2008 Symposium Schedule

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Thursday, May 8, 2008

7:00 Registration and Reception

Hale House
 
Friday, May 9, 2008

7:30 Registration and Breakfast

Hale House

8:30 President Stephen Ainlay, Union College
          Re-Imagining Liberal Education in the 21st Century

Nott Memorial

9:15 President Carol Christ, Smith College
          What is happening in Liberal Education?

Nott Memorial

10:00 Break

Nott Memorial

10:15 Breakout discussions & reports

Nott Memorial
11:45 Fernando Orellana - Recent Work Mandeville Gallery

12:00 Lunch

Nott Memorial

12:45 Lance Schachterle, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
          Why does Engineering fit into a Liberal Education?

Nott Memorial

1:30 Breakout discussions & reports

Nott Memorial

3:15 Break

Nott Memorial

3:30 Domenico Grasso, University of Vermont
          A Liberal Education and the End of Technology        (Click for slides)

Nott Memorial

4:15 Breakout discussions & reports

Nott Memorial

6:15 Reception

President's House

7:30 Dinner

Hale House
 
Saturday, May 10, 2008

7:30 Breakfast

Olin Atrium

8:15 Implications & Examples - Programs

Integration of Engineering and the Liberal Arts at all Levels: the AB, BE, and PhD at Dartmouth College Joseph Helble Dartmouth
Engineering Studies at Lafayette: An Engineering Bachelor of Arts Program since 1970 Mary Roth Lafayette
What do we mean by Engineering/ Liberal Arts Integration? Linda E. Jones Smith
Evolving Perspectives of Integrating Engineering and the Liberal Arts Borjana Mikic Liberal Education Division of ASEE
Discussion    
Olin Auditorium

9:00  Implications & Examples - Courses & Pedagogy

Engineering in Liberal Education and Liberal Education in Engineering William Lotko Dartmouth
Ethics in Engineering Education: Moving toward an across the curriculum approach Mark Doorley Villanova
Integration throughout the curriculum: Cumulative Effects Andrew Guswa Smith
Engineering Design in General Education Bill Keat Union
Engineering and the Liberal Arts Catherine Peters
Princeton
Discussion    
Olin Auditorium

10:00  Break

Olin Auditorium

10:15  Implications and Examples - ID & Team Initiatives

Undergraduate curricula in a changing world: Engineering and the Liberal Arts and the pursuit of a sustainable future Christopher Conley & Jeff Corbin USMA & Union
Interactive and Global Undergraduate Projects Lance Schachterle WPI
Villanova University's Learning Communities: Linking Liberal Arts and Engineering Jack Doody Villanova
Converging Technologies and Beyond Doug Klein Union
Integration through Collaboration: Models for Multi- and Inter- Disciplinary Work Donna Riley Smith
Discussion    
Olin Auditorium

11:30 Summary Session - Lessons learned & next steps
Stephen Ainlay, Carol Christ, Lance Schachterle, Domenico Grasso

Olin Auditorium

12:00 Lunch to Go

Olin Atrium