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Alumni College - Classes Without Quizzes

Tuesday, June 21, 2011  - Friday, June 24, 2011

Etter-Harbin Alumni Center
2110 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, TX 78712    MAP

 

Alumni College - Classes Without Quizzes! Alumni College is June 21-24, 2011 - three full days of classes on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Join us for one, two, or all three days - the choice is yours!

Participants and Pre-K-12 teachers attending Alumni College will receive Continuing Professional Education credits from the UT College of Education.

Each day will feature presentations by four outstanding University of Texas professors. Mark your calendars and plan to attend this stimulating and thought-provoking program.

You may register for one, two, or all three days of classes.
The cost to participate is $350 per person for all three days, $250 per person for two days, and $150 per person for one day. To register, fill out the registration form at the bottom of the page, call Carol Barrett at 512.471.8081 or Kara Florez at 512.471.8098, or print out THIS FORM and fax to 512.471.8832, attention Carol or Kara, or mail to:
Texas Exes
P.O. Box 142309
Austin, TX 78714

ACCOMMODATIONS

Accommodations for Alumni College are available at the San Jacinto Residence Hall on the UT campus.

4 Nights' stay - Tuesday - Friday nights (June 21-24)
$200 per person for double occupancy
$340 per person for single occupancy

3 Nights' stay - Tuesday - Thursday nights (June 21-23)
$150 per person for double occupancy
$255 per person for single occupancy

2 Nights' stay - Wednesday - Thursday nights (June 22-23) OR Thursday-Friday nights (June 23-24)
$100 per person for double occupancy
$170 per person for single occupancy

2011 Alumni College Schedule

Tuesday, June 21

2:00 - 5:00 pm Check-in at San Jacinto Residence Hall for those staying on campus. Participants not staying at the dorm may pick up their registration packets at the Welcome Dinner on Tuesday evening.

6:00 - 8:30 pm Cocktails (Open Bar) and Welcome Dinner at the Alumni Center
Parking available in the Alumni Center garage.

Wednesday, June 22

9:00 - 10:15 am "Worldwide Landscape of Counterfeit Prescription Drugs."
Dr. Marvin Shepherd, Director, Center for Pharmacoeconomic Studies, College of Pharmacy

10:15 - 10:30 am Stretching Exercises and Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:45 am "While We Were Sleeping: How the Emergence of China, India and Brazil as Economic Giants Impacts You."
John Doggett, JD, MBA, Senior Lecturer on Global Management, Entrepreneurship & Sustainable Energy, McCombs School of Business

11:45 am - 1:30 pm Lunch Break

1:30 - 2:45 pm "Inman's View of the World."
Retired U.S. Navy Admiral Bob Inman, Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chair in National Policy, LBJ School of Public Affairs

2:45 - 3:00 pm Stretching Exercises and Refreshment Break

3:00 - 4:15 pm "Creating Innovative Approaches to Academic Technology Transfer."
Richard A. Miller, MD, Chief Commercialization Officer and Research Professor, UT Office of Technology Commercialization

4:30 - 7:00 pm Tour of the new Student Activity Center
Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Thursday, June 23

9:00 - 10:15 am "Energy Options: A Not So Different Future."
Dr. Charles G. Groat, John A. and Katherine G. Jackson Chair in Energy and Mineral Resources, Jackson School of Geosciences

10:15 - 10:30 am Stretching Exercises and Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:45 am "Diet and Cancer Prevention: What do we Know? What can you Do?"
Dr. Stephen D. Hursting, Professor and McKean Love Chair, College of Natural Sciences and College of Pharmacy

11:45 am - 1:30 pm Lunch Break

1:30 - 2:45 pm "Anatomy of a (Partial) Meltdown: Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plants."
Dr. Raymond L. Orbach, Director of the Energy Institute and Cockrell Family Chair in Engineering #12, Cockrell School of Engineering

2:45 - 3:00 pm Stretching Exercises and Refreshment Break

3:00 - 4:15 pm "Why is it Harder to Reverse an On-field Call in Football than to Convict a Man of Murder? Musings on the Jurisprudence of Sport."
Mitchell N. Berman, JD, Richard Dale Endowed Chair in Law, School of Law

4:30 - 7:00 pm Tour of the new Norman Hackerman Building
Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Friday, June 24

9:00 - 10:15 am "Eat Less, Move More: Five Strategies for Eating Well."
Dr. Dixie Stanforth, Lecturer on Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education

10:15 - 10:30 am Stretching Exercises and Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:45 am "The Past as Prologue: Watergate and the Future of Journalism."
Glenn Frankel, G.B. Dealey Regents Professor and Director of the School of Journalism, College of Communication

11:45 am - 1:30 pm Lunch Break

1:30 - 2:45 pm "The Secret Life of Pronouns: How our Words Reveal who we Are."
Dr. James W. Pennebaker, Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

2:45 - 3:00 pm Stretching Exercises and Refreshment Break

3:00 - 4:15 pm "The Great Japan M9 Earthquake of March 11: What Happened?"
Mark Cloos, Getty Oil Company Centennial Chair, Jackson School of Geosciences

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm Break

4:30 - 5:30 pm "Meet UT's Top Brass"
Farewell Cocktails & Dinner at the Alumni Center

Need help? Carol Barrett (512) 471-8081




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