A Weekly Dose of Bollobás

  A Weekly Dose of Bollobás: The Mathematics Directed Reading Program   By MICHEAL KIELSTRA   Mathematics is taught in different ways. Some people prefer the large lecture format, others the small seminar, and still others that venerable Harvard institution, the long night alone with a textbook and a problem set. This year, while promoting all of these, the mathematics department is trying something different. I was privileged enough to secure a spot in their inaugural Directed Reading Program. The DRP, as those in the know call it, works by pairing up a graduate student with an undergraduate. They then …

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