Monthly Archives: May 2018

One thing I learned from Calculus, this time around

                    This blog post is about how I gave an assignment that I regret and am embarrassed about. It all starts four years ago, when I gave my Calculus II students … Continue reading

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Student (Mathematical) Modeling Competition

Note that if you mention to professors outside the sciences that you are judging a student modeling contest, you may want to be a little more specific. This spring, Hood fielded a team for the SIMIODE math modeling competition, graciously hosted … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season for Pi Mu Epsilon induction ceremonies

Early this spring, two students approached me about starting a chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon at Colorado College. PME is the main Mathematics honor society in the US.  Started at Syracuse University in 1914, it has now spread to 398 other … Continue reading

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