*Note: All locations listed will be within the Hilton Chicago*

## Wednesday, July 26

### Committee Meeting

#### MAA Congress Meeting

*8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Continental Ballroom A*

### Registration

*1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., 8th St South Lobby (Registration)*

### Social Event

#### PME-MAA Student Reception

*4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Continental Ballroom B*

### Social Event

#### Math Jeopardy

*5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Salon A-5*

### Social Event

#### Exhibit Hall & Grand Opening Reception

*6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Salon D (Exhibit Hall)*

### Invited Address

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

##### Bones and Teeth: Analyzing Shapes for Evolutionary Biology

*Wednesday, July 26, 8:00 p.m. - 8:50 p.m., International Ballroom North*

**Ingrid Daubechies**, *Duke University*

## Thursday, July 27

### Registration

*8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., 8th St South Lobby (Registration)*

### Invited Address

#### MAA Invited Address

##### An Introduction to Spatial Graph Theory

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

**Erica Flapan**, *Pomona College*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Algebra

*8:30 a.m. - 10:10 a.m., Salon C-7*

##### Fully Prime, Almost Fully Prime, and Fully Weakly Prime Ring

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

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

##### Fermionic Representations of Twisted Toroidal Lie Algebras

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

**Chad R. Mangum**, *Niagara University*

**Kailash C. Misra**, *North Carolina State University*

**Naihuan Jing**, *North Carolina State University*

##### Using Crystal Base Theory to Learn About Certain Demazure Crystals

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

**Margaret Rahmoeller**, *Roanoke College*

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

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

**Chad Awtrey**, *Elon University*

##### Is Equity Unusual ? (At least in Total Products)

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

**Thomas Q. Sibley**, *St. John's University*

##### Graphing the Relationship of an Operation with the Relationships of Numbers Being Operated on

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

**Chandra Kethi-Reddy**, *University of Central Florida*

##### Symmetries in Permutations

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

**Jennifer F. Vasquez**, *The University of Scranton*

**Michael P. Allocca**, *Muhlenburg College*

**Steven T. Dougherty**, *The University of Scranton*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Analysis

*8:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m., Salon C-6*

##### Stability of Implicit Jungck-Kirk-Multistep Iterations for Generalized Contractive-type Mappings

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

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

##### Some Fixed Point Theorems for Monotone Lipschitzian Mappings

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

**Buthinah Bin Dehaish**, *King Abdullaziz University*

##### \(J\)-Holomorphic Curves in Rough Almost Complex Structures

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

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

##### On the Isomorphism and Centralizer Problems for Infinite Rank-One Transformations

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

**Alexander Kastner**, *Williams College*

**Johann Gaebler**, *Harvard University*

**Cesar Silva**, *Williams College*

**Xiaoyu Xu**, *Princeton University*

**Zirui Zhou**, *University of California, Berkeley*

##### Caputo Boundary Value Problems in Nabla Fractional Calculus

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

**Julia St. Goar**, *Merrimack College*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### History and Philosophy of Mathematics

*8:45 a.m. - 9:55 a.m., Salon C-8*

##### From the Smithsonian Institution Exhibit for the MAA Centenary: Founding Member Richard P. Baker

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

**Joel Haack**, *University of Northern Iowa*

##### A Line by Line English Translation of a 1402 AD Arabic Poem about Algebra

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

**Ishraq Al-Awamleh**, *New Mexico State University*

##### The Mathematical Theories of the Capillary Action by Laplace, Gauss and Poisson

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

**Shigeru Masuda**, *Long-Term Researcher, RIMS, Kyoto University*

##### The Library of Irish Mathematics

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

**Colm Mulcahy**, *Spelman College*

### Undergraduate Student Paper Session

#### MAA Student Paper Sessions

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Lake Ontario*

### Panel Session

#### Math for Computing? Computing for Math? A Discussion of Interdependencies

*8:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m., Salon A-5*

### MAA MathFest 2017 Exhibit Hall

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Salon D (Exhibit Hall)

### Undergraduate Student Paper Session

#### PME Student Paper Sessions

*9:10 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Conference Rooms 4C and 4D*

### Invited Address

#### AMS-MAA Joint Invited Address

##### Computational Math Meets Geometry

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

**Douglas Arnold**, *University of Minnesota*

### Invited Address

#### Earle Raymond Hedrick Lecture Series

##### Hedrick Lecture I

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

**Dusa McDuff**, *Barnard College, Columbia University*

### Other Mathematical Session

#### MAA Prize Session

*11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., International Ballroom South*

### Invited Address

#### MAA Chan Stanek Lecture for Students

##### Four Tales of Impossibility

*1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., International Ballroom South*

**David Richeson**, *Dickinson College*

### Invited Paper Session

#### Spatial Graph Theory

*1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Continental Ballroom A*

##### Topological Symmetry Groups of Möbius Ladders and the Petersen Graph in \(\mathbb{R}^3\)

*1:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.*

**Emille Davie Lawrence**, *San Francisco University*

##### Intrinsic Chirality of Graphs in \(\mathbb{R}^3\) and Other \(3\)-Manifolds

*1:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.*

**Hugh Howards**, *Wake Forest University*

##### Alexander Polynomials of Spatial Graphs and Virtual Knots

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

**Blake Mellor**, *Loyola Marymount University*

##### Realization of Knots and Links in a Spatial Graph

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

**Kouki Taniyama**, *Waseda University*

##### Conway-Gordon Type Theorems

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

**Ryo Nikkuni**, *Tokyo Woman’s Christian University*

##### Legendrian Spatial Graphs

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

**Danielle O’Donnol**, *Indiana University*

##### Oriented Matroid Theory and Linear Embeddings of Spatial Graphs

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

**Elena Pavelescu**, *University of South Alabama*

##### Random Linear Embeddings of Spatial Graphs with Applications to Polymers

*4:30 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.*

**Kenji Kozai**, *Harvey Mudd College*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Encouraging Effective Teaching Innovation, Part A

*1:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m., Salon C-4*

##### Reading Guides Plus Active Learning

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

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

##### Using Think-Pair-Share to Generate Insightful Student Questions

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

**Jenna P. Carpenter**, *Campbell University, Buses Creek, NC*

##### Visualizing Mathematical Reasoning: A Diagrammatic Approach

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

**Rebecca Coulson**, *Rutgers University*

**Alejandro Ginory**, *Rutgers University*

##### Using Portfolio Problems to Develop Metacognitive Thinking During Problem Solving

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

**Emilie Hancock**, *University of Northern Colorado*

**Gulden Karakok**, *University of Northern Colorado*

##### Applying Cognitive Psychology in the Mathematics Classroom

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

**Lewis Ludwig**, *Denison University*

##### UDL Math, What Is It and Why I Need to Know to Engage and Empower My Students

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

**John McGowan**, *Texthelp*

##### Can Typesetting Mathematical Notation Improve Student Learning?

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

**Ksenyia Fuhrman**, *Milwaukee School of Engineering*

**Anthony van Groningen**, *Milwaukee School of Engineering*

##### TA for the Day: Student Leadership in Flipped Calculus Classes

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

**Trefor Bazett**, *University of Cincinnati*

##### TACTivities: Learning Tools for the Math Classroom

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

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

##### The Teaching and Learning of Inverses

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

**Roger Wolbert**, *Edinboro University of Pennsylvania*

##### Pedagogy for Poets: Guided-Inquiry for Groups in a Course of Mathematics for the Liberal Arts

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

**William Gryc**, *Muhlenberg College*

##### History of Mathematics via London, Paris, and CERN

*4:40 PM - 4:55 PM*

**Meri Hughes**, *University of Mary Hardin-Baylor*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Enrichment, Experiences, and Examples with Modeling in Differential Equations Courses

