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## Wednesday, August 6

### Social Event

#### Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area Tour

*12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Departs from Hilton Portland Lobby (Broadway Street Entrance)*

### Social Event

#### MAA-PME Student Reception

*4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion East*

### Social Event

#### Math Jeopardy

*5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion East*

### Social Event

#### Grand Opening Reception

*6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Hilton Portland, Exhibit Hall*

## Thursday, August 7

### Social Event

#### Wellness Strand - Thursday

*6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m., Departs from Hilton Portland Lobby (Broadway Street Entrance)*

### Invited Address

#### MAA Invited Address

##### First Person Solvers - Using Video Games to Learn Mathematics and Solve Real Math Problems

*8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom*

**Keith Devlin**, *Stanford University*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Probability or Statistics

*8:30 a.m. - 9:55 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria III*

##### A Disproof of Tsallis' Conjecture for the Exact Percolation Threshold of the Kagome Lattice

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

**John Charles Wierman**, *Johns Hopkins University*

##### Probabilistic Proofs of Some Binomial Coefficient Identities

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

**Michael Z. Spivey**, *University of Puget Sound*

##### The M-tile Deviation, A New Class of Measures of Dispersion: Assessing Learner Achievement

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

**David DiMarco**, *Neumann University*

**Ryan Savitz**, *Neumann University*

**Fred Savitz**, *Neumann University*

##### An Investigation of Benford’s Law Characterizations

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

**Azar Khosravani**, *Columbia College Chiacago*

**Constantin Rasinariu**, *Columbia College Chicago*

##### Efficient Use of the Negative Hypergeometric Distribution in Randomized Response Sampling

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

**Stephen A Sedory**, *Texas A&M University-Kingsville*

**Michael Lee Johnson**, *Texas A&M University-Kingsville*

**Sarjinder Singh**, *Texas A&M University-Kingsville*

##### Project-Based Approach to Understanding Quantile Regression

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

**James Helmreich**, *Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY*

**K. Peter Krog**, *Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Assorted Teaching Topics

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Parlor AB*

##### Mathematics Teaching Transformed - Lessons to be Learned

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

**Jerry Dwyer**, *Texas Tech University*

##### Passive and Active Activities in the Flipped Classroom

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

**David Jay Graser**, *Yavapai College*

##### Flipping Precalculus-Incorporating Online and In-Class Activities

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

**Mahmud Akelbek**, *Weber State University*

##### Using Analogous Problems

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

**Victoria Kofman**, *Quality Engineering Education, Inc.*

##### Zombie Models: A Sexy Approach to Improving Mathematics One Brain at a Time

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

**Matthew Lewis**, *Utah State University*

##### Making Problem

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

**Tanaka Noriko**

##### Reconceptualizing Mathematics for Elementary Teachers

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

**Melissa A Desjarlais**, *Valparaiso University*

##### How Admissions Cutoff Scores Favor Affluent Students and Act as a Barrier for Many Minority Students

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

**Bryan Nankervis**, *Texas State University*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Interdisciplinary Topics in Mathematics

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Parlor C*

##### Other Liberal Arts Disciplines Taught Together with Mathematics

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

**Paul R McCreary**, *The Evergreen State College - Tacoma*

##### Flipping Linear Algebra

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

**Michael Gagliardo**, *California Lutheran University*

##### A Flipped Math for Nurses

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

**Peter Olszewski**, *Penn State Erie, The Behrend College*

**Jessica Resig**, *Penn State Erie, The Behrend College*

##### Bones, Muscles and Math: Biology and Geometry Working Together

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

**Daniel R. Huber**, *University of Tampa*

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

##### Harold and the NMAH Object Groups: Young Children's Responses to Crockett Johnson's Mathematical Paintings

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

**Amy Ackerberg-Hastings**, *University of Maryland University College*

##### Frieze Patterns of the Mamluks

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

**B Lynn Bodner**, *Monmouth University*

##### Mini-Flipping Biostatistics

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

**Magdalena Luca**, *MCPHS University*

##### Designing a Successful Capstone Course

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

**Julian Michael Buck**, *Francis Marion University*

### General Contributed Paper Session

#### Modeling or Applications

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway III & IV*

##### Measuring Mountain Impressiveness with New Topographic Functionals

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

**David Metzler**, *Albuquerque Academy; Edward Earl, Independent Researcher*

##### The Second-Order Lanczos Derivative and a Nonlocal Flux

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

**Nathanial Burch**, *Gonzaga University*

##### SIMIODE - Systemic Initiative for Modeling Investigations and Opportunities with Differential Equations

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

**Brian Winkel**, *Emeritus US Military Academy*

##### The Collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge

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

**George Moss**, *Union University*

##### How Popular Do You Want to Be? A Mathematical Model of College Friendships

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

**Yan Hao**, *Hobart and William Smith Colleges*

##### Weddell Seal Morphometrics: An Example of Mathematical Modeling to Solve a Polar Science Problem

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

**Lynn Foshee Reed**, *Einstein Educator Fellowship*

##### Deducing the Age of an Ancient Natural Nuclear Reactor in a Pre-Calculus Class

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

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

**Andrea Blum**, *SUNY Suffolk County Community College*

##### The Mathematical Contest in Modeling

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

**Sol Garfunkel**, *COMAP*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### Undergraduate Research Activities in Mathematical and Computational Biology, Part I

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway I & II*

**Timothy Comar**, *Benedictine University*

##### A New Technological Paradigm for an Undergraduate Research Experience in Agent Based Modeling

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

**Anne Elizabeth Yust**, *Birmingham-Southern College*

##### Impulsive Models with Stochastic Behavior in Pest Management and Epidemiology

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

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

##### Getting into the Game: First Steps in Math-Bio Research

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

**David R Dorman**, *Middlebury College*

##### A Course in Mathematical Biology Using Algebra and Discrete Mathematics

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

**Dan Hrozencik**,* Chicago State University*

##### Mentoring an Undergraduate Research Project: Simulating the Effects of Plaque Aggregation on the Neuronal Network

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

**Irina Seceleanu**, *Bridgewater State University*

##### Sensitivity Analysis of Stochastic Models of Integrin Signaling in Cellular Motility

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

**Hannah Biegel**, *University of Portland*

**Alex Quackenbush**, * University of Portland*

**Hannah Callender**, * University of Portland*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #1

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Forum Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #2

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Council Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #3

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Directors Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #4

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Studio Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #5

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Executive Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #6

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Senate Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### Student Hospitality Center

*9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Hilton Portland, Exhibit Hall*

### Invited Address

#### MAA Invited Address

##### Understanding Microorganism Swimming using Mathematics

*9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom*

**Ricardo Cortez**, *Tulane University*

### Invited Address

#### Earle Raymond Hedrick Lecture Series

##### Lecture 1: Undecidability in Number Theory

*10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom*

**Bjorn Poonen**, *Massachusetts Institute of Technology*

### Other Mathematical Sessions

#### MAA Prize Session

*11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Hilton Portland, Grand Ballroom *

### Invited Address

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

##### The Founding of Pi Mu Epsilon 100 Years Ago

*1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom I*

**Jack Graver**, *Syracuse University*

### Workshop

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

*1:00 p.m. **-** 2:20 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria I*

### Panel Session

#### Mentoring Matters

*1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m., Hilton Portland, 23rd Floor, Skyline 2*

### Minicourse

#### 2. Boolean Network Models: A Non-Calculus Introduction to Mathematical Modeling for Biology (Part A)

*1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Hilton Portland Executive Tower, Salon Ballroom I*

### MIinicourse

#### 6. SIMIODE - Teaching Differential Equations through Modeling and Technology (Part A)

*1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Hilton Portland Executive Tower, Salon Ballroom III*

### Invited Paper Session

#### Mathematical Epidemiology

*1:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion East*

** Ricardo Cortez**, *Tulane University*

Abstracts

##### Comparing Risk for Chikungunya and Dengue Emergence Using Mathematical Models

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

**Carrie Manore**, *Tulane University*

##### How are Fish Population Dynamics Shared by a Changing Environment? Insights from a Mathematical Model Driven by Temperature and Dissolved Oxygen Data from Lake Erie

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

**Paul Hurtado**, *Mathematical Biosciences Institute*

##### Determining Causal Networks in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems: Ecosystem Applications

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

**Bree Cummins**, *Montana State University*

##### Epidemic Forecasting and Monitoring using Modern Data Assimilation Methods

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

**Kyle Hickmann**,* Los Alamos and Tulane University*

##### Qualitative Inverse Problems using Bifurcation Analysis in the Recurrent Neutral Network Model

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

**Stephen Wirkus**, *Arizona State University*

##### Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013+: Management of Natural Resources

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

**Abdul-Aziz Yakubu**, *Howard University*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### Mathematics in Honors Programs

