Winter College Schedule

Please note all times are tentative and subject to change.


Friday, February 26

Noon - 5 p.m.
Winter College registration open

2 p.m.
Excursion – Inland Waterways Eco-Cruise
(optional; additional fee and pre-registration required.)

2-3 p.m.
CLASS PERIOD I
“For Science and Equality: The Woman Who Donated Her Brain”
Kimberly Hamlin

“The Development of Anxious Children”
Elizabeth Kiel

3:15-4:15 p.m.
CLASS PERIOD II
“Remembering Your Creative Past”
Jim Friedman

3:15-4:45 p.m.
Excursion - History of America’s Spirit: The Story and Taste of Bourbon
(optional; additional fee and pre-registration required.)

4 p.m.
Hotel check-in available to all participants

6 p.m.
Welcome reception - Sponsored by the Knolls of Oxford

6:45 p.m.
Opening dinner, featuring keynote by David Dafoe ’84

 

Saturday, February 27

7 a.m.-noon
Winter College registration open

7-7:55 a.m.
Continental breakfast

8-9 a.m.
CLASS PERIOD III
“Adding Creativity to Your Everyday Life for Fun and Profit”
Jim Friedman

“The Voice Recipe: Creating a Vocal Character”
Julia Guichard

“For Science and Equality: The Woman Who Donated Her Brain”
Kimberly Hamlin

9:15-10:15 a.m.
CLASS PERIOD IV
“From Sam Lloyd to Martin Gardner: The Evolution of Puzzles in the United States”
Jeff Wanko

“Get Smart: Gadgets and The Internet of Things”
Michael Bailey-Van Kuren

“The Development of Anxious Children”
Elizabeth Kiel

10:30-11:30 a.m.
CLASS PERIOD V
“Remembering Your Creative Past”
Jim Friedman

“Ease, Freedom and Choice: The Alexander Technique”
Julia Guichard

“Before Hillary: Women Running for President of the United States”
Kimberly Hamlin

11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
Lunch, with presentation by University Libraries Dean Jerome Conley
“Not Your Momma’s Library”

1:15-4:30 p.m.
Excursion –Naples Botanical Gardens
(optional; additional fee and pre-registration required.)

2-3 p.m.
CLASS PERIOD VI
“Purposeful Making: Everyone as a Designer”
Michael Bailey-Van Kuren

“Antisocial Behavior in Adolescence”
Elizabeth Kiel

3:30-4:30 p.m.
Excursion –A Flavor to Call Your Own: Gin Crafting Class
(optional; additional fee and pre-registration required.)

3:30-4:30 p.m.
CLASS PERIOD VII
“Beyond Sudoku: Developing Deductive Reasoning Skills with Puzzles”
Jeff Wanko

6 p.m.
Reception

6:45 p.m.
Dinner

 

Sunday, February 28

8-9 a.m.
CLASS PERIOD VIII
“Generation Next: Libraries and the Information Plane”
Jerome Conley

“Beyond Sudoku: Developing Deductive Reasoning Skills with Puzzles”
Jeff Wanko

9:15-10:15 a.m.
CLASS PERIOD IX
“Get Smart: Gadgets and The Internet of Things”
Michael Bailey-Van Kuren

“The Voice Recipe: Creating a Vocal Character”
Julia Guichard

10:30 a.m.
Farewell Brunch

Noon
Departure

 

Time and content subject to change.

 


Winter College Updates

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Questions? Contact Michelle Rosecrans at 513-529-5957 or toll free 866-MU-ALUMS (866-682-5867 or alumni@MiamiOH.edu.