Monthly Archives: January 2012

5 “Tricks” I Wish I Had Known About TeX at the Beginning

We have all had to learn to type using LaTeX. For most, myself included, trying to learn TeX is a nightmare. Although I consider myself nowhere near an expert in LaTeX, I have learned a couple of things the hard … Continue reading

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Research Delays

Today was the first day of classes for the 2012 spring semester at Western Kentucky University. I am taking Real Analysis and working on my thesis this semester. My professor for analysis gave some insight into research. As everyone who … Continue reading

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Productive Procrastination: The Importance of Having Several Projects

At one point or another, something in your research will stall. Or it be proven useless, incorrect, or already shown in paper X. Co-authors and journals will take months to get back to you. Or your numerical simulation will take … Continue reading

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Joint Math Meetings 2012

As you may know, the 2012 Joint Math Meetings concluded today. Participants have shared their experience in live-time on Twitter using hashtag #JMM2012. I would like to include a slideshow of photographs from graduate students that attended the meeting and … Continue reading

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More on Motivation

Most of us really struggle at some point (if not most of the time) with motivation. Every winter break Jan Allen from Columbia University sends out break writing tips to help you with writing your thesis.The most recent one is … Continue reading

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