*1:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway I & II*

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

##### Applying Calculus Techniques to Analyze the Motion of Single and Double Ferris Wheels

*1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.*

**Paul E. Seeburger**, *Monroe Community College*

##### Creating a Freshman Honors Mathematics Course (for Non-Majors)

*1:20 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.*

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

##### Dimension and Direction: A Journey Through Mathematical Space

*1:40 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.*

**David Clark**, *Randolph-Macon College*

##### Honors Calculus at South Dakota State University

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

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

##### Searching for Great Issues in Mathematics

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

**Mark Bollman**, *Albion College*

##### Maple in Honors Calculus

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

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

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

##### Honors Elementary Statistics

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

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

##### Why Statistics??? An Opportunity for Exploration and Reflection

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

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

##### “To Be Honorable is to Serve” How to Align with this Motto in a General Education Honors Mathematics Course

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

**Lisa Marano**, *West Chester University*

### THEMED CONTRIBUTED PAPER SESSION

#### Undergraduate Research in Mathematics: How, When, Why, Part I

*1:00 p.m. – 3:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria II*

**Emek Kose**, *St. Mary's College of Maryland*

**Casey Douglas**, *St. Mary's College of Maryland*

**Angela Gallegos**, *Loyola Marymount University*

##### Building Capacity for a Research Rich Curriculum in Mathematics at Georgia College

*1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.*

**Ryan Brown**, *Georgia College*

**Marcela Chiorescu**, *Georgia College*

**Darin Mohr**, *Georgia College*

##### Creative UG Research Collaborations: Clash of the Critters; Statistical Analysis of SIDS and More

*1:20 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.*

**Jane Friedman**, *University of San Diego*

**Lynn Carole McGrath**, *University of San Diego*

**Perla Myers**, *University of San Diego* **Riley Evans**, *University of San Diego*

##### CURM: What It Is and What Are Its Results

*1:40 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.*

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

##### HRUMC: The First Twenty Years

*2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.*

**Emelie Kenney**, *Siena College*

##### Maple Scholars Program

*2:20 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.*

**David Housman**, *Goshen College*

##### The CSUMS/MCTP Program at Arizona State University

*2:40 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.*

**Eric Kostelich**, *Arizona State University*

##### The Summer 2014 SURPASs Program and My Role as Faculty Mentor

*3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.*

**Donna Beers**, *Simmons College*

##### Talk Math 2 Me: A Seminar for Students by Students

*3:20 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.*

**Joni Jane Schneider**, *Texas State University*

##### Research Experiences for Undergraduate Faculty: Supporting Undergraduate Faculty in Mentoring Undergraduate Research

*3:40 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.*

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

**Leslie Hogben**, *American Institute of Mathematics and Iowa State University*

**Ulrica Wilson**, *Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics and Morehouse College*

**Roselyn Williams**, *Florida A&M University*

### General Contributed Paper Sessions

#### Assorted Mathematics Research Topics

*1:00 p.m. - 4:25 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Parlor C*

##### Interesting Matrix Problems from Quantum Information Theory: Locally Distinguishing Quantum States

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

**Michael Nathanson**, *Saint Mary’s College of California*

##### The Rank of a Recurrence Matrix

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

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

**Valerie J Peterson**, *University of Portland*

##### A Busy Beaver Problem for Infinite-Time Turing Machines

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

**James Long**, *Lehigh University*

**Lee Stanley**, *Lehigh University*

##### A Simplified Approach to the Cubic Formula

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

**Akilhan Boopathy**, Lakeside School

##### On the Other Side of the World, or Right Next Door?

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

**Jeff Johannes**, *SUNY Geneseo*

##### Exact Values of Trigonmentric Functions

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

**Jeremiah Bartz**, *Francis Marion University*

##### Perplexing Factorizations: An Undergraduate Research Project

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

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

##### Beautiful Integer Patterns

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

**Charlie Smith**, *Park University*

##### Guarding a Koch Fractal Art Gallery

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

**Lauren Cassell**, *Ohio Northern University*

**William Roger Fuller**, *Ohio Northern University*

##### Active Context Free Games with Finite Target Language

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

**Lori McCune**, *Missouri Western State University*

**David McCune**, *William Jewell College*

##### Expressing Recursively Defined Polynomial Sequences in Terms of Extended Fibonacci Polynomials

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

**Robert Russell Molina**, *Alma College*

##### Inverson Polynomials for Permutations Avoiding Consecutive Patterns

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

**Kendra Killpatrick**, *Pepperdine University*

**Naiomi Cameron**, *Lewis and Clark College*

##### Extending the Tables of Wallis: Conjectures on Catalan Numbers and the Gamma Function

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

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

##### Repeating Fractions and Primes

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

**Nick Huo Han Huang**, *Math Lover*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### Recreational Mathematics: New Problems and New Solutions, Part I

*1:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion West*

**Paul Coe**, *Dominican University*

**Sara Quinn**, *Dominican University*

**Kristen Schemmerhorn**,* Dominican University*

##### The Mathematics, Magic and Mystery of Martin Gardner

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

**Colm Mulcahy**, *Spelman College*

##### Generalization of the Nine Card Problem

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

**Brian J Birgen**, *Wartburg College*

##### The Uniqueness of Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock

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

**Brian J Birgen**, *Wartburg College*

##### Candy Crush Combinatorics

*2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.*

**Dana Rowland**, *Merrimack College*

##### Exploring Sliding Tile Puzzles on your Smartphone

*2:20 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.*

**Doug Ensley**, *Shippensburg University*

##### Solitaire Mancala Games and the Chinese Remainder Theorem

*2:40 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.*

**Brant Jones**, *James Madison University*

**Laura Taalman**, *James Madison University*

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

##### A New Twist on Wythoff's Game

*3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.*

**Alex Meadows**, *St. Mary's College of Maryland*

**Bradley Putman**, *St. Mary's College of Maryland*

##### Graphs and Puzzles

*3:20 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.*

**Paul Cull**, *Oregon State University*

##### When You Cross Latin and Gilbreath

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

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

##### Mathematics, Magic Squares, and Mirth (Humor)

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

**Doy Ott Hollman**, *Lipscomb University*

##### A Magic Square Equation

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

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

##### An Efficient Backtracking Method for Solving a System of Linear Equations over a Finite Set with Application for Construction of Magic Squares

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

**Max Alekseyev**, *George Washington University*

### THEMED CONTRIBUTED PAPER SESSION

#### EMBODIED ACTIVITIES IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF MATHEMATICS

*1:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Parlor AB*

**Hortensia Soto-Johnson**,* University of Northern Colorado*

**Sponsored by MAA Committee on Professional Development**

##### PRE-SERVICE ELEMENTARY TEACHERS' PERCEPTIONS OF GEOMETRIC TRANSLATIONS IN EMBODIED ACTIVITIES

*1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.*

**Brent Hancock**, *University of Northern Colorado*

**Marki Dittman**, *University of Northern Colorado*

##### PRE-SERVICE ELEMENTARY TEACHERS' CONCEPTION OF PERPENDICULAR BISECTOR IN AN EMBODIED REFLECTION TASK

*1:20 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.*

**Marki Dittman**, *University of Northern Colorado*

**Brent Hancock**, *University of Northern Colorado*

##### HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES TO ENRICH BASIC GEOMETRY PROOFS: ANGLES IN A TRIANGLE AND PARALLELOGRAM

*1:40 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.*

**Sandra Fital-Akelbek**, *Weber State University*

##### MEASURING AROUND THE UNIT CIRCLE

*2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.*

**Susan Jeannine Durst**, *University of Arizona*

##### The Use of 3D Multi-Sectional, Interlocking Geometric Models and Magnetic Nets as Teaching Aids for Spatial Ability Training and Middle School Geometry Education

