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Family Weekend 2011

Schedule of events

OCTOBER 14-16, 2011


Friday, October 14

4:30 – 6 p.m. Shabbat Candle-lighting and Services

6 – 8 p.m. Maryland Crab Feast

Dorsey Center Courtyard

Welcome Shabbat with candle-lighting and lively services led by Hillel staff and students.

4:30 – 5 p.m. Check-in with Hillel

Heubeck Hall, Multipurpose Room A

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

5 p.m. Candle-lighting

Heubeck Hall, Multipurpose Room A

5:15 p.m. Reform service Heubeck Lounge

5:15 p.m. Traditional egalitarian service Welsh Hall Piano Lounge

6 – 8 p.m. Family Shabbat Dinner Experience how Goucher students learn, as faculty members open their classes to visitors throughout the day. The schedule of open classes is on pages 6 and 7.

Heubeck Hall, Multipurpose Room A

7 – 8 p.m. The Annual Phi Beta Kappa/ Dean’s List Reception Batza Room, Athenaeum

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

Please check in and pick up • a complete schedule of events, • your Family Weekend button (needed for entry to free events with registration), and • 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 15, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

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.

Goucher Hillel invites you to a traditional family-style Shabbat dinner. We will begin with 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: $27 per adult, $22 per child under 12.

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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 Phi Beta Kappa initiates and Dean’s List students. An information session outlining the Phi Beta Kappa selection process will follow the reception.


8 p.m. Juan Williams

Hyman Forum, Athenaeum

Theatre, with the support of the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, this is the capstone project for the French Theatre Intensive Course Abroad. Tickets are available at the Mildred Dunnock Theatre box office at 410-337-6512 or at www.goucher.edu/ x38171.xml. Cost is $9 general admission; $5 with Goucher ID.

9 p.m. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Kelley Lecture Hall

Juan Williams, celebrated journalist and political analyst for Fox News Channel, is the featured speaker for Family Weekend, giving the talk “America Today: Can We Have an Honest Debate?” Admission to this event is free, but tickets should be reserved in advance at www.goucher. edu/tickets.

In part two of the epic finale, the battle between good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher, and no one is safe. But it is Harry Potter who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. Free viewing.

Saturday, October 15

8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Family Weekend Check-In Athenaeum Lobby

Please check in and pick up • a complete schedule of events, • your Family Weekend button (needed for entry to free events with registration), and • tickets you purchased in advance for fee-based events (including Saturday lunch and Sunday jazz brunch).

Midnight Midnight Madness

8:30 – 10 a.m. Coffee with College Leaders

This is the traditional kickoff to the basketball season, with a three-point shooting contest, slam-dunk contest, and intra-squad scrimmage. We know we’ll see plenty of students at this popular event— and parents are welcome!

Meet with President Sanford Ungar, Provost Marc Roy, Vice President and Dean of Students Gail Neverdon Edmonds, several faculty members who serve as first-year advisers, and other Goucher administrators and staff.

Decker Sports & Recreation Center

Hyman Forum, Athenaeum

8 p.m. Volant! Two French Plays Meyerhoff Arts Building, Mildred Dunnock Theatre

With characters ranging from a flying man to a magical caterpillar, these short plays, one classic and one contemporary, both take a lighthearted look at extraordinary ways in which youth conquers age. Molière’s Le Médecin volant (The Flying Doctor) and Denise Bonal’s Une petite tache verte (A Little Green Spot) will be performed in French, with English supertitles. Produced by the Department of

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You will hear some brief introductory comments and an overview of what you can expect from your student’s college experience. There will also be time to mix and mingle and approach staff with your individual questions. Coffee and pastries will be available.

students Alysha Cunningham ’12 (Spain), Jackson Gilman-Forlini ’12 (Italy), Alexandra Moss ’12 (Oxford), and Benjamin Mueser ’12 (Nepal).

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Shabbat Morning Services

Buchner Hall, Alumnae/i House

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

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Teaching and Learning at Goucher

A panel of faculty will discuss their innovative approaches to teaching and the diverse ways they engage Goucher students in learning. Panelists include professors Mary Marchand (English), Scott Sibley (chemistry), Micah Webster (math/computer science), and Marianne Githens (women’s studies). Provost Marc Roy will moderate.

