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Family Weekend 2012

Schedule of events

OCTOBER 5-7, 2012

Friday, October 5

4 – 5:30 p.m. Shabbat Services

Welcome Shabbat together with lively services led by Hillel staff and students.

5:30 – 7 p.m. Crab Feast

Dorsey Center Courtyard

4 – 4:30 p.m. Check-in with Hillel

Heubeck Hall, Multipurpose Room A

4:30 p.m. Reform Service Heubeck Lounge

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Open Classes Various Locations

Traditional Egalitarian Service Welsh Hall Piano Lounge

5:30 – 7:15 p.m. Candle Lighting and Family Shabbat Dinner

Heubeck Hall, Multipurpose Room A Enjoy a true Maryland feast of local crabs, fried chicken, pit beef, fresh corn, and other traditional fare. Tickets must be purchased in advance at Family Weekend registration. Students are not covered under their meal plan. Fee: $36 per person.

Experience how Goucher students learn, as faculty members open their classes to visitors throughout the day. Please see pages 6 and 7 for a full schedule of classes.

2 – 7 p.m. Family Weekend Check-in Athenaeum Lobby

Please check in and pick up • a complete schedule of events, • tickets you purchased in advance for fee-based events (including Shabbat dinner, Maryland Crab Feast, Saturday lunch, and Sunday jazz brunch). (You may also check in on Saturday, October 6, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Goucher Hillel invites you to a traditional, family-style Shabbat dinner. We will begin with a candle lighting and Shabbat traditions, followed by a few words from a special speaker. Tickets must be purchased in advance at Family Weekend registration. Students on the meal plan will not be charged. Fee: $28 per adult, $22 per child under 12.


6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Annual Phi Beta Kappa/ Dean’s List Reception Batza Room, Athenaeum

Goucher’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honor society, invites you to a reception celebrating the outstanding academic achievements of Goucher’s newly elected Phi Beta Kappa initiates and Dean’s List students. An information session outlining the Phi Beta Kappa selection process will follow the reception.

7:30 p.m. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Hyman Forum, Athenaeum

Saturday, October 6

serve as first-year advisers, and other Goucher administrators and staff. Learn what you can expect from your student’s college experience. There will be a brief presentation followed by time to mix and mingle. Coffee and pastries will be available.

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Shabbat Morning Services 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Family Weekend Check-in Athenaeum Lobby

Please check in and pick up • a complete schedule of events, • tickets you purchased in advance for fee-based events (including Saturday lunch and Sunday jazz brunch).

8:30 – 10 a.m. Coffee and Conversation Baltimore Mayor Stephanie RawlingsBlake will give a talk titled “Running a Major American City in Tough Political and Economic Times.” Admission is free, but tickets should be reserved in advance at

Hyman Forum, Athenaeum

9 p.m. Brave

Kelley Lecture Hall

In this recent Pixar animated favorite, Princess Merida, determined to find her own path in life, defies a custom and brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, she must rely on her bravery to undo a beastly curse. Free viewing.

Meet with President Sanford J. Ungar, Provost Marc Roy, Vice President and Dean of Students Gail Neverdon Edmonds, several faculty members who


Weinberg Jewish Student Center, Stimson Hall

All are welcome to join Goucher’s Jewish community for a traditional and egalitarian Shabbat morning service, complete with Torah reading. A Kiddush luncheon and discussion will follow.

10 – 11 a.m. Perspectives on Study Abroad Hyman Forum, Athenaeum

Moderated by President Sanford J. Ungar, this panel of faculty and students will share experiences from three-week intensive courses and semesters abroad. Panelists will include La Jerne Cornish ’83/’94, chair of the faculty and associate professor of education (South Africa); David Grossman, assistant professor of business management (China and Hong Kong); Jeanie Murphy, associate professor of Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Costa Rica, Argentina, and Spain); Jon Gould ’13 (England, Scotland, Costa Rica, and Israel/Palestine); Robyn Edwards ’13 (Argentina);Trae Lindsay ’13 (China and Hong Kong); and Naomi Weekes ’13 (Brazil).