*2:20 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.*

**Oai Ha**, *Utah State University*

##### WHAT IS THE NORISHIRO? PLANE DEVELOPMENT OF A POLYHEDRON WITH THE TABS

*2:40 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.*

**Tanaka Noriko**

##### VISUALIZING MULTIVARIATE FUNCTIONS IN A DESKTOP-SIZED 3-D COORDINATE SYSTEM

*3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.*

**Charlotte Ann Knotts-Zides**, *Wofford College*

##### HANDS-ON EXPLORATION OF TOPOLOGICAL INVARIANTS

*3:20 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.*

**Nicole Fider**, *UCI*

**Casey Kelleher**, *UCI*

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

**Ryan Sullivant**, *UCI*

##### PROBLEM SOLVING THROUGH COMPUTER SIMULATIONS

*3:40 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.*

**David Ely**, *The Ohio State University*

**Jeanette Palmiter**, *Portland State University*

##### MODELING BIOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM: BIRDS, BACTERIA, AND DISEASE

*4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.*

**Joshua Lioi**, *University of Arizona*

##### "FIELD" & STREAM: EXPERIENCING A VECTOR FIELD

*4:20 p.m. – 4:35 p.m.*

**Steve B Zides**, *Wofford College*

##### REPORT ON THE BODIES OF DATA WORKSHOPS

*4:40 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.*

**Luke Wolcott**, *Lawrence University*

### General Contributed Paper Sessions

#### Teaching or Learning Introductory Mathematics

*1:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria III*

##### Evangelizing for Mathematics

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

**Kayla Bradley Dwelle**, *Ouachita Baptist University*

##### Rethinking Ball State University’s Liberal Arts Math Course

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

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

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

##### PreCalculus Flipped Classroom and Active Learning

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

**Michael Weimerskirch**, *University of Minnesota*

##### College Algebra: Improving Student Success using a Hybrid Approach

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

**Kay Geving**, *Belmont University*

##### Active Learning Strategies to Improve Student Attitudes and Outcomes: The Studio Statistics Model at CSM

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

**Gus Greivel**, *Colorado School of Mines*

##### Project Based Activities in Online Statistics

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

**Amy Wheeler**, *Hondros College*

##### Bringing Variety to Elementary Statistics Problems Based on Real Data

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

**David Robert Gurney**, *Southeastern Louisiana University*

##### Quantitative Reasoning for Business: An Inquiry-Based Approach

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

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

##### Macroeconomics in Finite Math: Rediscovering and Recreating Leontief Analysis

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

**Gregory V Bard**, *The University of Wisconsin, Stout*

##### Reaching More - A Hybrid Mathematics Course for Early Childhood, Elementary, and Special Education Majors

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

**Rebecca Metcalf**,* Bridgewater State University*

##### Euclidean & Non-Euclidean Origametry

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

**Daniel J. Heath**, *Pacific Lutheran University*

##### After the Test, What Now?

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

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

##### Characteristic of Students During and After Introductory College Level Mathematics and Statistics Training

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

**Xuan Hien Nguyen**, *Iowa State University*

**Ian Mouzon**, *Iowa State University*

**Alicia Carriquiry**, *Iowa State University*

**Ulrike Genschel**, *Iowa State University*

**Elgin Johnston**, *Iowa State University*

**Andee Kaplan**, *Iowa State University*

**Wolfgang Kliemann**, *Iowa State University*

**Kenneth Koehler**,* Iowa State University*

##### Developing an Introductory Mathematics Course in a South Asian Context

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

**Thomas Fryer**, *Asian University for Women*

##### Supplemental Instruction at the University of North Alabama

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

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

##### Supplemental Instruction: Closing the Achievement Gap for Underrepresented Minorities

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

**Todd Cadwallader Olsker**, *California State University, Fullerton*

**Martin Bonsangue**, *California State University, Fullerton*

**Kathy Lewis**, *California State University, Fullerton*

**Ashley Thune-Aguayo**, *California State University, Fullerton*

**Jolene Fleming**,* California State University, Fullerton*

##### Using Reading Guides in Mathematics Courses

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

**Melanie Butler**, *Mount St. Mary's University*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### Flipping Pedagogy in College Mathematics Courses, Part I

*1:00 p.m. - 5:35 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway III & IV*

**Jean McGivney-Burelle**, *University of Hartford*

**Larissa Schroeder**, *University of Hartford*

**John Williams**, *University of Hartford*

**Fei Xue**, *University of Hartford*

**Mako Haruta**, *University of Hartford*

**Ben Pollina**, *University of Hartford*

##### Flipped/Inquiry-Based Learning Approach in a ‘Large’ College Algebra Classroom: An Interim Report

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

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

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

##### Flipping College Algebra: A Blended Approach

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

**Alison Reddy**, *University of Illinois*

##### Procedural and Conceptual Thinking in a Flipped College Algebra Classroom

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

**Emilie Naccarato**, *University of Northern Colorado*

**Michael Spannuth**, *University of Northern Colorado*

**Bill Blubaugh**, *University of Northern Colorado*

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

##### Re "modeling" College Algebra: A Flipped, Inquiry-Based Approach

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

**Kathy Pinzon**, *Georgia Gwinnett College*

**Daniel Pinzon**, *Georgia Gwinnett College*

**Matt Stackpole**, *Georgia Gwinnett College*

##### TEAL (Technology Enhanced Active Learning) College Algebra at Montana State University

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

**Heidi Staebler-Wiseman**, *Montana State University*

**Jocelyn Short**, *Montana State University*

**Kelsey Koch**, *Montana State University*

##### Integrating Sustainability into Algebra Courses: A Flipped Classroom Model

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

**Rikki Wagstrom**, *Metropolitan State University*

##### Flipping Freshman Mathematics

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

**Karen O'Hara**, *High Point University*

**Adam Graham-Squire**, *High Point University*

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

**Jenny Fuselier**, *High Point University*

**Ron Lamb**, *High Point University*

##### How Does Flipping Affect Students' Perceptions about Learning Calculus?

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

**Larissa Bucchi Schroeder**, *University of Hartford*

**Jean Marie McGivney-Burelle**, *University of Hartford*

**Fei Xue**, *University of Hartford*

##### Flip the Calculus Classroom: What Works, For Whom and in What Context?

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

**Veselin Jungic**, *Simon Fraser University*

**Cindy Xin**, *Simon Fraser University*

**Jamie Mulholland**, *Simon Fraser University*

**Harpreet Kaur**, *Simon Fraser University*

**Sonja Surjanovic**, *Simon Fraser University*

##### A Study of Flipping vs Not Flipping in Applied Calculus

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

**Lori Beth Ziegelmeier**, *Macalester College*

**Chad Topaz**, *Macalester College*

##### Challenges and Pitfalls of Assessing the Effectiveness of Flipped Mathematics Courses

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

**Jean Marie McGivney-Burelle**, *University of Hartford*

**Larissa Bucchi Schroeder**, *University of Hartford*

##### Meta-analysis of Flipped “Pedagogy” in Undergraduate Mathematics Courses

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

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

**Emilie Naccarato**, *University of Northern Colorado*

##### Flipping Calculus II: Did it Improve this Infamous Course?

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

**Mindy Capaldi**, *Valparaiso University*

##### Flipping the Integral Calculus Classroom with Multiple Instructors

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

**Jim Rolf**, *Yale University*

**Yu-Wen Hsu**, *Yale University*

**Susie Kimport**, *Yale University*

**Jennifer Frederick**, *Yale University*

### Invited Paper Session

#### Connections between Logic and Arithmetic Geometry

*1:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom II*

**Bjorn Poonen**, *Massachusetts Institute of Technology*

Abstracts

##### Computability Theory at Work: Factoring Polynomials and Finding Roots

*1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.*

**Russell Miller**,* Queens College, City University of New York*

##### The Zilber Trichotomy Principle for Algebraic Dynamics: Hands-On Examples of Deept Notions from Model Theory

*2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.*

**Alice Medvedev**, *University of California at Berkeley*

##### On the Elementary Theory of Finitely Generated Fields

*3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.*

**Florian Pop**, *The Pennsylvania State University*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### PME Student Paper Session #1

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Executive Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### PME Student Paper Session #2

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Senate Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #7

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Forum Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #8

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Council Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #9

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Directors Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #10

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Studio Suite*

### Workshop

#### Workshop on Gaming in Mathematics

*2:35 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria I*

### Panel Session

#### How to Apply for Non-Academic Jobs

*2:35 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, 23rd Floor, Skyline 2*

### Other Mathematical Session

#### MAA Section Officers Meeting

*3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Hilton Portland, Grand Ballroom I*

### Minicourse

#### 3. Enhancing Conceptual Understanding of Multivariable Calculus Using CalcPlot3D for Visualization and Exploration (Part A)

*3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Hilton Portland Executive Tower, Salon Ballroom I*

### Minicourse

#### 5. Teaching Linear Algebra with GeoGebra: Making Connections between Algebra and Geometry (Part A)

*3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Hilton Portland Executive Tower, Salon Ballroom III*

### Poster Session

#### Poster Session on IBL Best Practices

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

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #11

*4:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Forum Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #12

*4:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Council Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #13

*4:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Directors Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #14

*4:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Studio Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### PME Student Paper Session #3

*4:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Executive Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### PME Student Paper Session #4

4:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Senate Suite

### Panel Session

#### Lessons from Successful Calculus Programs

*4:10 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Hilton Portland, 23rd Floor, Skyline 2*

### Other Mathematical Session

#### Estimathon!

*5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion East*

### Social Event

#### Graduate Student Reception

*5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion East*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### POM SIGMAA: SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics Reception

*5:30 - 6:00 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria I*

#### POM SIGMAA: Guest Lecture: Math-Speak: Syntax, Semantics, and Pragmatics

*6:00 p.m. - 6:50 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria I*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### SIGMAA QL: SIGMAA on Quantitative Literacy Reception

5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., *Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway I & II*

#### SIGMAA QL Turns 10: A Discussion of the Past and Future of Quantitative Literacy -

*6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway I & II*

## Friday, August 8

### Social Event

#### Wellness Strand - Friday

*6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m., Departs from Hilton Portland Lobby (Broadway Street Entrance)*

### Social Event

#### AWM-MAA Morning Coffee

*8:00 a.m. - 8:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Ballroom Foyer*

### Invited Address

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

##### From Algebraic to Weak Subintegral Extensions in Algebra and Geometry

*8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom*

**Marie A. Vitulli**, *University of Oregon*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### Undergraduate Research Activities in Mathematical and Computational Biology, Part II

