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Departmental and Program Orientation Sessions

2016 Departmental and Program Orientation Sessions (in addition to The 2016 Orientation schedule)

Art, Art History, & Visual Studies
Digital Art History & Computational Media Orientation Schedule

August 26, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Breakfast Orientation & Tour with Lee Sorenson, Instructional Room, Lily Library, East Campus
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.: Visual Resources Center Orientation with John Taormina, Smith Warehouse, Bay 11, Room A242
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.: Lunch at the Divinity School Café, Duke Divinity School, Westbrook Building, West Campus
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.: Q & A with Current Students/Walking Tour of West Campus & Smith
5:30 - 6:20 p.m.: Wired Lab Introduction for new MA & PhD Students, Wired! Lab, Room A233 Bay 11 Smith Warehouse
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.: Drinks at Geer Street Garden for new MA & PhD students, 644 Foster St., Durham

Lunch with Wired! Group – (New MA Students Only)
Wednesday, August 31, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m., Nasher Museum Café, 2001 Campus Drive

Lunch with DGS, Professor Stan Abe  –  (New PhD Students Only)
Thursday, September 1, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Smith Warehouse, Bay 11, Smith Arcade Conference Room A237 (Box lunches from Mad Hatters)

Asian Pacific Studies Institute (East Asian Studies)
August 26, 2016
10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Perkins 218

Biomedical Engineering
August 26, 2016
1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Hudson 207

Cell & Molecular Biology Program
CMB Program Orientation/Welcome Lunch
August 22, 2016
12:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Nanaline Duke Building, Room 384

Civil & Environmental Engineering
August 25, 2016
10:00 a.m. - CEE PhD/MS orientation, Professor John Dolbow, Director of Graduate Studies
11:00 a.m. - CEE Lab Safety Training and catered lunch with Dwina Martin, CEE Research & Dev. Engineer I
132 Hudson Hall

Classical Studies
August 24, 2016
9:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m. - CLST Graduate Student general meeting (all graduate students), Allen 226: (Coffee and pastries provided).
10:45 - 11:45 a.m. - Greek Diagnostic exam (new graduate students only), Allen 229 (one hour translation at sight to get a sense of the level of preparation)
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Latin Diagnostic exam (new graduate students only), Allen 229 (one hour translation at sight to get a sense of the level of preparation)

August 26, 2016
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Library etc. orientation with Classical Studies librarian, Greta Boers, Bostock Library 023 classroom (new graduate students only)
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Individual meetings with faculty
6:30 - 9:00 p.m. - Graduate student cookout (all graduate students) at Department Chair’s home

Computational Biology & Bioinformatics (CBB)
Orientation Events
Throughout week of August 22, 2016
Schedule of program events sent to students

Computer Science
August 19, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
D106 LSRC

Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
August 22, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - DSCB Welcome Breakfast
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - DSCB Faculty & Peer Advising Sessions
Nanaline Duke Building Room 384

Economics - PhD
August 1, 2016
1:00 p.m.
Social Sciences 111

Electrical and Computer Engineering
August 18, 2016: PhD EIS Exam: 2:45 pm - 5:45 pm (Perkins LINK 072 - Classroom 6)

August 22, 2016
MS ECE Orientation: 8 - 9 a.m. (Hudson Hall 125)
MS EIS Exam: 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. (Perkins LINK 072 (Classroom 6) and 114 Languages Building (Language Lab)
MEng ECE Orientation: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. (Hudson Hall 125)

August 23, 2016: MS/MEng Curricular Orientation: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. (Hudson Hall 125)
August 25, 2016: ECE Lunch: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (CIEMAS Atrium), PhD ECE Orientation: 1 - 2:30 p.m. (Hudson 216)

English
August 26, 2016
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
303J Allen Building

German Department
http://gradschool.unc.edu/events/orientation/
August 18, 2016
UNC. Time and Location TBA.
Complete information per email in July.

Global Health Institute
August 24, 2016: 1:30 - 3:45 p.m., Trent Hall 040
August 25, 2016: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., The Durham Challenge Course 4:00-6:00pm, The Home of Dr. Mary Story
August 26, 2016: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m , Trent Hall 040

Graduate Liberal Studies
Orientation and Luncheon for all new MALS students
August 24, 2016
1:00 p.m.
Duke University Room, Washington Duke Inn, 3001 Cameron Blvd, Durham, NC

History
August 22, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
229 CARR

Immunology
August 22, 2016
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Jones Bldg, Room 321
Lunch provided.

Literature
August 26, 2016
10 a.m. - Noon
Friedl 225

Mathematics
Week of August 22nd
Training Week details TBA

MFA in Experimental & Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA)
August 25, 2016
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
MFA Carpentry Shop
1509 Campus Drive
Schedule of events emailed to students

Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
August 25, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (MS & MEng Students), 125 Hudson Hall
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (PhD Students), 125 Hudson Hall
1:00 p.m. - 3 p.m. (PhD Students), lunch and mingling, Durham Hotel Rooftop Bar

Neurobiology
August 25, 2016
Noon – 2:30 p.m.
301 Bryan Research Building

Nicholas School of the Environment
August 24, 2016
8:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Environment Hall 2102

School of Nursing
August 26, 2016
8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
School of Nursing, Room 1103 & Welcoming Reception Cafe Duson Atrium

Pathology
August 23, 2016
4:00 p.m.
Davison 3114
Details TBA

Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Welcome Meeting
August 23, 2016
9:00 a.m. LSRC

Philosophy
August 24, 2016
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
204 West Duke Building
Lunch provided.

Physics
www.phy.duke.edu/new-student-orientation-2016
August 15, 2016: 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Physics Room 150
August 16, 2016: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Physics Room 150
August 17, 2016: 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Physics Room 298

Political Science
TBA

Pratt School of Engineering (PhD)
August 22, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Fitzpatrick Center, Schiciano Auditorium & Pre-Function Area

Pratt School of Engineering (MS)
August 22, 2016
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Fitzpatrick Center, Schiciano Auditorium

Public Policy - MPP
August 22 - 26, 2016
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sanford School & Rubenstein Hall Buildings

Religion
August 24, 2016: Departmental PhD Orientation, 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., 200 Gray
August 25, 2016: Departmental MA Orientation 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., 200 Gray
August 28, 2016: Welcome Dinner (new & returning students, faculty & families), 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Duke Divinity Café

Science & Society
August 23, 2016
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
232 North Building, 304 Research Drive

University Program in Genetics & Genomics (UPGG)
Orientation Events
Throughout week of August 22, 2016
Schedule of program events sent to students