On today's episode I talk with Professor David Bressoud the DeWitt Wallace Professor of Mathematics at Macalester College and the President of the Mathematical Association of America. We discuss how to change your calculus course, how to make your students read, and exactly how old the MAA really is.
On today's episode I talk with president of the American Mathematical Society and Professor at Penn State University, we discuss: Partition Functions, whether or not he happens to wear a pith helmet, and why computers are really just pencils with power steering. You can find out more about Professor Andrews and his fascinating career at
In the second episode I talk with University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. We discuss which type of 4 is best, writing for the Putnam, and a connection between comedy writing and mathematics. You can find you more about Prof. Reznick, and read his fantastic articles, at his website http://www.math.uiuc.edu/~reznick/
In our inagrual episode I gave Graph Theorist extraordinaireGary Chartrand from Western Michigan Univserity. We talk about everything from: the type of questions to ask, why math should be viewed as creative, the difference between writing papers and books, to, oddly enough, comic books and musicals. You can learn more about Prof. Chartrand by visiting his website at http://homepages.wmich.edu/~zhang/gary.html
I am the host of Strongly Connected Components. I am also a graduate student at University of Nevada Las Vegas. If you want to leave me some feedback of give me some recommendations please email me at sccmathpodcast[at]gmail.com