2017 Fall Orientation for Graduate Students

Duke Department of Statistical Science            Fall 2017 Orientation Week Schedule
MSS RCR Orientation   Wednesday     8/23/2017 8:00am - 12:30 am Durham Hilton   Hugh Crumley            
             
Welcome from Dept. Chair     9:00 am -9:30 am Old Chem   Room 123   Merlise Clyde
PhD TA Information Session     9:30am - 10:00 am Old Chem   Room 123   Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel
             
PhD Administration & Payroll     10:00 am -10:30am Old Chem   Room 123   Nicole Scott
             
PhD Q&A with Current Students     10:30am - 11:15 am Old Chem   Room 123   PhD Student Facilitators: Kyle Burris, Lindsay Berry
             
PhD DesK Selection     11:15 am - 12:00 pm Old Chem   Room 123   PhD Student Facilitators: Liz Lorenzi, Victor Pena              
             
MSS & PhD Students EIS Exam - Written & Oral     1:00 pm -4:00 pm 114 Languages Building    Kaity Aigner
             
New Student Photos     12:00 pm -4:00 pm Old Chem  Room 211   Jim Wallace
             
             
             
Welcome to the Department - All   Thursday, 8/24/2017 9:00 am -9:30 pm Old Chem  Room 116   Surya, Fan & Mine
             
Welcome to the Program - PhD     9:30 am -10:30am Old Chem  Room 025   Surya Tokdar
             
Welcome to the Program - MSS     9:30 am -10:30am Old Chem  Room 116   Fan Li
             
CAPS - All     10:30 am - 11:30am Old Chem  Room 116   CAPS Psychologist & Staff
             
Lunch     12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Old Chem  Room 211   Au Bon Pain
             
Dept. Computing  - All      1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Old Chem  Room 116   Larry Hall                         Colin Rundel                              
             
Computing Boot Camp - All     1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Old Chem  Room 116   Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel                                Colin Rundel
             
Scavenger Hunt - All     4:30 pm -5:00 pm Old Chem   Front Entry   MS Student Facilitators: Gilad Amitai, Beau Coker, Yizheng Wang   PhD Student Facilitators: Liz Lorenzi, Victor Pena, Abbas Zaidi
Dinner for  New Graduate Students     6:00 PM

PhD - Tyler's  -Carpool 

Master's - Satisfaction - Meet Bus @ Telcom Drive Circle 5:30

  PhD Student Hosts: Liz Lorenzi, Kyle Burris, Isaac Lavine, Phil White, Abbas Zaidi   MSS Student Hosts: Cecily Abraham, Gilad Amitai, Beau Coker, Will Eastman, Yizheng Wang
             
PhD RCR Orientation   Friday        8/25/2017 9:00 am -4:30 pm Durham Hilton   Hugh Crumley
Welcome from Dept. Chair     9:00 am -9:30 am Old Chem  Room 116   Merlise Clyde
MSS TA Information Session     9:30 am -10:00am Old Chem  Room 116   Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel
             
MSS Payroll & Admin Session     10:00 am -10:30am Old Chem  Room 116   Nicole Scott
             
MSS - Q&A with Current Students     10:30 am - 11:15 am Old Chem  Room 116   MSS Student Facilitators: Beau Coker, Will Eastman, Liyu Gong, Faustine Li, Yizheng Wang
             
MSS Tour     11:15 am - 12:00 pm Old Chem  Room 116   MSS Student Facilitators: Gilad Amitai, Will Eastman, Faustine Li, Yizheng Wang
             
Math Boot Camp - All   Saturday         8/26/2017 10:00 am -4:00 pm Old Chem  Room 116   Facilitators: Kyle Burris, Abbas Zaidi & Fan Li
             
Fall Welcome Party     5:00 pm

Mine & Colin's Home 

15 Harvey Place Durham, NC 27705                                                        

   
             
TA Orientation - All   Monday        8/28/2017 6:00 pm -7:00 pm Soc Sci  Room 130   Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel
             
RA Orientation     7:00 pm -7:30 pm Soc Sci  Room 130   Facilitators: Surya Tokdar & Fan Li
             
Event Date: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 8:00am to Monday, August 28, 2017 - 7:30pm
Event Location: 
Various locations on West Campus and Offsite