Schwartz: Administrative questions? //no questions Schwartz: Math questions? //no questions Schwartz: Questions about alien life in the universe? Ace: Why do we exist? Schwartz: To do this: *jumps in a little dance* Katz: Is that a Proof by Dance of something? Schwartz: It's a Proof by Dance that this is why we exist. Hadar: What is humanity? Schwartz: ... The ability to ask that question. Student: I'm tired today. Schwartz: Then you should try to sleep more. That doesn't mean it's possible, but it's a solution when it is. Schwartz: ... that wasn't really a question.
//Schwartz has students move back and forth to demonstrate the Alternating Series Test Schwartz: This is a Proof by Dance. It is the only Proof by Dance I know of in mathematics.
//Choosing people to "volunteer" for an educational interpretive dance Schafer: I'm already laughing on the inside, and in a minute, we'll all be laughing on the outside.
//regarding dance troupes at UMD Junie Wu: You know what's sad, all the dance people like auditioning are black. I'm gonna be the only white person there.
//In reference to a Senior presentation Grossman: I hope they sing and dance. If they don't, I'll be upset. //Class laughs Grossman: I think I'll bring my taser and make sure.
// Talking about dance class Richard: We were the only girls in that class.
//students are discussing dance Student 1 (male): [splits are weird and make me uncomfortable] Student 2 (female): Shut up. No guy should be complaining about a girl's ability to open her legs.
// immediately after teaching the World-Famous Normal Curve Interpretive Dance Stein: That is The World-Famous... // Louis Wasserman spontaneously walks into the room (317) Stein: Do you remember? Wasserman: Oh, which is this? Stein: The World-Famous Normal Curve Interpretive Dance. Wasserman: Oh, heck yeah! Stein *to the class*: See, he graduated... Wasserman: ...three years ago. Stein: Three years ago, but it's still the highlight of his high school education. Wasserman: Absolutely!