Category Archives: outreach

Lean With It/Rock With It

I feel like a bad feminist. And not in the Roxane Gay sense. More like in the literal sense. A female colleague of mine recently was talking about a “Lean In” group she was running on campus, and I asked … Continue reading

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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…), mathematicians working with and for those … Continue reading

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I’m Just Not a Math Person…

We as mathematicians seem practically hell-bent on removing the phrase “I’m just not a math person” from students’ vocabularies. Maybe that’s why they scream it so loudly and defiantly? Math has so many tactical advantages over sports and the arts. … Continue reading

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