Junior Parents Weekend: College of Science Collegiate Workshop

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Location: Jordan Hall of Science

JPW 2014

Welcome to campus, parents! We look forward to seeing you at the College of Science Collegiate Workshop.

Schedule of Events

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.:

Continental Breakfast, Galleria

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.:

Health Professions Application Meeting, Room 101& Room 105

  • Rev. James K. Foster, C.S.C, Assistant Dean, Chair of Preprofessional Studies, Director of the Center for Health Sciences Advising
  • Kathleen J. S. Kolberg, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Health Professions Advisor

Note: Q & A to take place after in Room 101

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.:

Transformative Science at a Premier Catholic University, Room 105

  • Gregory P. Crawford, William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science, Professor of Physics

Breakout Sessions 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.:

Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, Room 325

  • Steven Buechler, Professor and Chair of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics

Biological Sciences and Environmental Science, Room 101

  • Gary Lamberti, Professor and Chair of Biological Sciences

Chemistry and Biochemistry, Reading Room (south end of the building)

  • Kenneth Henderson, Professor and Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Mathematics, Room 310

  • Michael Gekhtman, Chair and Professor of Mathematics

Physics, Room 322

  • Philippe Collon, Associate Chair and Associate Professor of Physics

Science-Business, Science Computing, and Science Education, Room 302

  • Sister Kathleen Cannon, OP, D. Min, Associate Dean for International Studies Program, Advisor for Science-Business, Science-Computing, and Science-Education majors

Science Preprofessional Studies, Room 105

  • Dominic Vachon, Director of the Hillebrand Center for Compassionate Care in Medicine

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.:

Open House: Museum of Biodiversity, Room 102

  • Ronald Hellenthal, Professor of Biological Sciences
  • Barbara Hellenthal, Curator of the Museum of Biodiversity

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.:

Broad Use of the DVT for Higher Education: New Plans for Planetariums, Room 100 (Digital Visualization Theater)

  • Keith W. Davis, Director of the Digital Visualization Theater
  • Note: There will be two DVT showings – 11:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Lab: A Self-Guided Tour in Genetics and Cell Biology, Room 205

  • Michelle Whaley, Teaching Professor and Coordinator of Undergraduate Research for Biological Sciences

Lab: Parasites: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Room 225

  • Jennifer Robichaud, Assistant Teaching Professor of Biological Sciences

TED Talk Presentations, Room 101

  • Kevin Lannon, Assistant Professor of Physics: “Searching for the Other 95% of the Universe: True Stories from the Energy Frontier”
  • Norman Dovichi, Grace-Rupley Endowed Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry: “Embryonic Development: From Egg to Adult”
  • Rebecca Wingert, Elizabeth and Michael Gallagher Family Professorship in Adult Stem Cell Research and Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences: "Unlocking the Mysteries of Tissue Regeneration”