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2017 GSSE Activities Schedule

Sunday, June 4Opening Ceremony, Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Bldg, 4:00 pm

Monday, June 5Evening Activity, 7:00 pm
Tuesday, June 6Ice Cream Social 7:00 pm
Wednesday, June 7Laboratory Tours (Dr. Maitreyi Das and Dr. Josh Bembenek)
Thursday, June 8Making sense of virus evolution - The unsolved puzzle of deadly hantaviruses, Dr. Colleen Jonsson, Beaman Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Director, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, 7:00pm, Hodges Library Auditorium

Field Trip to ORNL - Biology Class
Friday, June 9
Saturday, June 10Mountain Challenge Field Trip
Sunday, June 11Pool Party/Birthday Celebrations
Monday, June 12Mathematics Open House

Tuesday, June 13Field Trip to ORNL - Chemistry Class

Wednesday, June 14Chemistry Open House
Thursday, June 15How to Control Molecular Motion: the Way to Breakthrough Technologies, Dr. Alexei Sokolov, Governor's Chair Professor, Department of Chemistry, 7:00 pm, Hodges Library Auditorium
Friday, June 16The Ocoee Dams: History in Action, Annette Moore, TVA, 7:00 pm, Hodges Library Auditorium
Saturday, June 17Ocoee River & TVA Dam Field Trip
Monday, June 19Physics and Astronomy Open House
Tuesday, June 20Field Trip to ORNL - Physics Class
Wednesday, June 21Laboratory Tours (Dr. Jaan Männik, Dr. Andreas Nebenführ, and Dr. Albrecht von Arnim)
Thursday, June 22Field Trip to ORNL - Math Class
3D printing of cars and other things important to us: The role of science and mathematics,
Dr. Suresh Babu, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, & Biomedical Engineering, and Department of Materials Science & Engineering, 7:00 pm, Hodges Library Auditorium
Friday, June 23Prom 8:00 pm, International House
Sunday, June 25Talent Show, 7:00 pm, Cox Auditorium
Monday, June 26Earth and Planetary Sciences Open House

Tuesday, June 27Field Trip to ORNL - Engineering Class
Wednesday, June 28JIAM Laboratory Tours (Dr. Eric Lukosi, Dr. John Larese, Dr. Norman Mannella, and Dr. John Dunlap)
Thursday, June 29Admissions, scholarships, and honors programs, Clay Alexander, Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions, and Dr. Matt Blaylock, Honors & Scholars Programs, 7:00pm, Hodges Library Auditorium
Friday, June 30Classes End
Saturday, July 1Closing Ceremony, 11:00am, Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Bldg


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