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Posts from ‘January, 2009’

Mathematica talk on February 9th

On Monday, February 9th,  Andy Dorsett of Wolfram Research will give a talk on “Mathematica 7 in Education and Research”.  The talk will be from 4pm to 5:30 pm in Bagby Hall, Room 217, and will include time for questions. Mr. Dorsett’s abstract for the talk follows: To support the Hampden Sydney College site license, […]

A Culture of Inquiry

When Marcus and I first talked about starting a newsletter for the Math and CS department we were looking for ways to foster a culture of mathematical inquiry within the department. Our goal is that this blog should be a place where interesting ideas, problems, and questions can be raised and discussed. Keep this blog […]

Best job in the country: Mathematician

But don’t take my word for it.  Check out the Wall Street Journal article.  Some choice snippets: According to the study, mathematicians fared best in part because they typically work in favorable conditions…The study also considers pay, which was determined by measuring each job’s median income and growth potential. Mathematicians’ annual income was pegged at […]


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