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Julia Robinson Math Festival

Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival

Saturday, 3 November 2018, 9:00AM - 12:00 noon, The Atrium of the new Jacobs Science Building


The Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival at the University of Kentucky is a program of hands-on activities, games and puzzles for middle school and high school students (both male and female) and their teachers. Its purpose is to introduce new and exciting mathematics in a fun, collaborative, non-competitive environment. Light snack will be provided. The event is free but individuals or schools planning to attend should pre-register.  Please register on-line by October 31, 2018.   Walk-in registrations are welcome, subject to space.

On-line registration form can be found directly here google form.

The National Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival website is here:

For additional information, please contact Professors Richard Ehrenborg and Margaret Readdy at 859 257 4680.

The University of Kentucky Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival is supported by a generous donation from a friend of the UK Department of Mathematics. The Department thanks the College of Arts and Sciences for permission to use the Atrium in the Don and Kathy Jacobs Science Building.

PARKING:  1.  Please note that Rose Street (in front of the Jacobs Science Building) is closed to traffic between Columbia and Huguenot Avenues.  2.  Due to the football game being held later in the day, there will be limited parking available in the structure adjacent to the Jacobs Science Building.  Please refer to maps for alternative parking areas.  (Be sure to not park in handicapped or other restricted spots.)  3.  Buses can drop participants off in the back of Jacobs Science Building and then park in the Scott Street parking lot.  (See maps.)

Googlemaps to Jacob Science Bldg

Nov 3rd parking

Please note there will be no competition this year.  The problem sets below give some interesting problems for those who would like more puzzles to think about.