## Wednesday, August 3

### Committee Meeting

#### Board of Governors Meeting

*8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Fairfield*

### Registration

*1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Regency Foyer*

### Social Event

#### PME-MAA Student Reception

*4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Union D*

### Social Event

#### Math Jeopardy

*5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Union Station Ballroom 1 (Columbus Conv. Ctr.)*

### Social Event

#### Exhibit Hall & Grand Opening Reception

*6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Battelle South*

## Thursday, August 4

### Registration

*8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Regency Foyer*

### Invited Address

#### MAA Invited Address

##### Mathematical Sense and Nonsense outside the Classroom: How Well Are We Preparing Our Students to Tell the Difference?

*8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m., Regency Ballroom*

**Robert Megginson**, *University of Michigan*

### Invited Paper Sesssion

#### Knot Theory, Part A

*8:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m, Fairfield*

##### Turning Knots into Flowers: Petal Number and Related Problems

*8:30 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.*

**Colin Adams, ***Williams College*

##### Knot Mathematical Fiddlestix: An Introduction to Lattice Knots

*9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.*

**Jennifer McLoud-Mann,** *University of Washington, Bothell*

##### Problems Related to Spanning Surfaces of Knots

*9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.*

**Cynthia Curtis,** *College of New Jersey*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### TCPS #5: Inviting All Students to Do Mathematics - Engaging Courses, Projects, and Activities for Liberal Arts Students, Part A

*8:30 a.m. - 10:05 a.m., Union B*

##### Pascal, Rascals and Inquiry

*8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.*

**Philip Hotchkiss**, *Westfield State University*

##### Mathematics around Central Field-Trips

*8:50 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.*

**Brandy Wiegers**, *Central Washington University*

~~How I Spent My Summer Vacation or How to Plan and Organize a Math Study Abroad~~ (CANCELED)

*9:10 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.*

**Pamela Peters**, *San Juan College*

**Lisa Ruffier**, *San Juan College*

##### Making Polynomials Fun for All via Polynomiography

*9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.*

**Bahman Kalantari**, *Rutgers University*

##### Puzzles + Games = Analytical Thinking

*9:50 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.*

**Edmund Lamagna**, *University of Rhode Island*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Geometry

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Union D*

##### Perturbing Isolated Points of Algebraic Space Curves

*8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m.*

**Adam Coffman**, *Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne*

**Jiří Lebl**, *Oklahoma State University*

##### Deriving Formulas for the Perfect 19-Sided Enneadecagon

*8:45 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.*

**Genghmun Eng**, *FFRDC Retired Scientist*

##### Geometry through Guided Inquiry

*9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.*

**David M. Clark**, *SUNY New Paltz*

##### Take a Ride on the Parallel Transport

*9:15 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.*

**Jeff Johannes**, *SUNY Geneseo*

##### Deriving the Finite Geometry of Pappus from a Simpler Set of Axioms

*9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.*

**Stephen Andrilli**, *La Salle University*

##### Defining the Energy of a Knot

*9:50 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.*

**Richard G. Ligo**, *University of Iowa*

##### Special Polynomials and Minimal Surfaces

*10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.*

**Peter Connor**, *Indiana University South Bend*

##### A Trisectrix from a Carpenter’s Square

*10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.*

**David Richeson**, *Dickinson College*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Linear & Abstract Algebra

*8:30 a.m. - 10:10 a.m., Union E*

##### A Useful Shortcut for Computing (Some) Matrix Determinants and Inverses

*8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m.*

**Aaron M. Montgomery**, *Baldwin Wallace University*

##### A Classification of Small Operators Using Graph Theory

*8:45 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.*

**Jonathan Lopez**, *Canisius College*

**Terrence Bisson**, *Canisius College*

##### Matrix Differential Equations: Noncommutative Variation of Parameters

*9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.*

**Andrew K. Greene**, *Manhattan College*

##### The Structure of a Polynomial Ring R[*x*] and R[*x*,sigma,delta] Relative to the Structure of *R*

*9:15 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.*

**Irawati Irawati**, *Institut Teknologi Bandung*

##### When is a Polynomial Isomorphic to an Even Polynomial?

*9:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.*

**Chad Awtrey**, *Elon University*

**James Beuerle**, *Elon University*

**Michael Keenan**, *Elon University*

##### Density of a Normal Subgroup of the Invertibles in Certain Multiplier Algebras

*9:45 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.*

**Tracy Robin**, *University of Louisiana at Lafayette*

##### Permutation Groups and Sliding Disk Puzzles

*10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.*

**Lee Raney**, *University of North Alabama*

~~Pancake Worlds~~ (CANCELED)

*10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.*

**Charles Buehrle**, *Franklin & Marshal College*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #1

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Madison*

#### MAA Student Paper Session #2

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Fayette*

#### MAA Student Paper Session #3

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Clark*

#### MAA Student Paper Session #4

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Champaign*

### MAA MathFest 2016 Exhibit Hall

*9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Battelle South*

### Invited Address

#### AMS-MAA Joint Invited Address

##### Understanding Symplectic Geometry and Topology through Polytopes and Lattice Points (NEW)

*Thursday, August 4, 9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m., Regency Ballroom*

**Tara Holm****, ***Cornell University*

**Please Note: This talk is replacing Ravi Vakil's address listed in the program. Dr. Vakil is unable to speak at MAA MathFest 2016.**

### Invited Address

#### Earle Raymond Hedrick Lecture Series

##### Hedrick Lecture 1. The Group Law on Elliptic Curves

*10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m., Regency Ballroom*

**Hendrik Lenstra**, *Universiteit Leiden*

### Other Mathematical Session

#### MAA Prize Session

*11:35 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., Regency Ballroom*

### Invited Address

#### The Jean Bee Chan and Peter Stanek Lecture for Students

##### Zombies & Calculus: A Survival Guide

*1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Regency Ballroom*

**Colin Adams**, *Williams College*

### Panel Session

#### Quantitative Literacy at the Post-Secondary Level: Future Directions in Research

*1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m., McKinley*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### TCPS #1: Fostering a Problem-Solving Culture for Students

*1:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m., Taft A*

##### Creating a Culture of Engagement

*1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.*

**Heidi Hulsizer**, *Benedictine College*

##### Undergraduate Involvement in Problem Solving at Youngstown State University

*1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.*

**George T. Yates**, *Youngstown State University*

##### The Great Escape: Undergraduate Problem Solving for Freedom

*1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Elizabeth A. Peitz**, *University of Central Florida*

##### Dead Poets Society

*2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.*

**Ron Taylor**, *Berry College*

**Robert Vallin**, *Lamar University*

##### Reflections on a Puzzle-Themed Scavenger Hunt

*2:20 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.*

**Andrew Penland**, *Western Carolina University*

##### Student Problem Solving at Math Club Meetings: You Don't Have To Do It Alone

*2:40 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.*

**Julie Barnes**, *Western Carolina University*

##### Evolution of a Problem-Solving Culture: One Department's Experience

*3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.*

**J. Lyn Miller**, *Slippery Rock University*

##### How to Create It, How to Solve It, and What to Do with It: A Problem-Posing Primer

*3:20 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.*

**Greg Oman**, *University of Colorado, Colorado Springs*

##### Designing an Introductory Seminar To Encourage Problem Solving In Mathematics

*3:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.*

**Laurie Zack**, *High Point University*

##### What I Learned and What I Hope Students Learned from Running a Problem Solving Seminar

*4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.*

**Nicholas Long**, *Stephen F. Austin State University*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 2. Visualizing Projective Geometry through Photographs and Perspective Drawings, Part A

*1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Taft B*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### TCPS #10: Recreational Mathematics: Puzzles, Card Tricks, Games, Gambling, and Sports, Part A

*1:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Taft C*

##### Using Algebra to Solve Two Popular Puzzles That Aren't Sudoku

*1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.*

**Stephen Adams**, *Cabrini University*

##### Locker Lotto

*1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.*

**Ying Zhou**, *Rhode Island College*

**Walter G. Gall**, *Rhode Island College*

##### Mathematical Strategies for the Game of SET ^{®}

*1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Anne Quinn**, *Edinboro University of PA*

