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The Sliding Scale of Academia
When I start thinking about where I am going in the future – or when someone asks me the ageold question, “What do you want to do when you graduate?” – I hesitate to answer. My hesitation is wellwarranted. It … Continue reading
Communicating Mathematics to a Broader Audience
How we communicate mathematics is an essential part of making mathematics accessible. You’ve probably experienced communicating with peers and faculty in your area of specialization, taught a few math courses, or even been involved in outreach activities with younger students. … Continue reading
Posted in Advice, Conferences, Grad student life, Mathematics in Society
Tagged conferences, Math Teaching, Teaching Advice
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Towards Embracing Diverse Mathematical Communities
As graduate students, we interact with a wide variety of people: local communities, students, peers, and professors. Within these interactions, there is great diversity: different backgrounds, experiences, and cultures. I believe this is something that makes our mathematical community vibrant … Continue reading
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
Posted in Advice, Grad School, Grad student life
Tagged Advice, Grad School, Graduate Exams
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