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Category Archives: meeting famous mathematicians
GA Math Book Club Continues My spring and summer reading has been dominated by Swedish noir and giant historical novels, most recently the incredible A Place of Greater Safety by Hilary Mantel. The French Revolution—Aaaaaaaaaaah! So brutal! However, I needed … Continue reading
In what is definitely a first for Bates College, and a rare occurrence for Liberal Arts schools in general, this year’s commencement speaker was a mathematician. We were incredibly lucky to have Manjul Bhargava, Fields Medalist and Princeton professor (and hopefully new friend), deliver … Continue reading
I have spent the past three weeks attending back-to-back conferences (hence the title and lack of blog posts). I thought that instead of cramming all of the experiences into one long post, I would write about them separately this week. … Continue reading