User:Aaronshaw/dgs/program overview

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Welcome (first night)[edit]

  • Intro/welcome
  • 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):
    • Name
    • Where you're visiting from (affiliation if you like)
    • Identify an everyday object of current significance in your life.
  • Questions?

Program Overview (first morning)[edit]

  • 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
    • Students
    • Collaborative, supportive environment.
  • The handbook.
    • Timeline & milestones
    • Curriculum & course requirements
    • Qualifying exams
    • Proposal defense
    • Doctoral thesis
  • Resources & infrastructure
    • Funding
    • Research support
  • Questions?