*8:30 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway I & II*

**Timothy Comar**, *Benedictine University*

**Sponsored by SIGMAA on Mathematical and Computational Biology (BIO SIGMAA)**

##### Mathematical Biology as a Capstone Option for Science Majors

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

**Sheldon Lee**, *Viterbo University*

##### An Optimization Method for the Spent Fuel Pool Storage at Nuclear Power Plants

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

**Nathan Robert LaFerney**, *Texas A&M University*

##### Social Aggregation in Pea Aphids: Experimental Measurement and Stochastic Modeling

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

**Chad Topaz**, *Macalester College*

**Andrew Bernoff**, *Harvey Mudd College*

##### Spatial Simulations of Chaparral Vegetation Response to Frequent Wildfires

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

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

##### Studying Imperfect Vaccine of Malaria Using Mathematical Models

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

**Ruijun Zhao**, *Minnesota State University, Mankato*

##### Understanding the Scales of Locomotion for Caenorhabditis Elegans in a Viscous Fluid

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

**Katie Marie Sipes**, *James Madison University*

### GENERAL CONTRIBUTED PAPER SESSIONS

#### TEACHING OR LEARNING CALCULUS

*8:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Parlor C*

##### MAKING WAVES IN VECTOR CALCULUS

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

**John Thoo**, *Yuba College*

##### IMPACT OF A LARGE LECTURE MODEL IN MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS

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

**Nathan P. Clements**, *University of Wyoming*

##### RESEQUENCING CALCULUS: AN EARLY MULTIVARIABLE APPROACH

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

**Michael Axtell**, *University of St. Thomas*

**Dave Dwyer**, *University of Evansville*

**Mark Gruenwald**, *University of Evansville*

**Ken Luther**, *Valparaiso University*

##### FLIPPING MY CALCULUS CLASSES

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

**John Frohliger**, *St. Norbert College*

##### A SUCCESSFUL WEEK 1 IN A FLIPPED CALCULUS 1 COURSE

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

**Bob Sachs**, *George Mason University*

##### WRITING ABOUT CONTINUITY

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

**Derek Thompson**, *Trine University*

##### CLASSROOM INVESTIGATIONS TO PREPARE STUDENTS FOR CALCULUS

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

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

##### INTRODUCTORY CALCULUS WITH MEANING AND WITHOUT LIMITS

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

**Stacy Marie Musgrave**, *Arizona State University*

##### EFFECTIVENESS OF TEACHING FROM A BOUND SET OF LECTURE NOTES IN A CALCULUS COURSE

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

**Brandy Benedict**, *Merrimack College*

##### STRATEGIES TO PROMOTE STUDENT SUCCESS IN CALCULUS

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

**Corinne Casolara**, *Montana State University - Bozeman*

**Veronica Baker**, *Montana State University - Bozeman*

##### THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CLICKERS IN A LARGE-ENROLLMENT CALCULUS CLASSROOM

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

**Heather Bolles**, *Iowa State University*

**Adrian Jenkins**,* Iowa State University*

**Elgin Johnston**, *Iowa State University*

**Xuan Hien Nguyen**, *Iowa State University*

##### HISTORY AND EXPLORATION IN THE TEACHING OF CALCULUS

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

**Paul Sisson**, *LSU Shreveport*

**Tibor Szarvas**, *LSU Shreveport*

##### THE IMPACT OF PLACEMENT AND CURRICULUM REFORM ON SUCCESS IN FIRST-YEAR COURSES

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

**Edgar Fuller**, *West Virginia University*

**Jessica Deshler**, *West Virginia University*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #15

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Forum Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #16

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Council Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MAA Student Paper Session #17

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Directors Suite*

### UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT ACTIVITY

#### MAA STUDENT PAPER SESSION #18

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Studio Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### PME Student Paper Session #5

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Executive Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### PME Student Paper Session #6

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Senate Suite*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### Active Learning in Mathematics, Part I

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria II*

**David Taylor**, *Roanoke College*

**Robert Allen**, *University of Wisconsin, La Crosse*

**Lorena Bociu**, *North Carolina State University*

##### Active Learning in Redesigned College Algebra: Lessons Learned from Implementation

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

**Krista Foltz**, *Oregon State University*

**Mary Beisiegel**, *Oregon State University*

**Scott L. Peterson**, *Oregon State University*

##### Active Learning for Pre-service and In-service Teachers

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

**Bernadette Mullins**, *Birmingham-Southern College*

##### Turning Homework Problems into Inquiry Based Classroom Activities

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

**Suzanne Ingrid Doree**, *Augsburg College*

##### Active Learning in Mathematics: The Math Telephone Game

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

**Peter Banwarth**, *Oregon State University*

##### Active Algebra

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

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

##### Making Abstract Algebra Less Abstract

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

**Emma Norbrothen**, *Plymouth State University*

##### Strategies to Progressively Increase Students’ Intellectual Engagement in the Learning of Abstract Algebra

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

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

##### Actively Learning Real Analysis

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

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

##### Pull Out Your Phone: A Quick Search for Relevant Statistics

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

**Ben Galluzzo**, *Shippensburg University*

##### Exploring Velocity and Acceleration Vectors Visually

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

**Paul E. Seeburger**, *Monroe Community College*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### Flipping Pedagogy in College Mathematics Courses, Part II

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Parlor AB*

**Jean McGivney-Burelle**, *University of Hartford*

**Larissa Schroeder**, *University of Hartford*

**John Williams**, *University of Hartford*

**Fei Xue**, *University of Hartford*

**Mako Haruta**, *University of Hartford*

**Ben Pollina**, *University of Hartford*

##### Reading Guides in a Flipped Classroom

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

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

##### A Measured Approach to Flipping the Analysis Classroom

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

**Christine Ann Shannon**, *Centre College*

##### A Day in the Life of an Inverted Classroom

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

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

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

##### Flipping the Classroom in Introductory Statistics

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

**Emily Cilli-Turner**, *Salve Regina University*

##### Introductory Statistics in a Flipped Format for Community College Students

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

**Jessica Knoch**, *Lane Community College*

##### Math Bio or BioMath? Flipping a Mathematical Biology Course

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

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

##### An Activity-Based Approach to Flipping Quantitative Literacy

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

**Rebecca Diischer**, *South Dakota State University*

##### Flipping the Discrete Math Classroom

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

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

**James A. Swenson**, *University of Wisconsin-Platteville*

##### Technology Tips for Creating Videos in a Flipped Mathematics Course

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

**Fei Xue**, *University of Hartford*

**Larissa Bucchi Schroeder**, *University of Hartford*

##### Selling the Concept - a Primer on Salesmanship of the Flipped Classroom Model

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

**Alex Capaldi**, *Valparaiso University*

### UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT ACTIVITY

#### PME STUDENT PAPER SESSION #7

*8:30 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. Hilton Portland, 23rd Floor, Skyline 2*

### THEMED CONTRIBUTED PAPER SESSION

#### PROJECT-BASED CURRICULUM, PART I

*8:50 a.m. - 11:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway III & IV*

**Emek Kose**, *St. Mary's College of Maryland*

**Casey Douglas**, *St. Mary's College of Maryland*

**Angela Gallegos**, *Loyola Marymount University*

##### A PROJECT-BASED GENERAL EDUCATION MATH COURSE

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

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

##### HIGH DIMENSIONAL DATA ANALYSIS PROJECTS IN A FRESHMAN MATHEMATICS CLASS

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

**Bruce Piper**, *Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute*

**Kristin Bennett**, *Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute*

##### HOW TO SUSTAIN PROJECTS IN COLLEGE ALGEBRA AND FINITE MATHEMATICS

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

**David Jay Graser**, *Yavapai College*

##### RESEARCHING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PROJECT-BASED LEARNING IN ELEMENTARY STATISTICS

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

**Dianna Spence**, *University of North Georgia*

**Brad Bailey**, *University of North Georgia*

##### COMMUNITY-BASED PROJECTS USING REAL-WORLD DATA

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

**G. Daniel Callon**, *Franklin College*

##### UNDERSTANDING MATHEMATICS FOR GOOD: UNDERGRADUATES, ETHICAL CONSULTING, AND SERVICE LEARNING

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

**Judith E Canner**, *California State University, Monterey Bay*

##### MATHEMATIZING SOCIAL JUSTICE: BRINGING UNIVERSITY EVENTS INTO THE MATHEMATICS CLASSROOM

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

**Ksenija Simic-Muller**, *Pacific Lutheran University*

##### MODELING CALCULUS: A PROJECT-BASED, FIRST TERM CALCULUS CLASS

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

**Mariah Birgen**, *Wartburg College*

**Brian J Birgen**, *Wartburg College*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### Student Hospitality Center

*9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Hilton Portland, Exhibit Hall*

### Invited Address

#### EARLE RAYMOND HEDRICK LECTURE SERIES

##### LECTURE 2: UNDECIDABILITY IN ANALYSIS AND TOPOLOGY

*9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom*

**Bjorn Poonen**, *Massachusetts Institute of Technology*

### Workshop

#### Workshop on Revitalizing Algebra in Remedial Courses While Preparing Instructors

*10:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria I *

### Invited Address

#### AMS-MAA Joint Invited Address

##### What is the Value of a Computer Proof in Research and Teaching?

*10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom*

**Sara Billey**, *University of Washington*

### Invited Address

#### NAM David Harold Blackwell Lecture

*1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom I*

**Mark Lewis**, *Cornell University*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### Mathematical Research, It’s Knot What you Think!

*1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion East*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### Using Puzzles to Illuminate Mathematics

*1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom II*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### WEB SIGMAA: SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction using the Web Panel Discussion: Open Source Resources for Mathematics: Benefits and Costs

*1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m., Hilton Portland, 23rd Floor, Skyline 2 *

### General Contributed Paper Sessions

#### Mentoring

*1:00 p.m. - 2:25 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria III*

##### Creating Sustainable Programs to Support Women Faculty in Mathematics

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

**Jenna Carpenter**, *Louisiana Tech University*

##### MPWR: Mentoring and Partnerships for Women in RUME

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

**Megan Wawro**, *Virginia Tech*

**Jessica Ellis**, *San Diego State University*

**Hortensia Soto-Johnson**, *University of Northern Colorado*

##### Mentoring Undergraduates

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

**Gary MacGillivray**, *University of Victoria*

##### The Intentional Mentoring

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

**Noureen Khan**, *UNT Dallas*

##### The Power of a Good Mentor: Lessons Learned from a Four-Year After School Mathematics Program

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

**Lina Sanchez leal**, *Rutgers University*

**Gabriela Garcia**, *Cliffside High School NJ*

##### Measuring Educator Effectiveness & Pre-Service Teacher Supervision

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

**Daniel Patrick Wisniewski**, *DeSales University*

**John T. Garey**, *DeSales University*

### General Contributed Paper Sessions

#### Outreach

*1:00 p.m. - 2:25 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Parlor C*

##### Texas A&M Math Circle: Structure and Activities

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

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

**Alex Sprintson**, *Texas A&M University*

**Kaitlyn Phillipson**, *Texas A&M University*

**Trevor Olsen**, *Texas A&M University*

**Frank Sottile**, *Texas A&M University*

##### The UCI Math Circle: Afternoons of Mathematical Investigations for Middle and High School Students

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

**Leesa Anzaldo**, *University of California, Irvine*

**Timmy Ma**, *University of California, Irvine*

**Cynthia Northrup**, *University of California, Irvine*

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

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

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

**Brandy S Wiegers**, *National Association of Math Circles, Central Washington University*

##### Southern Connecticut State University's GEAR UP Summer Mathematics Program

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

**Klay Kruczek**, *Southern Connecticut State University*

##### Supporting Mathematics Research Projects for Advanced High School Students

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

**Daniel Teague**, *NC School of Science and Mathematics*

##### Encouraging STEM Majors to Consider a Career in Teaching Through Nonprofit Partnership

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

**Stephanie Anne Salomone**, *University of Portland*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### Open and Accessible Problems in Real or Complex and Analysis

