New Student Orientation 2020

Department of Physics Orientation/Graduate School Orientation Fall 2020 (Virtual)

Monday, August 10

9:00 - 9:30 am Welcome, Professor Steffen Bass, Chair, Department of Physics
9:30 - 10:15 am

HR/Payroll and Departmental Business Practices - Katherine Siler, Administrative Coordinator, Physics Graduate Studies & Darlene McCain, Business Manager

10:30 am - 5:10 pm Individual 20 minute meetings with Professor Stephen Teitsworth, Director of Graduate Studies
10:30 - 10:50 am Chiles
10:50 - 11:10 am Delooze
11:10 - 11:30 am Goetting
11:30 - 11:50 am Higgins
11:50 am - 12:10 pm Matousek
12:10 - 12:30 pm McEneaney
3:30 - 3:50 pm van Nieuwenhuizen
3:50 - 4:10 pm Pecar
4:10 - 4:30 pm Schneider
4:30 - 4:50 pm Kang
4:50 - 5:10 pm Chen

 

Tuesday, August 11

9:00 – 10:30 am Graduate School Orientation: Faculty and Graduate Student Panel
11:00 am - 12:00 n Graduate School Orientation: Staff Meet and Greet
1:00 - 2:00 pm TA Roles and Responsibilities General Presentation followed by individual meetings with Professor Kate Scholberg, Associate Chair for Teaching (see individual schedule below)
2:00 - 2 :15 pm van Nieuwenhuizen
2:15 - 2:30 pm Schneider
2:30 - 2:45 pm Pecar
2:45 - 3:00 pm Chiles
3:00 - 3:15 pm Delooze
3:15 - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 - 3:45 pm Goetting
3:45 - 4:00 pm Higgins
4:00 - 4:15 pm Matousek
4:15 - 4:30 pm McEneaney
4:30 - 4:45 pm Chen
4:45 - 5:00 pm Kang

 

Wednesday, August 12

8:00 am - 2:00 pm Departmental TA Training - Ken McKenzie and Derek Leadbetter, Lab Managers
   8:00 - 9:30 am Intro to Teaching
   9:30 - 10:00 am Lab Paradigm & Software
   10:00 - 10:15 am Break
  10:15 am - 12:15 pm Mock Lab Session (on-line)
   12:15 - 1:00 pm Lunch
   1:00 - 2:00 pm Intro to Grading

 

Thursday, August 13

9:00 am - 12:00 n Graduate School Orientation - RCR Training 
1:30 - 3:00 pm Computing Practices , Policies and Accounts, Jimmy Dorff and Barry Wilson, IT Analyst

 

Friday, August 14

1:00 - 2:00 pm Welcome, Graduate Student Organization