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Parents &Family Weekend 2014: "From Guttenberg to Zuckerberg: A Look at the Evolution of Communication"

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Schedule of Events

On-line registration will be open in early August. Please visit Sophia Gordon Hall, 15 Talbot Avenue to register when you arrive on campus.

 

Select a date: Friday, October 17 | Saturday, October 18 | Sunday, October 19

 

Friday, October 17

 

TISCH LIBRARY, HIRSH READING ROOM, 35 PROFESSORS ROW

8:00 am–8:00 pm
Dining Centers Open

Meals are available in Carmichael and Dewick-MacPhie dining centers for parents and students who wish to remain on campus. Parents visiting campus eat for free in the dining centers if accompanied by daughters or sons enrolled in a meal plan. Students are required to use their Tufts ID to gain access to the dining centers. Cash, guest meals, or JumboCash may be used for additonal family members or friends.

CAMPUS DINING CENTERS

10:00 am–6:00 pm
Welcome and Sign-In

Refreshments

 

SOPHIA GORDON HALL, 15 TALBOT AVENUE

9:00 am
Simchat Torah Services and Lunch (following services)

No registration or fee is required

GRANOFF FAMILY HILLEL CENTER AIDEKMAN ARTS CENTER
220 PACKARD AVENUE

10:30 am and 12:00 pm
10:00 am–8:00 pm
Tufts University Art Gallery (Extended hours)

Please visit the Art Gallery website for a listing of exhibitions.

AIDEKMAN ARTS CENTER, 40 TALBOT AVENUE

11:00 am–11:45 am
Art Exhibits

Introduction to fall exhibitions with Tufts University Art Gallery Director, Dr. Amy I. Schlegel. Please visit the Art Gallery website for updated listings of exhibitions. Meet in Gallery lobby.

AIDEKMAN ARTS CENTER, 40 TALBOT AVENUE

11:30 am-12:30 pm
Career Coaching Your Tufts Student

Learn how Tufts is preparing your child for the workplace. Examine career influences from parental to generational. Get coaching to support your child’s career development.

Dowling Hall 745

1:00 pm
Muslim Friday Prayer

INTERFAITH CENTER, 58 WINTHROP STREET

Parents and Family Weekend Welcome:

1:35-2:05 pm

An Intellectual Tour of Arts & Sciences

James M. Glaser, Dean of Arts & Sciences ad interim

AIDEKMAN ARTS CENTER, 40 TALBOT AVENUE

2:10-2:40 pm

Recruiting and Retaining a Diverse Workforce in Engineering
Linda M. Abriola, Dean, School of Engineering

AIDEKMAN ARTS CENTER, 40 TALBOT AVENUE

2:45-3:15 pm

Why Active Citizenship is so Important to Tufts
Alan D. Solomont, Dean, Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service

 

AIDEKMAN ARTS CENTER, 40 TALBOT AVENUE

3:30–5:00 pm
Friends of Tufts Libraries Author Talk
Noah Rosenberg, A07, Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Narratively

Human Stories Will Change the World: From the secret life of a celebrity chauffeur to the mysterious death of an Indian cotton farmer, people are far more fascinating than the news headlines will have you believe. Narratively's Noah Rosenberg takes you inside his innovative "slow storytelling" startup and predicts the unpredictable future of content.

TISCH LIBRARY, HIRSH READING ROOM, 35 PROFESSORS ROW

6:00 pm
Shabbat Services

Please join us for Shabbat student-lead Conservative and Reform services. A delicious kosher dinner follows services at approximately 7:15 pm. Advanced registration for dinner is required (the registration site will be open in early August). There will be a special performance at dinner by Shir Appeal, Tufts' only Jewish, co-ed acapella singing group. You'll be welcomed for services, dinner or both! For more information, please call the Hillel Center at 617-627-3242.

Conservative and Reform Dinner follows at 7:15 pm. Cost for dinner is $18 per person; students $12.50 or 1 meal plan; children under age 10, $5. Advance registration is required; please call the Granoff Family Hillel Center at 617-627-3242 for availability.

GRANOFF FAMILY HILLEL CENTER

Select a date: Friday, October 17 | Saturday, October 18 | Sunday, October 19

General Information

Parking

Parking is available in all Tufts lots, in visitor parking areas, on streets within the campus boundaries, and in the Dowling Hall parking garage at 419 Boston Avenue. Handicap parking areas are reserved only for vehicles so designated.

Registration

On-line registration will be open in early August.

PLEASE COME TO THE SOPHIA GORDON MULTIPURPOSE ROOM IN SOPHIA GORDON HALL UPON ARRIVAL TO RECEIVE YOUR REGISTRATION PACKET AND LEARN ABOUT LAST-MINUTE SCHEDULE CHANGES.

Emergencies

In case of an emergency, dial ext. 66911 from any Tufts University campus telephone to reach the Tufts University Police in Dowling Hall, 419 Boston Avenue. If you’re calling from a non-campus phone, dial 617-627-6911. For a non-emergency, call 617-627-3030.


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