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Lessons from a student poster session

I wrote last semester about my low-grade terror over teaching our senior seminar, which happens to be our math history class. This semester I’m teaching its continuation, which is a one-credit class facilitating their math history research project. Which has … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Guest Lecture

I’m not sure where this month went. I mean, obviously that’s how we all feel at the end of every month. But there’s this thing with four-month-old babies where they suddenly need to re-learn how to sleep. So they sleep … Continue reading

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Working While Nursing

Here was my view for a good chunk of the Joint Mathematics Meetings, where I was holed up for the third time that day in theĀ  lactation room. My then-two-month-old baby was an hour away at home, so if I … Continue reading

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