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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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Math for the Liberal Arts (Professors)

Our internal summer research grants were due yesterday, and for the first time I tried to apply for one doesn’t involve students. A few years ago I received our internal grant for summer research with students, which went well. But … Continue reading

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Finding Ideas at the JMM

I was lucky to have the meetings on my doorstep this year, since otherwise I wouldn’t have been able to go at all. I’m not bold enough to drag my two-month-old on a long trip with me, even if I … Continue reading

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