*1:00 p.m. - 2:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway I & II*

**Lynette Boos**, *Providence College*

**Su-Jeong Kang**, *Providence College*

##### Quotient Sets

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

**Stephan Ramon Garcia**, *Pomona College*

##### The Sum of Golden Ana Sets

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

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

##### A Topology of Subdivision for the Real Numbers

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

**Jeffrey Clark**, *Elon University*

##### Linear Operators, Zeros of Polynomials, and Orthogonal Polynomials

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

**Andrzej Piotrowski**, *University of Alaska Southeast*

##### Locating the Roots of a Family of Polynomials: Three Open Questions

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

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

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

##### The Two Body Problem Elevated to the Complex Domain

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

**Donald Leigh Hitzl**, *Lockheed Palo Alto Research Lab (Retired)*

**Frank Zele**, *Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center (Retired)*

### MINICOURSE

#### 6. SIMIODE - TEACHING DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS THROUGH MODELING AND TECHNOLOGY (PART B)

*1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Hilton Portland Executive Tower, Salon Ballroom III*

### MINICOURSE

#### 2. BOOLEAN NETWORK MODELS: A NON-CALCULUS INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICAL MODELING FOR BIOLOGY (PART B)

*1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Hilton Portland Executive Tower, Salon Ballroom I*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### Project-Based Curriculum, Part II

*1:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway III & IV*

**Emek Kose**, *St. Mary's College of Maryland*

**Casey Douglas**, *St. Mary's College of Maryland*

**Angela Gallegos**, *Loyola Marymount University*

##### Annexation Question Leads to Applied Project

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

**Nora Strasser**, *Friends University*

##### Challenge-Based Instruction: Analysis of Bullet Proof Vest

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

**Andres Abelardo Padilla-Oviedo**

##### Building a Successful Project-based Mathematical Modeling Course

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

**Jean Marie Linhart**, *Texas A&M University/Central Washington University*

##### Encouraging Deeper Understanding Through Mathematical Modeling-Focused Projects

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

**Corban Harwood**, *George Fox University*

##### PIC Math: Preparing Students for Careers in Business, Industry, and Government

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

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

##### Embedding Undergraduate Research in a Senior Capstone Course

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

**Shawn Chiappetta**, *University of Sioux Falls*

##### Implementing Project-Based Learning in the Differential Equations Curriculum

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

**Sukanya Basu**, *Wentworth Institute of Technology*

##### Undergraduate Curriculum on the Relationship between Mathematics and Computer Science with Other Disciplines

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

**Agendia Timothy Atabong**, *Madonna University Nigeria*

##### Using Matlab to Present Multidimensional Information

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

**Emma Smith Zbarsky**, *Wentworth Institute of Technology*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### Recreational Mathematics: New Problems and New Solutions, Part II

*1:00 p.m. - 4:35 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria I*

**Paul Coe**, *Dominican University*

**Sara Quinn**, *Dominican University*

**Kristen Schemmerhorn**,* Dominican University*

##### The Elusive Mobius and the Intractable Hexagon: Geometric Cross Sections in Bead Crochet

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

**Susan Goldstine**, *St. Mary's College of Maryland*

**Ellie Baker**, *Freelance*

##### Coloring the Plane with Rainbow Squares

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

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

##### Dividing the Plane: Variations on a Theme

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

**David Molnar**

##### Integer-Sided Triangles with Trisectible Angles

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

**Russ Gordon**, *Whitman College*

##### On Mod *n * Spirals

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

**Andrew Richard Reiter**

**Robin Young**, *University of Massachusetts-Amherst*

##### Finding the Catalan Numbers in the Sandpile Model

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

**Grant Barnes**, *Luther College*

**Michael Johnson**, *Luther College*

**Cadence Sawyer**, *Luther College*

##### A Characterization of Balance in Oriented Hypernetworks via Generalized Signed Walks

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

**Angeline Rao**, *Clements High School*

**Alexander Yang**, *Clements High School*

**Vinciane Chen**, *Westwood High School*

##### Revisiting 12 Marbles, an Old-Fashioned Scale Puzzle

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

**Shenglan Yuan**, *LaGuardia Community College, CUNY*

##### The Car Talk Trip

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

**Frank Lynch**, *Eastern Washington University*

##### The James Function

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

**Christopher N. B. Hammond**, *Connecticut College*

**Warren Johnson**, *Connecticut College*

**Steven J. Miller**, *Williams College*

##### Exploring Five Integer Sequences Related to the Collatz Problem

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

**Jay Lawrence Schiffman**, *Rowan University*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### Active Learning in Mathematics, Part II

*1:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria II*

**David Taylor**, *Roanoke College*

**Robert Allen**, *University of Wisconsin, La Crosse*

**Lorena Bociu**, *North Carolina State University*

##### Surviving Active Learning in Mathematics

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

**Jerry Dwyer**, Texas Tech University

**Levi Johnson**, Texas Tech University

**Brock Williams**, Texas Tech University

##### Activities for Calculus

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

**Matt Boelkins**, *Grand Valley State University*

##### Student Conjecturing in Linear Algebra

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

**Elizabeth Thoren**, *University of California, Santa Barbara*

##### Discovering Concepts in Calculus II

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

**William Abrams**, *Longwood University*

##### Opening Up the Space: Creating Collaborative Learning Environments Outside of the Classroom

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

**Randall E. Cone**, *Virginia Military Institute*

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

##### Test Tuesday

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

**Lew Ludwig**, *Denison University*

##### Mathematics without the Math: Using Group Worksheets to Circumvent Math Anxiety

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

**Michael Nathanson**, *Saint Mary's College of California*

##### Pre-Calculus Lab Book

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

**Brandy S Wiegers**, *National Association of Math Circles, Central Washington University*

**Addie Evans**, *SFSU*

**Servando Pineda**, *SFSU*

**Matthew Kim**, *SFSU*

##### Algorithmic Thinking Unplugged with Puzzles and Games

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

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

##### Using Games to Engage Students in Discrete Mathematics

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

**Tim Gegg-Harrison**, *Winona State University*

**Nicole Anderson**, *Winona State University*

##### Learning Math by Doing Math: Problem-Solving Workshops in Calculus

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

**Silvia Saccon**, *The University of Texas at Dallas*

##### Active Exploration of Graphs and Graph Theory

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

**Steven Klee**, *Seattle University*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### Curriculum Development to Support First Year Mathematics Students, Part I

*1:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Parlor AB*

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

**Rebecca Diischer**, *South Dakota State University*

**Charles Bingen**,* University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire*

##### Developmental Mathematics Redesign at Fitchburg State University

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

**Mary Ann Barbato**, *Fitchburg State University*

##### Comparing Student Attitudes and Successes in College Algebra using Emporium, Problem Solving, and Traditional Methods

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

**Lanee Young**, *Fort Hays State University*

**Jeff Sadler**, *Fort Hays State University*

##### Taking Over an Existing Developmental Math Program: What Works and Determining What to Improve

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

**Charles Bingen**, *University of Wisconsin Eau Claire*

##### The Math Zone: An Open Emporium-Style Model Attempting the Fast Track

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

**Craig Miller**, *University of New Haven*

##### The Startup of a Math Emporium - Trials and Tribulations

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

**Senan Hayes**, *Western Connecticut State University*

##### Restructuring of the Remedial Program at South Dakota State University (SDSU)

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

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

##### Improving Remedial Success Using an Enhanced Mastery-Based Format

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

**Carri Hales**, *South Dakota State University*

##### A Co-Requisite Model for College Algebra

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

**Rebecca Diischer**, *South Dakota State University*

##### Rethinking First Year Mathematics to Improve Student Retention

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

**Cheryl Jarrell McAllister**, *Southeast Missouri State University*

**Daniel Daly**, *Southeast Missouri State University*

**Tamela Randolph**, *Southeast Missouri State University*

##### It’s Not Just About the Content: Holistic Change in a First-Year Mathematics Course

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

**Mary Beisiegel**, *Oregon State University*

**Krista Foltz**, *Oregon State University*

**Scott L. Peterson**, *Oregon State University*

##### Peer Led Team Learning in Foundation Mathematics for College Students: A University Approach

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

**Camille A McKayle**, *University of the Virgin Islands*

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

##### Improving Student Success in Calculus at the University of South Carolina

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

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

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

### Invited Paper Session

#### Computational Aspects of Algebra, Geometry and Combinatorics

*1:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion West*

**Sara Billey**, *University of Washington*

**Benjamin Young**, *University of Oregon*

Abstracts

##### The Combinatorics of CAT(0) Cubical Complexes and Robotic Motion Planning

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

**Federico Ardila**, *San Francisco State University*

##### A Borsuk-Ulam Equivalent that Directly Implies Sperner's Lemma

*1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.*

**Kathryn Nyman**, *Willamette University*

##### The Combinatorics of Fully Packed Loops and Razumov-Stroganov Conjectures

*2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.*

**Dan Romik**, *University of California, Davis*

##### Parking Functions and Tree Inversions

*3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.*

**David Perkinson**, *Reed College*

##### Expanding Hall-Littlewood Polynomials into Schur Functions

*4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.*

**Austin Roberts**, *University of Washington*

##### Self-Organizing Cellular Automata

*4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.*

**Alexander E. Holroyd**, *Microsoft Research*

### Other Mathematical Sessions

#### Alder Award Session

*2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m., Hilton Portland, Grand Ballroom *

