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Orientation First Day Program (King and Katz)

Keyes 4th floor

9:30-9:45  Introductions and a few chemical demonstrations on energy.   Chemists like things that explode!

9:45-10:30 Group discussions and analysis organized by COOT group.  Data review and preliminary calculations

10:30-11:30 Groups build their topical Wikis

11:30- 1:30 Lunch:   COOT groups can discuss their Wiki and prepare to present it to the entire group (OK, OK, you can eat too...).

Meet in AREY 5

2:00 - 2:30 Group Wiki Presentaitons

2:30 - 3:30 Group discussion on our carbon footprints and agenda list for further study

Other things that we will consider in the context of our discussions

  • The precepts and the goals of a liberal arts education
  • Intellectual community
  • Intellectual climate
  • Academic honesty
  • Finding a balance between academic life and other activities
  • Interacting with faculty
  • Time management and making time to take advantage of campus extracurricular programming;
  • Etiquette, as it affects intellectual community

Reference

The Colby Plan: Mission and Precepts
Colby's Academic Honesty policy (2008-09 Colby Catalog)

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