Monthly Archives: January 2011

Online chat, without the guilt

by Alex Levin At this point in our graduate career, my friends and I are mostly focused on research with our advisers. In particular, for the most part, we are no longer taking classes. As a result, I have noticed … Continue reading

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Math Boot Camp

By Brian Simanek A small group at my University is currently toying with the idea of creating a “math boot camp” for incoming graduate students.  This would be a short series of review courses intended to help students brush up … Continue reading

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In preparation of returning to the classroom

by Tyler Clark At Western Kentucky University, we have had an incredibly long break from classes. Tomorrow is my first day back and I am quite ready to get back in the classroom. (I may change my mind by the … Continue reading

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A random question and presentations with Prezi

By Branden Stone While sitting in a coffee shop last week, an estranged economist asked me what the sum of the first n square numbers is.  If you already know the formula, proving it is an easy exercise with induction.  … Continue reading

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Keep Track of Your References

By Adam Topaz Remember that paper you read 4 months ago… the one with the really interesting result that you planned to use in your research but then somehow you forgot about it? Well it’s 4 months later, and it’s … Continue reading

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