Category Archives: traveling

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

How do you determine whether or not to attend a particular conference? As a working example to see through to natural generalizations, let’s use the JMM. [Just to choose a conference we’ve all heard of, attend at least once in … 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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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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