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

##### What Can You Learn from Doing Modeling in a Differential Equations Course?

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

**Brian Winkel**, *Emeritus, US Military Academy, West Point NY*

##### A Modeling First Approach in a Tradition Differential Equations Class

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

**Rosemary Farley**, *Manhattan College*

**Patrice Tiffany**, *Manhattan College*

##### Inheritance: How Much Money Did I Really Receive?

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

**Ellen Swanson**, *Centre College*

##### Human Population Modeling

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

**Jean Marie Linhart**, *Central Washington University*

##### Using Harvesting Models to Teach Modeling Techniques, Bifurcation Analysis, and Solution Methods in Ordinary Differential Equations

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

**Danilo Diedrichs**, *Wheaton College*

##### Pharmacokinetic Models for Active Learning

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

**Therese Shelton**, *Southwestern University*

**Theresa Laurent**, *St. Louis College of Pharmacy*

**Beulah Agyemang-Barimah**, *Southwestern University*

##### Simulation of Adsorption Models—Instantaneous & Non-Instantaneous Mixing

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

**Chris McCarthy**, *Borough of Manhattan Community College*

**Jieying Li**, *Borough of Manhattan Community College*

**Jie Lan**, *Borough of Manhattan Community College*

##### Verifying Two-Dimensional Groundwater Flow Models

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

**Michael Karls**, *Ball State University*

##### An Unstoppable Force Meets an Immovable Object

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

**James S. Sochacki**, *James Madison University*

**Roger J. Thelwell**, *James Madison University*

**Anthony Tongen**, *James Madison University*

##### Fine Tuning Torricelli’s Law: Multiple Approaches to Estimating the Discharge Coefficient

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

**Reza O. Abbasian**, *Texas Lutheran University*

**John T. Sieben**, *Texas Lutheran University*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### My Favorite Math Circle Problem, Part A

*1:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Salon C-1 & C-2*

##### Superfactorials and Perfect Squares

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

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

##### Mathematical Ciphers: A Math Teachers' Circle Day Long Workshop

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

**David Crombecque**, *USC*

##### Divide Your Cake (and Eat it, Too!)

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

**Mike Janssen**, *Dordt College*

##### Islamic Geometric Pattern

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

**Rebin Muhammad**, *Ohio University*

##### The Dissemination of Gossip

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

**Parth Sarin**, *A&M Consolidated High School*

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

##### Bulgarian Solitaire

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

**Douglas O'Roark**, *Math Circles of Chicago*

##### Frogs and Toads

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

**Peter Tingley**, *Loyola University Chicago*

~~Math News Snapshots for Senior High School Students~~ (CANCELED)

*3:20 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.*

**Nitsa B. Movshovitz-Hadar**, *Technion - Israel Inst. of Technology*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Innovative Approaches to Calculus Preparation, Part A

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

##### Rethinking Calculus 1 at a Metropolitan University

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

**Britney Hopkins**, *University of Central Oklahoma*

**Kristi Karber**, *University of Central Oklahoma*

##### Analysis of ALEKS Mathematics Placement Test Data

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

**Teresa Woods**, *Michigan Technological University*

##### Hits and Misses While Preparing Students for Calculus and Physics

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

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

##### Modernizing the Pathway to Calculus: Lessons Learned at Palomar College

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

**John Harland**, *Palomar College*

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

##### Redesigning the Pathway to Calculus

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

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

##### Effects of a Change in Calculus Placement: A Four-Year Study

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

**Ryan Stuffelbeam**, *Transylvania University*

##### Course Innovation Experiences for Calculus I Teaching at UHD

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

**Linda Becerra**, *UH-Downtown*

**Jeong-Mi Yoon**, *UH-Downtown*

##### Active Learning in Trigonometry

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

**Steven Schlicker**, *Grand Valley State University*

**Ted Sundstrom**, *Grand Valley State University*

##### The Use of Drawing As a Cognitive Tool in Undergraduate Mathematics

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

**Mile Krajcevski**, *University of South Florida*

**Deniz Kardes**, *University of South Florida*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Applied Mathematics

*1:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Salon C-7*

##### Power in the U.S. Legislature

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

**Victoria Powers**, *Emory University*

##### A Mathematical Comparison of Open and Closed Primaries through Fairness Criteria

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

**Joseph F. Kolacinski**, *Elmira College*

**Brandon Payne**, *Elmira College*

##### Extending Difference of Votes Rules

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

**Sarah S. King**, *University of Louisville*

##### The Root System and Combinatorics of Linear Voting Methods

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

**Prasad Senesi**, *The Catholic University of America*

##### Non-standard Finite Difference Scheme for Vector Disease Models

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

**Collins Bekoe**, *Prince of Songkla University*

##### Modeling Phytoplankton Population Dynamics

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

**TJ Leiterman**, *St. Norbert College*

##### Modeling the Devastation of Hemlock Trees in the Great Smoky Mountains

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

**Jillian Stupiansky**, *University of North Alabama*

**Jessica Stovall**, *University of North Alabama*

##### Reconstructing the Cheshire Cat in Technicolor: The Problem of Hyperspectral Medical Imaging

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

**Rachel Grotheer**, *Goucher College*

##### Strict Inequalities between Bond Percolation Thresholds of Archimedean Lattices

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

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

##### Trajectory Controllability of Nonlinear Systems: An Analytical and a Numerical Approach

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

**Dimplekumar N. Chalishajar**, *Virginia Military Institute*

##### A Sinusoidal Twist with Exponential Influences

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

**Satyanand Singh**, *New York City College of Technology*

##### Twin Interval Arithmetic and Its Application in Optimization Problems

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

**Sijie Liu**, *University of Alabama*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Geometry

*1:00 p.m. - 3:25 p.m., Salon A-2*

##### Reflections on Teaching Geometry Courses

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

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

##### Folded Symplectic Four Manifolds

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

**Christopher R. Lee**, *University of Portland*

##### BIUX\(^2X_2\)

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

**Aldo Cruz Cota**, *Texas Wesleyan University*

##### From a High-Dimensional Random Polygon to an Ellipse: A Fourier Analysis of Iterated Circular Convolutions

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

**Boyan Kostadinov**, *City Tech, CUNY*

##### Blow-up Continuity in Mean Curvature Flow

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

**Kevin Sonnanburg**, *The University of Tennessee*

##### Anchor Triangles in a Delaunay Triangulation

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

**Shirley L. Yap**, *California State University East Bay*

##### Timelike Spiraling Geodesics in Staircase Metric Geometries

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

**Ryan Hood**, *Austin College*

**J. Mealy**, *Austin College*

##### Evaluation of Pi by Nested Radicals

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

**Mu-Ling Chang**, *University of Wisconsin-Platteville*

##### Everywhere Wild Knots

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

**Mr. Ollie Nanyes**

##### 3D Printing of Eugenia Cheng’s “Associahedron”

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

**Edward Aboufadel**, *Grand Valley State University*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Outreach, Mentoring, and Assessment

*1:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m., Salon C-8*

##### Gender, School, Location, Age, and Subject Combination as Predictors of Secondary School Students’ Achievement in Mathematics

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

**John T. Ajai**, *Taraba State University, Jalingo. Nigeria*

**Herbert R. Hanawa**, *Yola Electricity Distribution Company, Jalingo. Nigeria*

##### AMS Notices: Math and Diversity

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

**Frank Morgan**, *Williams College*

##### American Indian-based Mathematics Materials for Undergraduate Courses

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

**Charles P. Funkhouser**, *California State University Fullerton*

**Miles R. Pfahl**, *Turtle Mountain Community College*

##### Project Math T.R.A.C.K.

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

**Nicole M. Panza**, *Francis Marion University*

##### Math-Cyber Security Conference for High School Students

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

**Violeta Vasilevska**, *Utah Valley University*

##### Mathematics Outreach via the ETSU STEM Center

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

**Anant Godbole**, *ETSU*

**Ryan Andrew Nivens**, *ETSU*

~~What I Learned Running the Oakland Math Circle~~ (CANCELED)

