Orientation for SPACS Graduate Students- Friday August 16, 2013

Please note that some of the locations have changed.
We are holding a new graduate student orientation on Friday August 16th.  Note that the morning schedule differs between the Physics and CSI graduate students.
New and current students are welcome to attend any of the activities.
Please send either Prof. So (paso@gmu.edu) or Prof. Weigel (rweigel@gmu.edu) an email (if you have not already) if you plan on attending.
Physics students only: Showcase Room of Research Hall (room at ground level of the observatory tower).
09:00-09:30 Breakfast
09:30-10:15 New students meeting with Prof. So
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:30 New students placement evaluations (PHYS PhD students only)
CSI students only: Planetary Hall, room 242.
11:30-12:30 About the CSI graduate program (with Weigel and Camelli)
Physics and CSI PhD students
Showcase Room of Research Hall
12:30-01:30 Pizza Lunch
01:30-01:45 Prof. Summers welcoming note
01:45-02:00 About grad school
02:00-02:45 Research talks
02:45-03:00 Break
03:00-04:30 Research talks
04:30-05:30 Reception with light food and drink

06:00-07:00 Social hour with current graduate students

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