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- I am working on some problems in algebraic geometry relating to moduli spaces of curves.
- Most of my publications are available at the arXiv.org preprint server
- A few of my papers that are not available at arXiv.org have
been requested by several people. These include the following:
- T. Jarvis, Compactification of the universal Picard
over the moduli of stable curves. Mathematische Zeitschrift
**235**, 123-149 (2000). - T. Jarvis and J. Tanton, The Hairy
Ball Theorem via Sperner's Lemma. American Mathematical
Monthly,
**111**, no. 7, 599-603 (2004). - T. Jarvis, Class Size and Teacher Effects on Student Achievement and Dropout Rates in University-Level Calculus. Preprint.

- T. Jarvis, Compactification of the universal Picard
over the moduli of stable curves. Mathematische Zeitschrift

*Struggle and Success. Struggle is not weakness--it is how we grow.**That's How the Light Gets In.*(BYU Devotional 9 July 2013). Video (YouTube), Audio (mp3), Text (PDF)*I Was Never Any Good At Math.*(Oak Hills Stake Fireside December 2012, also given at Provo Rotary Club) Video (YouTube).*Advice for New Faculty (given at MAA MathFest) HTML Summary of Slides*

My students who were working on problems in tropical geometry and tropical algebra have all graduated. They do still have a webpage with various results and useful tools, such as Nathan Grigg's Maple code for studying tropical geometry and algebra.

The BYU Department of Mathematics is working to help inspire young people to study mathematics by producing a series of several high-quality, short films about careers and opportunities in mathematics.

The Series is called We Use Math! The first segment is complete and can be seen at the site We Use Math.com or on YouTube.

It has resources for students, parents, teachers, and others who want to know more about

- How math is used in everyday life,
- How lots of rewarding careers require math,
- How studying math makes you smarter, and
- How to succeed in math.

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