Sonia Kovalevsky Day Schedule

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Pappajohn Business Building at the University of Iowa

Information and an interactive map for Pappajohn Business Building (PBB) may be found at https://maps.uiowa.edu/pbb .

Sonia Kovalevsky Day consists of engaging sessions, math games, a career panel, and interactive workshops. Participants will receive a tee shirt, breakfast, lunch and snacks, a certificate of participation, and the opportunity to win many prizes including a graphing calculator!

 

2018 Events are Shown Below

2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:


Time

2018 Events

Location

9:00-9:30

Sign-in and Breakfast

Pat's Diner, near W151 PBB

9:30-9:35

Welcome by the organizers

W151 PBB

9:35-9:40 Introduction to the keynote speaker by Professor Oguz Durumeric, Associate Chair, Director of the Undergraduate Program of Mathematics W151 PBB

9:40-10:10

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Raul Curto, Professor of Mathematics, Executive Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, "Embracing Math as a Hobby for Life!"

W151 PBB

10:10-10:30

Group Photo

TBA

10:30-11:00

Dr. Michelle M. Scherer, Professor and DEO of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UI, "A mathematical journey through air, water, and soil"

C107 PBB

11:00-11:45

UI Admissions Office Presentation

S181 PBB

11:45-12:15 Workshop: “Empower Yourself!” given by Alexandrea Martin, an undergraduate in the Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies (GWSS) program. C125 PBB

12:15-1:00

Lunch

Pat's Diner, near W151 PBB

1:00-1:30

Dr. Allison Jaynes, Assistant Professor of Physics, UI, "Exploring the space environment surrounding Earth"

C125 PBB

1:30-2:45

Games Session - in rooms S181 and C121 PBB
and
Parent/Teachers Sesson - in room C107 PBB

PBB

2:45-3:45

Academic and Career Panel Discussion

S107 PBB

3:45-4:45

Awards Ceremony and Closing Remarks

W151 PBB

 

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