##### An Analysis of *Sorry!*

*2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.*

**Gordon A. Swain**, *Ashland University*

##### Chutes and Ladderless

*2:20 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.*

**Darren Glass**, *Gettysburg College*

**Jonathan Needleman**, *LeMoyne College*

**Stephen Lucas**, *James Madison University*

##### Risk and war: Is a Good Offense the Best Defense?

*2:40 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.*

**Flavia Sancier-Barbosa**, *Antioch College*

##### Strategic Placement in *Ticket to Ride*^{©}

*3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.*

**Kimberly Jordan Burch**, *Indiana University of Pennsylvania*

**Rachelle Bouchat**, *Indiana University of Pennsylvania*

**Derek Hanely**, *Indiana University of Pennsylvania*

**Mitchell Ponchione**, *Indiana University of Pennsylvania*

**Aaron Werner**, *Indiana University of Pennsylvania*

##### The Topology of Knight's Tours on Surfaces

*3:20 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.*

**Bradley Forrest**, *Stockton University*

**Kara Teehan**, *Rutgers University*

~~Two-Player games on Arithmetic Expressions, Graphs, and Checkerboards~~ (CANCELED)

*3:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.*

**Sarang Aravamuthan**, *Tata Consultancy Services*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 4. Teaching the Lebesgue Integral to Undergraduates

*1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Taft D*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### TCPS #4: CAMP: Calculus Applied Mathematics Projects

*1:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Franklin A*

##### Travel Inspired Projects

*1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.*

**Ellen Swanson**, *Center College*

##### The Calculus of New York City’s Subways

*1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.*

**Jared Warner**, *Guttman Community College*

##### Complex, Technology-Based Problems in Calculus

*1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Brian Winkel, Emeritus of US Military Academy**, *West Point NY and Director of SIMIODE*

##### Using Group Projects to Extend Coverage

*2:00 p.m - 2:15 p.m.*

**Stepan Paul**, *UC Santa Barbara*

##### Cookies and Cars in Calculus

*2:20 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.*

**Stacy Hoehn**, *Franklin College*

##### Calculus in Clinical Medicine: Using the Campus Simulation Center to Motivate and Apply Calculus

*2:40 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.*

**Melissa Stoner**, *Salisbury University*

##### Removing Distortion in Star Images with Calculus

*3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.*

**Christina Selby**, *Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology*

##### Gravity with First Year Calculus

*3:20 pm. - 3:35 p.m.*

**Jerry D. Schermerhorn**, *Owens Community College*

##### The “Force” of Interest

*3:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.*

**Victor Piercey**, *Ferris State University*

### Themed Contributed Paper Sessions

#### TCPS #6: My Favorite Math Circle Problem

*1:00 p.m. - 5:20 p.m., Franklin C*

##### Tiling with Pentagons

*1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.*

**Judith Covington**, *LSU Shreveport*

##### The Check Is in the Mail

*1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.*

**Mary Garner**, *Kennesaw State University*

**Virginia Watson**, *Kennesaw State University*

##### Measuring Up: Perfect Rulers

*1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Chris Bolognese**, *Columbus Academy*

**Raj Shah**, *Math Plus Academy*

##### First Survey of National Association of Math Circles

*2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.*

**Diana White**, *University of Colorado Denver*

**Brandy S. Wiegers**, *Central Washington University, NAMC*

##### Using Tools to Communicate in a Math Teachers’ Circle

*2:20 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.*

**Sandra Richardson**, *National Science Foundation*

##### Making Infinitely Many Mistakes Deliberately -- Iteration

*2:40 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.*

**Robert Sachs**, *George Mason University*

##### Fractals: Theory, Application- and Business Cards?

*3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.*

**Douglas B. Meade**, *University of South Carolina*

##### Stimulating Math Curriculum for Students from Challenging Socio-Economic Backgrounds

*3:20 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.*

**Alessandra Pantano**, *University of California, Irvine*

##### Visualize the Two Conjugate Complex Roots for Quadratic Equations

*3:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.*

**Li Feng**, *Albany State University*

**Janis T. Carthon**, *Albany State University*

**Courtney L. Brown**, *Albany State University*

##### Projective Geometry Hidden Inside: Can You Spot It?

*4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.*

**Thomas Clark**, *Dordt College*

##### The Mathematics of Shidoku

*4:20 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.*

**Crystal Lorch**, *Ball State University*

**John Lorch**, *Ball State University*

##### Pirate Zombie Math

*4:40 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.*

**Angie Hodge**, *University of Nebraska Omaha*

##### Discussion

*5:00 p.m. - 5:20 p.m.*

**Diana White**, *NAMC*

**Brianna Donaldson**, *AIM*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### TCPS #9: Novel Introductions to Non-Euclidean Geometry

*1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m., Union A*

##### Bending Students' Intuition

*1:00 p.m. - 1;15 p.m.*

**Thomas Q. Sibley**, *St. John's University, College of St. Benedict*

##### Concrete Conics and Pencils in Projective Geometry

*1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.*

**Michael Hvidsten**, *Gustavus Adolphus College*

##### Explorations Using Cinderella

*1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Ruth I. Berger**, *Luther College*

##### Introducing Spacetime Geometry: Relativity on Rotated Graph Paper

*2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.*

**Roberto Salgado**, *University of Wisconsin La Crosse*

### Workshop

#### What’s the Story? A Graduate Student Workshop on Formulating a Research Presentation for a General Audience

*1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m., Union C*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Applied Mathematics

*1:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m., Union D*

##### Mathematical and Computational Modeling of Anaesthetic-Induced Neural Oscillations

*1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.*

**Israel Ncube**, *Alabama A&M University*

##### A Spatial Model for the Conservation of Sheepshead *(Archosargus Probatocephalus)*

*1:15 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.*

**Leslie Jones**, *University of Tampa*

**Bridgette Froeschke**, *University of Tampa*

##### Unified, Simpler and Time Saving Solution of a Polar Vector Equation by the Method of Vector Rotation

*1:30 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.*

**Narasimha S. Malladi**, *Malladi Academy*

~~Gödel Metric & the Penrose Interpretation of Gravitizing Quantum Mechanics~~ (CANCELED)

*1:45 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Patrick M. Lank**, *University of Massachusetts - Lowell*

##### Toward Generalized Gravity

*2:00 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.*

**Dennis G. Collins**, *UPR-Mayaguez*

##### Investigations in Star Formation: A Model to Consider in a First Course in Partial Differential Equations

*2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.*

**Lisa Holden**, *Northern Kentucky University*

##### Project Based Learning via Density Functional Theory

*2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.*

**Barry C. Husowitz**, *Wentworth Institute of Technology*

##### An Optimal Domain Decomposition Algorithm for Non-symmetric Problem

*2:45 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.*

**Lopamudra Chakravarty**, *Kent State University*

##### Nonoscillatory Solutions of Two Dimensional Nonlinear Dynamical Systems with Delay

*3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.*

**Ozkan Ozturk**, *Missouri University of Science and Technology*

**Elvan Akin**, *Missouri University of Science and Technology*

*"You've Never Heard of the Millennium Falcon?"*: Steering Han Solo's Spacecraft Using Chaos Control

*3:15 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.*

**Matthew A. Morena**, *Young Harris College*

##### Improved Laplace Decomposition Method For Solving Nonlinear Initial Value Problems

*3:30 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.*

**Johnson A. Osilaguin**, *University of Lagos*

##### Considering the Circular Cascade

*3:45 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.*

**Denver Stahl**, *Washington & Jefferson College*

##### An Immersed Interface Flux Recovery Method for Parabolic Equations

*4:00 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.*

**Champike Attanayake**, *Miami University*

##### Constructing a Solution for the Dynamic Programming Equation

*4:15 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.*

**Jesus A. Pascal**, *American University of Afghanistan*

##### SIMIODE A Community for Teaching Modeling First Differential Equations

*4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.*

**Brian Winkel**, *Emeritus of US Military Academy, West Point NY and Director of SIMIODE*

##### An Exact Solution for the Cubic-Quintic Duffing Oscillator

*4:45 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.*

**William R. Fuller**, *Ohio Northern University*

**Nathan Knodel**, *Ohio Northern University*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Teaching Calculus

*1:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m., Union E*

##### Implementing Pre-Class Readings in Calculus

*1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.*

**Houssein El Turkey**, *University of New Haven*

**Salam Turki**, *Rhode Island College*

##### Reviewing Precalculus in Calculus: Integrated vs. Beginning of Course

*1:15 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.*

**Kimberly Roth**, *Juniata College*

**Henry Escuadro**, *Juniata College*

##### Flipping the Calculus Course (Not the Class!)

*1:30 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.*

**Robert Rogers**, *SUNY Fredonia*

**Eugene Boman**, *Penn State - Harrisburg*

##### Flipping the Calculus Classroom - Blended Learning as an Instructional Approach

*1:45 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Kara Teehan**, *Rutgers University*

