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When early-career meets early-family

When my husband was first starting out in grad school, he took a crosslisted graduate/undergraduate physics class. One day the professor looked away from the board for a moment, gazed out at the class, and said, seemingly apropos of nothing, “Academia … Continue reading

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Ximera Updates

Last year I wrote about a cool project I’d joined called Ximera. Bart Snapp and Jim Fowler at OSU have been developing a great set of tools to turn LaTeX documents into interactive websites for students. Within one of these sites, … Continue reading

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MAA Section Meetings

Hood College has been heavily involved in the MAA for years and years, and our whole department always attends – and sometimes runs chunks of – the section meetings. Thanks to Project NExT I’d at least heard a bit about what the … Continue reading

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