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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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Thoughts on Traveling: Doing the Math on My Carbon Footprint and Work-Life Balance

The most consistent advice I have received on being successful in math: Do good work. Stay connected with the mathematical community. Ok. How do we do these things?  Early career mathematicians are especially encouraged to: Collaborate. Go to conferences. Participate … 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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