##### Going Deeper: An Interactive Approach to Studying Calculus (or Other Math)

*2:00 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.*

**Karen McCready**, *King’s College*

##### Discovery Learning in the Calculus Classroom (UPDATED TITLE)

*2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.*

**Louis Freese**, *DeVry University*

##### Highlighting Mindset and Self-Regulation in Calculus

*2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.*

**Rachel Weir**, *Allegheny College*

##### A Couse Innovation Initiative Proposal for Our Calculus I

*2:45 pm. - 2:55 p.m.*

**Linda Becerra**, *University of Houston - Downtown*

##### Introducing MYMathApps Calculus

*3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.*

**Philip B. Yasskin**, *Texas A&M University*

##### Calculus with Ximera: Building an Open-Source Interactive Calculus Textbook with LaTeX

*3:15 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.*

**Bart Snapp**, *The Ohio State University*

##### Using SageMathCloud Worksheets to Facilitate Computational Thinking and Collaboration in Calculus

*3:30 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.*

**James Quinlan**, *University of New England*

##### Newton’s Square Roots of Power Series Functions

*3:45 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.*

**Lee N. Collins**, *County College of Morris*

##### The Attitudes of Students in Calculus of Life Science Toward Mathematics in Their Careers

*4:00 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.*

**Yanping Ma**, *Loyola Marymount University*

**Christina Eubanks-Turner**, *Loyola Marymount University*

~~Preparing Future Faculty to Teach Mathematics Meaningfully~~ (CANCELED)

*4:15 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.*

**Marilyn P. Carlson**, *Arizona State University*

##### A New Application of the Markowitz Optimal Portfolio Theory and Its Efficient Frontier

*4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.*

**Gregory V. Bard**, *University of Wisconsin - Stout*

##### Cross Countries Comparison of the Calculus Education for STEM, Students

*4:45 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.*

**Serge Yaskolko**, *South University*

**Genady Ya Gabarnik**, *St. John’s University*

**Luiza Kim-Tyan**, *MIS&S*

### Commercial Presentation

#### Hawkes Learning

*1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Ohio Center Board Room*

### Invited Paper Sesssion

#### Knot Theory, Part B

*2:00 p.m. - 4:20 p.m., Fairfield*

##### Rope Magic and Topology

*2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.*

**Louis Kauffman,** *University of Illinois, Chicago*

##### Khovanov Homology Mod 2 Detects Adequate Homogeneous States (NEW)

*2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.*

**Thomas Kindred**, *The University of Iowa*

~~Accessible Problems for Undergraduates in Knot Coloring~~ (CANCELED)

*2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.*

**Candice Price****,** *Sam Houston State University*

##### Computer Algorithms for Counting Knot Mosaics

*3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.*

**Lew Ludwig,** *Denison University*

##### Gamifying Knot Theory

*3:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.*

**Jennifer Townsend, ***Bellevue College*

##### Unknotting Knots

*4:00 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.*

**Allison Henrich, ***Seattle University*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #5

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Madison*

#### MAA Student Paper Session #6

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Fayette*

#### MAA Student Paper Session #7

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Clark*

#### MAA Student Paper Session #8

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Champaign*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### PME Student Paper Session #1

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Knox*

#### PME Student Paper Session #2

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Marion*

#### PME Student Paper Session #3

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Morrow*

### Panel Session

#### Active Learning Approaches in Mathematics Instruction: Practice and Assessment Symposium

*2:35 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Hayes*

### Panel Session

#### How to Apply for jobs in Academia and Industry after Your PhD

*2:35 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., McKinley*

### Workshop

#### Teaching an Introduction to the Mathematics of Computer Graphics

*2:35 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Union C*

### MAA Section Officers Meeting

*3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Franklin B*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 3. Teaching Linear Algebra: Learning Concepts Often Difficult to Understand, Part A

*3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Taft B*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 5. Teaching Modeling First Differential Equations - Building Community in SIMIODE

*3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Taft D*

### Commercial Presentation

#### McGraw-Hill Education Commercial Presentation

##### Increasing Student Success through Proper Math Placement and Remediation

*3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Ohio Center Board Room (Columbus Convention Center)*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #9

*4:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Madison*

#### MAA Student Paper Session #10

*4:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Fayette*

#### MAA Student Paper Session #11

*4:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Clark*

#### MAA Student Paper Session #12

*4:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Champaign*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### PME Student Paper Session #4

*4:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Knox*

#### PME Student Paper Session #5

*4:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Marion*

#### PME Student Paper Session #6

*4:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Morrow*

### Panel Session

#### Education and Science Policy

*4:10 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Hayes*

### Graduate Student Activity

#### Speed Interviewing Marathon for Students

*4:10 p.m. - 5:25 p.m., McKinley*

### Workshop

#### The Hungarian Approach, Its Emphasis on Problem Solving, and Implications for Secondary Classrooms

*4:10 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Union C*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### POM SIGMAA Reception

*5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Union B*

#### POM SIGMAA Guest Lecture

##### Potential Infinity: A Modal Account

*6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Union B*

**Stewart Shapiro**, *Ohio State University*

### Social Event

#### Graduate Student Reception

*5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Peppercorn*

## Friday, August 5

### Registration

*8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Regency Foyer*

### Invited Address

#### AWM-MAA Etta Z. Falconer Lecture

##### Harmonic Analysis and Additive Combinatorics on Fractals

*8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m., Regency Ballroom*

**Izabella Laba**, *University of British Columbia*

### Themed Contributed Paper Sessions

#### TCPS #5: Inviting All Students to Do Mathematics - Engaging Courses, Projects, and Activities for Liberal Arts Students, Part B

*8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m., Union B*

##### Bringing the Arts into a Liberal Arts Math Course

*8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.*

**Angela Brown**, *Sul Ross State University*

##### Puzzles and Paradoxes: Engaging the Interests of Both the Willing and the Reluctant

*8:50 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.*

**Douglas Shier**, *Clemson University*

**Marilyn Reba**, *Clemson University*

##### Mathematics Without Calculations - It’s a Beautiful Thing!

*9:10 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.*

**Jason Molitierno**, *Sacred Heart University*

##### Projects for Poets

*9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.*

**Margaret Boman**, *Harrisburg Area Community College - Lebanon Campus*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Teaching Introductory Level Mathematics and Assessment

*8:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m., Union D*

##### A Freshman Transition Program Experience

*8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m.*

**Mary B. Walkins**, *The Community College of Baltimore County*

##### Strategies to Energize a Developmental Mathematics Class

*8:45 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.*

**Gowribalan A. Vamadeva**, *University of Cincinnati*

##### Learning Without Lectures: A Tablet-Based Approach to Developmental Mathematics

*9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.*

**Kenneth A. Parker**, *NYC College of Technology*

##### The Effects of Calculator Use: Research from Psychology and Education

*9:15 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.*

**Sunil Chetty**, *College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University*

~~The Development and Promotion of Constructivist-Learning Environment to Facilitate Learning Design on Learners with Learning Barriers in Mathematics~~ (CANCELED)

~~9:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.~~

**Najeem Lateef**, *University of South Africa*

##### Productive Failure in the Modern College Algebra Classroom

*9:45 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.*

**Ben Vanderlinden**, *Grand Canyon University*

**Filippo Posta**, *Grand Canyon University*

##### Instructional Games in Teaching Algebra among High School Students: Basis for Instructional Intervention

*10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.*

**Jhemson C. Elis**, *Department of Education*

**Elizabeth M. Ebora**, *Department of Education*

**Aurea P. Ocon**, *Department of Education*

**Teresita L. Culla**, *Department of Education*

##### A Reward system for General education Math Courses

*10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.*

**Jesse Prince-Lubawy**, *University of North Alabama*

~~Ohio Mathematics Initiative: Re-thinking Post-Secondary Mathematics~~ (CANCELED)