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Reframing/Rethinking Diversity at Goucher Multipurpose Room A, Heubeck Hall

Faculty and students will share experiences from three-week intensive courses and semesters abroad. Moderated by President Sanford J. Ungar, the panel includes Mark Ingram, associate professor of French, who leads a theater program in France; Cynthia Kicklighter, assistant professor of biology, who leads a marine biology program in Honduras; Lindsay Johnson ’05, associate director of Community-Based Learning and Community Service Programs, who co-leads a trip to West Africa; and

A panel of faculty, staff, and students will define and discuss the concept of diversity and the question of its usefulness in the 21st century. Moderated by Vice President and Dean of Students Gail Neverdon Edmonds, this panel includes Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs Janet Shope, Coordinator of the Goucher Disability Initiative Ed Duggan, Associate Professor of English Angelo Robinson, Iris Bowen ’13, Kimberley Gordy ’06, and Nadiera Young ’12.

12:30 – 2 p.m. Community Lunch Athenaeum

Enjoy lunch and a variety of Goucher student entertainment. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the Family Weekend registration site. Fee: $12 per guest, $6 per Goucher student.

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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 – 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 or register in advance at the Family Weekend website, www.goucher.edu/family. There is a fee for this event.

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, assistant professor of biology, will lead the exploration. Consider wearing long pants and other appropriate clothes for a walk in the woods.


1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Quirky Tour of Goucher Campus Meet at Pearlstone Clock

This is the Goucher you don’t know about. Join Professor 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.

2:45 – 5:30 p.m. Bus Tour to Original Goucher Campus Meet at Dorsey Center Courtyard

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

Meet at Decker Sports & Recreation Center (SRC)

7:30 – 10:30 p.m. Mandolin Concert

Kraushaar Auditorium

Baltimore is a vibrant city, full of rich historical sites as well as many modern restaurants, museums, and theaters. See for yourself what the buzz is all about. A free shuttle will take you to the Pratt Street Pavilion in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. No advance reservations will be taken, and shuttle seats are available on a first-come, 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.

The concert will begin with a performance by the Baltimore Mandolin Orchestra, under the direction of David Evans, who is also an associate in applied music (mandolin) at Goucher. Virtuoso mandolinist Chris Acquavella will follow with a solo classical mandolin recital. The final performance of the evening will be conducted by Dr. Jim Bates from Otterbein University in Ohio. There will be well over 100 musicians playing mandolins, mandolas, mandocellos, mandobasses, and classical guitars on stage for this grand event. This event is free and open to the community on a walk-in basis.

5 – 7 p.m. Dinner on Campus

8 p.m. Volant! Two French Plays

Stimson Dining Hall Goucher College has a long and illustrious history that starts in midtown Baltimore. Led by Marilyn Warshawsky ’68, the tour will include slides about Goucher history and refreshments at the Lovely Lane United Methodist Church, near the original Goucher campus in the Charles Village area of Baltimore. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the Family Weekend registration site. Fee: $10 per person.

wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher, and no one is safe. But it is Harry Potter who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. Free viewing.

Family members are welcome to join students for dinner. Kosher meals will be available in the Kosher Dining Hall in Stimson Hall. Fee: $13.30 per person payable at the door.

5:30 p.m. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Kelley Lecture Hall

In part two of the epic finale, the battle between good and evil forces of the

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Meyerhoff Arts Building, Mildred Dunnock Theatre

With characters ranging from a flying man to a magical caterpillar, these short plays, one classic and one contemporary, both take a lighthearted look at extraordinary ways in which youth conquers age. Molière’s Le Médecin volant (The Flying Doctor) and Denise Bonal’s Une petite tache verte (A Little Green Spot) will be performed in French, with English supertitles. Produced by the Department of Theatre, with the support of the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures,


and Cultures, this is the capstone project for the French Theatre Intensive Course Abroad. Tickets are available at the Mildred Dunnock Theatre box office at 410-337-6512 or at www.goucher.edu/ x38171.xml. Cost is $9 general admission; $5 with Goucher ID.