*2:30 PM - 2:40 PM*

**Jamylle L. Carter**, *Diablo Valley College*

##### Math Camp for Junior High Students: Keep It Motivated and Fun

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

**Martha Lee H. Kilpack**, *Brigham Young University*

##### Exposing General Audience to the Voice of Mathematics

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

**Neeti Sinha**, *Johns Hopkins University (past), currently independent (author, speaker)*

##### Going from “Hidden Figures” to “Visible Figures”: Mentoring African American Females in Mathematics and Other STEM Fields

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

**Viveka Brown**, *Spelman College*

##### What Can Students Do with a Math Major? Five Basic Career Fields for Math Majors

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

**Paul R. Bialek**, *Trinity International University*

##### Mathematical Modeling Contest for College Students

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

**Leonida Ljumanovic**, *UW-Platteville*

##### Assessment in 10 Minutes!

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

**Alan Alewine**, *McKendree University*

##### The Efficacy of Post Assessment Extra Credit Quizzes

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

**Rachel Frankel**, *University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash College*

##### Student-led Error Analysis as Training for Pre-Service Teachers

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

**James R. Valles**, *Prairie View A&M University*

**Teresa Hughes**, *Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District*

### Workshop

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

*1:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m., Mobley Room*

### Minicourse

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

*1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Salon C-3*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 6. An Invitation to Euclid's Elements, Part A

*1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Salon C-5*

### Invited Paper Session

#### Big Ideas About Big (and Less Than Big) Data

*2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Continental Ballroom B*

##### Know Thyself: Introspective Personal Data Mining

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

**Talithia Williams**, *Harvey Mudd College*

##### Using Big and Less-than-Big Data Sets in Public Health

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

**Martin I. Meltzer, Ph.D.**, *Health Economics and Modeling Unit (HEMU), Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)*

##### Let Me See Your Papers: Using Real-Time Network Graph Traversal to Uncover Suspicious Offshore Activity

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

**Abhishek Mehta**, *Tresata*

##### Toward Unsupervised Learning for Social Media Using Linear Algebra

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

**Michael Berry**, *University of Tennessee, Knoxville*

##### Finding and Telling Data Stories

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

**Scott Teal**, *Tableau Software*

##### Creating Partnerships with Industry and Finding Data Analytics Problems for Students

*4:30 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.*

**Michael Dorff**, *Brigham Young University*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

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

*2:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m., Salon A-1*

##### The BINGO Paradox

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

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

##### Lucky Lines, Lucky links, And The Probability Of Crushing Disappointment

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

**Mark Bollman**, *Albion College*

##### Some New Problems from Two Old Sources

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

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

##### Logs and Explorations: Investigating a Classic of Magic

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

**John Harris**, *Furman University*

##### Question Puzzles

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

**Jason Rosenhouse**, *James Madison University*

##### Finite Group KenKen

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

**David Nacin**, *William Paterson University*

##### NFL Team Ranking Methods and Their Abilities to Predict Games

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

**Eric Eager**, *University of Wisconsin - La Crosse*

##### Systematic Counting, Binomial Coefficients, World Series Scenarios and the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs

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

**Jay L. Schiffman**, *Rowan University*

### Undergraduate Student Paper Session

#### MAA Student Paper Sessions

*2:00 a.m. - 6:15 p.m., Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Conference Room 4M*

### Panel Session

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

*2:35 p.m. – 3:55 p.m., Salon A-5*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Novel Introductions to Number Theory

*3:00 p.m. - 4:35 p.m., Salon C-6*

##### A Group Activities Approach to Number Theory

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

**Stefan Erickson**, *Colorado College*

##### Presenting MAA Articles on Number Theory

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

**Susan H. Marshall**, *Monmouth University*

##### The Wehmueller Conjecture

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

**Everette L. May**, *Salisbury University*

##### Some Interesting Infinite Families of Primitive Pythagorean Triples

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

**David Terr**, *UC Berkeley*

##### Arithmetical Structures on Graphs

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

**Darren Glass**, *Gettysburg College*

### Other Mathematical Session

#### MAA Section Officers Meeting

*3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., International Ballroom South*

### Undergraduate Student Paper Session

#### PME Student Paper Sessions

*2:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Conference Rooms 4A, 4C, 4D*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 3. Beyond Traditional Grading Schemes: Mastery Based Grading, Part A

*3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Salon C-3*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 5. Teaching Introductory Statistics with Simulation-Based Inference, Part A

*3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Salon C-5*

### Panel Session

#### Town Hall Meeting: Revising Guidelines on Resources and Technology for Mathematics Faculty

*4:10 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Salon A-5*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### SIGMAA MCST Business Meeting

*4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Salon C-1 & C-2*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### POM SIGMAA Reception

*5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Salon A-3*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### IBL SIGMAA Business Meeting

*5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Salon A-2*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### SIGMAA TAHSM Reception and Business Meeting

*5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Salon C-4*

### Social Event

#### Graduate Student Reception

*5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Marquette Room*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### POM SIGMAA Guest Lecture

*6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Salon A-3*

##### Philosophical Implications of the Paradigm Shift in Model Theory

**John Baldwin**, *University of Illinois at Chicago*

### Social Event

#### NSA's Women in Mathematics Society Reception

*6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Continental Foyer*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### SIGMAA QL Reception and Business Meeting

*6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Salon A-1*

### Social Event

#### President's Gala: A Musical Celebration and MAA Membership Recognition

*7:00 p.m - 8:30 p.m., International Ballroom North*

## Friday, July 28

### Registration

*8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., 8th St South Lobby (Registration)*

### Invited Address

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

##### Not So Hidden Figures: Unveiling Mathematical Talent

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

**Talithia Williams**, *Harvey Mudd College*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Encouraging Effective Teaching Innovation, Part B

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Salon C-4*

##### Using The Maple Technology To Connect Mathematics And Art

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

**Lina Wu**, *Borough of Manhattan Community College*

##### A Partially Flipped Model for a College Trigonometry Course

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

**Ranthony A.C. Edmonds**, *University of Iowa*

##### Back to the Drawing Board: Reshaping a Math Course in Walt Disney World

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

**Liz Bouzarth**, *Furman University*

**John Harris**, *Furman University*

**Kevin Hutson**, *Furman University*

##### Using Exam Wrappers to Improve Student Outcomes Exam Wrappers to Improve Student Outcomes

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

**Senan Hayes**, *Western CT State University*

**Alicia Maloney**, *Western CT State University*

##### A Team-Based Learning Approach to Linear Algebra

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

**Matthew J. Prudente**, *Saint Vincent College*

##### Using Case Scenarios in Teaching Discrete Mathematics

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

**Feryal Alayont**, *Grand Valley State University*

##### The Pythagorean Theorem: A Gateway to Proofs

*10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.*

**Andrew J. Miller**, *Belmont University*

##### Encouraging Metacognition Through Reflection Papers

*10:50 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.*

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

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

*11:10 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.*

**Amanda Harsy**, *Lewis University*

~~Using Points-Free Grading to Promote Perseverance~~ (CANCELED)

*11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.*

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

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Data Science: Big Data, Big Questions

*8:30 a.m. - 12:05 p.m., Salon A-1*

##### Building the Data Science Path Science Path

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

**Brian Camp**, *Saint Leo University*

**Monika Kiss**, *Saint Leo University*

**Jacci White**, *Saint Leo University*

##### Developing an Academic Data Science Program

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

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

##### Learning by Doing: Data Science for Mathematics and Statistics Undergraduates through Experiential Learning Collaboration with Industry Clients