*10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.*

**Michelle L. Younker**, *Owens Community College*

##### An Assessment Study across Multi-Sections of ‘Large’ College Algebra Classrooms and a ‘Small’ College Algebra Classroom: A Preliminary Report

*10:45 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.*

**Perry Y. Lee**, *Kutztown University of Pennsylvania*

**Padraig McLoughlin**, *Kutztown University of Pennsylvania*

##### WeBWorK Open Problem Library

*11:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.*

**John Jones**, *Arizona State University*

**Jeff Holt**, *University of Virginia*

##### Guided Post Assessment Reflection for Student Success

*11:15 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.*

**Rachel Frankel**, *UC Blue Ash College*

##### Grading on a Tablet: Solutions, Experiences, and Unintended Pedagogical Benefits

*11:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.*

**Steven M. McKay**, *Brigham Young University*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Graph Theory and Other Topics

*8:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m., Union E*

##### Digit Sums on Vertex-Weighted Graphs

*8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m.*

**Ji Young Choi**, *Shippensburg University of PA*

##### Trees for Values of the Span and Icaps for L(2, 1) - colorings

*8:45 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.*

**William Higgins**, *Wittenberg University*

**Aparna Higgins**, *University of Dayton*

**Karrolyne Fogel**, *California Lutheran University*

**John Villalpando**, *California Lutheran University*

**Vesta Coufal**, *Gonzaga University*

**Robert Ray**, *Gonzaga University*

**Kathie Yerion**, *Gonzaga University*

##### Counting Euler Circuits

*9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.*

**Natacha Fonts-Merz**, *Westminster College*

##### Snake’s Path Quilts and Graph Theory

*9:15 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.*

**Mary Shepherd**, *Northwest Missouri State University*

##### Contact Graphs for Packings of Convex Bodies

*9:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.*

**Muhammad A. Khan**, *University of Calgary*

##### Who Is Really In Charge? Connecting Graph and Network Theory to Analyzing Social Networks

*9:45 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.*

**Donna Beers**, *Simmons College*

**Mary Goodloe**, *Belmont University*

**Maurino Bautista**, *Rochester Institute of Technology*

##### Exploring the Fibonacci Word

*10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.*

**Jeffrey Clark**, *Elon University*

##### Signed Path Matrices and Oriented Hypergraphic Generalizations

*10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.*

**Amber Lu**, *Texas Academy of Math and Science*

**David Xiang**, *Westwood High School*

**Eric Li**, *Clements High School*

##### Improved Percolation Threshold Bounds for Archimedean Lattices

*10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.*

**John C. Wierman**, *John Hopkins University*

##### Math and Music of Recuerdos De La Alhambra

*10:45 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.*

**Duk-Hyung Lee**, *Asbury University*

##### Musical Applications of Generalized Fibonnacci Polynomials

*11:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.*

**Kurt Ludwick**, *Salisbury University*

##### Reaping the Benefits of Technology without the Frustration

*11:15 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.*

**David Calvis**, *Baldwin Wallace University*

##### Should We Prepare Students for Our Tests or for the Workforce?: Evaluating Long-Term Retention in Introductory Statistics

*11:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.*

**Michael Posner**, *Villanova University*

**Meghan Buckley**, *Villanova University*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #13

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Madison*

#### MAA Student Paper Session #14

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Fayette*

#### MAA Student Paper Session #15

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Clark*

#### MAA Student Paper Session #16

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Champaign*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### PME Student Paper Session #7

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Knox*

#### PME Student Paper Session #8

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Marion*

#### PME Student Paper Session #9

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Morrow*

### Exhibit Hall

*9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Battelle South*

### Invited Address

#### Earl Raymond Hedrick Lecture Series

##### Hedrick Lecture 2. The Combinatorial Nullstellensatz

*9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m., Regency Ballroom*

**Hendrik Lenstra**, *Universiteit Leiden*

### Invited Address

#### MAA Invited Address

##### Magical Mathematics

*10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m., Regency Ballroom*

**Arthur Benjamin**, *Harvey Mudd College*

### Panel Session

#### Reenergizing Your Career at All Stages

*10:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m., McKinley*

### Invited Address

#### NAM David Harold Blackwell Lecture

##### Urban Analytics: The Case for Smart Parking

*1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Regency Ballroom*

**Robert Hampshire**, *University of Michigan*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### Games Mathematicians Play

*1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Hayes*

### Invited Paper Session

#### Mathematics and Magic

*1:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Fairfield*

##### Tricks You Can Count On

*1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.*

**Irl Bivens**, *Davidson College*

##### Shuffling Cards and Binary Numbers

*1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m. *

**Steve Butler****, ***Iowa State University*

##### More Card Effects from the Perfect Shuffle

*1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Doug Ensley, ***Shippensburg University*

##### Dunninger Meets DeBruijn

*2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.*

**Ron Graham, ***University of California, San Diego*

##### Telepathy or Tele-mathy-y?

*2:20 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.*

**John Harris, ***Furman University*

##### Tricks with SET \(^®\)

*2:40 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.*

**Liz McMahon and Hannah Gordon,** *Lafayette College*

##### Fitch Cheney's 5 Card Trick for Values of 5 Less Than 5

*3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.*

**Colm Mulcahy, ***Spelman College*

##### This is Knot a Trick!

*3:20 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.*

**Allison Henrich, ***Seattle University*

##### Stretching Your Mind with Topological Mime

*3:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m*

**Tim and Tanya Chartier, ***Davidson College*

### Invited Paper Session

#### Mathematics and the Life Sciences at MBI

*1:00 p.m. - 4:10 p.m., Harrison*

##### Why We Sleep: Math Sheds New Light on Personal Energy Conservation

*1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m*

**Janet Best,** *The Ohio State University*

##### Dynamical Systems and Emergent Properties of Cell Networks

*1:40 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.*

**Richard L. Buckalew,** *Mathematical Biosciences Institute*

##### Singled Out: Using Single-Cell Data to Identify Signaling Trends in Leukemia

*2:20 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.*

**Reginald L. McGee, ***Mathematical Biosciences Institute*

##### An Insight to Viral Assembly through Normal Model Analysis

*3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.*

**Farrah Sadre-Marandi,** *Mathematical Biosciences Institute*

##### Binocular Rivalry and Symmetry Breaking

*3:40 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.*

**Marty Golubitsky,** *Mathematical Biosciences Institute*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 2. Visualizing Projective Geometry through Photographs and Perspective Design, Part B

*1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Taft B*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### TCPS 10. Recreational Mathematics: Puzzles, Card Tricks, Games, Gambling and Sports, Part B

*1:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m., Taft C*

##### Winning a Football Pool is Harder Than You Thought

*1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.*

**John Bonomo**, *Westminster College*

##### Goals in Context: An Analysis of Iowa Conference Goal Scorers

*1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.*

**Russell E. Goodman**, *Central College*

##### Non-transitive Swim Meets

*1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Paul Fonstad**, *Franklin College*

**Justin Armbruster**, *Franklin College*

##### Sequences Related to Bounded Juggling

*2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.*

**Jon Stadler**, *Capital University*

##### What’s Up with Countdown?

*2:20 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.*

Ryan Fox, *Belmont University*

##### The Probability of Joining the Monopoly Millionaires' Club

*2:40 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.*

**Anthony DeLegge**, *Benedictine University*

##### Waiting for a Sequence in Roulette

*3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.*

**Robert W. Vallin**, *Lamar University*

##### Penny Keno and Integer Programming

*3:20 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.*

**Mark Bollman**, *Albion College*

##### Arbitrarily Unfair Card Decks and a Conjecture of Artin

*3:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.*

**Jeff Rosoff**, *Gustavus Adolphus College*

##### A Fair-Bold Gambling Function is Simply Singular

*4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.*

**Richard D. Neidinger**, *Davidson College*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 4. Teaching the Lebesgue Integral to Undergraduates, Part B

*1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Taft D*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### TCPS #5. Inviting All Students to Do Mathematics -- Engaging Courses, Projects, & Activities for Liberal Arts Students, Part C