Sunday, October 16

10 – 11 a.m. Quaker Meeting for Worship

8:30 p.m. Ashanti Talent Show

Heubeck Multipurpose Room

Join with students and family members to share Quaker worship.

Hyman Forum, Athenaeum

Goucher students have talent! Enjoy an evening of student performances, readings, and other entertainment sponsored by Umoja: the Black Student Union and the Office of Student Engagement. Several slots will be held open for parents to share their talents. Parents who want to perform should contact Gail Neverdon Edmonds at gedmonds@goucher.edu.

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

7:30 – 10 a.m. Renie Amoss Run/Walk Registration & Race

10:30 a.m. Christian Service of Worship Haebler Memorial Chapel

Decker Sports & Recreation Center

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 Sara Louise, a sophomore from Silver Spring, Maryland, and her indie-pop tunes and infectious melodies.

This annual run/walk is held in memory of Corene “Renie” Amoss, who died in 1993, shortly after graduating from Goucher. Proceeds from the event go towards the Renie Amoss Fund, which grants annual monetary awards to one or more Goucher students who have an outstanding academic record and engage in co-curricular activities. The run/walk begins at 9 a.m.

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

Enjoy brunch featuring the smooth sounds of live jazz performed by Goucher students and an opportunity to meet and greet President Ungar. Tickets

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


OPEN CLASSES Friday, October 14 8:30 – 9:40 a.m.

FR 110: Elements of French I

Thormann International Center 200 Nadia Brukhanoff

8:30 – 10:20 a.m.

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

9 – 9:50 a.m.

AST 110: Introduction to Astronomy Hoffberger B26 Ben Sugerman

ENG 103: The College Essay Van Meter 111 Mary Reisinger

ENG 104: Academic Writing I, Research Instruction Session Library 326 Charlee Sterling and Jim Huff

9 – 10:50 a.m.

ART 201/COM 201: Basic Photography Meyerhoff Arts Center 220 Laura Burns

DAN 250: Twentieth-Century American Dance Lilian Welsh Hall 162 (SRC) Chrystelle Bond

WS 100: Confronting Inequality Van Meter 207 Jennifer Williams

10 – 11 a.m.

CHE 106: The Environment and Its Chemistry

10 – 10:50 a.m.

BIO 210: Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Hoffberger 223 Pamela Douglass

Hoffberger G85 Janet Shambaugh and Judy Levin

11 – 11:50 a.m.

BIO 354: Microbiology

Hoffberger G59 George Greco

Hoffberger 135 Birthe Veno Kjellerup

CS 220: Computer Architecture and Assembly Language Programming Hoffberger 149 Tom Kelliher

CHE 230: Organic Chemistry I

PHY 340: Classical Mechanics Hoffberger B26 Sasha Dukan

11 a.m. – noon

ED 221: Assessment and Evaluation in Education Van Meter 207

ENG 104: Academic Writing I, Research Instruction Session Library 326 Charlee Sterling and Jim Huff Tami Smith

Frontiers: Philosophy of Science Van Meter 201 Robert Welch

Goucher’s Library Today

Library 326 Jim Huff This in-depth session designed specifically for families and guests (students are welcome as well) explores how students use a hundred databases, access books in libraries nationwide, and do meaningful research in the information-saturated, technology-overloaded 21st century.

11 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.

MA 160: Precalculus

Hoffberger 134 Gretchen Koch-Noble

MUS 101: Fundamentals of Music Theory Athenaeum 422 Elisa Koehler

FR 245: Bouillon de Culture; Introduction to French Studies Hoffberger G39 Mark Ingram

SOC 220: Comparative Race and Ethnic Relations

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11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

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

SOC 106: The Sociological Imagination Van Meter 213 Raj Goshal

PHY 125: General Physics I

PSY 111: Introduction to Psychology

12:30 – 2:20 p.m.

