Monthly Archives: December 2015


Happy winter break! I’m spending mine in Wyoming and Colorado, cross-country skiing, doing crossword puzzles, eating, and hanging out with my parents’ dogs, then heading up to Seattle to blog for the AMS at the Joint Math Meetings. I am … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up the Semester: Linear Algebra Poster Session

My department likes to use projects in its courses, and while I’ve assigned them in lower-level courses, I’ve never had upper-level students do a research project before. I was nervous about turning my class loose on a project without a … Continue reading

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Talking Math at Graterford Prison

Last week I gave a very unusual math talk. It was at Graterford Prison, a maximum-security men’s prison in the Philadelphia area, and my colleague Katie Haymaker and I were there to talk about math. Villanova runs a degree-granting program at … Continue reading

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