Monthly Archives: April 2012

Mathematics – A survival guide

In Peter Casazza’s note “A Mathematician’s Survival Guide” he comments on many stereotypes that mathematicians have both within the community and to the outside world. While it is 18 pages long, the note is a well written and a fairly … Continue reading

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NSF Summer Research Opportunity for Graduate Students

Some people think of summer as a time for rest and relaxation; I’m the type of person that has to have something (academically) to do during the summer.  As an undergraduate, I had the luxury of taking 2-4 summer courses.  Now … Continue reading

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Mathletes

One of our readers (Matt) suggested the following video to us. I think the video really demonstrates the fact that we should support students in their academics. Enjoy the video! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AGT4M3Z1OM

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New Trends in the Workplace

Time Magazine recently had an interesting article enumerating trends that Millennials (people born after 1980) tend to expect in the workplace, thus reshaping certain standards. The article (linked below) is a nice quick read which brings up a lot of … Continue reading

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MAA MathFest 2012

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) will host a national conference on August 2-4, 2012, in Madison, Wisconsin. It seems it is a big event that I had not been aware of; the website mentions that 1, 535 participants were … Continue reading

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