Mathematics on the Northern Plains Undergraduate Conference

Event Details

Date: April 15, 2011

Times: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location: Gilbert Science Center at Augustana College, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Ticket Info: Registration is required.

Augustana is hosting the 12th annual Mathematics on the Northern Plains Undergraduate Conference on Saturday, April 16. At this conference, undergraduates have an opportunity to present results of their mathematical research or projects. Activities include student presentations, an invited talk, lunch, a Math Quiz Bowl, and a discussion about Opportunities in Mathematics.

Math on the Northern Plains Undergraduate Conference was established in the spring of 1999 by Assistant Professor Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo and Dr. Daniel Schaal at the University of South Dakota with a grant from Exxon.

Program Schedule (View detailed version.)

8 to 9 a.m. Registration — Gilbert Science Center (GSC) Pendulum Lounge (north side of main floor near Auditorium)
9 to 10 a.m. Open Talk: Structured Population Dynamics and Calculus: An Introduction to Integral Population Modeling by Dr. Joan Lubben of Dakota Wesleyan College — GSC Auditorium
10 to10:30 a.m. Coffee Break — Pendulum Lounge
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Morning Student Talks — in GSC
12 to 1 p.m. Lunch Break and Math Quiz Bowl — Pendulum Lounge
1 to 2 p.m. Afternoon Student Talks — in GSC
2 to 3 p.m. Closing Session and Panel Discussion: Opportunities in Mathematics — Auditorium
3 to 3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks


Due to the funding for this conference provided by NSF grant DMS-0846477 through the MAA Regional Undergraduate Mathematics Conferences program, and the generosity of the Augustana College Department of Mathematics, there will be no registration fee for this event.

Please register by completing this form by Tuesday, April 12.

Registered Faculty (as of 4-12-2011)
Registered Students — Not Presenting (as of 4-12-2011)



Student Presenters and their paper titles (as of 4-12-2011)



Download the poster for use at your school and in your classroom.



The Days Inn at 3401 Gateway Blvd (one block west of I-29 on 41st street, near Perkins Restaurant, Exit 77) will offer rooms at the Augustana College conference rate ($56.99 single; $61.99 double) on Friday or Saturday night for any conference attendees who need overnight accommodations. Their number is 605.361.9240. Other hotel options may be found at


Campus Map/Directions

Be sure to pack your directions to the Augustana College campus. The conference will be taking place in the Gilbert Science Center, which is #23 on this campus map. Free parking is available adjacent to the Gilbert Science Center.


Dr. Timothy Sorenson
Math Department
Augustana College
Sioux Falls, SD 57197