Author Archives: Sarah K. Salmon

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About Sarah K. Salmon

I am a graduate student in mathematics studying algebraic combinatorics flavored by Coxeter groups at University of Colorado, Boulder. I earned my B.S. in mathematics at Northern Arizona University in May 2014.

A Hidden Gem for the JMM

The start of the new year comes with the hustle and bustle of thousands of mathematicians converging this week on the city of Atlanta for the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings. With so many talks, panels,┬áposter sessions, exhibits, and other engagements,┬ádeciding … Continue reading

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A New Addition!

DJ Bruce will be joining our editorial board as a managing editor! Definitely take some time out of what is sure to already be a busy semester to check out his awesome posts about bias in academia,┬ápicking a grad school, … Continue reading

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False Positive vs. False Negative

A guest post by Long Nguyen: Not all results of medical tests are absolutely correct. Scientists can make mistakes when they conclude that something is true when it is actually false or that something is false when it is actually … Continue reading

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Mathematics and Dance: Enhancing Understanding Through Movement

A guest post by Jenna Jensen: Erik Stern and Karl Schaefer discuss the cross-curricular possibilities with math and the art of movement and dance in their video, Math Dance. I think it is appropriate to ask in what ways can … Continue reading

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Higher Dimensional Polytopes

A guest post by Bobby Holmquist: It is common in sci-fi literature to hear about higher special dimensions. In Star Trek and Star Wars, one is able to access faster-than-light travel by accessing warp speed or hyperspace, respectively. In both … Continue reading

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