Orientation and Lunch for New GSAS Students


Thursday, August 25, 2016, 9:30am


Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street

Morning ceremonies provide essential information for graduate students followed by a luncheon for you and members of your department. Following the Orientation Luncheon, students can attend workshops, visit a resource fair, and learn about student groups. The afternoon ends with the Graduate School Alumni Association Social Hour outside Dudley House.


9:30 a.m.
Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall

Welcoming Speeches
Garth McCavana, Dean for Student Affairs (moderator)
Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University
Michael Smith, Edgerley Family Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Xiao-Li Meng, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
James Hogle, Master of Dudley House
Eliza Gettel, Coordinating Dudley Fellow
Darcy Frear, President of the Graduate Student Council 

10:30 a.m.
Becoming a New Professional in Your Field 
Mahzarin Banaji, Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics
Seth Avakian, Program Officer for Title IX and Professional Conduct
Maike Isaac, Education Specialist for Graduate and Professional Schools, Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (OSAPR)


11:30 a.m.
Join faculty, department administrators, and classmates for lunch under the tent on the Science Center plaza
(see map in your Orientation folder)

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