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Alumnae/i Connections and Success Stories Batza Room, Athenaeum

This panel will share experiences from the roads they have travelled, including successes and challenges related to finding that first job out of college. Panelists include Morris Johnson ’11, Benjamin Snyder ’13, Nenelwa Tomi ’11, and Billie Weiss ’11.

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. How Faculty Challenge Students’ Thinking in the Classroom

Buchner Hall, Alumnae/i House

Noon – 1:30 p.m. Community Lunch

Hyman Forum, Athenaeum

Enjoy lunch, with entertainment provided by Goucher students. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the Family Weekend registration site. Fee: $12.50 per guest, $6.50 per Goucher student.

12:30 – 2 p.m. Kiddush

Hillel Sukkah, Stimson Hall

Join Hillel for a light lunch and interactive study in the Sukkah on the Stimson patio outside of the Weinberg Jewish Student Center. Students and families are welcome to drop in at any point.

1 – 2:30 p.m. Office Open Hours Dorsey Center

Come and learn about the varied educational approaches Goucher faculty utilize to introduce challenging ideas and controversial topics into classroom discussions. This faculty panel, facilitated by Eric Singer, chair of the Political Science and International Relations Department, will include Seble Dawit, chair of the Peace Studies Program; Angelo Robinson, associate professor of English; Janet Shope, associate dean for faculty affairs and professor of sociology and anthropology; and Micah Webster, assistant professor of mathematics and computer science.

Stop by the Dorsey Center to visit with staff from the Career Development Office, the Academic Center for Excellence, the Office of Business and Auxiliary Services, and the Office of International Studies. Learn more about academic support, study abroad, and career exploration, as well as Goucher’s OneCard and meal plans. Library staff will also be available to speak with you in the Athenaeum.

1 – 4 p.m. Registration for the SundayMorning Renie Amoss Race (5K run/1.5-mile walk)

Decker Sports & Recreation Center (SRC)

Stop by the SRC to register for this annual Goucher event. Advance registration is $10 for students, $15 for the community. Race-day registration is $20.


1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Walk the Trails at Goucher Meet at Stimson Hall

Goucher’s 287-acre campus features multiple types of trees and other foliage. Walkers will learn how to identify some of these types as they explore the lush, peaceful trails that wind through campus. Cynthia Kicklighter, associate professor of biology, and Tom Kelliher, associate professor of mathematics and computer science, will lead the exploration. Consider wearing long pants and other appropriate clothes for a walk in the woods.

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Goucher: Then and Now Batza Room, Athenaeum

Interested in learning about a Goucher residence hall, circa 1895? Curious about our athletic programs in the early 1900s? Wonder what the new campus looked like in 1950? Marilyn Warshawsky ’68 will present an engaging slide show about Goucher’s long and illustrious history, from its original site in midtown Baltimore to the present-day Towson location.

2 – 2:45 p.m. Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Admissions and Financial Aid

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Quirky Tour of Goucher Campus Meet at Pearlstone Clock

Admissions Office, Dorsey Center

If you have another child who is starting to think about college, come learn more about what is involved in the general college application, admissions, and financial aid processes in this informative and informal session with Goucher’s enrollment management experts.

2 – 3 p.m. The Pilates Center Open House

Decker Sports and Recreation Center (SRC), Pilates Apparatus Studio, Room 105 (ground level near dance studios)

No advance reservations will be taken, and shuttle seats are available on a firstcome, first-served basis. The shuttle will depart the SRC at 3:30, 5:30, and 7:30 p.m. It will depart the Pratt Street Pavilion at 4:30, 6:30, 8:30, and 9:30 p.m.

5 – 7 p.m. Dinner on Campus Stimson Dining Hall Join Professor of Theatre Michael Curry on a walking tour highlighting unusual Goucher lore. Learn where notable Goucher administrators are buried on campus, visit the bomb shelter underneath Dorsey Center, and discover many little-known fun facts about Goucher’s history.

3:30 – 9:30 p.m. Shuttles into Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

Meet at Decker Sports & Recreation Center (SRC)

Family members are welcome to join students for dinner. Kosher meals will be available in the Kosher Dining Hall in Stimson. Fee: $13.50 per person, payable at the door.

5:30 p.m. Brave

Kelley Lecture Hall

In this recent Pixar animated favorite, Princess Merida, determined to find her own path in life, defies a custom and brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, she must rely on her bravery to undo a beastly curse. Free viewing.

