Category Archives: Mathematics Online

Careful what you wish for…

So around two months ago, as the novel coronavirus was just breaking in the Western media, I wrote a post bemoaning the culture of carbon-intensive academic travel. Funny — here we are, barely a quarter of the way into the … Continue reading

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Have questions about applying to grad school? Check out the Grad School Panel on reddit.com/r/math!

Hi all, This week I’m here to tell you about an unlikely mathematical community that you might be interested in, particularly if you’re interested in applying to grad school, or if you’re a grad student wondering about life after grad … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the Kardashian’s arXiv submissions – One quick tip to stay informed!

Howdy y’all, I’m Richard Wong –  a fifth year grad student working in homotopy theory at UT Austin, and I’m a new blog writer this year.  I’m excited to contribute to the grad blog, and share some of the tips … Continue reading

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How to Divide by Zero: An Interview with Bill Shillito

For this post, I interviewed a colleague about a new project he is working on: a website where he encourages his readers to consider the possibility of dividing by zero.  Bill Shillito has a Master’s degree in Secondary Mathematics Education … Continue reading

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Infinity Elephants and Gabriel’s Horn

Guest Author: Brian Hook Vi Hart’s Doodling in Math Class: Infinity Elephants is a fun little video that brushes over many mathematical concepts without getting bogged down in technical jargon. Vi, a prolific recreational mathematician who also contributes heavily to Khan Academy, … Continue reading

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