Monthly Archives: December 2014

Celebrities and Math

I always enjoy seeing mathematics in pop culture. When a friend of mine sent me a txt message about an article talking about celebrities who enjoyed mathematics, I was all over it. (Tangent – The title of the article, 10 Secret … Continue reading

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John Napier: Life, Logarithms, and Legacy – Book Review

Logarithms – this mathematical staple is celebrating its 400th birthday this year. But how much do you know about the development of logarithms or the man behind them? Edinburgh born John Napier, the inventor of logarithms, is in danger of … Continue reading

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NSF Grant Opportunity for Veterans

The NSF recently announced a new opportunity for student veterans in the mathematical and physical sciences. Because there’s not much information out there besides their announcement, I will simply include a quote. (Assuming you’re a veteran, you won’t mind all … Continue reading

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Want to be an Editor?

Are you interested in writing for the AMS Graduate Student Blog? With winter break around the corner, it is the perfect time to draft an article you think would be interesting and submit it to the grad blog. You can … Continue reading

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