PSY 233: Sensation and Perception

Meyerhoff Arts Center 220 Laura Burns

Hoffberger 137 Nyasha Grayman-Simpson Hoffberger 134 Tom Ghirardelli

12:30 – 1:20 p.m.

CHE 341: Biochemistry I Hoffberger 223 Judy Levin

CS 325: Topic in Computer Science: Computing Security Hoffberger 149 Tom Kelliher

ENG 103: The College Essay Van Meter 111 Mary Reisinger

1:30 – 3:20 p.m.

ART 203/COM 203: Intermediate Photography

1:30 – 2:20 p.m.

ART 286: American Art since World War II Meyerhoff Arts Center 106 Gail Husch

BIO 170: Environmental Alternatives Hoffberger G41 Birthe Veno Kjellerup

PSY 252: Quantitative Research Methods in Psychology Hoffberger 153 Dara Friedman-Wheeler

Hoffberger B26 Sasha Dukan Limited seating, one or two visitors

2:30 – 3:45 p.m.

PHL/COG 275: Epistemology: Theories of Knowledge Van Meter G11 Robert Welch

3:30 – 4:20 p.m.

DAN 131: Choréographie Antique Lilian Welsh Dance Studio Chrystelle Bond

Saturday, October 15 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Ballet Class Observation

Todd Dance Studio Observe Nicolo Fonte, guest artist in residence, teaching class to our Goucher Repertory Dance Company.

Frontiers: Envisioning Apocalypse

1:30 – 2:45 p.m.

MA 180: Calculus II

Hoffberger 137 Nyasha Grayman-Simpson

Sunday, October 16

1:30 – 3:10 p.m.

10 – 11:30 a.m.

Meyerhoff Arts Center 121 Michael Dixon

Todd Dance Studio Observe Nicolo Fonte, guest artist in residence, teaching class to our Goucher Repertory Dance Company.

Meyerhoff Arts Center 106 Gail Husch Hoffberger 134 Gretchen Koch-Noble

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

PSY 219: Introduction to Cultural Psychology

THE 232: Playwriting

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Ballet Class Observation


Facility Hours ATHENAEUM/LIBRARY 24 hours

ATHENAEUM INFORMATION DESK

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

11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

BOOKSTORE

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

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

Heubeck Dining Hall

Friday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday closed Sunday 5 – 8 p.m.

Stimson and Kosher Dining Halls

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

MEYERHOFF LOBBY DISPLAY (in the Meyerhoff Arts Center)

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. Volant! Two French Plays What lies behind the capstone project of the French Theatre in Paris and Marseille Intensive Course Abroad? Photographs, student commentaries, and other illustrations of the rich experiences and exchanges abroad that have influenced this production sponsored by the departments of Theatre and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.

SILBER ART GALLERY EXHIBIT (in the Athenaeum)

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Obscurities Obscurities features the work of 17 artists nominated for the 2011 Baker Artist Awards in Baltimore, with the recurring themes of abstraction and distance. Each piece describes a departure from form, place, communication, or identity; captures the mystery and anxiety therein; and invites the viewer to peer closely and discover the obscure.

ROSENBERG GALLERY EXHIBIT (in the Dorsey College Center)

Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. The Obscurities exhibit extends to the Rosenberg Gallery as well.

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

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Athletic Events SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15 Cross Country

Goucher College Invitational, 10:30 a.m., cross country trails

Tennis

Parents’ and alumnae/i matches, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., tennis courts

Men’s Soccer

Susquehanna University at Goucher, 1 p.m., Beldon Field

Women’s Soccer

Susquehanna University at Goucher, 3:30 p.m., Beldon Field

Men’s Lacrosse

Men’s lacrosse versus the Young Guns alumni team, 7 p.m., Beldon Field For details regarding varsity and alumnae/i athletic matches, please visit the athletics website: http://athletics.goucher.edu.

If you have questions about the schedule or registration, please contact the Office of Student Engagement at 410-337-6124. Family Weekend is co-sponsored by Goucher’s Student Life (Office of Student Engagement) and Development and Alumnae/i Affairs divisions.

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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)

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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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