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

**Marcus L. Walker**, *University of Minnesota Duluth*

##### Modeling Expenses and Liabilities in an Army Accounting System

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

**Christopher Thron**, *Texas A&M University-Central Texas*

**Lucas Brandt**, *Texas A&M University-Central Texas*

##### Big Data Bigger Mathematics: How Math Impacts Big Data and How College Curriculum Reflects This

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

**Joan E. DeBello**, *St. John's University*

##### Ingredients for a Worthwhile Data Analytics In-Class Project: A Comedian, Some Software, and Lots of Curiosity!

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

**Russ Goodman**, *Central College*

##### Class Projects Dealing with Big Data

*10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.*

**Aihua Li**, *Montclair State University*

##### Robust PCA and the Analysis of Surveillance Video

*10:50 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.*

**Andy Keck**, *Western State Colorado University*

##### Big Data and the Professional Workplace

*11:10 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.*

**John P. Boardman**, *Franklin College*

##### The Data Science of Fitting a Dinosaur

11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

**Boyan Kostadinov**, *City Tech, CUNY*

##### Clustering Algorithms and an Application to Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) Imaging

*11:50 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.*

**Amanda J. Mangum**, *Niagara University*

**Mansoor Haider**, *North Carolina State University*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Innovative Approaches to Calculus Preparation, Part B

*8:30 a.m. - 11:05 a.m., Salon A-3*

##### Innovative Methods in the Teaching of Pre-Calculus in an Emporium Setup

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

**Keith Carlson**, *University of Central Florida*

##### Everyone's a Math Major Creates Optimal STEM Mindset

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

**Gary Hagerty**, *Boise State University*

##### Preparing to Study Trigonometry through Primary Historical Sources

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

**Daniel E. Otero**, *Xavier University*

##### Developing Students’ Understanding of Exponential Growth: A Research-Based Solution

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

**Alan E. O'Bryan**, *Arizona State University*

##### Directionality of the Equals Sign

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

**Whitney George**, *University of Wisconsin-La Crosse*

**Tushar Das**, *University of Wisconsin-La Crosse*

**Nathan Warnberg**, *University of Wisconsin-La Crosse*

##### A Unique Application of the Moore Method of Teaching College Precalculus

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

**Paul Howard**, *Oklahoma Christian University*

##### Mathematical Maturity: Dualities, Domination, Approximation, Fixed Points, Slopes, etc.-- Concepts & Notations in Pre-Calculus

*10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.*

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

##### Flipping the Precalculus Classroom

*10:50 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.*

**Benjamin V.C. Collins**, *University of Wisconsin-Platteville*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning, Part A

*8:30 a.m. - 11:05 a.m., Salon A-2*

##### An IBL Approach to Abstract Algebra

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

**Mona Mocanasu**, *MSU Denver*

##### An IBL Introduction to Proofs Class with Specifications / Standards Grading and Group Work

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

**Justin Dunmyre**, *Frostburg State University*

##### All In: My First Experience with Guided Student Presentations

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

**May Mei**, *Denison University*

##### Lessons Learned Creating IBL Course Notes

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

**John Ross**, *Southwestern University*

##### Reanimating the Dinosaurs: A Reflection on Inquiry-Based Learning and Faculty Renewal

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

**Adrian P. Gentle**, *University of Southern Indiana*

**Yalcin Sarol**, *University of Southern Indiana*

##### An Inquiry-Based Approach to IBL

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

**Sarah Dumnich**, *Frostburg State University*

##### Mathematical Inquiry for Liberal Arts Students

*10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.*

**Elizabeth Thoren**, *Pepperdine University*

##### Writing in an IBL Calculus Course

*10:50 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.*

**William T. Mahavier**, *Lamar University*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Number Theory

*8:30 a.m. - 10:55 a.m., Salon C-8*

##### Dividing by 9

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

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

##### Properties of Rational Base Representations of Positive Integers

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

**Zoe Cramer**, *Central Connecticut State University*

**Frederic Latour**, *Central Connecticut State University*

##### Generating Larger Near-Isosceles Primitive Pythagorean Triples Using Pell-Type Sequences

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

**Frederick D. Chichester**, *Retired*

##### A Tale of Two Constants

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

**Andy Martin**, *Kentucky State University*

##### Exploring Restricted \(m\)-ary Partitions

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

**Timothy B. Flowers**, *Indiana University of Pennsylvania*

##### Generalizations of Delannoy Numbers

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

**Steven Edwards**, *Kennesaw State University*

**William Griffiths**, *Kennesaw State University*

##### Multiplicative Persistence of Nonzero Fixed Point Digits

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

**Robert Styer**, *Villanova University*

**Colin Lubner**, *Villanova University*

##### The Smallest Nontrivial Height of Abelian Totally \(p\)-adic Numbers

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

**Emerald T. Stacy**, *Oregon State University*

##### On a Series Formula for the Area of the Mandelbrot Set and Zagier's Conjecture

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

**Patrick Bray**, *Rowan University*

**Hieu D. Nguyen**, *Rowan University*

~~Olinde Rodrigues' Contribution to Catalan Numbers~~ CANCELED

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

**Johannes C. Familton**, *Borough of Manhattan Community College*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### GCPS on Teaching and Learning Advanced Mathematics

*8:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m., Salon C-7*

##### Transitioning from the Finite to the Infinite in *l*^{2}

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

**M. Leigh Lunsford**, *Longwood University*

##### Students' Epistemological Frames and Their Interpretation of Advanced Mathematics

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

**Victoria Krupnik**, *Rutgers University*

**Keith Weber**, *Rutgers University*

**Timothy Fukawa-Connelly**, *Temple University*

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

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

**Timothy A. Lucas**, *Pepperdine University*

##### Round Robin Proofs

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

**Heidi Hulsizer**, *Benedictine College*

##### Bridging the Gap: Mid-level Proofs Courses and Their Effect on Student Learning and Outcomes

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

**Karin R. Saoub**, *Roanoke College*

##### Flipping an Introduction to Proofs Course

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

**Miranda Bowie**, *University of North Alabama*

##### Community Detection with Hierarchical Clustering Algorithms: Connecting Graph and Network Theory to Analyzing Social Networks

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

**Donna Beers**, *Simmons College*

##### Coding and GUI Use in the Teaching of Undergraduate Numerical Analysis

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

**Paul von Dohlen**, *William Paterson University*

##### Triangular Ramsey Numbers: An Undergraduate Research Project

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

**Timothy Trujillo**, *Sam Houston State University*

##### In-Class Exercises in Complex Analysis

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

**Jane McDougall**, *Colorado College*

##### Utilizing Truth Tables to Furnish Some Neat Mathematical Properties

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

**Kryssa C. Goodhart**, *Rowan University*

**Jay L. Schiffman**, *Rowan University*

##### A Novel Idea: Teaching Mathematics using Apostolos Doxiadis's *Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture*

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

**Bill Linderman**, *King University*

##### Is There a Topology on Q That Detects Continuous Extensions to R?

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

**Mike Krebs**, *California State University, Los Angeles*

### Undergraduate Student Paper Session

#### MAA Student Paper Sessions

*8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m., Lake Ontario, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie, Conference Rooms 4M, 4Q*

### Undergraduate Student Paper Session

#### PME Student Paper Sessions

*8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.., Conference Rooms 4A, 4C, 4D*

### Panel Session

#### Implementing Mathematics Pathways, Part I - State, System, and Transfer Level Strategies

*8:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m., Salon A-5*

### MAA MathFest 2017 Exhibit Hall

*9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Salon D (Exhibit Hall)*

### Invited Address

#### Earle Raymond Hedrick Lecture Series

##### Hedrick Lecture II

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

**Dusa McDuff**, *Barnard College, Columbia University*

### Panel Session

#### Implementing Mathematics Pathways, Part II – Institution and Classroom Level Strategies

*10:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m., Salon A-5*

### Invited Address

#### MAA Invited Address

##### Is There a Better Way to Elect a President?

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

**Steven Brams**, *New York University*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Writing Across the Curriculum in Mathematics, Part A

*11:10 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Salon A-2*

##### (Writing Enriched) Introduction to Proofs

*11:10 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.*

**Katharine Shultis**, *Gonzaga University*

##### Students' Experiences in a Transition to Proof Course

*11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.*

**Visala R. Satyam**, *Michigan State University*

**Mariana Levin**, *Western Michigan University*

**John P. Smith**, *Michigan State University*

**YoungGon Bae**, *Michigan State University*

**Kevin Voogt**, *Michigan State University*

### Invited Address

#### NAM David Harold Blackwell Lecture

##### Hidden Figures: My Role as a Math Consultant for this Film

*1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., International Ballroom South*

