Due to low registration, we regret that the Mavericks in Math event is cancelled for Saturday, March 22.  It will be reschedule for a later date in 2014, to be determined.  Thank you for your interest.

 

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Mavericks in Math

A day of math awesomeness for 7th and 8th grade girls

(and their teachers)

                                                                                                at the

University of Texas at Arlington

Saturday, March 22, 2014

9:30AM – 3:00PM

Schedule for the day

 

Who can participate?

Girls in 7th and 8th grade and their mathematics teachers

 

How do I sign up?

You can either

1)      have your mathematics teacher submit your name to the organizer of the event by emailing jorgensen@uta.edu

OR

2)      you can complete a short online registration form, which requires you to fill in your name, grade, and school name.  Online Registration Form

 

All students who attend must have a permission form signed by their parent.  The forms will be available at the Mavericks in Math event check-in table in Pickard Hall on March 22, or you can print one out now and bring it with you.

 

Permission forms for parents

 

 

Our mission

The goals of the event are to:

 

1)    Encourage the study of mathematics among young women, especially minorities and those from low-income families.

2)    Provide an enriching and encouraging environment for promoting positive attitudes toward mathematics.

3)    Continue to develop a strong connection between UT Arlington and Arlington ISD students and teachers of mathematics

 

Some Specifics:

 

·         Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

 

·                  There is no charge for this event.  FREE FREE FREE

 

What to expect 

A.   Fun and engaging student workshops:

 

·                  Game of Poison

 

·         Map Coloring

 

·         Hexahexaflexagons

 

B.     The “Mavericks in Math” panel gives you a chance to interact with UTA students who are building careers related to mathematics. 

Learn how their careers started and how they use math in their everyday lives!

 

Our Mavericks in Math:

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Laura Suarez Henderson, Ph.D. student in Aerospace Engineering at UT Arlington

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                         

Omomayowa Olawoyin, UT Arlington junior studying mathematics

 

 

Denise Rangel

 

 

 

 

 

Denise Rangel, M.S. in mathematics and Ph.D. student in mathematics at UT Arlington

 

 

 

 

 

 

C.     Lunch at the UT Arlington Connection Café

 

D.     Lots of give-aways (t-shirts, backpacks) and great prizes!!

 

Where is it?

 

Pickard Hall

University of Texas at Arlington

411 South Nedderman Drive

Arlington, TX 76019

 

 

 

Contact

Dr. Theresa Jorgensen

Associate Professor of Mathematics

University of Texas at Arlington

Jorgensen@uta.edu

Phone: 817 272 1321

 

Many Thanks

This event wouldn’t be possible without the efforts of many volunteers from UT Arlington, especially student members of our MAA and AWM chapters, as well as UT Arlington mathematics faculty and staff.

 

Funding provided by the Mathematical Association of America Tensor Foundation, the National Science Foundation, and the University of Texas at Arlington.