Sunday, February 7, 2010

MUP Open House: March 12-13!

Mark your calendars for the DURP Masters' Open House on Friday, March 12 and Saturday, March 13! The Open House is an opportunity for MUP applicants to visit and get to know DURP. Here is the tentative agenda:

Open House
Friday, March 12
9-10 am: Welcome and introductions (w/coffee and bagels)
10-11 am: Program overview
11 am-1 pm: Lunch and tour campus with current MUP students
1-3 pm: Learn more about program concentrations and special projects at DURP
3-5 pm: Meet with individual faculty
6 pm: Happy Hour hosted by the Student Planning Organization (SPO).

Saturday, March 13
10-11 am: Coffee, bagels and doughnuts in the Temple Buell Hall atrium with faculty and students.
11 am-2 pm: Discussion of student life in Champaign-Urbana.
2 pm: Tour Champaign-Urbana with current students.

At Monday's SPO general meeting, I will be collecting names of people interested in hosting and picking up students, as well as participating in the program. If you have any questions in the meantime or can't make the meeting tomorrow, leave a comment or email me (searfos1). Thanks!

Laura Searfoss
(on behalf of other MUP Admission Committee members: Prof. Arnab Chakraborty, Ahmad Gamal, Tina-Marie Smith, Rebecca Carroll, Robert Boyer)

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