8 p.m. The Merchant of Venice

Merrick Lecture Hall, Dorsey Center Instructor Emily Adams ’10 will teach, demonstrate, and answer questions about the Pilates method of body conditioning. Free.

Baltimore is a vibrant city, full of rich historical sites as well as many modern restaurants, museums, and theaters. A free shuttle will take you to the Pratt Street Pavilion in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.


The Maryland Shakespeare Festival (MSF) and the Goucher Department of Theatre will present a Bare Bard production of Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice. Using original practices from Shakespeare’s day, five members of the MSF acting company will work with Goucher students to prepare the production in five days. Simple staging, spontaneity, and audience interaction will characterize this performance. This event is free; however, you are encouraged to reserve tickets in advance by calling the box office at 410337-6512.

8:30 p.m. Ashanti Talent Show

Sunday, October 7

listening to the smooth sounds of live jazz performed by Goucher students. Tickets must be purchased in advance at Family Weekend registration. Students on the meal plan will not be charged, but may not swipe guest meals for this event. Fee: $18.25 per person.

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Goucher Express Brunch Heubeck Dining Hall

7:30 – 10 a.m. 20th Annual Renie Amoss Memorial 5k Run and 2.5k Walk Decker Sports & Recreation Center (SRC)

For those seeking lighter fare, enjoy a quick and healthy brunch in the Heubeck Dining Hall. Tickets must be purchased in advance at Family Weekend check-in. Students on the meal plan will not be charged, but may not swipe guest meals for this event. Fee: $10.25 per person.

11 a.m. Christian Worship Service Haebler Memorial Chapel

Gather with other Goucher families for a service of Christian worship in the Protestant tradition.

Hyman Forum, Athenaeum

Goucher students have talent! Enjoy an evening of student performances, readings, and other entertainment co-sponsored by Umoja, the Black Student Union, and the Office of Student Engagement.

10 p.m. Sibling Night at the Gopher Hole Gopher Hole, Pearlstone Student Center

It’s time for a late-night snack with your sibling, and a chance to hear live music from “Hats What’s Up.”

This annual run/walk is held in memory of Corene “Renie” Amoss ’93, who died shortly after graduating from Goucher. Proceeds from the memorial run go toward the Renie Amoss Fund, which grants annual monetary awards to one or more Goucher students who have an outstanding academic record and engage in extracurricular activities. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m.; the run begins at 9 a.m.

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday Jazz Brunch Stimson Dining Hall

Meet President Sanford J. Ungar and Dr. Beth Ungar and enjoy brunch while


2 p.m. Shakespeare: Generations Dunnock Theatre, Meyerhoff Arts Center

Members of the Maryland Shakespeare Festival will present a reading of Shakespeare: Generations, a new program the company will tour starting this fall. The piece explores the relationship between generations in Shakespeare’s plays, and combines performed scenes from the plays with narration and songs by the actors. Shakespeare: Generations was developed through a Goucher College faculty summer research grant. Free, no tickets required.

OPEN CLASSES Friday, October 5 8:30-9:40 a.m.

FR 110.001: Elements of French I Thormann International Center 203 Nadia Brukhanoff

FR 120: Elements of French II Van Meter 213 Mark Ingram

8:30-9:50 a.m.

DAN 102.003: The Pilates Method of Body Conditioning Todd Dance Studio Room 102 Elizabeth Ahearn

9-9:50 a.m.

PSC 100: Understanding Politics Van Meter B10 Nina Kasniunas

PSC 273: American Political Behavior Van Meter G07 Mileah Kromer

9-10 a.m.

BIO 260: Principles of Physiology Hoffberger G59 George Delahunty

10-10:50 a.m.

AST 110: Introduction to Astronomy Hoffberger B26 Ben Sugerman

BIO 210: Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Kelley Lecture Hall Judy Levine and Janet Shambaugh

BIO 354: Microbiology and Immunology Hoffberger Science 223 Birthe Kjellerup

PHL 218: Philosophy of Time Van Meter 102 John Rose

PSY 252: Quantitative Research Methods in Psychology

10-11 a.m.