##### The Joy of Discovery

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

**Lara Pudwell**, *Valparaiso University*

##### There’s Treasure Everywhere: When Student Work Matters

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

**Dominic Klyve**, *Central Washington University*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### PME Student Paper Session #8

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Executive Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### PME Student Paper Session #9

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Senate Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### PME Student Paper Session #10

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Forum Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### PME Student Paper Session #11

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Council Suite*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### PME Student Paper Session #12

*2:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m. Hilton Portland, 3rd Floor, Directors Suite*

### Invited Paper Session

#### The Mathematics of Biological Fluid Dynamics

*2:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion East*

**Ricardo Cortez**, *Tulane University*

Abstracts

##### Neuromechanics and Fluid Dynamics of an Undulatory Swimmer

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

**Lisa Fauci**, *Tulane University*

##### Mathematical Modeling of Sperm Motility and Mucociliary Transport

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

**Robert Dillon**, *Washington State University*

##### Modeling E. Coli Aspartate Chemotaxis in a Stokes Flow

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

**Hoa Nguyen**, *Trinity University*

##### Modeling Interactions between Tumor Cells, Interstitial Fluid and Drug Particles

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

**Katarzyna A. Rejniak**, *H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute and University of South Florida*

##### Sperm Motility and Cooperativity in Epithelial Detatchment

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

**Julie Simons**, *Tulane University*

##### Swimming through Heterogeneous Viscoelastic Media

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

**Jacek Wrobel**, *Tulane University*

### Panel Session

#### Non-Academic Career Paths for Students who Like Mathematics

*2:35 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, 23rd Floor, Skyline 2*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### SIGMAA MCST: SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers: Problems Well-Suited for Math Circles

*2:35 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom II*

### General Contributed Paper Sessions

#### Research in Applied Mathematics

*3:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Parlor C*

##### The Study of Complex Dynamics of Methamphetamine Use and Markets in California

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

**Steve Szymanowski**, *Northeastern Illinois University*

##### Optimal Control of the Spread of Cholera

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

**Javier Garza**, *Tarleton State University*

##### Computing the Value Function for a Singular Optimal Control Problem

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

**Jesus Pascal**, *The American University of Afghanistan*

##### Assembling Broken Surfaces using Differential Invariant Signatures

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

**Robert Thompson**, *Macalester College*

##### Effect of Thermal Diffusion And Chemical Reaction on Heat And Mass Transfer in Micropolar Fluid

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

**Louis Essien Effiong**, *Fluid Dynamics*

##### Heat and Mass Transfer in a Micropolar Fluid With Thermal Radiation Over a Vertical Plate

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

**Oahimire Imumolen Jonathan**, *Fluid Dynamics*

##### Complete Synchronization on Networks of Identical Oscillators with Diffusive Delay-Coupling

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

**Stanley Ryan Huddy**, *State University of New York at New Paltz*

**Joseph Skufca**, *Clarkson University*

##### Measuring Distances between Weighted Graphs by Graph Diffusion

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

**David Kenric Hammond**, *Oregon Institute of Technology - Wilsonville*

**Yaniv Gur**, *SCI Institute, University of Utah*

### General Contributed Paper Sessions

#### Research in Graph Theory or Combinatorics

*3:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria III*

##### Dynamic Storage Allocation using Tolerance Graphs

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

**Karin Saoub**, *Roanoke College*

##### Eternal Colorings and $$k$$-Eternal Graphs

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

**Mark Anderson**, *Rollins College*

**Shiying Gu**, *Rollins College*

**Charles Evans Hedges**, *Rollins College*

**Felipe Quiroga**, *Rollins College*

##### Extremal H-Colorings of Trees and Forests

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

**John Engbers**, *Marquette University*

##### Prime Labelings of Graphs

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

**Cayla McBee**, *Providence College*

##### Group-Antimagic Labelings of Graphs

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

**Richard Low**, *San Jose State University*

**Dan Roberts**, *Illinois Wesleyan University*

##### Inflection Points of Reliability Polynomials

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

**Christina Graves**, *The University of Texas at Tyler*

**David Milan**, *The University of Texas at Tyler*

##### Insights into $$m-$$ary Partitions from an $$m-$$ary Tree

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

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

**Shannon R Lockard**, *Bridgewater State University*

##### On $$C_z$$-Factorizations with Two Associate Classes

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

**Michael Tiemeyer**, *Armstrong Atlantic State University*

##### Hamiltonian Cycles in Cayley Graphs of Complex Reflection Groups

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

**Cathy Kriloff**, *Idaho State University*

**Terry Lay**, *Idaho State University, Retired*

### Panel Session

#### The New Mathways STEM Prep Initiative: Results from the Design Team

*3:10 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom I*

### Minicourse

#### 1. A Beginner's Guide to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics (Part A)

3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Hilton Portland Executive Tower, Salon Ballroom I

### Minicourse

#### 4. Instructional Supports for Implementing Inquiry-Oriented Curricula for Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, and Abstract Algebra (Part A)

*3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Hilton Portland Executive Tower, Salon Ballroom III*

### Poster Session

#### PosterFest 2014: A Poster Session of Scholarship by Early Career Mathematicians and Graduate Students

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

### Panel Session

#### Chairing the Academic Department: Advice and Perspectives from the Pros

*4:10 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Ballroom II*

### Panel Session

#### Integrating Mathematical Software into Lower-Division Mathematics Courses

*4:10 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Hilton Portland, 23rd Floor, Skyline 2*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### WEB SIGMAA: Business Meeting

*5:30 p.m. - 5:50 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Parlor AB*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### WEB SIGMAA: Discussion: What Are Effective Online Homework Problems in Mathematics?

*6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Parlor AB*

### Social Event

#### Pi Mu Epsilon Centennial Celebration Banquet

*6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway*

### Invited Address

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

##### Fibonacci and the First Personal Computing Revolution

*8:00 p.m. - 8:50 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom*

**Keith Devlin**, *Stanford university*

### Social Event

#### MAA Ice Cream Social and Undergraduate Awards Ceremony

*9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway*

## Saturday, August 9

### Social Event

#### Wellness Strand - Saturday

*6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m., Departs from Hilton Portland Lobby (Broadway Street Entrance)*

### Invited Address

#### James R. C. Leitzel Lecture

##### Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates: Past, Present, and Future

8:30 a.m. - 9:20 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom

**Joseph Gallian**, *University of Minnesota Duluth*

### General Contributed Paper Sessions

#### Research in Analysis

*8:30 a.m. - 9:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Parlor C*

##### Hypercyclicity and the Range of an Operator

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

**Kevin Rion**, *Bridgewater State University*

##### A Solution to Boundary Value Problems and Volterra Integral Equations with Parker and Sochacki Method

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

**Hamid Semiyari**, *James Madison University*

##### Behavior of Boundary Convergency for Power Series

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

**Xiao-Xiong Gan**, *Morgan State University*

##### Analytical and Numerical Investigations of the Riemann Hypothesis

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

**Donald Hitzl**, *Lockheed Palo Alto Research Lab (Retired)*

### General Contributed Paper Sessions

#### Teaching or Learning Developmental Mathematics

*8:30 a.m. - 9:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria III*

##### Using Pictures to Study Students' Mathematical Beliefs and Attitudes

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

**Ben Ntatin**, *Austin Peay State University*

##### Activities to Reinforce Fraction Concepts in the Developmental Math Classroom

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

**Ann Hanson**, *Columbia College Chicago*

##### Using Critical Thinking Skills in Developmental Mathematics

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

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

##### “Is It Time To Go Home Yet?”: Student Engagement in Extracurricular Mathematics, Grades 2-4

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

**Christina Tran**, *California State University, Fullerton*

**Benjamin David Blazak**, *California State University, Fullerton*

### General Contributed Paper Sessions

#### Research in Number Theory

*8:30 a.m. - 11:10 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria I*

##### Difference Sets, Singer Designs, and Singer Difference Sets

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

**Bud Brown**, *Virginia Tech*

##### Odd Numbers, Their Relation to Primitive Pythagorean Suits and Traingulares Numbers - Theorem Ren

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

**Renilson Adriano Silva**,* Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Sao Paulo and University Center Modulo*

##### Arithmetic of $$k$$-Regular Partition Functions

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

**David Penniston**, *University of Wisconsin Oshkosh*

##### A Computational Method for Solving Exponential-Polynomial Diophantine Equations

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

**Jiayuan Wang**, *George Washington University*

**Max Alekseyev**, *George Washington University*

##### A Set of Two-color Off-Diagonal Rado Numbers for $${x_1 + x_2 + \cdots + x_m = a x_0}$$

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

**Don Vestal**, *South Dakota State University*

##### Squarefree Parts of Polynomial Values

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

**David Krumm**,* Claremont McKenna College*

##### Emergent Reducibility in Polynomial Dynamics

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

**Jason Preszler**, *University of Puget Sound*

##### Connections Between Furstenberg’s and Euclid’s Proofs of the Infinitude of Primes

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

**Nathan Carlson**, *California Lutheran University*

##### The Gaussian Moat Problem

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

**Anthony Shaheen**, *CSU Los Angeles*

##### Some Palatable Morsels, Integer Sequences and Number Theory Trivia

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

**Jay Lawrence Schiffman**, *Rowan University*

##### Divisibility Tests Unified: Stacking the Trimmings for Sums

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

**Edwin O’Shea**, *James Madison University*

### General Contributed Paper Sessions

#### Research in Algebra

*8:30 a.m. - 11:10 a.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway I & II*