*1:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Union C*

##### Using the History of Mathematics to Invigorate Honors Calculus

*1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.*

**Dan Kemp**, *South Dakota State University*

##### A Course on the Mathematics of the Pre-Columbian Americas

*1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.*

**Ximena Catepillan**, *Millersville University of Pennsylvania*

##### Grounding Calculus Learning in the History of Mathematics

*1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Aaron Trocki**, *Elon University*

##### Integration of Faith and Learning in the Mathematics Curriculum

*2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.*

**Filippo Posta**, *Grand Canyon University*

**Ben Vanderlinden**, *Grand Canyon University*

##### Integration of Faith and Learning in the Mathematics Curriculum

*2:20 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.*

**Jacqueline Brannon Giles**, *CC Central College/Teas Southern University/S.H.A.P.E. Community Center*

##### Divination: Using Excel to Explore Ethnomathematics

*2:40 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.*

**Osman Yurekli**, *Ithaca College*

**Cristina Gomez**, *Ithaca College*

##### Teaching Proofs to Gen Ed-Lib Arts Learners—Leapfrogging Basic Skills Deficits While Building Learner Self-Confidence

*3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.*

**G. Wojnar**, *Frostburg State University*

##### Math as a Creative Art: Reflections on an Honors Proofs Class for Liberal Arts Majors

*3:20 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.*

**Pat Devlin**, *Rutgers University*

**Nora Devlin**, *Rutgers University*

##### Graph Theory: Non-Quantitative Mathematics for Liberal Arts Students

*3:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.*

**Jonathan Hulgan**, *Oxford College of Emory University*

##### Quantitative Literacy at Michigan State University: Present Successes and Challenges

*4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.*

**Samuel Luke Tunstall**, *Michigan State University*

**Richard Edwards**, *Michigan State University*

**Jeff Craig**, *Michigan State University*

**Andy Krause**, *Michigan State University*

**Vince Melfi**, *Michigan State University*

##### Building Quantitative Reasoning Through Interdisciplinary Theme-Based First-Year Courses

*4:20 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.*

**Rebecca Walker**, *Guttman Community College*

##### Introducing Fermi Problems and the Art of Reckoning to Liberal Arts Students

*4:40 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.*

**Alexander Atwood**, *Suffolk County Community College*

##### Innovations in a Liberal Arts Probability Course

*5:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.*

**Michael Weingart**, *Rutgers University*

##### Introductory Statistics - Group Project in a Large Class

*5:20 p.m. - 5:35 p.m.*

**Catherine A. Robinson**, *University of Rhode Island*

##### The Impact of Academic Presentations on Students Understanding of Mathematical Concepts in General Education Mathematics

*5:40 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.*

**Hope Essien**, *Malcolm X College (City Colleges of Chicago)*

##### Revitalizing College Algebra and Pre-Calculus through Curricular Collaboration and Team Teaching with Partner Disciplines in a Liberal Education Program

*6:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.*

**Lorraine F. Dame**, *University of Minnesota Rochester*

**Aminul Huq**, *University of Minnesota Rochester*

**Bijaya Aryal**, *University of Minnesota Rochester*

**Xavier Prat-Resina**, *University of Minnesota Rochester*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### TCPS 7. Encouraging Early Career Teaching Innovation, Part A

*1:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m., Union A*

##### Teaching Tips and Tricks I Wish I Knew 25 Years Ago!

*1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.*

**Magdalena Luca**, *MCPHS University*

##### Preludes: A Question-Based Approach to Linear Algebra

*1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.*

**Sarah Wolff**, *Denison University*

##### Posing Problems Using the “What-if-not” Strategy in a Geometry Class

*1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Roger Wolbert**, *University at Buffalo and Edinboro University of PA*

##### A Flipped College Geometry Course

*2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.*

**Ashley Johnson**, *University of North Alabama*

##### Easy Innovations in Real Analysis

*2:20 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.*

**Donna Flint**, *South Dakota State University*

##### Teaching Students to Read Their Textbook

*2:40 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.*

**Jacqueline Jensen-Vallin**, *Lamar University*

##### Improving Proof-Writing with Reading Guides

*3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.*

**Michael Janssen**, *Dordt College*

##### Writing Assignments for Math Courses

*3:20 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.*

**Maria Fung**, *Worcester State University*

##### It’s the Little Things that Matter: Assignments that Go Somewhere

*3:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.*

**Nicholas Long**, *Stephen F. Austin State University*

##### Foster Student Understanding with Formal Test Corrections

*4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.*

**Kristin Lassonde**, *Klamath Community Colleges*

##### Effective Techniques to Get Students Engaged

*4:20 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.*

**Caroline Maher-Boulis**, *Lee University*

##### Techniquest for Fostering community, Engagement, and Inquiry in Lower Level Classes

*4:40 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.*

**Christopher T. Sass**, *Young Harris College*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### TCPS 08-Formative Assessment Techniques for Undergraduate Math Courses, Part A

*1:00 p.m.- 4:35 p.m., Union B*

##### Formative Assessment in the New STEM Prep Pathway

*1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.*

**Frank Savina**, *The Charles A Dana Center, University of Texas at Austin*

**Stuart Boersma**, *Central Washington University*

**Rebecca Hartzler****, ***Seattle Central College*

##### A Formative Assessment Approach to Teaching Integration Techniques

*1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.*

**Jenna P. Carpenter**, *Campbell University*

##### Preparation Assignments and Student Success

*1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Jeanette Mokry**, *Dominican University*

##### Using Oral Exams to Reinforce Calculus Concepts

*2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.*

**Timothy Boester**, *Wright State University*

##### Oral Reviews:Formative Assessment that Results in Improved Grades, Understanding and Retention

*2:20 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.*

**Mary Nelson**, *George Mason University*

##### Re-Think and Re-Do: A Learning Opportunity

*2:40 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.*

**Sarah L. Mabrouk**, *Framingham State University*

##### Mastery-Based Assessment: An Implementation with Reflective Writing

*3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.*

**Anil Venkatesh**, *Ferris State University*

##### Mastery-Based Exams Are Self-Evidently Better Than Traditional Exams

*3:20 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.*

**Austin Mohr**, *Nebraska Wesleyan University*

##### Mastery Grading in Calculus

*3:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.*

**John E. Foster**, *Walla Walla University*

##### Comparing Mastery-Based and Traditional Assessment in Calculus II Courses

*4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.*

**Amanda Harsy**, *Lewis University*

##### A Journey Towards Specifications Grading

*4:20 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.*

**Derek Thompson**, *Taylor University *

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Teaching Introductory Level Mathematics

*1:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m., Union D*

##### Relationship between Students' Success and Students' Academic Backgrounds in Developmental Mathematics

*1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.*

**Seongchun Kwon**, *Missouri State University - West Plains*

##### Redesigning an Intermediate Algebra Course using Active Learning Techniques

*1:15 p.m. - 1:25 pm.*

**Mary Wagner-Krankel**, *St. Mary’s University*

##### Active Learning TACTivities for College Algebra

*1:30 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.*

**Gary A. Olson**, *University of Colorado Denver*

##### Inquiry-Based Learning through Blogs

*1:45 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Forest Fisher**, *Guttman Community College, CUNY*

##### First-year Students and Online Math Courses: A Dangerous Mix

*2:00 p.m. - 2:15 pm.*

**J. Andrew George**, *Penn State Erie*

~~Using MyMathLab for Teaching Undergraduate Mathematics Courses~~ (CANCELED)

