Schedule

Engineering Connections Workshop Schedule
Macalester College Campus 26-28 May 2016

Day 1
Thursday 26 May

5:30-8:00 PM           Dinner, followed by informal discussion. Participants will
Weyerhaeuser           introduce themselves and describe their projects and goals
Board Room             relating engineering and liberal arts colleges.

Day 2
Friday 27 May

8:00-9:30                AM Breakfast
Old Main 4th Floor

                  Speaker: Susan Voss, Director, Picker Engineering Program Smith College
                  “Bridging the humanities & sciences: the story of engineering at Smith College”

9:30-10:30              Full group discussion
10:30-10:45            Coffee break
10:45-11:45             Small group discussion
12:00-1:30              PM Lunch

                  Speaker: Louis L. Bucciarelli, Emeritus Professor of Engineering and Technology Studies, MIT
                  “Engineering and the Liberal Arts: A Whole Greater than the Sum of its Parts”

1:30-2:30                Small group discussions
2:30-2:45                Coffee break
2:45-3:45                Engineering Deans’ Perspectives Panel
ArtCom 102

                  Ron Laue, Assistant Dean of the School of Engineering, Washington University at St. Louis; Alexander Hartov, Research Professor of Engineering & former Director of M.S. and Ph.D. Program, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College; Paul Strykowski, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs at the College of Science & Engineering, University of Minnesota

3:45-5:00              Full group discussion
5:00-6:00             Reception/hors d’oeuvres
ArtCom 102

6:00-                       Dinner on your own

Day 3
Saturday 28 May

8:30-9:30             AM Breakfast
ArtCom 102

                  Speaker: Carmen Sidbury – “Building Student Identities for Engineering Success”

9:30-11:30          Full group discussion; future opportunities and next steps
11:30-                   Workshop ends. Box lunches will be available

Engineering Connections Schedule