Grad Student Resources
My Resources for Graduate Students
- Government funding
- CU funding
- AMS Blog Post listing funding
- Third party list of funding sources
- NSF Graduate Fellowships
- DOD Graduate Fellowships
- September: submit an abstract or apply to the AMS for funding to attend the JMM
- October: apply for an NSF graduate fellowship or postdoctoral fellowship
- December: apply for DOD Graduate Fellowships
Undergrad Student Resources
My Resources for Undergraduates
- Proof of Concept, a blog for math majors
- Homework Strategies
- Reading your math textbook
- Study Math by Speaking It – study suggestions inspired by language learning
- Why you should not use “right-side-left-side” proofs – I’m serious!
Can the internet do your homework?
- Yes. The internet can do your homework for you. So can your friends, your mother, and your tutor. That’s not the point. Study (and drink) responsibly.
- Dr. Math – Math questions answered! This site has accumulated answers from over a decade by volunteer math “doctors.” (I used to be one! See the thanks Dr. Math gets.) Use the search box first; there’s a 99% chance someone has asked your question before.
- Mathematics at StackExchange – Math questions answered! This is a newer, community-run site where you can “ask the hive.” Use the search box first; there’s a 98% chance someone has asked your question before.
- Wolfram Alpha – Math questions answered! See whether the computer would pass calculus.
- Math Forum Digital Library – catalogue of web resources
- CalcPlot3D – very extensive graphing/visualisation tool
Using LaTeX to type mathematics
- Introduction to Latex – installing and how to type.
- Detexify – To find a symbol you want to know.
- WriteLatex.Com – No need to install software or visit the lab – typeset online!
- Templates: tex file and expected output.
- Tex Stackexchange – question and answer service from the hive mind