*2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.*

**Bariaa Shatila**, *Flagler College*

##### Using Reflective Writing to Improve Students' Attitudes toward Mathematics

*2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.*

**Emily Gismervig**, *University of Washington Bothell*

##### Embedded Tutors in First Year General Education Mathematics Classes

*2:45 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.*

**Grace E. Cook**, *Bloomfield College*

##### Using Blanks in Guided Lecture Notes: Do They Enhance Learning?

*3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.*

**Karen F. Smith**, *University of Cincinnati Blue Ash*

##### Radically Inclusive Mathematics Classrooms

*3:15 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.*

**Darryl Yong**, *Harvey Mudd College*

##### Career and Technical Content in High School Mathematics (CATCH Math)

*3:30 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.*

**Caroline Maher-Boulis**, *Lee University*

**Jeneva Moseley**, *Lee University*

**Jason Robinson**, *Lee University*

##### Benefits of Encouraging Student Exploration of Word Problems before Formally Presenting the Relevant Algorithms

*3:45 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.*

**Luke Smith**, *Auburn University at Montgomery*

##### Tying Math to Art with the Fibonacci Sequence

*4:00 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.*

**Doug Titchenal**, *The Ohio State University*

##### Making Sense of Finite Mathematics Using Cartoons

*4:15 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.*

**Janet St. Clair**, *Alabama State University*

##### Teaching and Assessing Pre-Engineering Students at a Non-Residential Institution

*4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.*

**Chris Oehrlein**, *Oklahoma City Community College*

##### System Thinking Multidisciplinary Causal Modeling Exercices for a Better Understanding of Interdependencies Effects on Multi-criteria Problems

*4:45 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.*

**Miquel A. Piera**, *Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Teaching Advanced Level Mathematics

*1:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m., Union E*

##### Running an Online Mathematics Graduate Program

*1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.*

**Chad Wiley**, *Emporia State University*

##### The Master’s Degree: The Forgotten Middle Child of College Mathematics Education

*1:15 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.*

**Patricia S. Costello**, *Eastern Kentucky University*

**Lisa W. Kay**, *Eastern Kentucky University*

**Shane P. Redmond**, *Eastern Kentucky University*

##### An Argument for Broadening the Definition of Undergraduate Research in Mathematics To Include Authentic Inquiry-Based Endeavours

*1:30 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.*

**Padraig McLoughlin**, *Kutztown University of Pennsylvania*

##### Teaching Mathematical Writing in an Upper-Level Elective

*1:45 p.m - 1:55 p.m.*

**Laura k. Gross**, *Bridgewater State University*

##### The Role of Proof in Teaching and Learning Mathematics

*2:00 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.*

**David Easdown**, *University of Sydney*

##### Teaching Real Analysis: Logical vs. Chrono-logical Approach

*2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.*

**Eugene Boman**, *Penn State, Harrisburg Campus*

**Robert Rogers**, *SUNY, Fredonia*

##### An Extension of the Lusin-Privalov Radial Uniqueness Theorem

*2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.*

**Michael C. Fulkerson**, *University of Central Oklahoma*

##### Beyond the Cauchy Sequences

*2:45 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.*

**Huseyin Cakalli**, *Maltepe University*

##### Hybrid Iterative Sequences of Jungck-type and Common Fixed Point Theorems

*3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.*

**Hudson Akewe**, *University of Lagos*

~~Higher Order Multiplicative Contraction Principle for Self-Maps~~ (CANCELED)

*3:15 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.*

**Clement B. Ampadu**, *Boston, MA*

##### Fractional Numberov’s Type Methods for Two Dimensional Space-Time Fractional Differential Equations

*3:30 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.*

**Toheeb A. Biala**, *Sule Lamido University*

##### Teaching Applied and Bio-Statistics with R Package

*3:45 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.*

**Leon Kaganovskiy**, *Touro College Brooklyn Campus*

##### Slopes: An Interactive App for Exploring Differential Equations

*4:00 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.*

**Timothy Lucas**, *Pepperdine University*

~~A Combinatorial Proof for the Rank-Unimodality of Poset Order Ideals~~ (CANCELED)

*4:15 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.*

**Kevin Rao**, *Texas MathWorks*

**Hans Li**, *Texas Mathworks*

**William Liu**, *Texas Mathworks*

##### Taking Abstract Algebra O.E.R.

*4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.*

**Emma Wright**, *Plymouth State University*

##### Alternative Assessment in a Cryptography Course

*4:45 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.*

**Lindsey Bosko-Dunbar**, *Spring Hill College*

##### Green’s Functions of Fractional Boundary Value Problems

*5:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.*

**Jeffrey T. Neugebauer**, *Eastern Kentucky University*

### Commerical Presentation

#### Pearson

##### Success in Mathematics: Balancing Fundamentals, Application, and Attitude

*1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Ohio Center B (Columbus Convention Center*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #17

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Madison*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### PME Student Paper Session #10

*2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m., Knox*

#### PME Student Paper Session #11

*2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m., Marion*

### Other Mathematical Session

#### Alder Award Session

*2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Hayes*

##### Do You: How Mathematics+Mentoring+Passion=Opportunities

*2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.*

**Dandrielle Lewis, ***University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire*

##### Two Human Faces of Mathematics: Students and Medicine

*3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.*

**Jana Gevertz, ***College of New Jersey*

##### Modeling Across the Curriculum

*3:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.*

**Benjamin Galluzzo, ***Shippensburg University*

### Panel Session

#### Non-Academic Mathematical Career Paths for Undergraduates

*2:35 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., McKinley*

### Great Talks Q&A Session

*Friday, August 5, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Trott (Columbus Convention Center)*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### Estimathon!

*3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Taft A*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 1. Creating a Purposeful Student Learning Experience, Part A

*3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Taft B*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 6. Teaching Introductory Statistics with Simulation-Based Inference, Part A

*3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Taft D*

### Graduate Student Activity

#### PosterFest 2016

*3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Exhibit Hall*

### Commercial Presentation

#### MapleSoft and the MAA

##### A Practical Approach to Placement Testing

*3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Ohio Center B (Columbus Convention Center)*

### Other Mathematical Session

#### Town Hall Meeting

##### Revising Guidelines on the Recruitment, Retention, Development, and Evaluation of Faculty

*4:10 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., McKinley*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### WEB SIGMAA Reception

*5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Union A*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### SIGMAA TAHSM Business Meeting and Reception

*5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Union B*

### Social Event

#### ECM Mentoring Network Social

*5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Peppercorn*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### WEB SIGMAA Guest Lecture

##### Accessibility and WeBWork: Online Homework for Everyone

*6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Union A*

**Geoff Goehle**, *Western Carolina University*

### Social Event

#### Pi Mu Epsilon Banquet

*6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m., Franklin*

### Invited Address

#### Pi Mu Epsilon J. Sutherland Frame Lecture

##### Combinatorics - The Mathematics That Counts

*8:00 p.m. - 8:50 p.m., Regency Ballroom*

**Robin Wilson**, *Open University*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Ice Cream Social for Undergraduates

*9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., McKinley*

## Saturday, August 6

### Registration

*8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Regency Foyer*

### Invited Address

#### MAA James R.C. Leitzel Lecture

##### Inquiry, Encouragement, Home Cooking (And Other Boundary Value Problems)

*8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m., Regency Ballroom*

**Annalisa Crannell**, *Franklin & Marshall College*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Number Theory

*8:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m., Union D*

##### Finding Unique Coverings for Rings of Integers

*8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m.*

**Aaron J. Blodgett**, *The University of Findlay*

~~Level Compatibility in the Passage from Modular Symbols to Cup Products~~ (CANCELED)