**Rudy L. Horne**, *Morehouse College*

### Invited Paper Session

#### Low Dimensional Symplectic and Contact Topology

*1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Continental Ballroom B*

##### Constructing Interlocking Solid Tori in Contact 3-Manifolds

*1:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.*

**Doug LaFountain**, *Western Illinois University*

##### The Weinstein Conjecture

*1:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.*

**Bahar Acu**, *University of Southern California* and *UCLA*

##### Contact Invariants and Reeb Dynamics

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

**Jo Nelson**, *Barnard College and Columbia University*

##### The Flexibility and Rigidity of Lagrangian Cobordisms

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

**Lisa Tryanor**, *Bryn Mawr College*

##### A New Approach to the Symplectic Isotopy Problem

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

**Laura Starkston**, *Stanford University*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Exploring Zeros of Polynomials

*1:00 p.m. - 5:35 p.m., Salon C-6*

##### When and Why Does Laguerre's Method Misbehave?

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

**Pavel Belik**, *Augsburg College*

##### Reimagining Polynomial Root Solutions via Taylor Polynomial Transformations

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

**Craig J. George**, *University of Houston*

##### Descartes' (and Budan's and Fourier's) Rules of Signs

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

**Paul Zorn**, *Saint Olaf College*

##### Looking for a "Local" Gauss-Lucas Theorem

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

**Harry Richman**, *University of Michigan*

##### Geometry of Generalized Cubic Polynomials

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

**Christopher Frayer**, *University of Wisconsin-Platteville*

##### Trajectories of Critical Points

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

**Michael Brilleslyper**, *U. S. Air Force Academy*

**Beth Schauboreck**, *U. S. Air Force Academy*

##### Asymptotics of Random Processes and Zeros of Polynomials

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

**Barbara Margolius**, *Cleveland State University*

##### Galois Theory for High School Students

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

**Jeff Johannes**, *SUNY Geneseo*

##### Decent Polynomials

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

**Edward Early**, *St. Edward's University*

##### The "Look and Say" Polynomial

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

**Jonathan Martin**, *Lexington, KY*

**Andy Martin**, *Kentucky State University*

##### An Invitation to Polynomiography via Exponential Series

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

**Bahman Kalantari**, *Rutgers University*

##### Avoiding Conflict using Zeros of Polynomials

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

**Axel Brandt**, *Davidson College*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Writing Across the Curriculum in Mathematics, Part B

*1:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m., Salon A-2*

##### Writing to Learn Journals in a Math for Elementary Teachers Course

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

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

##### Student Writing as a Tool for Synthesizing Ideas in Calculus

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

**Sarah Wolff**, *Denison University*

##### Do Students *Really* Understand What They're Doing?

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

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

##### Reflection Writing in Applied Calculus and Statistics Courses

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

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

##### Summative Portfolios in Mathematics Courses

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

**Sarah Hanusch**, *SUNY Oswego*

##### Writing in Geometry Course

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

**Yelena Vaynberg**, *LTU*

##### Using Discussion Boards and Papers in an Introductory Statistics Course

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

**Edwin P. Herman**, *University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point*

##### Scientific Writing? What Is That?

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

**Magdalena Luca**, *Mass College of Pharmacy*

##### Mathematical Writing Through Group Projects

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

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

##### Writing on the Mathematics of a Great Mathematician from History

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

**Daniel Kiteck**, *Indiana Wesleyan University*

##### Making Writing Meaningful in an Entry Level Math Course

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

**Emlee Nicholson**, *Millsaps College*

##### Incorporating Reading/Writing Assignments into a Liberal Arts Mathematics Course

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

**Adam Giambrone**, *University of Connecticut*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Connecting Introductory Mathematics Courses To Students' Intended Majors and Careers

*1:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m., Salon C-4*

##### A 3-Pronged Approach for Helping Students Discover Careers in the Mathematical Sciences

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

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

**Brooke Buckley**, *Northern Kentucky University*

**Dhanuja Kasturiratna**, *Northern Kentucky University*

##### Freshman Seminar in Applied Math: A Lesson in Adaptive Teaching

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

**Jenna Reis**, *Fitchburg State University*

##### Math 299s: Introduction to the Math Major

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

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

##### Teaching Simulation in an Introductory Operations Research Course

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

**Timothy Yusun**, *Simon Fraser University*

**Tamon Stephen**, *Simon Fraser University*

##### Community Based Learning in an Introduction to Data Course

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

**Phong Le**, *Goucher College*

##### Customizing a Statistics Course for Business Majors

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

**Anders Hendrickson**, *St. Norbert College*

##### Incorporating Partner Discipline Voices in Retooling Introductory Statistics in Washington State

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

**Helen E. Burn**, *Highline College*

##### The Right Math for the Right Student at the Right Time: Facilitating Multidisciplinary Discussions

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

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

##### Renovating Calculus Through Conversations with the Partner Disciplines

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

**Suzanne I. Dorée**, *Augsburg College*

**Pavel Belik**, *Augsburg College*

**Jody Sorensen**, *Augsburg College*

##### Pre-calculus Student Activities for STEM Intending Students

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

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

##### Winning Students from Several Disciplines with a Course in Evolutionary Game Theory

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

**Robert G. Root**, *Lafayette College*

##### Realistic Examples of Bayes's Rule from Cybersecurity

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

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

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Undergraduate Research Activities in Mathematical and Computational Biology

*1:00 p.m. - 3:35 p.m., Salon A-4*

##### Tiered Mentoring in REUs: DNA Nanostructure Self-Assembly Case Study

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

**Ada N. Morse**, *University of Vermont*

##### An Age-Structured Pulse Vaccination Model for HPV

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

**Timothy D. Comar**, *Benedictine University*

~~My Mathematical Mice - Modeling Neuroblastoma Tumor Growth in Mice using a System of Ordinary Differential Equations~~ CANCELED

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

**Yixuan He**, *Dartmouth College*

**Dorothy I. Wallace**, *Dartmouth College*

**Anita Kodali**, *Dartmouth College*

##### A Simplification and Quantitative Analysis of Stress Reaction System- HPA Axis

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

**Pengcheng Xiao**, *University of Evansville*

**Adam Lonnberg**, *University of Evansville*

##### Feedback-Mediated Dynamics in a Model of a Long-Looped Nephron

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

**Hwayeon Ryu**, *University of Hartford*

**Quinton Neville**, *St. Olaf College*

##### Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) Applied to Monte Carlo and Molecular Dynamic Simulations

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

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

##### Undergraduate Research on Discrete Models of the Impact of Drought and Invasive Crayfish on California Newt Populations

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

**Courtney L. Davis**, *Pepperdine University*

**Timothy A. Lucas**, *Pepperdine University*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### My Favorite Math Circle Problem, Part B

