About Sonia Kovalevsky Math Day 2014
The University of Texas Department of Mathematics will host a Sonia Kovalevsky Math Day on April 26th, 2014. This is an event which will include math talks, hands-on activities, and informative panels for high school female students. The purpose of the day is to encourage young women to continue their study of mathematics.
Sonia Kovalevsky Math Day is free. It's a fun and informative environment. Refreshments will be provided!
Date and Location
The event will be held on the University of Texas campus, on April 26th, 2014 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm. The activities will be held in Texas Union Eastsides Room 2.102 on the University of Texas campus.
Am I eligible?
Sonia Kovalevsky Math Day is for young women high school students in the 12th grade, 11th grade, and 10th grade. There are only a limited number of spots available. If there is room available, we may accept 9th graders or younger students, but preference will be given to the high schoolers that are closest to graduation. This event is for young women only, and it will be free for all participating students.
- 12:00 pm - Registration
12:15 pm - Welcome
12:30 pm - Keynote Address: Dr. Kristen Grauman
1:00 pm - Career Panel
1:45 pm - Break
2:00 pm - Math Activities: Dr. Jennifer Austin
3:00 pm - College Panel
3:45 pm - Group Photo & Farewell
Our keynote address will be given by Dr. Kristen Grauman, Associate Professor of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin.
Location on campus. The Sonia Kovalevsky Math Day events will be held in the Texas Union Eastsides Room 2.102. Here is an overview of the building's location on campus:
Parking on campus. Parking is limited on the University of Texas campus. There is an interactive parking map available here:
One of the closest parking garages (for a fee) is the San Antonio Garage (SAG) at 2420 San Antonio Street, which is between 24th and 25th Streets.
Bus routes. The University of Texas is accessible by many bus routes, both University lines and city lines. The easiest way to find the closest bus route from your house is to use Google Maps. Enter your address, GUADALUPE ST & W 24TH ST, and select the bus icon. Alternatively, Capital Metro has a bus-route finder. Enter the location as "GUADALUPE ST & W 24TH ST, AUSTIN TX."
Participation in the Sonia Kovalevsky Math Day is free for everyone. We do request that potential participants register by April 21, 2014.
Please register here for the Sonia Kovalevsky Math Day at the University of Texas. You must click the button that says "Submit" a the bottom for your response to be recorded. You will know that your response has been recorded when the form says "Your response has been recorded." You will receive email confirmation of your acceptance at a later date.