh wait, I forgot to tell you, you’re playing this game … Continue reading

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Chronicle Reporter Seeks Your Phone Interview Story

The Chronicle of Higher Education reporter Robin Wilson would like to hear from grad students and post docs who may have done job interviews this year over video, phone, or Skype.

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