Arts and Science Department Welcome Events 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019 (All day)

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Welcome (Back) A&S Students!

 

Launch your new school year with some fun and relaxation.

Find your department's event in the listing below and stop by to meet your faculty, staff, and fellow students. You're also invited to drop by other departments to see what is happening there.

Department

Time

Location

What’s Happening

Ancient
Mediterranean Studies

1:00–3:00

110 Swallow Hall

Tours of the building, light refreshments

A&S Dean’s Office

11:00–1:00

Lowry Hall north lawn

A&S deans, academic advisors, student ambassadors, and A&S Student Council representatives will be on hand to greet students. Student poster presentations of internship, study abroad, and research opportunities. Refreshments.

Anthropology

1:00–3:00

111 Swallow Hall

Tours of the building; atlatl throwing on the Quad

Biological Sciences

1:00–3:00

3 Tucker Hall

Meet professional and peer advisors to learn about the many resources available to science students, including undergraduate research. Light refreshments will be available.

Black Studies

1:00–3:00

313A Gentry Hall

Meet the director of undergraduate studies, Stephen Graves, and other black studies staff and students; refreshments

Chemistry

12:00–2:00

Life Sciences Center lobby

Pizza and reception

Communication

10:00–12:00

Switzler Hall

Communication open house

Constitutional Democracy

2:00–4:00

Jesse Hall 409

Meet Kinder Institute faculty, learn about our new BA in Constitutional democracy, and chat with alumni of our undergraduate programs.

Economics

1:00–3:00

129 Professional Bldg.

Refreshments and welcome reception: Meet majors, faculty, and staff from the Econ dept.

English

1:00–3:00

114D Tate Hall

A meet and greet with English majors

Geography

10:00–12:00

216 Stewart Hall

Faculty, undergrad, and grad students will meet with incoming students. We will have light refreshments, swag, and fun interactive geography games, plus info on our program.

Geological Sciences

1:00–3:00

Geology Bldg. lobby

Geology will host an open house with snacks, swag and refreshments. Our faculty and students will be available to visit with everyone.

German and Russian Studies

12:00–2:00

451 Strickland Hall

Faculty, returning undergraduate and graduate students on hand to meet new students; refreshments

History

11:00–1:00

Read Hall lobby

History open house

International Studies

1:00–3:00

Resource Room, Study Abroad Office, N52
Memorial Union

Meet the IS director, returning students, and tour study abroad resources; refreshments

Linguistics

1:00–3:00

112 Tate Hall

Linguistics open house

Military Science

6:00 a.m.

Stankowski Field

Campus Orientation Run: Open invitation (NOTE THAT THIS IS THUR., AUG. 15)

All Day

Crowder Hall

BBQ and dodgeball tournament starting at 12 p.m. Possible military vehicles on display. 100 hot dogs and burgers to hand out. Prizes provided for the tournament. 

Philosophy

1:00–3:00

435 Strickland Hall

In department lounge

Physics

1:00–3:00

223 Physics Bldg.

Light refreshments and tour of research labs and  observatory

Political Science

1:00–2:00

104 Professional Bldg.

New student orientation, Session 1, with refreshments

2:00–3:00

104 Professional Bldg.

New student orientation, Session 2, with refreshments

Psychological
Sciences

10:00–12:00

103 McAlester Hall

Meet faculty members and academic advisors! Win prizes by testing your knowledge!

Religious Studies

10:00–12:00

221 Arts and Science Bldg.

Religious studies open house

Romance Languages

11:00–1:00

143 Arts and Science Bldg.

Romance languages and literatures open house

School of Music

2:00–4:00 

Whitmore Recital Hall

School of Music open house

School of Visual Studies

11:00–1:00 

George Caleb Bingham
Gallery, Fine Arts Bldg.

Faculty, students, and staff from Art, Art History, Digital Storytelling, and Film Studies will greet incoming students. Light refreshments, swag, and informational program flyers available.

Sociology

12:00–1:30

315 Middlebush

Sociology pizza party/welcome

Statistics

1:00–3:00

134A Middlebush

Meet the academic advisors and learn about the Sports Analytics Certificate program, accelerated MA program, DataFest (nationally coordinated weekend-long data analysis competition for undergraduates)

Theatre

12:00–1:00

Rhynsburger Theatre 

Theatre welcome pizza lunch

Women’s and Gender Studies

12:00–2:00

325 Strickland Hall

Meet faculty and returning students; explore study abroad office; light refreshments

 

Academic Exploration and Advising Services
9:00–11:00 a.m. and 1:00–3:30 p.m., Student Success Center, second floor

Walk-in advising hours for undeclared and deciding students.

 

Museum of Anthropology & Museum of Art and Archaeology
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
115 Business Loop 70 W

In addition to permanent exhibits, the Museum of Anthropology will have its “Curse or Cure?” exhibit about poison darts, and the Museum of Art and Archaeology will have “Missouri Nostalgia: Works on Paper from the Scruggs–Vandervoort–Barney Collection” and “Impeccable Taste: 17th-Century Ornamental Design in Print.”