Twelfth Annual Texas Undergraduate Mathematics Conference


Where: Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas

When: October 7-8, 2016

What: For the past eleven years, undergraduate students have gathered in Huntsville, Tyler, San Antonio, and Nacogdoches to talk about math, play games, and network with students and faculty from around the state of Texas. This year, the TUMC came to Beaumont and was another great success! See you next Fall in San Antonio!

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Schedule of Events

Friday, October 7, 2016

5:00-6:00 PM


Lucas Building 1st Floor

6:00-8:00 PM

Pizza and Games for Students

Lucas Building Room 119

Saturday, October 8, 2016

8:00-9:00 AM


Lucas Building 1st Floor

9:00-11:00 AM

Parallel Student Presentations

Lucas Building Rooms 113, 114, 117, 118

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Plenary Address
Su Doree, Augsburg College
Writing Numbers as the Sum of Factorials

Science Auditorium

12:00-1:00 PM


Lucas Building 1st Floor

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Breakout Sessions

Lucas Building Rooms 113, 114, 117, 118, 119

2:00 - 3:00 PM Parallel Student Presentations Lucas Building Rooms 113, 114, 117, 118

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Plenary Address
Mark Tomforde, University of Houston
The Mad Veterinarian Puzzle

Science Auditorium

4:00 - 4:30 PM

Wrap-up and Thanks

Science Auditorium

Talk Schedule and Abstracts

Click on the talk for its abstract.

Click the map for a printable PDF version.

Parking and Campus Map

Registration and Abstract Sumbmission

Registration is now closed. The deadline for registration and abstract submission was September 26, 2016.

Registration fees are $15 for students and $35 for faculty. Checks for registration fees should be made out to Lamar University and mailed to Dr. Jacqueline Jensen-Vallin at the address below.  Please contact Dr. Jensen-Vallin at with any questions or concerns.

Dr. Jacqueline Jensen-Vallin

Associate Professor

Mathematics Department
200F Lucas Building

PO Box 10047
Lamar University
Beaumont, TX 77710

Hotel Information & Room List

Students who registered before September 26th are being provided housing at the conference hotel, the Holiday Inn at I-10 and Walden. The room list can be found here. Please let us know if your name does not appear. Faculty are expected to make their own housing arrangements.  

The hotel offers breakfast with the rooms. Some morning snacks will be provided at the conference, but it will not be a full breakfast.

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Beaumont-Plaza
3950 I-10 South & Walden Rd.
Beaumont, Texas 77705

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