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Category Archives: joint math meetings
Should I Stay or Should I Go?
How do you determine whether or not to attend a particular conference? As a working example to see through to natural generalizations, let’s use the JMM. [Just to choose a conference we’ve all heard of, attend at least once in … Continue reading
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20 Questions–Job Interview, or First Date?
We are now in the peak of job season. Depending upon your branch, applications may have been due as early as October 1. Big deadlines are November 1, November 15, and December 1. Still, you should basically be done applying now—see … Continue reading
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Hello, World! I am Katherine (Kate) Thompson, and I’m a new co-editor for this blog. In a few weeks, I will be starting a tenure-track position at the United States Naval Academy. My basic bio and CV-esque stats can be … Continue reading
Posted in attracting math majors, bias, blogging, books, community engagement, dealing with rejection, job search, joint math meetings, minorities in mathematics, outreach, Welcome! Tagged diversity, inclusivity, job market, Welcome Comments Off on Hello, World!