Monthly Archives: February 2018

Thank you for doing all the invisible work that makes math possible

I finished teaching Algebra two weeks ago today. Since then, I have worked my way through list after to-do list. I  helped plan and manage a public lecture, wrote a bunch of letters of recommendation, wrote some internal research grant … Continue reading

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Ph.D. Plus Epsilon/2, and the American Math Competition

Halfway there! I’ve heard back from the committee and the administration, and passed my third-year review with flying colors. The only constructive criticism was a suggestion to get my in-preparation manuscripts submitted, which, well, duh. It’ll happen. I’ve heard I … Continue reading

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Rings first Abstract Algebra? Yes. Three and a half weeks? Yes. Recovery? In progress.

You may (or may not) have noticed that I have been totally absent from PhD Plus Epsilon for the last 6 weeks. If saw my office right now, you’d definitely notice that it looks like someone ransacked the place and … Continue reading

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