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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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Working While Nursing

Here was my view for a good chunk of the Joint Mathematics Meetings, where I was holed up for the third time that day in the  lactation room. My then-two-month-old baby was an hour away at home, so if I … Continue reading

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