Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Four Color Theorem

This weekend, I was helping paint flats for a play when an interesting problem arose – we wanted to use three colors of paint to create rectangles of different sizes on a rectangular flat, with the stipulation that no two … Continue reading

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AMS Fall Sectional Meeting — Travel Grants

Are you interested in attending an AMS Fall Sectional Meeting but need more funding? You’re in luck. The AMS is offering up to $250 for graduate students to attend this year. Dates and locations of the sectional meetings are: September … Continue reading

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Start an AMS Student Chapter

Before you ask, my university does not currently have an AMS Graduate Student Chapter. I learned about this opportunity through my involvement this year in creating a SIAM graduate student chapter. But the two organizations offer practically the same deal … Continue reading

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Oyster

Most folks have heard about Netflix, an internet video streaming website for users to be able to watch movies, TV shows, documentaries, etc. What about reading books, though. We have also heard about the Nook or Amazon Fire. But what if … Continue reading

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New Senior Editor

Jean Joseph served as senior editor of the AMS Graduate Student Blog for more than a year. During his tenure, he helped to proof read the blog posts, assisted with SEO, helped with the maintenance of the Quote of the … Continue reading

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