*1:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Salon C-1 & C-2*

##### Great Problems, Great Sessions, Great Circles

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

**Brianna Donaldson**, *American Institute of Mathematics*

##### Exploring Patterns with Technology

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

**Jonas Meyer**, *Loras College*

**Amanda Matson**, *Clarke University*

##### Problems with a Twist

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

**Gabriella Pinter**, *University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee*

##### Recognizing Group Structure in Shapes and Images

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

**Angela Antonou**, *University of St. Francis*

**Mallory Johnson**, *University of St. Francis*

##### Middle School Math Circle Problems

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

**Monika Kiss**, *Saint Leo University*

**Rachel Cunio**, *Saint Leo University*

##### Roman Numeral Poker: Hilarity Did Ensue

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

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

##### Mathematical Explorations of Musical Scales

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

**Cory Johnson**, *California State University, San Bernardino*

**Jeremy Aikin**, *California State University, San Bernardino*

##### Quilting Squares in a Math Circle

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

**Katie Haymaker**, *Villanova University*

##### Math Unbounded: Math Circles without Borders

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

**Bob Klein**, *Ohio University*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Modeling or Applications

*1:00 p.m. - 4:40 p.m., Salon C-7*

##### Wildfire Modeling in a Project-Based Course

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

**Mami Wentworth**, *Wentworth Institute of Technology*

##### Project Base Learning in Numerical Analysis via Artificial Neural Networks

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

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

##### Experiences from Implementing an Industrial Project-Based Course in the Curriculum

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

**Michele L. Joyner**, *East Tennessee State University*

##### Efficiency of Geometrical Designs in Engineering and Biology

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

**Malgorzata A. Marciniak**, *CUNY*

##### An Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Project for Wind Turbine Modeling

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

**Jeong-Mi Yoon**, *UH-Downtown*

~~A Planetary Orbital Model Based on Gravity Simulation~~ CANCELED

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

**Morgyn Church**, *Radford University*

##### Peace Movement Paradox in Generalized Gravity

*2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.* **Dennis G. Collins**, *UPR-Mayaguez*

##### Let's Get Physical! Teaching Math through the Lens of Physics

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

**L. Jeneva Clark**, *University of Tennessee*

**Peggy Bertrand**, *University of Tennessee*

##### Dynamics of Neuronal Networks with Coupling Delays: A Modeling Study

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

**Hwayeon Ryu**, *University of Hartford*

~~Machine Learning Approach for the Prediction of Dissolved Oxygen Concentration~~ CANCELED

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

**Cassia Smith**, *University of the Virgin Islands*

**Robert Stolz**, *University of the Virgin Islands*

**Jonathan Jossart**, *University of the Virgin Islands*

##### The Importance of Population Dynamics in Modeling the Control of Disease-carrying Mosquito Populations

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

**Tim Antonelli**, *Worcester State University*

##### Tipping Points in Epidemics

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

**Suzanne M. O'Regan**, *North Carolina A&T State University*

~~Mathematical Modelling of the Outer Hair Cell~~ CANCELED

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

**Austin E. Marstaller**, *The University of Texas at Dallas*

##### Using Market Data for Markov Chain Prediction

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

**Morteza Shafii-Mousavi**, *Indiana University South Bend*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Teaching and Learning Calculus, and Mathematics and Technology

*1:00 p.m. - 3:40 p.m., Salon C-8*

##### Solving Problems with Calculus, Not Calculus Problems

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

**Robert R. Rogers**, *SUNY Fredonia*

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

##### Investigations To Improve Student Learning In Calculus

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

**Ken Collins**, *Charlotte Latin School*

##### I Can't Lecture

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

**Rachel Weir**, *Allegheny College*

##### Technology Mediated Active Learning in a Large Lecture Calculus Class

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

**John H. Johnson**, *The Ohio State University*

##### Transitioning to IBL Teaching

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

**Gerard Ornas**, *McNeese State University*

##### Teaching and Learning Mathematics in an Active Learning Classroom

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

**John A. Kerrigan**, *Rutgers University*

##### Teaching Complex Analysis With A Spherical Camera

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

**Robert Jacobson**, *Roger Williams University*

##### Teaching College Algebra with Knewton

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

**Peter Olszewski**, *Penn State Behrend*

##### Continuing Development of MYMathApps Calculus

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

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

**Andrew Crenwelge**, *Texas A&M University*

**Joseph Martinsen**, *Texas A&M University*

**Matthew Weihing**, *Texas A&M University*

**Eikagra Sharma**, *Texas A&M University*

**Shiva Saravanan**, *A&M Consolidated High School*

**Matthew Barry**, *Texas Center for Applied Technology, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station*

##### A GeoGebra Project for Future Teachers

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

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

##### Fibonacci and Lucas Identities with Excel

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

**Azar Khosravani**, *Columbia College Chicago*

### Undergraduate Student Session

#### Undergraduate Student Activity: Mock Trading with SIG

*1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Continental Ballroom C*

### Workshop

#### Examples and Experiences in Teaching a Modeling-Based Differential Equations Course

*1:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m., Mobley Room*

### Panel Session

#### Reflections on Departmental Self-Studies and Reviews

*1:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m., Salon A-5*

### Minciourse

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

*1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Salon C-3*

### Minciourse

#### Minicourse 6. An Invitation to Euclid's Elements, Part B

*1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Salon C-5*

### AWM Invited Paper Session

#### No Longer Hidden Figures: Women Mathematicians Share Their Path to the Profession

*2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Salon A-3*

##### The "Firsts" in STEM: Modern Day 'Hidden Figures'

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

**Talitha Washington**, *Howard University*

##### A Quest to Cure Cancer with Math

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

**Shelby Wilson**, *Morehouse College*

##### Young, Mathematically Gifted, and Black

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

**Candice Price**, *University of San Diego*

##### A Path, Thus Far...

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

**Suzanne Weekes**, *Worcester Polytechnic Institute*

##### Life Has Critical Points

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

**Emille Davie Lawrence**, *University of San Francisco*

##### Panel Discussion

*4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.*

### Invited Paper Session

#### Mathematics and Democracy

*2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Continental Ballroom A*

##### Political Hypotheses and Mathematical Conclusions

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

**Paul H. Edelman**, *Vanderbilt University*

##### Multiwinner Approval Voting: An Apportionment Approach

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

**D. Marc Kilgour**, *Wilfrid Laurier University*

##### Voting and the Symmetric Group

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

**Michael Orrison**, *Harvey Mudd College*

##### Consistent Criteria, Problematic Outcomes, and the Hypercube

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

**Tommy Ratliff**, *Wheaton College*

##### Ready for Redistricting 2020?

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

**Karen Saxe**, *Macalester College* and *AMS*

##### Orthogonal Decomposition and the Mathematics of Voting

*4:30 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.*

**William S. Zwicker**, *Union College*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

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

*2:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m., Salon A-1*

##### A Mathematical Analysis of Social Math

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

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

##### TransAmerica and the Shortest Pat Problem on Triangular Grids

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

**Jie Mei**, *University of Rhode Island*

**Edmund A. Lamagna**, *Department of Computer Science and Statistics, University of Rhode Island*

##### The n+k Kings Problem

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

**Doug Chatham**, *Morehead State University*

##### Mathematical Explorations with Swish

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

**Dana P. Rowland**, *Merrimack College*

##### How to Win at Tenzi

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

**Steve Bacinski**, *Davenport University*

**Tim Pennings**, *Davenport University*

**Stefana Rusu**, *Davenport University*

##### The Expected Length of a Game of Tenzi

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

**Mark R. Snavely**, *Carthage College*

##### Probability Questions from the Game Pickomino

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

**Brian Heinold**, *Mount St. Mary's University*

##### Computer Simulations as a Lens into the Mathematics of Crazy Eights and Farkle

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

**Stacy L. Hoehn**, *Franklin College*

##### Card Games in an Undergraduate Geometry Course

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

**Cherith Tucker**, *Oklahoma Baptist University*

### Undergraduate Student Paper Session

#### MAA Student Paper Sessions

*2:00 p.m. - 5:55p.m., Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Michigan, Conference Rooms 4M, 4Q*

### Other Mathematical Session

#### Alder Award Session

*2:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m., International Ballroom North*

##### Tell Me How You Got Here

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

**Steven Klee**, *Seattle University*

##### Teaching Mathematics as Though Their Lives Depend on It

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

**Mary De Raeve Beisiegel**, *Oregon State University*

### Panel Session

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

*2:35 p.m. – 3:55 p.m., Salon A-5*

### Poster Session

#### PosterFest 2017: An MAA Networking Event

*3:30 p.m. - 5:00p.m., Salon D (Exhibit Hall)*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 2. Preparing Students for Success in Calculus: Aligning Placement, Curriculum and Assessment, Part A

