Category Archives: service

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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Thank you for doing all the invisible work that makes math possible

I finished teaching Algebra two weeks ago today. Since then, I have worked my way through list after to-do list. I  helped plan and manage a public lecture, wrote a bunch of letters of recommendation, wrote some internal research grant … Continue reading

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Mathematicians have a super power: problem-solving. This power must be good for more than wowing our students with trig substitution. Lately I have run into some inspiring examples of mathematicians working to help address some bigger problems in the larger … Continue reading

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