2014 Joint Math Meeting

Dates: January 15-18, 2014
Location: Baltimore, MD

Official Website: http://jointmathematicsmeetings.org/jmm
Here is the SIGMAA MCST Flyer with most of these events all printed on one page! Click here! (.pdf)

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Math Circle Related Events:

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Mathematics Awareness Month 2014 Presentation
Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:30 a.m.-8:50 a.m.
The theme is “Mathematics, Magic, and Mystery”. Come to hear about plans for 2014.
Room 308, BCC
Presenters: Eve Torrence, Randolph-Macon College
Bruce Torrence, Randolph-Macon College
Colm Mulcahy, Spelman College and American University.
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MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Poster Session
Thursday January 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Poster Session
Mathematical outreach programs. Exhibit Hall G, 100 Level, BCC
Organizers: Elizabeth Yanik, Emporia State University

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Math Club Hosts Math Circle. 

9:20 a.m. Presented by Jacci White*, Saint Leo University , Monika Kiss, Saint Leo University (1096-M1-301)
Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-11:35 a.m.
Room 349, BCC
MAA Session on Student Activities, I

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MAA Council on Outreach Presentation
Thursday January 16, 2014, 10:35 a.m.-11:55 a.m.
MAA Council on Outreach Presentation: Math Days for high school students at local colleges and universities.
Room 327, BCC
Organizers: Deanna Haunsperger (Carleton College), Rebecca Swanson (Colorado School of Mines)
Panelists: Robert Devaney, Boston University
Justin Gash, Franklin College
Teresa Moore, Ithaca College
Angela Spalsbury, Youngstown State University
David Strong, Pepperdine University

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Project NeXT panel on Service and Outreach 
2:30 p.m. Panelists David Auckly, Kansas State University; Talithia Williams, Harvey Mudd College, Kiran Kedlaya, University of California, San Diego; Eve Torrence, Randolph Macon College
Thursday January 16, 2014, 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Room 309, BCC

NAMC Dinner at Brio’s
We have a reservation at
Brio Tuscan Grill
(100 East Pratt) at 6pm. The dinner will be no host but NAMC will provide appetizers.
Please email NAMC Director Peter Trapa to be included in the headcount, ptrapa(at)math.utah.edu.

AMS Special Session on Outreach for Mathematically Talented Youth, I 
Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
Room 314, BCC
Organizers: Christina Eubanks-Turner (Loyola Marymount University), Virginia Watson (Kennesaw State University), Daniel Zaharopol (Art of Problem Solving Foundation).

      • 1:00 p.m. MATHCOUNTS – 3 unique approaches to extracurricular math. Lou DiGioia*, MATHCOUNTS Foundation (1096-97-2149)
      • 1:30 p.m. MAA’s American Mathematics Competitions. Steven R Dunbar*, Mathematical Association of America (1096-97-2129)
      • 2:00 p.m. Ten Years Of Working Online With High-Performing Students. David Patrick*, Art of Problem Solving (1096-97-373)
      • 2:30 p.m. Navajo Nation Math Circles Project (NNMCP). Tatiana Shubin*, San Jose State University Henry Fowler, Diné College David Auckly, Kansas State University (1096-97-982)
      • 3:00 p.m. Calculus in the Mites Program. Michael Craig*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alexander T. Frumosu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1096-37-2079)
      • 3:30 p.m. The kids don’t bite, but they never stop asking questions: Two new recruits teach at MathPath. Jane Butterfield*, University of Minnesota David Clark, University of Minnesota (1096-97-523)
      • 4:00 p.m. Why MathPath Works. Sam Vandervelde*, St. Lawrence University (1096-97-1176)
      • 4:30 p.m. A viable pathway for underserved students to enter advanced mathematical study. Daniel Zaharopol*, The Art of Problem Solving Foundation (1096-97-2732)
      • 5:00 p.m. “Out of nothing I have created a strange new universe”: the role of summer mathematics programs in the educational paths of talented students. Mira Bernstein*, Canada/USA Mathcamp (1096-97-2664)
      • 5:30 p.m. Exploration with PROMYS. Glenn Stevens*, Boston University (1096-97-1987)

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AMS Committee on Science Policy-AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion: The public face of mathematics. 
Friday January 17, 2014, 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Room 336, BCC
AMS Committee on Science Policy-AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion: The public face of mathematics.
Moderator: Arthur Benjamin (Harvey Mudd College)
Panelists:

      • Keith Devlin, Stanford University
      • Cathy O’Neill, Johnson Research Labs
      • Tom Siegfried, Freelance Journalist
      • Steve Strogatz, Cornell University

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Summer Program and Outreach Meet and Greet
Friday, January 17, 2014, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Room 314, BCC
Join experienced leaders of middle and high school mathematical outreach programs to find out how to get involved or learn some new strategies for your work. This will be an opportunity to share stories and ideas, and to more deeply connect with the community. Groups will leave for dinner from the reception.
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AMS Special Session on Outreach for Mathematically Talented Youth, II
Saturday January 18, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
Room 314, BCC
Organizers: Christina Eubanks-Turner (Loyola Marymount University), Virginia Watson (Kennesaw State University), Daniel Zaharopol (Art of Problem Solving Foundation).

      • 8:00 a.m. Discussion
      • 8:30 a.m. The Junior Mathematical Congress series. Mikael Vejdemo-Johansson*, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (1096-97-297)
      • 9:00 a.m. Math Beyond the Classroom. Jenny McNulty*, University of Montana (1096-00-1734)
      • 9:30 a.m. Outreach without income: An approach to outreach without funding. Paulette N Willis*, Reasoning Mind (1096-97-500)
      • 10:00 a.m. SFSU (CM)22: Creating Momentum Through Communicating Mathematics: Graduate students mentoring K-12 students in-school, after-school, and over the summer. Brandy S Wiegers*, San Francisco State University (1096-97-986)
      • 10:30 a.m. Math Circle Examples from Kansas and the Navajo Nation. David Auckly*, Kansas State University Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University Henry Fowler, Dine College (1096-97-831)

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SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers: Demonstration for Mathematicians.
Saturday January 18, 2014, 9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
Room 327, BCC
Description: Come learn about and participate in this Math Circles experience.
Organizers: Paul Zeitz (University of San Francisco), Tatiana Shubin (San Jose State University)
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SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers: Math Circles Workshop 
Saturday January 18, 2014, 10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
Room 327, BCC
Description: Weird ways to work with pi: An accessible and interactive presentation for middle-and high-school educators.
Come learn about and participate in this Math Circles experience.
Presenters:
James Tanton, St. Mark’s School
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SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers:Demonstration for precollege students and teachers as participants. 
Saturday January 18, 2014, 1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m.
Room 327, BCC
Description: Come learn about and participate in this Math Circles experience.
Organizers: Paul Zeitz (University of San Francisco), Tatiana Shubin (San Jose State University)
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SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers: A Math Wrangle!
Saturday January 18, 2014, 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Room 327, BCC
Organizers: The SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers
Description: Come see how everyone can get involved in this exciting combination of mathematical problem solving, public speaking, strategy, and rebuttal.
Organizers: Steve Dunbar (American Mathematics Competitions), Tatiana Shubin (San Jose State University).
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Exhibit sponsored by math camps (HCSSiM, MathPath, NY Math Circle, MathCamp, SPMPS, Epsilon Camp, PROTaSM, among others) in Exhibit Hall F, Level 100 of the BCC throughout the meeting.