Author Archives: Beth Malmskog

Summer Research with Undergraduates Plus Fun

I had my first-ever summer research students this year: sophomore Jerrell Cockerham and senior Zhaopeng Li worked together on a problem about row complete Latin squares, and senior Sam Kottler is working on a cool project in locally recoverable codes. … Continue reading

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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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‘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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