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TUMC LogoEighth Annual Texas Undergraduate Mathematics Conference


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Where: Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

When: October 26-27, 2012.

What: For the past seven years, undergraduate students have gathered in Huntsville and then in Tyler to talk about math, play games, and network with students and faculty from around the state of Texas. This year, Nacogdoches and Stephen F. Austin State University take a turn at hosting this exciting annual event.



Schedule of Events:

Friday, October 26, 2012
6:00-7:30 PM Registration 1st Floor Lobby, Math Building
6:30-7:30 PM Games 101 Math Building

Saturday, October 27, 2012
8:00-9:00 AM Registration/Breakfast 1st Floor Lobby, Math Building
9:00-9:55 AM Contributed Presentations 206, 208, 210, 212 Math Building
10:00-10:55 AM Panel Discussion: What Can I Do With a Math Degree? 101 Math Building
11:00-12:15 PM Welcome and Keynote 101 Math Building
12:15-1:30 PM Lunch 2nd Floor, Math Building
1:30-3:05 PM Contributed Presentations 206, 208, 210 Math Building
3:15-4:15 Invited Address 101 Math Building
4:15-4:30 Closing Remarks 101 Math Building

(Texas NExT will also be meeting in 123 Math Building)


Registration deadline: October 1, 2012 extended to October 6, 2012. Registration is now closed.

Abstract submission deadline: October 1, 2012 extended to October 6, 2012. Registration is now closed.

Housing: Days Inn Nacogdoches and Super 8 Nacogdoches are the offical conference hotels. Students may choose in the registration form for a hotel room to be provided at no cost to them; the conference organizers will arrange for you to share a room with other conference participants. Faculty will need to reserve their own room. Our block of rooms at the Days Inn has been completely reserved, but there are rooms available at the Super 8. Faculty may reserve a room at the Super 8 by calling 936-560-2888 and saying you are part of the "Math SFA Conference."

Meals:

  • Friday supper: Pizza will be provided for students on Friday night.
  • Saturday breakfast: the hotels have complimentary breakfast for Saturday and there will be coffee and light snacks at the first floor of the Math Building.
  • Saturday lunch: the conference will provide Subway sandwich lunch boxes and beverages for all participants, included with registration for faculty and free for students

Invited speakers: Brian Hall from the University of Notre Dame, and Bob Shuttleworth from Exxon Mobil


Funding for TUMC is provided by NSF grant DMS-0846477 through the MAA Regional Undergraduate Mathematics Conferences program, www.maa.org/RUMC.