*3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Salon C-3*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 4. Visualizing Projective Geometry Through Photographs and Perspective Drawings, Part A

*3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Salon C-5*

### Social Event

#### Celebrating Eighty Years of MAA Publishing

*3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., MAA Pavilion, Salon D (Exhibit Hall)*

### Social Event

#### Networking Session on the Mathematical Education of Teachers

*4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m., Salon C-8*

### Panel Session

#### Math Camp: Combining Collaboration, Individualized Intervention, and Socio-Emotional Development

*4:10 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Salon A-5*

### Social Event

#### Estimathon!

*4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m., Continental Ballroom C*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### WEB SIGMAA Reception and Business Meeting

*5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Salon A-4*

### Social Event

#### Pi Mu Epsilon Banquet

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

### Social Event

#### MAA Ice Cream Social

*8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Continental Foyer*

## Saturday, July 29

### Registration

*8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., 8th St South Lobby (Registration)*

### Invited Address

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

##### Math's Other Half

*8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m., International North*

**Dan Meyer**, *Desmos*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning, Part B

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Salon A-2*

##### Competing to Learn: An In-Class Playing Card Competition Where Students Explore Set Theory Operations

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

**Jonathan Weisbrod**, *Rowan College at Burlington County*

##### Level Up: A Continued Experiment in "Gamifying" an Active Learning Classroom

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

**Kayla B. Dwelle**, *Ouachita Baptist University*

##### Student Guided Reinvention of Green's Theorem

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

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

##### Finding Mathematics in Chaos - Invite Your Students to Persevere

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

**Amanda H. Matson**, *Clarke University*

##### Coordinating IBL and non-IBL Calculus II

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

**Amy Ksir**, *U.S. Naval Academy*

##### Hybrid IBL

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

**Patrick X. Rault**, *University of Arizona*

##### Mathematical Habits of Mind - The Essential Dimension for Learning Mathematics

*10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.*

**Marshall Gordon**, *Park School of Baltimore*

##### Understanding Two-Year College Mathematics Faculty Perceptions and Use of Cooperative Learning

*10:50 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.*

**Adam J. Castillo**, *The University of Texas at Austin*

##### Pedagogy of the Oppressed: Lessons for Inquiry-Based Learning in Mathematics

*11:10 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.*

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

##### Equitable Practices in IBL

*11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.*

**Jessica Ellis**, *Colorado State University*

**Brian P. Katz**, *Augustana College*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Probability and Statistics

*8:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m., Salon C-7*

##### Use Simple Math to Extract Business Information from Internet Data: a Study on Volkswagen’s Emission Scandal

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

**Song Chen**, *University of Wisconsin La Crosse*

**Chad Vidden**, *University of Wisconsin La Crosse*

**Marco Vriens**, *University of Wisconsin La Crosse*

##### What Would You Give for That: Grade Expectations vs. Performance in an Introductory Business Statistics Course

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

**Deborah Jean Gougeon**, *University of Scranton*

##### Type I Error: Conditional or Unconditional?

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

**Nancy A. Hernandez**, *TAMUCT-Department of Mathematics*

**Christopher Thron**, *TAMUCT-Department of Mathematics*

##### An Alternative Perspective on Consensus Priors with Applications to Phase I Clinical Trials

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

**Steven Kim**, *California State University, Monterey Bay*

##### Improved Randomized Response Strategies for Collecting Sensitive Data

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

**Niharika Yennum**, *Texas A & M University - Kingsville*

**Stephen Sedory**, *Texas A & M University - Kingsville*

**Sarjinder Singh**, *Texas A & M University - Kingsville*

~~Convexity of Ruin Probabilities in Insurance Risk Models~~ CANCELED

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

**David Landriault**, *University of Waterloo*

**Bin Li**, *University of Waterloo*

**Gordon E. Willmot**, *University of Waterloo*

**Di Xu**, *University of Nebraska Lincoln*

##### Random Walks with Fractally Correlated Traps

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

**Alex Plyukhin**, *Saint Anselm College*

##### Bayes' Rule and the Law

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

**Leila Setayeshgar**, *Providence College*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Teaching and Learning Developmental Mathematics

*8:30 a.m. - 9:55 a.m., Salon C-6*

##### Rafeef Begins to Learn Arithmetic in a Jordanian Kindergarten

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

**Radieah Banihani**, *New Mexico State University*

##### Problem-Based Learning: Encouraging Girls in Secondary Mathematics

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

**Carmel Schettino**, *Avenues: The World School*

##### Gender vs Character: Designing Inclusive Math Activities

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

**Eugenia Cheng**, *School of the Art Institute of Chicago*

##### Pure Mathematics

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

**Nnenna K. Uka**, *Department of Mathematics, Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Nigeria*

##### Aesthetic Computing - Order of Operations Understanding Rescue

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

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

##### Encouraging Mindfulness and a Growth Mindset in Developmental Mathematics Classrooms

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

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

### Poster Session

#### PIC Math Conference

*8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., International Ballroom South*

##### Student Presentations

*8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.*

##### Industry Speakers

*10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.*

### MAA MathFest 2017 Exhibit Hall

*9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Salon D (Exhibit Hall)*

### Undergraduate Student Session

#### MAA Mathematical Competition in Modeling (MCM) Winners

*9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m., Salon C-4*

### Invited Address

#### Earle Raymond Hedrick Lecture Series

##### Hedrick Lecture III

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

**Dusa McDuff**, *Barnard College, Columbia University*

### Invited Address

#### MAA Invited Address

##### How to Create Periodic Functions from Geometric Shapes

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

**Ronald Mickens**, *Clark Atlanta University*

### Other Mathematical Session

#### MAA Business Meeting

*11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Continental Ballroom B*

### Invited Paper Session

#### The Life and Legacy of J Ernest Wilkins (1923-2011)

*1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Salon A-3*

##### J Ernest Wilkins, Jr.: My Friend, Colleague, and Collaborator

*1:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.*

**Ronald E. Mickens**, *Clark Atlanta University*

##### The Remarkable Wilkins Family

*1:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.*

**Carolyn Wilkins**, *Professor Berklee College of Music*

**Sharon Wilkins Hill, PhD**

##### J Ernest Wilkins at the University of Chicago

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

**Bob Fefferman**, *The University of Chicago*

##### My PhD Dissertation Advisor – J Ernest Wilkins

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

**Cleo Bentley**, *Prairie View A&M University*

##### Dr. J Ernest Wilkins, Jr.: The Man and His Works

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

**Asamoah Nkwanta**, *Morgan State University*

##### The Scientific and Mathematical Impact of J Ernest Wilkins

*3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.*

**Talitha Washington**, *Howard University*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Math Potluck: A Student Swap Session

*1:00 p.m. - 2:55 p.m., Salon A-4*

##### Job Wanted: Building a Math Club Talk About Internships and Career Opportunities

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

**Katie Anders**, *University of Texas at Tyler*

##### "Bigs and Littles" Mentoring Program: Confronting the "Leaky Pipeline Effect"

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

**Monica E. Busser**, *Youngstown State University*

##### The PME Ohio Xi Chapter Regional Conference: A How-To Guide

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

**Gabbie Van Scoy**, *Youngstown State University*

**Natalie Halavick**, *Youngstown State University*

##### Open Source Hack Day at CSU East Bay

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

**Linda Beverly**, *CSU East Bay*

##### Mathematical Modeling Contests for College Students

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

**Leonida Ljumanovic**, *UW-Platteville*

##### So You Think You Know Math: The Math Club Game Show!

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

**Paul Fonstad**, *Franklin College*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Online Assessment: Where We Have Been, Where We Are, and Where We Are Going

