Inspiration and Fun Stuff
Here are some miscellaneous items, including inspirational speeches, articles, poetry, and my Grandma:
- What I Wish They'd Told
Me. Presentation at the Virginia Tech New Faculty Orientation,
- Haiku. Written between September
11, 2001 and July 2005.
- Useful Is As Useful Does. Guest
Faculty Corner column, Tech News, Worcester Polytechnic
Institute student newspaper, April 12, 2005.
- Personal Statement. This
document is a statement of my philosophy of teaching, research,
service, and what it means to be an academic citizen; it was written
in December 2004.
- Rule Zero: It's
Gotta Matter. Commencement Address at the Virginia Tech Fall
Commencement Exercises, December 2003.
- Raise The
Bar. Presentation at the Virginia Tech Diggs Teaching Scholars
Roundtable, September 1997.
- Why Major In
Math? If you need any encouragement to major in mathematics,
here's a good place to start.