Category Archives: mentoring

A Case for Pre-College Outreach

Historically, mathematicians never dealt with any students who were not legal adults. While now there has been an increase of math circles and (summer) math camps and math competitions (epsilon is greater than zero‚Ķ), mathematicians working with and for those … Continue reading

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The Hardest Days to Teach

There are only a few days where I was so upset that I did not want to teach. The first instance was in grad school when my adviser told me he was denied tenure. The most recent was two years … Continue reading

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This fall I helped some students organize the Villanova Student Chapter of the Association for Women in Mathematics (VSCAWM). While we currently have the worst acronym ever, the group is going really well. I decided to start a student chapter … Continue reading

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