Author Archives: Deborah Wilkerson

About Deborah Wilkerson

Deborah is a third year mathematics graduate student at the University of Kentucky. Her mathematical interests lie in the field of number theory. When not studying, you can find her reading, shopping, or baking.

Freedom in Failure

“Preliminary examination results: Fail. Please meet with your committee members to discuss your exam.” These are the words I have seen five out of the six times I’ve opened an envelope after pouring my soul into studying for a prelim … Continue reading

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An Infinite Understanding

“Have you ever thought about how strange it is that we think about infinity every day, but most people think about it only on the rarest of occasions, if ever?” This is the text message I recently sent two of … Continue reading

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