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Nothing more permanent than the temporary: An interview with Zvezdelina Stankova

This article is part of STEMinism in the Spotlight, a monthly interview series. Zvezdelina Stankova is a teaching professor of mathematics at UC Berkeley and the founder and director of the Berkeley Math Circle, a weekly math circle for elementary, middle and high school students. She found her passion for mathematics as an elementary school

An Edible Education

When was the last time you thought about your lettuce—I mean, really thought about it? Where did you buy it? How was it packaged and transported? Where was it grown? Who harvested it? How many other heads of lettuce just like it weren’t lucky enough to end up in your kitchen, and where did they