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  • 4 GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY - PARENT & FAMILY WEEKEND

    * Volleyball and field hockey games are free and open to the public.

    9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 500 Years of Saint Teresa of vila symposiumGeorgetown University will celebrate the Quincentenary of Teresa of vila with an all-day commemoration. Select events include:

    12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Check-In & On-Site RegistrationHealey Family Student Center, Great Room

    Receive your welcome packet, and schedule of events. On-site registration is also available for families that have not registered.

    12:00 p.m. Muslim Jumah PrayerBulldog Alley, Leavey Center (adjacent to the food court)

    All are invited to this Muslim prayer service (12:00 p.m. Arabic, 1:30 p.m. English) Welcome Reception following English service in 112 Healy Hall.

    Please Note: Any individuals or families looking for space and time for prayer in the Muslim tradition, please visit the Musalla, located in the basement of Copley Hall (enter through the front door and take the elevator down to the basement level).

    12:10 p.m. Catholic MassDahlgren Chapel All are invited to this Catholic liturgy and Mass.

    9:00a.m.-10:00a.m. Welcome and opening remarks, Lohrfink Auditorium

    10:00a.m.-12:00p.m. Symposium and discussion,Lohrfink Auditorium

    12:00p.m. Rare books exhibitionBooth Family Center, Lauinger Library

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    * Volleyball and field hockey games are free and open to the public.

    1:00 p.m. Womens Field Hockey vs. Villanova *Multi-Sport Field(Tickets are not required)

    Come support our Hoyas as they go up against the Villanova Wildcats!

    1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Office of Global Services: Walk-in HoursOffice of Global Services, Car Barn Suite 210

    International students and families with questions regarding immigration status and how it affects issues such as international travel, course selection, and work authorization are invited to stop by and meet with an International Student Adviser.

    1:15 p.m. Friday Music Concert SeriesDahlgren Chapel(Tickets are not required)

    Featuring organist Jinsun Cho. Tickets are not required.

    2:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m. 500 Years of Saint Teresa of vila concertRafik B. Hariri Building, Lohrfink Auditorium

    The Georgetown University Orchestra will perform with music direction by Angel Gil-Ordonez, featuring soloist Amaia Arberas.

    2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Gervase Open HouseHealey Family Student Center, Herman Room

    Learn about the Carroll Fellows Initiative, University Honor Council, Fellowships, and Undergraduate Research Opportunities.

    3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Chaplains TeaHealy Hall, First Floor Foyer

    Join the university chaplains and other Campus Ministry staff for a welcome reception.

    3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Bioethics Friday Speaker SeriesBioethics Research Library, Healy Hall, Suite 102

    Ethics and Personal GenomicsFaculty Lecturer: Maggie Little, Ph.D., MPhil

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    3:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Gods Gypsy by Coco BlignautRafik B. Hariri Building, Lohrfink Auditorium

    A performance as part of the 500 Years of Saint Teresa celebration. It is based on the novel Saint Teresa, by Barbara Mujica, Ph.D., department of Spanish and Portuguese at Georgetown College.

    4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Georgetown College (COL) Deans ReceptionBunn Intercultural Center (ICC) Galleria

    Hosted by Dean Chet Gillis

    4:45 p.m. Remarks by Dean Gillis in ICC Auditorium4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. McDonough School of Business (MSB)

    Deans ReceptionRafik B. Hariri Building, Fisher Colloquium,4th Floor

    Hosted by Dean David A. Thomas and Undergraduate Dean Norean Sharpe

    4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. School of Nursing & Health Studies (NHS)Deans Reception

    St. Marys Hall,Main Lobby

    Hosted by Dean Patricia Cloonan

    4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. School of Foreign Service (SFS) Deans ReceptionCopley Formal Lounge

    Hosted by Dean Joel Hellman

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    ** Tickets were available on a first come, first serve basis through Parent and Family Weekend registration online.*** To purchase theater tickets, visit http://performingarts.georgetown.edu/boxoffice/tickets/, or call 202-687-ARTS. You may also visit the Davis Center Box Office from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, or one hour before show time on Saturday and Sunday.

    6:00 p.m. Jewish Reception & Shabbat ServiceMakm: A Jewish Gathering Place (First floor Leavey Center)

    All are invited to celebrate Shabbat with the Jewish chaplaincy.

    6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. The Kennedy Center presents: Beautiful,the Carole King Musical **

    Shuttle bus departs from front gates at 37th and O Streets NW at 6:15 p.m.

    Based on the inspiring true story of Carole Kings remarkable rise to stardom.(Tickets purchased in advance for this event should be picked up at check-in. Onsite registration for this event is not available).

