DO-IT Phase II Summer Study Schedule - August 8-14, 1998


Saturday, August 8
Sunday, August 9
Monday, August 10
Tuesday, August 11
Wednesday, August 12
Thursday, August 13
Friday, August 14

Schedule Notes:


Saturday, August 8

2:00-3:00
Registration (McCarty Residence Hall Entrance Lounge)
Get Back in Touch Time (McCarty Entrance Lounge, Library, Small Lounge)

5:30-6:15
Introduction for Scholars and Parents (McCarty Library) Sheryl Burgstahler, DO-IT Director
  • Welcome - Program goals, Schedule, expectations, staff.
  • McCarty Residence Hall rules and emergency procedures (RA).
  • Scholars re-introduce themselves & guests and sha re college/employment post-high school plans.

6:30-8:00
BBQ McMahon Residence Hall Deck)
Mingle with the Phase I Scholars.

8:00-9:00
Improv! (McCarty Library)

9:00-11:30
McCarty Dorm Activity Options:
  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby.)
  • Video, crafts (McCarty Small Lounge)
  • Games, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)

12:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms at McCarty Residence Hall.

Sunday, August 9

7:00-8:30
Breakfast (McMahon Cafeteria) or,

8:30-10:30
Continental Breakfast (McCarty Small Lounge)
for those Scholars who want to sleep in.
Church (optional) - Let Kristin Otis know if you are interested in attending a church service.

11:30
Meet in McCarty Residence Hall Lobby to load bus (in front of McCarty Residence Hall).

12:00-4:00
Lunch and Museum of Flight

4:00
Meet in Museum of Flight parking lot to load bus.

5:00-7:00
Dinner at McDonald's, tour of DO-IT offices and UW computer machine room. See if you can find "hawking."

8:00-9:00
DO-IT in the News - Video clips that are sure to entertain!
We Did It, So Can You! (McCarty Library)
Share your project success stories with Phase I Scholars and help formulate plans for their Phase II projects.

9:30-10:30
McCarty Dorm Activity Options:
  • Videos, crafts (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Games, visiting (McCarty Library)
11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms at McCarty Residence Hall.

Monday, August 10

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:15
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
Meet your buddies and explore the Net!

9:00
Meet in HUB 106B to walk to workshops

9:30- 12:30
Phase II Workshops:
  • Making Science Labs Accessible to Everyone (Bagley 133) Dr. Greg Stefenich, Professor , University of Northern Iowa

  • Technical Communication (Mechanical Engineering Building 248, 9:30-10:30; then Loew Hall 19) Serena Shubert, UW Lecturer

  • The Game of Life and Image Processing (Sieg Hall 228) Jim Fix, Graduate Student, Computer Science, University of Washington

  • Using Math to Describe and Build Objects (MEB 113) Mark Ganter, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington

12:30-2:00
Lunch (HUB Husky Den)
Then, choose:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Visiting (outside HUB 106B)
  • Games Room - billiards, bowling, video games at own cost (HUB basement).

2:00-3:30
Resume Writing (HUB 106B)
Julie Smallman, DO-IT Counselor/Coordinator

3:30-4:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)
Group and Individual Pictures
Open Computer Lab

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

7:00 to 9:00
Activity Options (Meet in HUB 106B)
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Billiards Tournament (HUB Games Room)

9:00-10:30
McCarty Dorm Activity Options:
  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby)
  • Games, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Video, crafts (McCarty Small Lounge)

11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms at McCarty Residence Hall.

Tuesday, August 11

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30- 12:30
Phase II Workshops:
  • Making Science Labs Accessible to Everyone (Bagley 133) Dr. Greg Stefenich, Professor , University of Northern Iowa

  • Technical Communication (Mechanical Engineering Building 248, 9:30-10:30; then Loew Hall 19) Serena Shubert, UW Lecturer

  • The Game of Life and Image Processing (Sieg Hall 228) Jim Fix, Graduate Student, Computer Science, University of Washington

  • Using Math to Describe and Build Objects (MEB 113) Mark Ganter, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington

12:30-2:00
Lunch with Advisory Board Members and Guests
Keynote Speaker: Buddy Ratner, Director UWEB, Professor Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering

2:00-3:30
You Can DO-IT! (HUB 108) Interviewing Strategies
Julie Smallman, DO-IT Counselor/Coordinator
Learn strategies on how to interview effectively, and practice interviewing with an employer.

