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Courtney Gibbons
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Attended University of Nebraska–Lincoln
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Outrage Over Government’s Animal Experiments Leads To USDA Review http://n.pr/1BY5Y4q Some of the outrageous experiments in here seem even more offensive if you believe (as I do) that we have enough information to make a fairly good predictive model for…
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totally agree. Farm animals should be killed swiftly and then slowly sauteed over medium heat.
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Legend had it that, during the invasion, Archimedes was so engrossed in the study of a geometric…

Legend had it that, during the invasion, Archimedes was so engrossed in the study of a geometric figure in the sand that he failed to respond to the questioning of a Roman soldier. As a result, he was speared to death. After reading this, Sophie Germain…
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"...during the invasion [of Syracuse], ..."!
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Today, as part of the AGAM camp, the girls had a mini course on aerodynamics. And then we flew in tiny airplanes. I wish I could say that this post was going to contain some math, but really, I’m just going to post pictures. I got to steer the plane, to…
Today, as part of the AGAM camp, the girls had a mini course on aerodynamics. And then we flew in tiny airplanes. I wish I could say that this post was going to contain some math, but really, I'm j...
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Before I went to graduate school and became a commutative algebraist, I did a little work in graph theory. It was fun! I proved theorems! My mentor/coauthor Josh Laison provided a wonderful introduction to the fun inherent in doing research. Well, roughly…
Before I went to graduate school and became a commutative algebraist, I did a little work in graph theory. It was fun! I proved theorems! My mentor/coauthor Josh Laison provided a wonderful introdu...
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Well. Phew. The first year is over! I have so much to reflect on, but instead, here’s some new stuff on the horizon: Next year, I’ll be: the Honor Court. First real committee work, and I hope that it will let me see some of the best students at Hamilton…
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The argument I’ve always heard for why leaves or branches grow by rotating around a stem/trunk one golden angle at a time is that this is an optimal mutation. I’ve even heard this as a explanation for why clovers typically have three leaves. I’m not sure…
The argument I've always heard for why leaves or branches grow by rotating around a stem/trunk one golden angle at a time is that this is an optimal mutation. I've even heard this as a explanation ...
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This week, I’m teaching one of the parallel “Codes and Cryptography” classes at the All Girls/All Math camp at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. It’s so much fun to be in a room full of budding mathematicians from all over the country, and it reminds me of…
This week, I'm teaching one of the parallel "Codes and Cryptography" classes at the All Girls/All Math camp at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. It's so much fun to be in a room full of budding mathe...
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Sometimes when I say I’m going to work at a coffee shop, I realize that it sounds like…

Sometimes when I say I’m going to work at a coffee shop, I realize that it sounds like I’m changing careers. But today is the first time I’ve been mistaken for an actual employee at an actual coffee shop. My latest, greatest thought was just interrupted…
Sometimes when I say I'm going to work at a coffee shop, I realize that it sounds like I'm changing careers. But today is the first time I've been mistaken for an actual employee at an actual coffe...
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The following NPR story starts with an anecdote about Kepler. Apparently, he was trying to find himself a wife, and he had 11 candidates, but he was too thorough in interviewing them (read: slow!), and they all got impatient and rejected him. Damn. Turns…
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  • University of Nebraska–Lincoln
    Ph.D. Mathematics, 2007 - 2013
  • Colorado College
    B.A. Mathematics, 2003 - 2006
  • University of Nebraska–Lincoln
    M.S. Mathematics, 2007 - 2009
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I am a Connecticut native, a Coloradan at heart, a former resident of Lincoln, NE, and a new transplant to Clinton, NY.

I'm an assistant professor of mathematics at Hamilton College.  Prior to that, I received my PhD at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (in commutative algebra and homological algebra). Some of my mathematical interests are: Boij-Soederberg theory for graded rings and algebras, depth theorems for local rings, and the translation of results arising from string theory and noncommutative algebra into the commutative algebra setting.

I am also committed to mathematical outreach.
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  • Hamilton College
    Assistant Professor, 2013 - present
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    Graduate Student, 2007 - 2013
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Lincoln, NE - Woodbridge, CT - Colorado Springs, CO
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If you're vegetarian (or vegan!), this is a nice place to add to your near-campus lunch rotation. Many of the curries can come vegan, and the waitstaff is friendly and knowledgeable. It won't blow your mind, but it is a solid, tasty lunch venue.
Food: Very GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Excellent
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reviewed 2 years ago
Quick and tasty place for vegetarians and vegans to grab a bite in the French quarter.
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reviewed 4 years ago
This is a great addition to the Haymarket. The bread is fresh and the soups are comforting yet innovative. This is a great place for a lunch date!
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This restaurant serves delicious, wholesome food--I just wish it was open more often and didn't run out of my favorite soups right away!
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reviewed 7 years ago
Maggie's wraps, soups, muffins--you name it!--are the best game in town for a quick, satisfying, vegan (or vegetarian) meal.
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