*8:45 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.*

**Ronnie S. Williams**, *University of Central Oklahoma*

##### Exploring the Characteristics of Modulo One Sequences

*9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.*

**Yasanthi Kottegoda**, *University of New Haven*

##### Prime Graphs and Generalized Euler Phi Functions

*9:15 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.*

**Michael Brilleslyper**, *U. S. Air Force Academy*

##### Generating Near-Isosceles Primitive Pythagorean Triples Using Pell-Type Sequences

*9:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.*

**Frederick Chichester**, *New Jersey Microsystems*

##### Areas of Generalized Fibonacci Polygons

*9:45 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.*

**Jeremiah Bartz**, *University of North Dakota*

##### Beautiful Integer Patterns: Version 2.0

*10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.*

**Charlie Smith**, *Park University*

##### Counting Hyper M-ary Partitions

*10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.*

**Timothy B. Flowers**, *Indiana University of Pennsylvania>*

**Shannon R. Lockard**, *Bridgewater State University*

##### Exploring Triangular Numbers

*10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.*

**James Carpenter**, *Iona College*

##### Patterns, Primes and Number Tricks Associated with the Jacobsthal Sequence

*10:45 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.*

**Jay L. Schiffman**, *Rowan University*

##### A Digital Binomial Theorem for Sheffer Sequences

*11:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.*

**Toufik Mansour**, *University of Haifa*

**Hieu Nguyen**, *Rowan University*

##### Seeding Polynomials for Congruences Modulo Prime Powers

*11:15 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.*

**Larry Lehman**, *University of Mary Washington*

##### Monthly Problem 3173, Sam Beatty, and 1/p + 1/q = 1

*11:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.*

**Ezra Brown**, *Virginia Tech*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### History of Mathematics

*8:30 AM - 11:40 AM, Union E*

##### Euclid's Elements and the Beginning of Modern Science

*8:30 a.m. - 8:40 a.m.*

**Tim Clayton**, *Lincoln Memorial University*

##### Pioneering Women in Mathematics in Ireland

*8:45 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.*

**Colm Mulcahy**, *Spelman College*

##### The Central Role of Centers of Gravity in Early Modern Mathematics

*9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.*

**Andrew Leahy**, *Knox College*

##### Did Alan Turing Come to My College? A Mystery

*9:15 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.*

**Douglas Daniel**, *Presbyterian College*

##### Areas of Generalized Fibonacci Polygons

*9:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.*

**Antonella Cupillari**, *Penn State Erie - The Behrend College*

##### Ibn Al-Ha'im's 1402 poem, Al Mknifi’l-jabrwa’l-muqabala, OnAlgebraic Operations

*9:45 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.*

**Ishraq Al-Awamleh**, *New Mexico State University*

##### Viete Meets the Challenge!

*10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.*

**Andy Martin**, *Kentucky State University*

##### The Trend Away from Euclid: A Glimpse Through the Looking Glass

*10:15 a..m. - 10:25 a.m.*

**Meredith G. Anderson**, *Adams State University*

##### Learning Elementary Math Logic from Gorgias

*10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.*

**Ann C. L. von Mehren**, *University of Houston*

##### The Equations and Theories of Heat Motion by Fourier and Poisson

*10:45 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.*

**Shigeru Masuda**, *Ex. Long Term Researcher of RIMS, Kyoto University*

##### A Volume Optimization by Sharaf al-Dīn al-Tusi

*11:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.*

**Randy K. Schwartz**, *Schoolcraft College*

##### Nepohualtzintzin: A Closer Look

*11:15 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.*

**Chuck Lindsey**, *Florida Gulf Coast University*

##### Emmy Noether's Ideal Theory

*11:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.*

**Phil Blau**, *Shawnee State University*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Mathematical Competition in Modeling (MCM) Winners

*9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m., McKinley*

### Exhibit Hall

*9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Battelle South*

### Invited Address

#### Earle Raymond Hedrick Lecture Series Hedrick Lecture 3. Profinite Number Theory

*9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m., Regency Ballroom*

**Hendrik Lenstra**, *Universiteit Leiden*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### TCPS 7. Encouraging Early Career Teaching Innovation, Part B

*9:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Union A*

##### At the Bell: Designing, Implementing, and Assessing Entrance Quizzes

*9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.*

**Suzanne I. Dorée**, *Augsburg College, Minneapolis*

##### Authentic Applied Problems: Like Story Problems Only Less Stupid

*9:50 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.*

**Dawn Archey**, *University of Detroit Mercy*

##### Quick and Easy Random Groups

*10:10 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.*

**Justin Dunmyre**, *Frostburg State University*

##### Using Microsoft OneNote for Lesson Plans (UPDATED TITLE)

*10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.*

**Michelle Cordier**, *Wheeling Jesuit University*

##### Knowing our Students

*10:50 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.*

**Roberto C. Soto**, *California State University, Fullerton*

##### Me and My Shadow: Teaching Students about Pedagogy

*11:10 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.*

**Brian Katz**, *Augustana College*

##### Using Video to Prompt Reflection in Mathematics Courses for Prospective Elementary Teachers

*11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.*

**Erin Moss**, *Millersville University of Pennsylvania*

### Invited Address

#### MAA Invited Address

##### Immersion in Mathematics via Digital Art

*10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m., Regency Ballroom*

**Judy Holdener**, *Kenyon College*

### Other Mathematical Session

#### MAA Business Meeting

*11:35 a.m. - 11:55 a.m., Hayes*

### Other Mathematical Session

#### Special Presentation for High School Students, Parents, and Teachers: The Astounding Mathematics of Bicycle Tracks

*1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Hayes*

**James Tanton**, *MAA*

### Invited Paper Session

#### Numbers Geometries and Games: A Centenarian of Mathematics

*1:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m., Fairfield*

##### Sums of Unit Fractions

*1:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.*

**Ron Graham, ***University of California San Diego*

##### Products of Farey Fractions

*1:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.*

**Jeffrey Lagarias,** *University of Michigan*

##### Some Tiling Problems

*2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.*

**Steve Butler**, *Iowa State University*

##### Fibonacci Plays Billiards, Again

*2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.*

**Elwyn Berlekamp, ***University of California Berkeley*

##### Remarks

*3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.*

**Richard Guy,** *University of Calgary*

### Invited Paper Session

#### Undergraduate Research Projects in the Mathematical Sciences

*1:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m., Harrison*

##### Counting Dessins

*1:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.*

**Naiomi Cameron,** *Lewis & Clark University*

##### PIC Math: A Course for Undergraduate Students to Do Research on Actual Problems from Industry

*1:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.*

**Michael Dorff,** *Brigham Young University*

##### Constructing Solutions to Truncated Moment Problems and Applications to PDE; a PUMP Undergraduate Research Group

*2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.*

**Cynthia Flores,** *California State University, Channel Islands*

##### Undergraduate Research in Pebbling

*2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.*

**Aparna Higgins,** *University of Dayton*

##### Research Collaborations in the Public Sector

*3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.*

**Thomas Wakefield,** *Youngstown State University*

### Panel Session

#### Prioritizing Your Career and Professional Goals

*1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m., McKinley*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### TCPS 02 - Undergraduate Research Activities in Mathematical and Computational Biology

*1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m., Taft A *

##### Investigating the Dynamics of Self-Catalyzing Reaction Networks

*1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.*

**Ted Theodosopoulos**, *Worcester Academy*

**Patricia Theodosopoulos**, *Worcester Academy*

##### Using Stochastic Leslie Matrix Models to Investigate Stage-Structured Populations Under Changing Environmental Conditions

*1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.*

**Daniel Hrozencik**, *Chicago State University*

##### The Dynamics of Impulsive Models

*1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Timothy D. Comar**, *Benedictine University*

##### Dynamics of a Two-Vector, Two-Pathogen, Single-Host Model

*2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.*

**Caleb Adams**, *Radford University*

**David DeLara**, *Radford University*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 3. Teaching Linear Algebra: Learning Concepts Often Difficult to Understand, Part B

*1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Taft B*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 5. Teaching Modeling First Differential Equations - Building Community in SIMIODE

*1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Taft D*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### Student Problem Solving Competition

*1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m., Franklin A*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### TCPS 08 - Formative Assessment Techniques for Undergraduate Math Courses, Part B

*1:00 p.m. - 3:35 p.m., Union B*

##### Using In-Class Assignments in a First Proofs Course

*1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.*

**Gary MacGillivray**, *University of Victoria*

##### Improving and Evaluating Proof Writing in a First Abstract Algebra Course

*1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.*

**Katie Anders**, *University of Texas at Tyler*

##### Using Technology to Provide Effective and Efficient Feedback for Proof-Writing

*1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Alison G. Lynch**, *California State University, Monterey Bay*

##### Instructor-Led Workshops Provide Formative Assessment

*2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.*

**Amy Cohen**, *Rutgers University*

##### Reading, (W)Riting, Reflecting, and Reviewing: The Four “R’s” of Formative Assessment in Mathematics

*2:20 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.*

**Dave Klanderman**, *Trinity Christian College*

**Sarah Klanderman**, *Michigan State University*

##### Formative Assessment with a Purpose: From Philosophical Considerations to Pragmatic Implementation

*2:40 p.m. -2:55 p.m.*

**Gizem Karaali**, *Pomona College*

##### Considering Influence of Mathematics Students' Characteristics on Successful Use of Formative Assessment

*3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.*

**Allen G. Harbaugh**, *Boston University*

##### The Open Problem Curriculum and the Future of Calculus

*3:20 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.*

**Chandra Kethi-Reddy**, *University of Central Florida*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### TCPS 03 - Programming in Mathematics Classes and Mathematics for Programming

