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Free Money: July 25th Deadline for AMS Travel Grants
As much as we might want summer to last forever, the Fall semester will be upon us before we know it! Luckily, with it comes a new batch of fantastic math networking opportunities at the four upcoming AMS Sectional Meetings: … Continue reading
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Cost Functions in Ergonomics
This is a guest post by Sarah Dantino Cost functions are linear functions describing a relationship between an initiator and its results. They are often used in business and accounting to predict and minimize future costs. A workedout example of constructing … Continue reading
Hey There, Grad Student, You’re in Good Company – Part 2
By TaiDanae Bradley Welcome to part 2 of our series where we’re taking a candid peek into the world of mathematical research. Last time we chatted about the often laborious process of doing math which, as we heard from Andrew … Continue reading
Posted in Advice, Grad School, Uncategorized
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Hey There, Grad Student, You’re in Good Company – Part 1
By TaiDanae Bradley A while ago at my blog Math3ma, I wrote a post in response to a great Slate article reminding us that math – like writing – isn’t something that anyone is good at without (at least a little!) effort. As the article’s … Continue reading
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Graduate School: Where Grades Don’t Matter
Guest post by TaiDanae Bradley Yesterday I received a disheartening 44/50 on a homework assignment. Okay okay, I know. 88% isn’t bad, but I had turned in my solutions with so much confidence that admittedly, my heart dropped a little (okay, a lot!) when … Continue reading
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