ENG 211: Beowulf to Dryden (Shakespeare’s King Lear, Acts III, IV, and V) Van Meter 207 Arnold Sanders

11-11:50 a.m.

BIO 240: Ecology and Evolution Hoffberger 131 Cynthia Kicklighter

CHE 111: Principles of Chemistry Kelley Lecture Hall Pamela Douglass

CHE 230: Organic Chemistry I Hoffberger G59 Ruquia Ahmed-Schofield

CHE 341: Biochemistry I

Hoffberger G41 Dara Friedman-Wheeler

Hoffberger Science 223 Judy Levine and Barbara Amann

SP 120V: Elements of Spanish II

EC 206: Economics and Business Statistics

Thormann 201 Citlali Miranda-Aldaco

THE 211: History of the American Theatre and Drama Meyerhoff Arts Center 121 Rebecca Free

Van Meter 209 Jack Carter

FR 110.002: Elements of French I

Thormann International Center 204 Nadia Brukhanoff

SP 130V: Intermediate Spanish Thormann 201 Citlali Miranda-Aldaco


11 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

ART 103: Introduction to History of Art Van Meter G07 Gail Husch

ANT 238/HIS 227: Cultures of Contemporary Europe

Thormann International Center 202 Mark Ingram

11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

PSY 271: Psychological Distress and Disorder Hoffberger G41 Dara Friedman-Wheeler

12:30-1:20 p.m.

BIO 104: Biological Diversity I Kelley Lecture Hall Mark Hiller and Cynthia Kicklighter

EC 100: Introduction to Economics Van Meter 209 Gina Shamshak

ENG 230: Classical Tradition (Homer’s Odyssey, Books XV and XVI) Van Meter 207 Arnold Sanders

Frontiers: Envisioning Apocalypse Meyerhoff Arts Center 106 Gail Husch

RUS 130: Intermediate Russian I Van Meter G01 Annalisa Czeczulin

SP 235: Advanced Conversation and Composition (Spanish) Thormann 204 Citlali Miranda-Aldaco

1:30-2:20 p.m.

ART 280: Neoclassicism to Impressionism Meyerhoff Arts Center 106 Gail Husch

BIO 170: Environmental Alternatives Hoffberger Science G41 Birthe Kjellerup

HIS 224: Europe, 1914-45

2-3:20 p.m.

DAN 219: Intermediate Modern Dance Technique III Todd Dance Studio Linda Garofalo

2:30-3:20 p.m.

EC 102: Principles of Macroeconomics Van Meter 209 Gina Shamshak

Frontiers: Once Upon a Time: Critical Analysis of Fairy Tales Van Meter 103 Annalisa Czeczulin

PSC 248: Parties and Elections Van Meter G07 Nina Kasniunas

Van Meter 209 John Corcoran

Sunday, October 7

RUS 110: Elements of Russian I

9:30-11:30 a.m.

Van Meter G05 Annalisa Czeczulin

1:30-2:40 p.m.

SP 230: Intermediate Conversation and Composition (Spanish) Thormann 204 Citlali Miranda-Aldaco

PHY 220: Modern Physics Hoffberger B26 Ben Sugerman


Open Rehearsal – Choreographic Work in Progress Lilian Welsh Dance Studio Decker Sports & Recreation Center (SRC) 101 Linda Garofalo Take a sneak peek at the creative process of an original faculty work to be performed at the Goucher Fall Dance Ensemble Concert in November.

Facility Hours ATHENAEUM/LIBRARY 24 hours


(For information about transportation, area attractions, and discount movie tickets) Daily

11 a.m. – 10 p.m.


Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

DINING SERVICES Alice’s Restaurant

Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Saturday 2:30 – 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Passport Café at Pearlstone


Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Geo-Structure Seven artists incorporate geometry and complex structures into simple visual forms to comment on their surroundings and daily experiences.

ROSENBERG GALLERY EXHIBITION (in the Dorsey College Center)

Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. Everything Else Falls Away Abstract expressionist Regina Tumasella explores the landscape of emotions and experience through parallels in the natural world.

VON BORRIES POOL, OPEN SWIM Friday 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday Noon – 3 p.m. Sunday Noon – 3 p.m.

Friday 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday closed

Heubeck Dining Hall

Friday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday closed

Kosher Dining Hall

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 5 – 7 p.m.

