Preliminary schedule (note all events are virtual)
Friday, 5th February
10:00am-11:00am: Accepted/prospective students meet with S. Baines and J .Rest
11:30am-12:30pm: Department tour for prospective students
12:30pm-01:30pm: Group Soup
Meet up in Spatial Chat to hang out and eat lunch.
02:00pm-04:00pm: Opportunity for meeting with host labs
In conjunction with the Admissions Committees, we will reach out to faculty and let them know which prospective students have been invited to the retreat.
04:00pm-05:00pm: Graduate student panel
Prospective students will have a chance to meet and talk with current students.
06:00pm-07:30pm: Social activity
Jackbox Games via Zoom! Everyone is invited!
Saturday, 6th February
11:00am-12:30pm: Student/faculty talks
01:15pm-03:00pm: Lab poster session via Spatial Chat
Learn more about the work going on in E&E labs.
Department Awards will be announced at the start of the poster session.
03:30pm-04:30pm: Alumni panel
A moderated discussion with E&E graduates, Abigail Cahill (Assistant Professor, Albion College), Jessie Stanton (B iologist, U.S. Geological Survey at the Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center) and Phil McDowall (Software Engineer, Google) about careers after E&E.
**an updated calendar with Zoom and Spatial Chat links will be sent out closer to the date of the retreat.