Monthly Archives: March 2014

RSA Encryption – Keeping the Internet Secure

  We use the Internet for many things, from reading news articles, to keeping in touch with friends on social media, to shopping from the comfort of our own homes. Many of these tasks involve sending sensitive personal information (such … Continue reading

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The Analysis a Beginning Graduate Student Ought to Know

I take this title (with a bit of a modification) from a textbook I used during my first year of my PhD. It was a book by Jonathan Golan entitled The Linear Algebra a Beginning Graduate Student Ought to Know. Now, … Continue reading

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A first step for giving back to the MAA through service

Ever wonder how to get involved in the larger mathematical community? It turns out that there is a nomination procedure for the many, many MAA committees. Consider nominating yourself or others! Nomination Form List of Committees

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Have you ever wanted to screencast your work? This is especially helpful when trying to teach someone long distance. You want to write things and talk them through it, but if they are not right there with you, it can … Continue reading

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Pi(e) Day Possibilities

Despite the lingering snow, March is here and Pi Day is only a week away! I love Pi Day because it combines three of my favorite things: math, puns, and dessert. Baking a pie is always a fun (and tasty!) way … Continue reading

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