Monthly Archives: April 2011

Award winning program

by Angelean Hendrix Recently, the Department of Mathematics at  North Carolina State received its second AMS award in as many years.  Last year we received the AMS Award for an Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department.  This year … Continue reading

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Teaching Evaluations

by Derek Smith With the Winter quarter ending in March, student teaching evaluations became available last week. I’m always excited to see the results of the comment section, but I’m beginning to realize that this excitement may just be an … Continue reading

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New AMS Blog

by Kareem Carr The AMS has recently launched a new blog called “PhD + epsilon”. The subtitle is “an early career mathematician blogs about her experiences and challenges.” The blogger is Adriana Salerno who is an assistant professor at Bates … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Innovation

by Kareem Carr Recently, I was having a discussion with a friend about the work world and where salaried workers fit into it. His point of view was similar to a notion I’d heard before. It went something like ‘if … Continue reading

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If grad school is not for you…

By Diana Davis I absolutely love being a math graduate student. I can’t imagine a better job — they pay me to take math courses, teach calculus to motivated college students, and think about interesting cutting-edge research problems! What could … Continue reading

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