Monthly Archives: May 2012

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

Dear Readers, I have just completed my MS in math at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY. I will be beginning my PhD at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, FL. I have been at WKU since 2007 … Continue reading

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Math Flash Cards

I was looking online for some LaTeX flashcard templates the other day and came across some nice flashcards by Jason Underdown at The University of Utah. (Find them at He has both math and physics flash cards on his website. … Continue reading

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A look at the word “average”

Related to the symptomatic overuse of percentage in modern articles is the somewhat obscure use of the word “average.” This word is used in so many instances that it seems it has blended, in a rather subtle way, into the fabric … Continue reading

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Conference Listings

You may have noticed the new conferences page on the blog. This page allows readers to suggest conferences to be added to the calendar. Furthermore, we have a list of upcoming conferences and a calendar of upcoming conferences. Right now, … Continue reading

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If you blog using WordPress, you may have heard of Jetpack. WordPress’ website says, Jetpack is a WordPress plugin that supercharges your self-hosted WordPress site with the awesome cloud power of It provides such capabilities as Subscriptions, Sharing, Statistics, Contact Forms, … Continue reading

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