8:30 am, Tues-Sat
There are history plenaries throughout the program, by Glen (Prof Van
Brummelen) for the first two weeks, covering up through medieval
Islamic mathematics, followed by Coach D (Tom Drucker) in week 3,
then Deborah Kent in week 4. There was also a series of "pull out"
lectures for returnees in week 2 by Prof D (Matt DeLong).
10:45 am, Tues-Sat
The main mathematics plenary of the day.
Week 1: Paul Zeitz, University of San Francisco, will present
the kick-off lecture, Counting Connections and the World's Second-Hardest Math Question, on Monday, July 1.
From Tuesday, July 2 to Saturday, July 6, Sam Vandervelde, Proof School, San Francisco, will
continue with a series of talks:
Finding the middle of a Fibonacci sequence,
Break up of a breakout,
King Alephonso and the Ridiculous Request,
Graphing groups in the projective plane, and
It is impolite to point.
Week 2: A variety of speakers:
Tue July 09: Amy Shell-Gellash, Eastern Michigan University
The Non-Uniqueness of the Mayan Number System
Wed July 10: David Klanderman, Calvin College
Conway's Rational Triangles
Thu July 11: Owen Byer, Eastern Mennonite University
Invariants and Monovariants
Fri July 12: Matt Boeklins, Grand Valley State University
Sat July 13: Randall Prium, Calvin College
The Anti-Games Strike Back
Week 3: A variety of speakers:
Tue July 16: Stacy DeRuiter, Calvin College
State-switching Models for Animal Behavior and Repsonses to Disturbance
Wed July 17: David Austin, Grand Valley State University
A Tale of Trees, Teeth, and Time
Thu July 18: Erin Militzer, Ferris State University
Cops and Robbers on Graphs
Fri July 19: Lara Pudwell, Valparaiso University
What's in Your Wallet!?
Sat July 20: Shelly Smith, Grand Valley State University
Become a Mathematical Mind Reader
Week 4: A variety of speakers:
Tue July 23: Will Dickinson/REU, Grand Valley State University
What is a Research Experience for Undergraduates?
Wed July 24: Lauren Keough, Grand Valley State University
The Mathematics of Tic-Tac-Toe
Thu July 25: Melinda Koeling, Western Michigan University
Computational Neuroscience: Mathematics and the Study of the Brain
Fri July 26: Jon Hodge, Grand Valley State University
Trouble in Democracy: How Mathematics Can Help Identify and Solve Problems with Voting
Sat July 28: Jon Rogness, University of Minnesota
2:45 pm, Tues-Fri
Writing and Proof mini-plenaries (30 minutes) by Prof D (Matt DeLong),
mostly using examples from student work on the Qualifying Test.
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