Updates from MƒA

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    November 13, 2017

    The impacts of climate change are here, now. Extreme weather events and rising sea levels are affecting communities across the world today, and will continue to do so with mounting...


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    October 13, 2017

    After a full day of teaching, I used to eat meals on the train to get to my graduate classes on time. I lost three pants sizes between 2007 and 2008 because I wheeled a laptop cart...


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    Courtney and Brian

    June 21, 2017

    Teaching is the most complex job in the world. We shape the future. We motivate students, deal with ever-changing expectations, and tackle mounds of paperwork. Through it all, we operate...


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    April 26, 2017

    To put it kindly, my teaching career has entered its second half.  By rough estimate, that amounts to 3,000 students, or 30,000 exams graded (at the ridiculously low rate of 10 tests per...


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    March 30, 2017

    Can any one name a mathematician? Of course you can! But what if I asked you to name a female mathematician? This requires a little more thought, I bet.


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    February 28, 2017

    Eugenia Cheng, the author of How to Bake Pi, said in a colloquium she gave at MƒA this past fall that mathematics is best learned through understanding and play.