Monthly Archives: December 2010

Pop Culture and Math

by Tyler Clark Kareem Carr made a post on the 17th about students hating math. In regards to this, I was watching TV the other day and saw a very disturbing commercial. It was a commercial for the United States … Continue reading

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Four Mathematicians Enter; How Many Will Leave?!

by Kareem Carr In my undergrad days, we used to have a bad science fiction night. I haven’t seen this movie, but I suspect it would probably fit right in. I was just so amused to learn of a movie … Continue reading

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NPR on Teaching Math

by Kareem Carr One of our earlier posts on the blog concerned how to deal with the all too common refrain, “I hate math.” A recent article posted on NPR discusses WHY people hate math. The culprit? According to the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

By Adam Topaz It’s almost that time of year again — New Year’s. That means people all around the world will be making some sort of resolution which they will promptly break on January 3rd, 2011. Unlike mostly everyone else, … Continue reading

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Recreational Mathematics

by Branden Stone I hope everyone’s semester was productive and that your winter break is relaxing and fun. If you are like me then you probably spend a good amount of time perusing the internet in your free time. Personally … Continue reading

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