##### Various Extensions of Commutative Rings

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

**Papiya Bhattacharjee**, *Penn State Behrend*

##### Calm Ring Extensions and Associated Primes

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

**Hannah Robbins**, *Roanoke College*

##### The Generalization of HNP Ring, 2 Bezout Ring and P-Bezout Ring

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

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

##### τ-Factorizations, when τ is an Equivalence Relation

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

**Reyes Matiel Ortiz-Albino**, *University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Campus*

**Cesar Serna-Rapello**, *University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez*

##### The Number of Zeros of Linear Recurring Sequences Over Finite Fields

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

**Suwanda Hennedige Yasanthi Kottegoda**, *Southern Illinois University Carbondale*

##### Two Groups Associated with an \(\{\mathbf{R},s+1,k\}\)-Potent Matrix

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

**Jeffrey Stuart**, *Pacific Lutheran University*

**Minerva Catral**, *Xavier University*

**Leila Lebtahi**, *Universitat Politecnica de Valencia*

**Nestor Thome**, *Universitat Politecnica de Valencia*

**James Weaver**, *University of West Florida*

##### An Algebra with Characteristic Dependent Associativity

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

**Lydia Kennedy**, *Virginia Wesleyan College*

##### The Frobenius Number of Balanced Numerical Semigroups

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

**Jeremy Thompson**, *USAFA*

##### Isomorphy Classes of Involutions of $$\text{Sp}(2n, k)$$

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

**Robert Wayne Benim**, *Pacific University*

**Loek Helminck**, *North Carolina State University*

**Farrah Jackson**, *Elizabeth City State University*

##### Directly Finite Modules of \({sl_2d}\)

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

**Christopher Kennedy**, *Christopher Newport University*

##### Characteristics of Algebraic Symbol Sense

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

**Margaret T. Kinzel**, *Boise State University*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### Undergraduate Research in Mathematics: How, When, Why, Part II

*8:30 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.**, Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria II*

**Emek Kose**, *St. Mary's College of Maryland*

**Casey Douglas**, *St. Mary's College of Maryland*

**Angela Gallegos**, *Loyola Marymount University*

##### Ensuring Engagement in Math Research

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

**Therese Shelton**, *Southwestern University*

##### 6959 Open Problems for Undergraduates

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

**Tom Edgar**, *Pacific Lutheran University*

##### Exploring Auction Theory in Undergraduate Research

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

**William Gryc**, *Muhlenberg College*

##### Singularities of 2-Dimensional Invertible Piecewise Isometric Dynamics

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

**Byungik Kahng**, *University of North Texas at Dallas*

##### One Approach to Undergraduate Research in Computational Galois Theory

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

**Chad Awtrey**, *Elon University*

##### Undergraduate Research in Quantum Information Science

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

**David W. Lyons**, *Lebanon Valley College*

##### Effective Undergraduate Research Using Questions Derived from Institutional Research and Computational Science

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

**Maria Zack**, *Point Loma Nazarene University*

##### Undergraduate Research Projects with a Dozen or So Math, Physics and CS Students Over the Past Decade

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

**David Strong**, *Pepperdine University*

##### Undergraduate Math Research at the US Naval Academy

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

**Will Traves**, *United States Naval Academy*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### Curriculum Development to Support First Year Mathematics Students, Part II

*8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.**, Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Parlor AB*

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

**Rebecca Diischer**, *South Dakota State University*

**Charles Bingen**,* University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire*

##### A Multi-tiered Support System

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

**G. Daniel Callon**, *Franklin College*

##### An Effective Approach to Increase Mathematics Readiness of Freshmen STEM Students

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

**Mazen Shahin**, *Delaware State University*

**Andrew Lloyd**, *Delaware State University*

**Tomasz Smolinski**, *Delaware State University*

**Melissa Harrington**, *Delaware State University*

##### Creating a Mathematics First Year Seminar Course

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

**Frederick Butler**, *York College of Pennsylvania*

##### Designing a Mathematical Support Structure for Entering Students

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

**Emma Smith Zbarsky**, *Wentworth Institute of Technology*

**Amanda Hattaway**, *Wentworth Institute of Technology*

**Ophir Feldman**, *Wentworth Institute of Technology*

##### Embedded Tutoring in First Year College Mathematics Classes

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

**Michael Allen Lundin**, *Central Washington University*

##### Requiring Instructor-Generated Learning Activities in Online College Algebra Can Reduce Failure and Withdrawal Rates

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

**Jennifer Hegeman**, *Missouri Western State University*

##### How a Co-Requisite Calculus I Lab Can Improve Student Success in Calculus I

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

**Sharon Vestal**, *South Dakota State University*

##### Remedial Efforts in Calculus Classes at Simon Fraser University: Results and Challenges

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

**Malgorzata Dubiel**, *SFU*

**Justin Gray**, *SFU*

**Natalia Kouzniak**, *SFU*

**Cameron Morland**, *SFU*

**Jamie Mulholland**, *SFU*

##### Concepts, not Calculations: Helping First Year Mathematics Students Learn What Mathematics Is

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

**Bonnie Gold**, *Monmouth University*

##### Precalculus Redesign: The Influence of a Placement Program and the Power of a Name

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

**Alison Reddy**, *University of Illinois*

**Marc Harper**

### SIGMAA Activity

#### SIGMAA MCST: Math Circle Demonstration

*9:00 a.m. - 9:55 a.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion East*

### Undergraduate Student Activity

#### MaA Mathematical Competition in Modeling (MCM) Winners

*9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway III & IV *

### UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT ACTIVITY

#### STUDENT HOSPITALITY CENTER

*9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Hilton Portland, Exhibit Hall*

### Invited Address

#### Earle Raymond Hedrick Lecture Series

##### Lecture 3: Undecidability in Analysis and Topology

*9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom*

**Bjorn Poonen**, *Massachusetts Institute of Technology*

### General Contributed Paper Sessions

#### Research in Geometry

*10:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Parlor C*

##### Fibonacci and Logarithmic Spirals

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

**Steven Edwards**, *Southern Polytechnic State University*

##### The Convex Body Isoperimetric Conjecture

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

**Frank Morgan**, *Williams College*

##### Periodic Orbits in the Heisenberg-Kepler Problem

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

**Corey Shanbrom**, *California State University, Sacramento*

##### An Intrinsic Relationship Between Finite Projective Planes and Finite (Galois) Fields

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

**Alvin Swimmer**, *Arizona State University*

##### New Directions in Staircase Metric Geometry

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

**Jack Mealy**, *Austin College*

**Samantha Le**, *Austin College*

### General Contributed Paper Sessions

#### Assessment

*10:30 a.m. - 11:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria III*

##### University Students’ Perception on Poor Achievement of Undergraduates in Introductory Mathematics-Related Courses in Taraba State - Nigeria

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

**Solomon Abogunde Iyekekpolor**, *Federal University, Wukari - Nigeria*

##### A Research-Based Rubric To Assess Students’ Creativity in Proof and Proving

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

**Gail Tang**, *University of La Verne*

**Milos Savic**, *University of Oklahoma*

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

**Houssein El Turkey**, *University of Oklahoma*

**Molly Stubblefield**, *University of Oklahoma*

##### An Improved Mixed Clustering Approach for Teaching Evaluation

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

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

##### The Relationship between Calibration, Anxiety and Achievement in Preservice Elementary Teachers Mathematics

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

**Brian Christopher**, *University of Northern Colorado*

### Invited Address

#### MAA Invited Address

##### Mathematical Models of the Retina and In Silico Experiments: Shedding Light on Vision Loss

*10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom*

**Erika Camacho**, *Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Arizona State University*

### SIGMAA Activity

#### SIGMAA MCST: Math Wrangle

*10:30 a.m. - 11:25 a.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion East*

### Other Mathematical Sessions

#### MAA Business Meeting

*11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Hilton Portland, Grand Ballroom *

### UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT ACTIVITY

#### STUDENT PROBLEM SOLVING COMPETITION

*1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway III & IV*

### PANEL SESSION

#### WRITING FOR MAA JOURNALS AND MAGAZINES

*1:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m., Hilton Portland, 23rd Floor, Skyline 2*

### THEMED CONTRIBUTED PAPER SESSION

#### CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT TO SUPPORT FIRST YEAR MATHEMATICS STUDENTS, PART III

*1:00 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.**, Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Parlor AB*