*1:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m., Union A*

##### Using Python in an Introductory ODE Course

*1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.*

**Patrick Davis**, *Central Michigan University*

##### Computational Number Theory - Quest and Discovery in the Undergraduate Classroom

*1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.*

**Mihai Caragiu**, *Ohio Northern University*

##### Explorations in Financial Mathematics with Fathom

*1:40 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Klaus Volpert**, *Villanova University*

##### Creating Art Patterns with Math and Code

*2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.*

**Boyan Kostadinov**, *City Tech, CUNY*

##### Maple and mathematica for March Madness

*2:20 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.*

**Chrissy Safranski**, *Franciscan University of Steubenville*

_{Inter} ^{Activity} _{with} ^{Processing}

*2:40 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.*

**Shirley Yap**, *California State University East Bay*

##### Using Python in a Numerical Methods Course

*3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.*

**Brian Heinold**, *Mount St. Mary's University*

##### Programming and Problem Solving: Getting Started on the Right Foot

*3:20 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.*

**Jean Marie Linhart**, *Central Washington University*

**Adam Larios**, *University of Nebraska at Lincoln*

**Josef Sifuentes**, *University of Texas Rio Grande Valley*

##### Using Julia via SageMathCloud in an Introductory Matrix Algebra Course

*3:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.*

**Jan Hlavacek**, *Saginaw Valley State University*

##### Using Technology to Implement Discovery Learning in the Classroom

*4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.*

**Kevin Murphy**, *Saint Leo University*

##### A Games and Puzzles Class with Programming

*4:20 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.*

**Saúl A. Blanco**, *Indiana University*

##### Maple Implementations in a Cryptology Course

*4:40 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.*

**Manmohan Kaur**, *Benedictine University*

##### The Mathematician as a Programmer

*5:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.*

**Brian Camp**, *Saint Leo University*

**Monika Kiss**, *Saint Leo University*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### GCPS on Outreach and Other Topics

*1:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m., Union D*

##### Teachers Go Back To School!: Post-secondary and Elementary Schools Working Together

*1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.*

**R. Kevin Maxwell**, *Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus*

**Nicole Hill**, *Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus*

##### Mathematics Instruction Improvement Project at a STEAM K-6 School

*1:15 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.*

**Maria G. Fung**, *Worcester State University*

**Brendan Keenan**, *Bagnall Elementary School*

##### STEM Opportunities Camp: Increasing Access to STEM Fields for At-risk Middle School Students

*1:30 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.*

**Amy L. Hlavacek**, *Saginaw Valley State University*

**Jan Hlavacek**, *Saginaw Valley State University*

**Christopher Nakamura**, *Saginaw Valley State University*

##### Summer Math Program for Incoming Engineering and Computer Science Students: Curriculum and Results

*1:45 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Amanda L. Hattaway**, *Wentworth Institute of Technology*

**Emma Smith Zbarsky**, *Wentworth Institute of Technology*

**Joan Giblin**, *Wentworth Institute of Technology*

##### Creating and Running an Urban ACT Prep. Program

*2:00 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.*

**Britney Hopkins**, *University of Central Oklahoma*

**Kristi Karber**, *University of Central Oklahoma*

##### Getting Starting in Outreach

*2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.*

**Jessie Hamm**, *Winthrop University*

##### Learning from Freedom Summer

*2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.*

**Erion J. Clark**, *University High School of Indiana*

~~Mathematics in Rural America: Access and Outcomes~~ (CANCELED)

*2:45 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.*

**Daniel Showalter**, *Eastern Mennonite University*

##### Building and Mentoring a Community

*3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.*

**Carol Williams**, *Texas Tech University*

##### Preparing Students for Successful Mentoring Relationships

*3:15 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.*

**G. Brock Williams**, *Texas Tech University*

##### Math-Forensics Conference for High School Students

*3:30 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.*

**Violeta Vasilevska**, *Utah Valley University*

##### Future of Notices AMS

*3:45 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.*

**Frank Morgan**, *Williams College*

##### An Experimental Undergraduate Course in Complex Systems

*4:00 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.*

**Robert Rovetti**, *Loyola Marymount University*

##### Student Reported Connections between Math and Science Courses for Non-STEM Majors

*4:15 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.*

**Richard Edwards**, *Michigan State University*

##### Simulating Imperfect Quantum Algorithms

*4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.*

**Orion Martin**, *Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology*

##### Factorization in Closed String Field Theory

*4:45 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.*

**Abdulmajeed Abdurrahman**, *Shippensburg University*

**Nicholas Brunswick**, *Shippensburg University*

**Ibrahim Abdurrahman**, *Shippensburg University*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### GCPS on Probability, Statistics and Calculus

*1:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m., Union E*

##### Quantification of Uncertainty in Probabilistic Seismic Risk Assessment of Electric Power Systems

*1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.*

**Abdullahi M. Salman**, *Michigan Technological University*

**Shurong Fang**, *Fairfield University*

##### Statistical Analysis of Sedimentological and Paleontological Data

*1:15 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.*

**Jillian Stupiansky**, *University of North Alabama*

**David Schmidt**, *Westminster College*

**Brian Steffen**, *South Louisiana Community College*

##### Beyond Real Data in Teaching Statistical Inference

*1:30 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.*

**Andrew Matchett**, *University of Wisconsin - La Crosse*

##### Physical Models of Population Parameters

*1:45 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.*

**Dennis L. Clason**, *University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College*

##### On Resistant Versions of the Standard Score

*2:00 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.*

**David DiMarco**, *Neumann University*

**Ryan Savitz**, *Neumann University*

**Blane Hollingsworth**, *Middle Georgia State College*

##### Comparing Pitman’s Measure of Closeness with Other Optimality Criteria

*2:15 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.*

**M. Z. Raqab**, *Kuwait University*

##### Roots of Unity and Asymptotic Analysis of Periodic Queues

*2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.*

**Barbara Margolius**, *Cleveland State University*

~~New Perspectives on Curves of Pursuit~~(CANCELED)

*2:45 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.*

**Andrew Gard**, *University of the Virgin Islands*

##### Computation Of Solutions Of Non-Linear Functions Using Julia Set

*3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.*

**Louis E. Effiong**, *Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Nigeria*

**Ugochukwu Agomuo**, *Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Nigeria*

**Godswill U. Achi**, *Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Nigeria*

##### Excursions in Newton’s Method

*3:15 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.*

**Bathi Kasturiarachi**, *Kent State University at Stark*

~~On the Logistic Equation with Two Delays~~ (CANCELED)

*3:30 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.*

**Amera Almusharrf**, *Oakland University*

##### Integration of Problem Solving, Modeling, & Technology in the Study of the Geometric Mean & the Planar p-means

*3:45 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.*

**Orlando B. Alonso**, *Lehman College* **Otilio B. Mederos**, *Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila*

##### Calculus of Generating Functions

*4:00 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.*

**MK Panahi**, *El Centro College*

**Mikiko Okura**, *El Centro College*

##### Some Results Concerning Real Infinite Series

*4:15 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.*

**Jonathan Martin**, *Purdue University*

**Andy Martin**, *Kentucky State University*

##### An IBL Activity for Multivariable Differential Calculus

*4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.*

**Susan Wildstrom**, *Walt Whitman High School*

~~Finding a Calculus Primitive Source for our 2-space Parabola Curve~~ (CANCELED)

*4:45 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.*

**Alexander L. Garron**, *Sand Box Geometry LLC*

### Other Mathematical Session

#### Math Teacher’s Circle Demonstration

*2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Morrow*

### Graduate Student Paper Session

#### Great Talks for a General Audience: Coached Presentations by Graduate Students

*1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Madison*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 1. Creating a Purposeful Student Learning Experience, Part B

*3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Taft B*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 6. Teaching Introductory Statistics with Simulation-Based Inference

*3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Taft D*

### Other Mathematical Session

#### Math Wrangle

*4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Morrow*

### Social Event

#### Closing Banquet Reception

*6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Franklin Foyer*

#### Closing Banquet

*6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Franklin*