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  • What Am I Doing in Grad School?

    August 6, 2016

    I suspect this is a question I will ask myself from time to time over the next several years. What am I doing, with my undergraduate degree over thirty...

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  • It’s Nothing Personal. It’s Just Business.

    January 10, 2016

    Otto Berman was, by all accounts, a brilliant mathematician. His early work as an accountant catapulted him to unprecedented success when he took a job with an up-and-coming company...

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  • Write When the Spirit Moves You

    January 8, 2016

    It was a night when sleep eluded me, when the continental divide between my deepest life questions and the trivial worries of the day narrowed into a sliver of fear....

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  • You Can’t Ride Two Bikes

    July 13, 2015

    My favorite image of Charlotte is Tryon Street during the 2012 Democratic National Convention at CarolinaFest, the public celebration that was the capstone to Charlotte’s shining moment. I remember looking...

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  • What if the Hokey Pokey Really Is What It’s All About?

    January 16, 2015

    I’ve performed the hokey pokey in about half a dozen countries, with Mongolian guides in the Gobi desert and indigenous people in the high Andean mountains. While the locals...

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