Category Archives: grading

The final lap

Winter semester just ended here at Bates, and it has been a crazy couple of weeks (as perhaps evidenced by my absence from the blogosphere). Since there has been little else on my mind recently, I will just share some … Continue reading

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Tropical Mathematics: A Vacation Diary

My Winter vacation is almost over (our semester starts on Monday), and as is often the case, it didn’t feel much like a vacation. I DID get to come home to Venezuela, spent some time at the beach, and spent … Continue reading

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New Semester’s Resolutions

This is the time of year when everyone is back on a diet or the treadmill, calling loved ones frequently, saving money, etc. We are all looking back on last year and deciding what we need to change, do better, … Continue reading

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