Welcome (first night)
- Review visit schedule and plans
- Key reminder: this is not a competition
- Key people: Ashley & Madeleine
- The rest of tonight
- If time, intros (maybe wait until faculty arrive):
- Where you're visiting from (affiliation if you like)
- Identify an everyday object of current significance in your life.
Program Overview (first morning)
- What is MTS? Our approach.
- Website blurb.
- Interdisciplinary, rigorous, diverse, path-breaking.
- Lightweight structure.
- What is MTS? Administrative context & structure.
- SoC, Comm. Studies
- Faculty & labs
- Collaborative, supportive environment.
- The handbook.
- Timeline & milestones
- Curriculum & course requirements
- Qualifying exams
- Proposal defense
- Doctoral thesis
- Resources & infrastructure
- Research support