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It’s Not a Competition…But We’re Still Ahead

Life is full of ironies and contradictions. Case in point: I write for two competitions (Who Wants to Be a Mathematician, and MATHCOUNTS), but I never have participated in a math competition myself. I hadn’t even heard of the Putnam … Continue reading

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Building Locality

My first three years out of graduate school, when I was in visiting positions, I was moving a lot and didn’t have much extra energy to dig into the communities where I lived. I made some great friends, but we … Continue reading

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Letter of Recommendation for a Boston Mathcation

Just got back from my month long research visit to the Boston area. I wrote last month about how hard it was to re-immerse myself in my research and writing for this visit, even though I desperately wanted to do … Continue reading

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