administrivia

news of the day: the mandatory workshop poll results

A week or so ago I asked Math graduate students the following: The Climate, Equity and Inclusion Committee of the department of mathematics wants to ask the Office for Access and Equity to conduct mandatory in-person anti-sexual harassment training workshops. For now, it is intended just for the incoming graduate students in our program. This

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what AMS is not doing, but probably should be

American Mathematical Society is the dominant professional organization for mathematicians working in research-active places, – mostly, departments of mathematics with PhD programs. This is a large organization, counting around 30 thousands members (this includes however folks outside of the US, retirees, and many others). AMS is doing many things that other professional organizations do: it

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