*1:00 p.m. - 3:35 p.m., Salon C-6*

##### A Decade of Online Assessment at The University of Illinois

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

**Alison Reddy**, *Univeristy of Illinois*

##### Building Online Assessments for Introductory Statistics

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

**Brooke Buckley**, *Northern Kentucky University*

##### Using Online Technology to Improve Student Performance in Mathematics Courses

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

**Michael B. Scott**, *California State University, Monterey Bay*

##### Asynchronous Online Office Hours with WeBWorK

*2:05 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.*

**K. Andrew Parker**, *NYC College of Technology*

##### Shifting to Conceptual Mathematics Teaching: What is Needed from an Online Homework System

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

**Grant Sander**, *Arizona State University*

##### Scaffolding Online Math Homework for Effective Assessment

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

**Kristin Lassonde**, *Contra Costa College*

##### Gratitude to Online Assessment -- from COW to Now

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

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

##### A Three Year Journey With Online Homework

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

**Jennifer Szczesniak**, *Hagerstown Community College*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Euclid and the Mathematics of Antiquity in the 21st Century

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

##### Bring Back the Pappus-Guldin Theorems

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

**Andrew Leahy**, *Knox College*

##### A Course in Geometry Based on Historical Sources

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

**Jerry Lodder**, *New Mexico State University*

##### Euclid's Geometry Is Physical, Not Abstract

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

**Viktor Blasjo**, *Utrecht University*

##### My Big Fat Greek Course

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

**Charlie Smith**, *Park University*

##### Rationals, Irrationals, and Commensurable Magnitudes: Euclid and the Real Numbers

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

**Jeffrey Clark**, *Elon University*

##### Solving Quadratic Equations with Geometric Algebra

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

**J Christopher Tweddle**, *Governors State University*

##### Climbing Greek Ladders to Reach for Eigenvectors

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

**Ian Pierce**, *US Air Force Academy*

**Kurt Herzinger**, *US Air Force Academy*

**Courtney Kunselman**, *US Air Force Academy*

##### FYS: Math of the Middle East and North Africa

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

**Kathi Crow**, *Salem State University*

##### The Mathematics of the Sphaerica of Menelaus

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

**Marshall A. Whittlesey**, *California State University San Marcos*

##### Geometry: It's *Element-*ary

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

**Maureen Carroll**, *University of Scranton*

**Elyn Rykken**, *Muhlenberg College*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes

#### Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning, Part C

*1:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m., Salon A-2*

##### Put Students in the Driver Seat on Their Mathematics Learning Journey

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

**Annie Han**, *BMCC-The City University of New York*

**Margaret Dean**, *BMCC-The City University of New York*

**DanPing Zhong**, *BMCC-The City University of New York*

##### Visualizing Ideas from Calculus

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

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

##### Technology, 3D Printing, and Brochures in a Liberal Arts Course

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

**Lisa Driskell**, *Colorado Mesa University*

##### Splines from Scratch using SageMathCloud

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

**Thomas Clark**, *Dordt College*

##### Teaching an Interactive Introduction to Knot Theory

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

**Allison Henrich**, *Seattle University*

##### Inquiry-Based Graph Theory for Non-Majors

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

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

##### The Peano Axioms: Natural Numbers by IBL

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

**Jonathan White**, *Coe College*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Graph Theory

*1:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m., Salon C-8*

##### Isoperimetric Constants of Paley Graphs

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

**Anthony Shaheen**, *CSU Los Angeles*

##### The Generalized Steiner Cable-Trench Problem with Application to Error Correction in Vascular Image Analysis

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

**Eric Landquist**, *Kutztown University*

##### Cycle Double Covers of Infinite Planar Graphs

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

**Mohammad Javaheri**, *Siena College, School of Science*

##### Drawing Graphs as Superthrackles

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

**Kirsten Stor**, *Fort Lewis College*

##### L(4)-labelings of Trees

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

**Samuel Iselin**, *Valparaiso University*

**Hector Reyes-Figueroa**, *Valparaiso University*

**Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo**, *Valparaiso University*

##### Invariants of L(2,1)-Colorings

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

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

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

**William Higgins**, *Wittenberg University*

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

##### Winning the Lights Out Game with the Most Edges

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

**Lauren Keough**, *Grand Valley State University*

**Darren Parker**, *Grand Valley State University*

##### Enumerating Unimodal Rooted Forests Avoiding the Pattern 123

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

**Katie Anders**, *University of Texas at Tyler*

**Kassie Archer**, *University of Texas at Tyler*

##### How Many Ways Can You Slice a Donut?

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

**Rob Thompson**, *Carleton College*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Teaching and Learning Introductory Mathematics

*1:00 p.m. - 4:10 p.m., Salon C-7*

##### Teaching and Learning Mathematics with Knitting

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

**Sara Jensen**, *Carthage College*

##### Mathematics in a Feminist Theory Course

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

**Erin Moss**, *Millersville University of Pennsylvania*

##### College Algebra Redesign: Shaping Institutional Change

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

**Jeremiah Hower**, *Florida International University*

##### Examining the Variation of Mathematical Content Presented During College Algebra Instruction

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

**Claire Gibbons**, *Oregon State University*

~~Student Academic Background and Their Success Rate in College Algebra~~ (CANCELED)

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

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

##### A Gateway Math Course Re-Imagined and the Faculty Seminar Developed to Support It

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

**Marianna Bonanome**, *New York City College of Technology*

##### Assignments to Help Students Reflect on their Learning

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

**Sarah Wolff**, *Denison University*

##### Incorporating Network Science into a Discrete Structures Course

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

**Haley A. Yaple**, *Carthage College*

##### The Mtile Means: An Instructional Tool for Teaching Introductory Statistics

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

**Ryan Savitz**, *Neumann University*

**David DiMarco**, *Neumann University*

**Fred Savitz**, *Neumann University*

##### Tools for Teaching Logic

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

**Sarah Ann Fleming**, *Belmont University*

##### Constructiveness-Learning

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

**Opeyemi Adekunle Kayode**, *University of South Africa*

##### Physical Variables: An Introduction for Mathematicians

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

**Itai Seggev**, *Wolfram Research*

##### A Mathematician Looks at American History

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

**Joseph F. Kolacinski**, *Elmira College*

### Other Mathematical Session

#### Special Interactive Presentation for High School Students, Parents, and Teachers

*1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Continental Ballroom B*

##### THOSE INFAMOUS EXPLODING DOTS: A Preview to Global Math Week

**James Tanton**, *Mathematical Association of America*

### Undergraduate Student Session

#### Undergraduate Student Activity: Mock Trading with SIG

*1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Continental Ballroom C*

### Poster Session

#### PIC Math Conference

*1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., International Ballroom South*

##### Poster Session

*1:00 – 3:00 p.m.*

### Graduate Student Paper Session

#### Great Talks for a General Audience: Coached Presentations by Graduate Students

*1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Boulevard Room A and B*

### Panel Session

#### Getting Involved in Professional Organizations

*1:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m., Salon A-5*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 3. Beyond Traditional Grading Schemes: Mastery Based Grading, Part B

*1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Salon C-3*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 5. Teaching Introductory Statistics with Simulation-Based Inference, Part B

*1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Salon C-5*

### Undergraduate Student Session

#### Student Problem Solving Competition

*1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Salon C-4*

### Other Mathematical Session

#### Math Circle Demonstration

*2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Salon C-1 and C-2*

### Contributed Paper Session with Themes/h3>

#### Mathematics in Video Games

*9:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Salon A-5*

##### The Skyrim Problem

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

**Andrew Sward**, *Augustana College*

**Dat Tran**, *Augustana College*

**Lan Dang**, *Augustana College*

##### The Mathematics Behind The Hands of Time From Final Fantasy

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

**Kevin Murphy**, *Saint Leo University*

##### Partitions by Harmonic Means and the Damage-Per-Second Indicator

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

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

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 2. Preparing Students for Success in Calculus: Aligning Placement, Curriculum and Assessment, Part B

*3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Salon C-3*

### Minicourse

#### Minicourse 4. Preparing Students for Success in Calculus: Aligning Placement, Curriculum and Assessment, Part B

*3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Salon C-5*

### Other Mathematical Session

#### Math Wrangle

*4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Salon C-1 and C-2*