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Monthly Archives: April 2011
Every year since 1999, MIT’s mathematics department hosts the Simons Lecture Series, “to celebrate the most exciting mathematical work by the very best mathematicians of our time.” This year, the lecturers were Cornell’s Steven Strogatz and Princeton’s Manjul Barghava. I … Continue reading
As the semester winds down, the emails and office hour visits become much more frequent. Sometimes, students want to ask a specific homework question or clarification on some topic covered in class. But in my experience, most end-of-the-semester visits have … Continue reading