Reflections on My All-Girls’ Education

My name is BaseballChica03 (well, not really), and I went to an all-girls’ high school. It was not a boarding school, but a Catholic school in my area. I come from an area that has literally dozens of Catholic high schools, most of which are single-gender. It’s not so strange to encounter someone like me around these parts. This weekend, though, I was at my high school friend Kay’s bachelorette party, and one of the other women in the group grilled us about what it was like going to school without any boys. She thought it was fascinating.
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The Beauty in Math

I had the absolute delight to view an example of the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef Project at a local museum yesterday. The project was started in 2005 by Margaret and Christine Wertheim  of the Institute For Figuring and was inspired by a presentation by Cornell mathematician Dr. Daina Taimina (read her original paper Crocheting the Hyperbolic Plane).  Read More The Beauty in Math