## Math Phobia

November 12th, 2012 | *by Carali Van Otteren*

Math seems to be one of those things that you either love or you hate. I could sit and do

November 12th, 2012 | *by Carali Van Otteren*

Math seems to be one of those things that you either love or you hate. I could sit and do

November 1st, 2012 | *by Jonah Scheinerman*

Here’s an interesting math problem you probably wouldn’t have heard in your standard high school / middle school math classes:

October 25th, 2012 | *by Jonah Scheinerman*

I think one of my favorite math classes I have taken was Calculus II, which I took it my senior

October 18th, 2012 | *by Jonah Scheinerman*

Computers have defeated the world’s greatest human chess players. Computers can sift through the huge expanse of the Internet to find

October 4th, 2012 | *by Jonah Scheinerman*

Here’s a tough question for you: Suppose you have a flexible ball that can pass through itself [perhaps use different

September 27th, 2012 | *by Jonah Scheinerman*

For so many of us, mathematics can be a daunting field. Math often seems like an insurmountable obstacle, which we

March 7th, 2012 | *by Michelle Lu*

Yesterday in my computer programming class, my professor stood stoutly in front of the two hundred-plus student audience and started

January 17th, 2012 | *by Lexie Tourek*

The Math Department held its annual Marjorie Lee Browne Colloquium yesterday in celebration of MLK Jr. Day, featuring University of Colorado Professor James H. Curry lecturing on “Mentoring in the Mathematical Sciences: Good intentions are not enough.”

December 9th, 2011 | *by Leslie Horwitz*

In the face of the failure of a perspective, Thomas Edison once optimistically said, “we now know a thousand ways not to make the light bulb.” Edison rightly saw these failed perspectives as a cost worth bearing

September 30th, 2011 | *by Lexie Tourek*

“It’s the subtle things that slowly eat at you.” This was the collective message from three female UM math professors,

January 11th, 2011 | *by Lexie Tourek*

I’ve written before about being a Math and Womyn’s Studies major, mostly focusing on the how important the intersection of

October 8th, 2010 | *by Lexie Tourek*

As a dual major in Mathematics and Women’s Studies, I often hear: “wow, what an odd combination.” Even though there