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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 age-old question, “What do you want to do when you graduate?” – I hesitate to answer. My hesitation is well-warranted. It … Continue reading

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Interview with Julie Blackwood

How did you get interested in applying mathematics to ecology? When I was applying for college, I had to apply to a major before I went to college. I was looking through the majors, and I saw applied math, and … Continue reading

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Interview with Leo Goldmakher

  How did you get interested in mathematics? When I was in 7th grade, in Boston, I enrolled in an experimental program called The Math Circle, where students discover math on their own. We, the students, came up with all … Continue reading

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MIT or Suicide !?

By Kareem Carr The Peoples Archive was the subject of my last article article, and, as I said there, it provides a chance to get a really intimate portrait of what it means to spend your life doing science or … Continue reading

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