Monthly Archives: July 2011

Taking Your Show On The Road

For many readers, enjoying summer and time off involves some amount of travel. If you take a traditional vacation, this post is not for you. However, the longer you stay away from your home routine the more likely it is … Continue reading

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Math Twitter

by Tyler Clark You may have noticed that the AMS has a Twitter feed. If you have not already checked it out, make sure you follow the AMS at!/amermathsoc. Do you know of any other good math Twitter feeds?

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Math Environment

By Brian Simanek In my department recently, there has been some discussion about what modifications we could make to our building to enhance the quality of the department.  The conversation has centered around not only cosmetic improvements, but also features … Continue reading

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NY Times Education News Devotes Issue to Graduate School

The education section of the NY Times has recently published a special grad school issue. More Americans than ever are going to grad school, thanks to stubbornly high unemployment. And so this issue is devoted to all those acronyms beyond … Continue reading

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Math Class Discussion Style

by Tyler Clark I am applying for an assistantship and to be eligible, I have to be observed by a professor. Due to conflicts in schedule, I could not teach for one of the College Algebra courses. Instead, I was … Continue reading

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