Monthly Archives: September 2012

A mathematician reads the newspaper

For this edition of the blog, I just wanted to share some of the news stories and blogs that have caught my attention in the past few months, making this more of a meta-blog post. I borrowed the title of … Continue reading

Posted in minorities in mathematics, public awareness of mathematics, research, teaching, women in math | 2 Comments

To Ph.D. or not to Ph.D.

The Fall semester, as many of us know, is a popular semester for writing letters of recommendation and advising seniors on their future. As a math professor in a small liberal arts school, I am aware that many (most?) of … Continue reading

Posted in graduate school | 10 Comments