Monthly Archives: December 2011

Girls’ Angle Bulletin, Volume 5, Number 2

The latest issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin is now available. This issue kicks off with the concluding half of Winding Numbers by Stanford professor Søren Galatius.  The cover design is inspired by his article…the drawing is one long loop … Continue reading

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Palindrome Madness: Goodbye 2011, Hello 2012!

Maybe it’s because I’m in the midst of writing hundreds of problems for SUMiT 2012 that I feel like I’m seeing palindromic numbers everywhere! (Even in the date: 12/21…) For those of us born in or before 1991, we’ve lived … Continue reading

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Random Ramblings

With the next issue of the Bulletin, the 2012 Joint Mathematics Meeting, and SUMiT 2012 on the horizon, I haven’t had much time to blog. But I wanted to mention a few things that caught my attention these last couple … Continue reading

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SUMiT 2012

Today, the US math educational landscape is speckled over with math competitions. There are so many, in fact, that one might get the impression that advanced mathematics is a competition. Even in competitions that have a team component, the teams … Continue reading

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