Monthly Archives: April 2012

Women of Modern Mathematics

A few weeks ago, IBM premiered their new iPad app, The Minds of Modern Mathematics. This is an interactive timeline spanning from 1000 to 1950, with bios of famous mathematicians and their important results. Many of you have seen a … Continue reading

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Attracting more students to the math major – with shiny objects

The math major is not always the most popular one, especially at small liberal arts school like mine (there are some exceptions, of course). There are many people out there who think about how to attract more students to the … Continue reading

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