Monthly Archives: November 2012

US Professor of the Year

Recently, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) honored US professors of the year. Three of the honorees were math professors. These three are John Hamman (Maryland), Stephen DeBacker (Michigan), and … Continue reading

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More Job Info

Recently, I made a post about data scientists, a rising profession. Today, I stumbled across the careers link at Wolfram. They have several featured opportunities (see below for a list of 10). They also have careers in the areas of Educational Outreach, … Continue reading

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Funding to Attend AMS Sectional Meetings

The deadline to apply for funding to an AMS sectional meeting has been extended to November 15. Make sure you apply. Feel free to post the flyer to the left in your department or share it with your friends.

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Practicing Mathematics on Sports

I enjoy sports. Thus, the intersection of sports and mathematics gives me great enjoyment. Sabermetrics, the application of statistics and other quantitative methods to baseball analysis, was my first introduction to this intersection of sports and mathematics. Sabermetrics has enhanced … Continue reading

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Variation on a Theme

Reading articles that make reference to mathematics and talking to people, I have the impression that mathematics almost entirely is concerned with computation with numbers. I usually find myself in a delicate situation when being asked what kind of topics … Continue reading

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