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

**Rebecca Diischer**, *South Dakota State University*

**Charles Bingen**,* University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire*

##### A COLLABORATIVE TRANSITION TO APPLIED CALCULUS WITH MODELING

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

**Robin A Cruz**, The College of Idaho

**Dave Rosoff**, The College of Idaho

**Nicole Seaders**, Willamette University

##### EXPERIMENTS WITH LARGE-LECTURE/LAB HYBRID MODELS FOR BUSINESS CALCULUS

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

**Darci L. Kracht**, Kent State University

##### INTERACTIVITY AND INTERVENTION: AN OVERVIEW OF CALCULUS REDESIGN AT MISSOURI S&T

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

**Paul N Runnion**, Missouri University of Science and Technology

##### ALEKS IN CALCULUS I AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING

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

**Nathan P. Clements**, University of Wyoming

##### IMPROVING STUDENT SUCCESS IN CALCULUS

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

**Allison Henrich**, Seattle University

**J McLean Sloughter**, Seattle University

### INVITED PAPER SESSION

#### THE EYES HAVE IT: MATHEMATICAL MODELING OF THE RETINA

*1:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion West*

**Erika Camacho**, *Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Arizona State University*

Abstracts

##### MECHANICAL MODELS FOR EXUDATIVE RETINAL DETACHMENTS

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

**Thomas Chou**, *Department of Biomathematics, UCLA*

##### NEW PARADIGMS IN RETINAL BLOOD FLOW SIMULATION

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

**Andrea Dziubek**, *Mathematics Department, SUNY Institute of Technology*

##### ANALYTICAL MECHANICS AND EVOLUTION OF A DETACHING RETINA

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

**William J. Bottega**, *Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers University*

##### STOCHASTIC MODELING OF MELANOPSIN ACTIVATION AND DEACTIVATION

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

**Christina Hamlet**, *Center for Computational Science, Tulane University*

### General Contributed Paper Sessions

#### History or Philosophy of Mathematics

*1:00 p.m. - 2:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria III*

##### What is Algebra and Where Did it Come From?

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

**Meighan Irene Dillon**, *Southern Polytechnic State University*

##### Venn-Euler-Leibniz Diagrams

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

**Deborah Bennett**, *New Jersey City University*

##### Mechanical Solutions to the Three Construction Problems from Antiquity

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

**Keith M Dreiling**, *Fort Hays State University*

##### The Toil and Moil in Proving the Describability of the Trigonometric Series

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

**Shigeru Masuda**, *RIMS, Kyoto University*

##### Ming Antu's Influence on Chinese Mathematics in Qing Dynasty

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

**Weiping Li**, *Walsh University*

##### Truman H. Safford: A Nineteenth Century Astronomer's Views on School Mathematics

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

**Eileen Donoghue**, *City University of New York/CSI*

##### Was There Curricular Modernism Also?

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

**Walter Meyer**, *Adelphi University*

##### Can a Mathematician Write a Proof So Complex Even He Cannot Believe It?

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

**Jeremy Sylvestre**, *University of Alberta, Augustana Campus*

### Minicourse

#### 3. Enhancing Conceptual Understanding of Multivariable Calculus Using CalcPlot3D for Visualization and Exploration (Part B)

*1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Hilton Portland Executive Tower, Salon Ballroom I*

### Minicourse

#### 5. Teaching Linear Algebra with GeoGebra: Making Connections between Algebra and Geometry (Part B)

*1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Hilton Portland Executive Tower, Salon Ballroom III*

### INVITED PAPER SESSION

#### FAST ALGORITHMS ON LARGE GRAPHS (AND MATROIDS)

*1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion East*

**Brigitte Servatius**, *Worcester Polytechnic Institute*

**Martin Milanič**, *University of Primorska*

Abstracts

##### PICK A TREE, ANY TREE

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

**Gary Gordon**, *Lafayette College*

##### MULTI-SOURCE SPANNING TREES OF GRAPHS

*1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.*

**Andrzej Proskurowski**, *University of Oregon*

##### LARGE GRAPHS IN INTERNET TOMOGRAPHY AND CYBER DEFENSE

*2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.*

**Randy Paffenroth**, *Numerica Corporation*

##### LARGE AND SPARSE GRAPHS

*3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.*

**Brigitte Servatius**, *Worcester Polytechnic Institute*

### THEMED CONTRIBUTED PAPER SESSION

#### Undergraduate Research in Mathematics: How, When, Why, Part III

*1:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.**, Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria II*

**Emek Kose**, *St. Mary's College of Maryland*

**Casey Douglas**, *St. Mary's College of Maryland*

**Angela Gallegos**, *Loyola Marymount University*

##### Four Steps to Undergraduate Research Success!

*1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.*

**Stephan Ramon Garcia**, *Pomona College*

##### Strategies for Mentoring Undergraduate Research Teams: Lessons Learned from the CURM Model

*1:20 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.*

**Hannah Callender**, *University of Portland*

##### Research Communities as a Vehicle to Boost Students’ Interest in Mathematical Research

*1:40 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.*

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

##### A Student’s Perspective on Undergraduate Research

*2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.*

**Heather Gronewald**, *Southwestern University*

##### Engaging Students as Math Researchers

*2:20 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.*

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

##### Mentoring Minority Undergraduate Students in Mathematics at Norfolk State University

*2:40 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.*

**Aprillya Lanz**, *Norfolk State University*

##### Year Long Undergraduate Research at Minimal Cost

*3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.*

**Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo**, *Valparaiso University*

##### Undergraduate Research with Future Teachers

*3:20 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.*

**Saad El-Zanati**, *Illinois State University*

##### Balancing Undergraduate Research While Teaching Four Courses

*3:40 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.*

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

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

### General Contributed Paper Sessions

#### Teaching or Learning Advanced Mathematics

*1:00 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Parlor C*

##### The Best Tasting Basis Ever!

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

**Alan Alewine**,* McKendree University*

##### More Geometry with SET

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

**Timothy Edward Goldberg**, *Lenoir-Rhyne University*

##### Chemistry, Legos, and Proofs

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

**Bonnie Amende**, *Saint Martin's University*

**Carol Overdeep**, *Saint Martin's University*

##### Introducing Mathematical Induction Using Combinatorial Games

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

**David McCune**, *William Jewell College*

##### Liedoku for Abstract Algebra

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

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

##### More Bang From Your Book: A Simple Strategy to Promote Active Reading

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

**Scott R Kaschner**, *The University of Arizona*

##### Using Individual Oral Exams in Mathematics Courses

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

**Michelle Ghrist**, *U.S. Air Force Academy*

**Dale Peterson**, *U.S. Air Force Academy*

**Ralph Boedigheimer**, *U.S. Air Force Academy*

**Benjamin Kallemyn**, *Air Force Institute of Technology*

##### Programming Mathematics as an Advanced Math Course

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

**Lisa Oberbroeckling**, *Loyola University Maryland*

##### An Ethnomathematics Graduate Course

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

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

**Cynthia Taylor**, *Millersville University of Pennsylvania*

##### A Capstone Seminar on the Mathematics of Voting

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

**Jan Cameron**, *Vassar College*

##### The Over-Easy Classroom

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

**Lew Ludwig**, *Denison University*

##### Flipping Differential Equations

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

**Lenny Ornas**, *McNeese State University*

### Themed Contributed Paper Session

#### More Favorite Geometry Proofs

*1:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.**, Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Galleria I*

**Sarah Mabrouk**, *Framingham State University*

##### A Proof of Ptolemy's Theorem via Inversions

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

**Deirdre Longacher Smeltzer**, *Eastern Mennonite University*

##### Archimedes’ Twin Circles in an Arbelos

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

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

##### Euler's Famous Line: Gateway to The Harmonic 2:1 Centroid Concurrency

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

**Alvin Swimmer**, *Arizona State University*

##### Reflections in Geometry

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

**David Marshall**, *Monmouth University*

##### Reflections on Reflections

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

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

##### The Shortest Path Between Two Points and a Line

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

**Justin Allen Brown**, *Olivet Nazarene University*

##### The Perfect Heptagon from the Square Hyperbola

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

**Genghmun Eng**

##### The Many Shapes of Hyperbolas in Taxicab Geometry

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

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

##### Geometry Knows Topology: The Gauss-Bonnet Theorem

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

**Jeff Johannes**, *SUNY Geneseo*

##### Finding the Fermat Point by Physics and by Transformation

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

**Philip Todd**, *Saltire Software*

### GRADUATE STUDENT ACTIVITY

#### GREAT TALKS FOR A GENERAL AUDIENCE: COACHED PRESENTATIONS BY GRADUATE STUDENTS

*1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway I & II*

### Invited Address

#### Martin Gardner Centennial Lecture

##### The Magic of Martin Gardner

*2:30 p.m. - 3:20 p.m., Hilton Portland, Ballroom Level, Grand Ballroom*

**Persi Diaconis**, *Stanford University*

*This event is free and open to the public. *

### PANEL SESSION

#### INNOVATIVE CURRICULA FOR DEVELOPMENTAL MATHEMATICS

*2:35 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Broadway III & IV*

### PANEL SESSION

#### OPEN ACCESS PUBLISHING IN MATHEMATICS: WHO?, WHAT?, WHERE?, WHY?, AND HOW?

*2:35 p.m. - 3:55 p.m., Hilton Portland, 23rd Floor, Skyline 2*

### Minicourse

#### 1. A Beginner's Guide to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics (Part B)

*3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Hilton Portland Executive Tower, Salon Ballroom I*

### Minicourse

#### 4. Instructional Supports for Implementing Inquiry-Oriented Curricula for Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, and Abstract Algebra (Part B)

*3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Hilton Portland Executive Tower, Salon Ballroom III*

### Social Event

#### Closing Banquet

*6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Hilton Portland, Plaza Level, Pavilion*

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

**Speaker**: **Michael Starbird**, *University of Texas at Austin*

## Sunday, August 10

### Social Event

#### Willamette Valley Wine Tour

*12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Departs from Hilton Portland Lobby (Broadway Street Entrance)*