3:30-4:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)

4:00-5:00
Make a choice:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Discussion Group (HUB Husky Den, near 106B)

5:00-6:00
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

6:30-8:30
!!DO-IT Mentor/Ambassador Night!! (HUB 200ABC)
Pizza for all!
What's a Mentor? What's an Ambassador? - Sheryl Burgstahler
7:30
Live entertainment: Al Foxx

9:00-10:30
McCarty Dorm Activity Options:
  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby)
  • Games, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Video, crafts (McCarty Small Lounge)

11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms at McCarty Residence Hall.

Wednesday, August 12

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30- 12:30
Phase II Workshops:
  • Making Science Labs Accessible to Everyone (Bagley 133) Dr. Greg Stefenich, Professor , University of Northern Iowa

  • Technical Communication (Mechanical Engineering Building 248, 9:30-10:30; then Loew Hall 19) Serena Shubert, UW Lecturer

  • The Game of Life and Image Processing (Sieg Hall 228) Jim Fix, Graduate Student, Computer Science, University of Washington

  • Using Math to Describe and Build Objects (MEB 113) Mark Ganter, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington

12:30-2:00
Lunch (HUB Husky Den)
Then, choose:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Visiting (outside HUB 106B)
  • Games Room - billiards, bowling, video games at own cost (HUB basement).

2:00-3:30
Career Panel (HUB 108)
Learn more about job opportunities from experts in the science and computer fields.

3:30-4:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)

4:00-5:00
Focus Group Discussion (HUB 200A), Norma Shelan, Professor, St. Martin's College

5:00-5:30
Open Computer Lab

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

7:00 to 9:00
Sumi Painting Workshop (McCarty Library), Sharon and Alan Jodock-King, Artists, Advocates and DO-IT Mentors
An ancient Chinese proverb says: "All work and no play makes a dull DO-IT Scholar." Let your creative juices flow out of your body and onto rice paper. After painting for at least 1/2 hour, you may choose:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Games Room - billiards, bowling, video games at own cost (HUB basement)

9:00-10:30
McCarty Dorm Activity Options:
  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby)
  • Games, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Video, crafts (McCarty Small Lounge)

11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms at McCarty Residence Hall.

Thursday, August 13

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30- 12:30
Phase II Workshops:
  • Making Science Labs Accessible to Everyone (Bagley 133) Dr. Greg Stefenich, Professor , University of Northern Iowa

  • Technical Communication (Mechanical Engineering Building 248, 9:30-10:30; then Loew Hall 19) Serena Shubert, UW Lecturer

  • The Game of Life and Image Processing (Sieg Hall 228) Jim Fix, Graduate Student, Computer Science, University of Washington

  • Using Math to Describe and Build Objects (MEB 113) Mark Ganter, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington

12:30-2:00
Lunch (HUB Husky Den)
Then, choose:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Visiting (outside HUB 106B)
  • Games Room - billiards, bowling, video games at own cost (HUB basement).

2:00-3:30
We're Cookin' With Sunshine (HUB 106B)
Imke Durre, Graduate Student, Atmospheric Sciences
Find out how solar energy can be used to cook your food and much much more!

3:30-4:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)

4:00-5:00
Make a Choice:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Discussion Group (HUB Husky Den, near 106B)

5:00-6:15
Open Computer Lab

6:30
Meet in McCarty Lobby to walk to the By George Cafe

7:00
Dinner (By George Cafe)

8:00-10:30
DO-IT Dance (By George Cafe)

11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms at McCarty Residence Hall.

Friday, August 15

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

9:30- 12:30
Phase II Workshops:
  • Making Science Labs Accessible to Everyone (Bagley 133) Dr. Greg Stefenich, Professor , University of Northern Iowa

  • Technical Communication (Mechanical Engineering Building 248, 9:30-10:30; then Loew Hall 19) Serena Shubert, UW Lecturer

  • The Game of Life and Image Processing (Sieg Hall 228) Jim Fix, Graduate Student, Computer Science, University of Washington

  • Using Math to Describe and Build Objects (MEB 113) Mark Ganter, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington
12:30
Lunch (HUB Husky Den)
Then, begin getting ready to check out of McCarty Dorm. Check out by 5:30 pm unless you are staying the night.

2:00-4:00
  • Phase II Summer Study Reports (McCarty Library)

  • Testimonial Time! (McCarty Library)
    All Scholars share future plans for college and careers.

  • Awards, good-byes.

  • See ya in Cyberspace!

6:30
Pizza for those staying over night (McCarty Entrance Lounge).

9:00
Scholars who are staying the night must be in McCarty Residence Hall.