Stimson Dining Hall

Friday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.


Athletic Events Friday, OCTOBER 5





For more details regarding varsity and alumnae/i athletic matches, please visit the athletics website:

Lynchburg, 4 p.m., Decker Sports and Recreation Center (SRC) City College (NY), 8 p.m., Decker Sports and Recreation Center

Regional competition of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, 10 a.m. (and continuing all day), Equestrian Arena


Stevenson, 10 a.m., Decker Sports and Recreation Center (SRC) McDaniel, 2 p.m., Decker Sports and Recreation Center (SRC)

Cross Country

Goucher Classic, men begin at 10:30 a.m., women begin at 11:15 a.m., cross country trails

Women’s Soccer

Drew, 1 p.m., Beldon Field

Men’s and Women’s Tennis York, 2:30 p.m., tennis courts

All-Goucher Team Recognition Ceremony

2:45 pm, Beldon Field (at the end of the women’s soccer game and prior to the start of the men’s game)


3 p.m., alumnae/i vs. current team, von Borries Swimming Pool

Men’s Soccer

Drew, 3:30 p.m., Beldon Field

Men’s Lacrosse

Family Weekend is co-sponsored by Goucher’s Student Life (Office of Student Engagement) and Development and Alumnae/i Affairs divisions.

7 p.m., Young Guns alumni team vs. current team, Beldon Field

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Building Directory 1 Alumnae & Alumni House Buchner Hall 2 The Athenaeum Hyman Forum Library Silber Art Gallery 3 Decker Sports & Recreation Center 3a Eisner Dance Studio 3b Todd Dance Studio 3c Welsh Gymnasium 3d von Borries Swimming Pool 4 Dorsey College Center Administrative Offices 4a Kraushaar Auditorium 4b Merrick Hall 4c Rosenberg Gallery 5 Facilities Management Services 6 Froelicher Hall 6a Alcock House 6b Gallagher House

6c Thormann Center 6d Tuttle House 7 Gatehouse 8 Goucher Stadium and Track 8a Beldon Field 9 Haebler Memorial Chapel 10 Heubeck Hall 10a Bennett House 10b Gamble House 10c Jeffery House 10d Robinson House 11 Hoffberger Science Building 11a Kelley Lecture Hall 12 Julia Rogers Building 13 Katharine and Jane Welsh Hall 14 Mary Fisher Hall 14a Bacon House 14b Dulaney House 14c Hooper House 14d Pearlstone Student Center 15 Meyerhoff Arts Center Dunnock Theatre

16 President’s House 17 Psychology/Music Annex 18 Riding Arena 19 Sondheim House 20 Stimson Hall 20a Conner House 20b Lewis House 20c Probst House 20d Wagner House 20e Winslow House 21 Van Meter Hall College Destinations Admissions (4) Alumnae & Alumni Affairs (1) Athletics & Physical Education (3) Bookstore (14d) Box Office (4c) Career Development (4) Communications Office (4) Community Living (10) Dean of Students (4) Development (4)

Goucher College 1021 Dulaney Valley Road Baltimore, Maryland 21204

Eisner Dance Studio (3a) Equestrian Program (18) Finance Office (4) Financial Aid (4) Goucher II Program (21) Graduate & Professional Studies (21) Graduate Programs in Education (21) Heubeck Multipurpose Room (10) Human Resources (4) Hyman Forum (2) Kelley Lecture Hall (11a) Kraushaar Auditorium (4a) Library (2) Merrick Lecture Hall (4b) Pearlstone Student Center (14d) Post Office (14d) Post-Bac Premed Program (11) President’s House (16) President’s Office (4) Provost’s Office (4) Public Safety Office (10)


Receiving (5) Rosenberg Gallery (4c) Silber Gallery (2) Student Administrative Services (4) Student Health & Counseling (10) Thormann Center (6c) Todd Dance Studio (3a) von Borries Swimming Pool (3d) Dining Alice’s Restaurant (2) Heubeck Dining Hall (10) Passport Café at Pearlstone (14d) Stimson Dining Hall (20) Getting Around Registered Vehicle Parking Visitor Parking Wheelchair Entrance Collegetown Shuttle Emergency Phone

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