Category Archives: Advice

Networking to get the most out of the Virtual Joint Mathematics Meetings

By Pamela E. Harris and Abbe Herzig In addition to sharing our mathematical work, the Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM) provide a valuable opportunity to network with other mathematicians. Networking allows you to learn about other people and what they are … Continue reading

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A Reflection on Giving ONLINE Talks

By Dr. Laura Colmenarejo and Andrés R. Vindas Meléndez Acknowledgments: Special THANKS to Matthias Beck, Sophie Rehberg, and the Discrete Geometry Group/The Villa at FU Berlin. Dr. Laura Colmenarejo is currently a Marshall H. Stone Visiting Assistant Professor at the … Continue reading

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Early-Career Discussion and Social Hour

Hi, I am Anil! Caleb has graciously opened up the AMS Graduate Student Blog for me to plug an upcoming event at the Joint Meetings this week. I am one of the organizers of the Early-Career Discussion and Social Hour, … Continue reading

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In order to prevent an exodus of international PhD students, we must stand together

This post first appeared at the AMS Capital Currents blog. Editor’s Note: Andy Hardt and Mahrud Sayrafi–the authors of this post–are PhD students at the University of Minnesota. Andy is in his fifth year of graduate school, and working on … Continue reading

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Teaching in the Time of Coronavirus, Part I

Hi all, 2020 has been a complicated year so far, and things are only going to get more complicated as the COVID-19 pandemic. I’ve been thinking a lot about teaching recently, (as I’m the instructor for a class of undergrad … Continue reading

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