    8:00 p.m. All My Sons by Arthur Miller ***Poulton Hall Stage III Enjoy this student-produced performance by the

    Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society. Directed by Zoe Novak (COL17), produced by Elly Straske (C16).

  • 8 GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY - PARENT & FAMILY WEEKEND

    8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Check-In & On-Site RegistrationHealey Family Student Center, Great Room

    Receive your welcome packet, and schedule of events. On-site registration is also available for families that have not registered.

    8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Continental BreakfastEnjoy a continental breakfast and mingle with other families in your students school.

    COL: Bunn Intercultural Center (ICC) GalleriaMSB: Rafik B. Hariri Building, Shea Undergraduate

    Commons (1st Floor)NHS: St. Marys Hall Main LobbySFS: Healy Hall Corridor (2nd Floor)

    8:45 a.m. Deans Welcome Remarks

    COL: Bunn Intercultural Center (ICC) Auditorium

    Speaker: Dean Chester Gillis

    MSB: Rafik B. Hariri Building, Lohrfink Auditorium, 2nd. FloorSpeaker: Dean David A. Thomas and Undergraduate Dean Norean Sharpe

    NHS: St. Marys Hall Room 107Speaker: Dean Patricia Cloonan

    SFS: Gaston Hall, 3rd Floor Healy BuildingSpeaker: Dean Joel Hellman

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    9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Concurrent Curricular Information Sessions

    COLLEGE: First-Year Student Advising, Bunn Intercultural Center (ICC) AuditoriumJoin some of the Colleges academic advising deans for a conversation about the first-year academic experience in Georgetown College.

    COLLEGE: Second Year Students: Choosing a Major, Bunn Intercultural Center (ICC), 1st floor, Room 105Join some of the Colleges academic advising deans for a conversation about choosing a major in Georgetown College.

    COLLEGE & NHS: Pre-Medical Studies at Georgetown, White-Gravenor, Room 201Deans from the College and the School of Nursing & Health Studies will be present to discuss pre-medical studies at Georgetown.

    MSB: McDonough Undergraduate Opportunities Panel, Lohrfink Auditorium, 2nd FloorJoin us to learn more about the diverse and enriching initiatives within the McDonough School of Business Undergraduate Program.

    NHS: St. Marys Hall, Room 107Join NHS Department Chairs and Academic Deans to learn more about the four majors offered within the School of Nursing & Health Studies.

    SFS: Healy Hall 3rd floor, Gaston HallCurricular Information Session with SFS Faculty Chairs to learn about the eight different majors offered by the BSFS program.

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    10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. Study Abroad Information SessionHealy Hall 3rd floor, Gaston Hall

    Staff from the Office of Global Education, undergraduate students, and members of the deans offices will discuss the many study abroad opportunities available to your student.

    11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Faculty LecturesVarious Locations Please see page 14-17 for biographies of our faculty

    lecturers.

    Five (Mostly) Untold Stories from the March on Washington and Civil Rights in AmericaBunn Intercultural Center (ICC) 1st Floor, Room 105

    Faculty Lecturer: Marcia Chatelain, PhDAssociate Professor, Department of HistoryGeorgetown College

    (False) Premises in Health Care PolicyBunn Intercultural Center (ICC) 1st Floor, Room 107

    Faculty Lecturer: Robin Goldenberg, MD Adjunt Professor, Department of Health Care Managment & PolicySchool of Nursing and Health Studies

    The War on TerrorismHealy Hall 3rd Floor, Gaston Hall

    Faculty Lecturer: Daniel Byman, PhD, Professor of Security Studies and Sr. Associate Dean Walsh School of Foreign Service

    The Global Marketing ImperativeRafik B. Hariri Building, Lohrfink Auditorium, 2nd Floor

    Faculty Lecturer: Charles J. Skuba, MBA, Professor of The Practice, McDonough School of Business

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    11:30 am.-1:30 p.m. Georgetown Family Tailgate (Tickets Required)Leavey Center Esplanade

    Get excited for the Georgetown Hoyas to take on the Colgate Raiders! The tailgate will include a barbecue lunch, non-alcoholic beverages, entertainment, appearances by the GU Pep Band and cheerleaders, and more.

    Tickets purchased in advance for this event should be picked up at check-in on Friday afternoon or Saturday morning. Onsite registration for this event is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

    1:00 p.m. Football Game: Georgetown Hoyas vs. Colgate RaidersMulti-Sport Field

    1:00 p.m. Swimming & Diving vs. Towson*Yates Field House, McCarthy Pool

    Cheer on the Hoyas as they take on the Towson Tigers!

    2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Shuttle bus to the National MallBuses depa