Monthly Archives: December 2015

Documenting the Academic Job Search – Part III

(Read Part II here.) With the Joint Meetings approaching this installment will primarily provide tips on “how to conference”.

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New Graduate Student Section in Notices of the AMS

As stated by the AMS “The Notices is the world’s most widely read magazine aimed at professional mathematicians. … [it] is sent to the approximately 30,000 AMS members worldwide, one-third of whom reside outside the United States.” Frank Morgan, new … Continue reading

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Looking At The Prism

We are almost there! I imagine most of you reading this are beginning to see light at the end of tunnel that is winter break. If you are like me this also means you are ridiculously busy with all the … Continue reading

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(Not) Noticing Personal Progress

As we go through grad school, we all spend years learning new things but, if you’re anything like me, you don’t really feel any “smarter” (whatever that means). I have been taking classes, studying for and taking prelim exams (see … Continue reading

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Math Puzzles/Riddles, Part II

Hi! For this month, we have two new math problems/riddles, once again posted without solutions (in order to encourage discussion). Have fun!

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