## Math Phobia

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

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

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

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

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

Here’s a tough question for you: Suppose you have a flexible ball that can pass through itself [perhaps use different language here, difficult to…

For so many of us, mathematics can be a daunting field. Math often seems like an insurmountable obstacle, which we may feel will never…

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

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.”

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.

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

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

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