DO-IT National Phase II Summer Study Schedule - July 24-30, 1999


Saturday July 24
Sunday July 25
Monday July 26
Tuesday July 27
Wednesday July 28
Thursday July 29
Friday July 30

Schedule Notes:


Saturday, July 24

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

5:30-6:15
Introduction for Scholars and Parents (McCarty Library) Sheryl Burgstahler, DO-IT Director
  • Welcome - Program goals, Schedule, expectations, staff introductions.
  • McCarty Residence Hall rules and emergency procedures (Resident Advisor).
  • Scholars introduce themselves & guests and share college/employment post-high school plans.
  • View video: Opening Doors: Mentoring on the Internet

6:30-8:00
BBQ (McMahon Residence Hall Deck) Mingle with others.

8:00-9:00
Group Activity (McCarty Library)

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

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

Sunday, July 25

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 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 Zoo Enjoy the Zoo and visiting with DO-IT friends.

5:00-7:00
Dinner at McDonald's

7:00
Go to DO-IT office (4518 University Way N.E. Suite 200)

7:30-8:30
We Did It, So Can You! (DO-IT Office, Ave Arcade Building)
Share your project success stories with other Phase II Scholars! Then, DO-IT Intern/Mentor/Ambassador Success Panel

9:00-10:30
McCarty Dorm Activity Options:
  • Videos, crafts (McCarty Small Lounge)
  • Games, visiting (McCarty Lobby)

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

Monday, July 26

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

9:00
Meet at top of ramp in front of HUB building to walk to workshops (west entrance by the grassy field).

9:30- 12:30
Phase II Workshops:
  • The Game of Life and Image Processing (Sieg Hall 228) Richard Ladner, Graduate Student, Computer Science, University of Washington

  • Technical Communication (Loew Hall 19) Jennifer Mazuca, Graduate Student, Technical Communication, University of Washington

  • Virtual Reality (Fluke Hall) Suzanne Weghorst, Director of Interface Development, Human Interface Technology Lab

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

2:00-3:30
Resume Writing (HUB 200C) Julie Smallman, DO-IT Counselor/Coordinator

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

4:00-5:00
Group and Individual Pictures (HUB 108)

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

7:00-9:00
Choose from one of the following:
  • Virtual Reality Lab Tour (Fluke Hall 215), Suzanne Weghorst, Director, Interface Development

    Tour the Virtual Reality Lab at the UW. Experience different types of virtual programs.

  • U District Junior Grand Seafair Parade (DO-IT Office or Ave) Witness the largest and oldest (49 years old) "kiddie" parade west of the Mississippi River.

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

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

Tuesday, July 27

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:15
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30- 12:30
Phase II Workshops:
  • The Game of Life and Image Processing (Sieg Hall 228) Richard Ladner, Graduate Student, Computer Science, University of Washington

  • Technical Communication (Loew Hall 19) Jennifer Mazuca, Graduate Student, Technical Communication, University of Washington

  • Virtual Reality (Fluke Hall) Suzanne Weghorst, Director of Interface Development, Human Interface Technology Lab

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
You Can DO-IT! Interviewing Strategies (HUB 108), Julie Smallman,
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
How Research Saved My Life (HUB 106B) Patty Wood, Washington Association for Biomedical Research, National Lecturer and Writer
Learn about how the use of animals in research benefits people and animals.

5:00-6:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

6:30-8:30
!!DO-IT Mentor/Ambassador Night!! (HUB 108)
Pizza for all!
What's a Mentor? What's an Ambassador? - Sheryl Burgstahler

The Coats!

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

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

Wednesday, July 28

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:15
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30- 12:30
Phase II Workshops:
  • The Game of Life and Image Processing (Sieg Hall 228) Richard Ladner, Graduate Student, Computer Science, University of Washington

  • Technical Communication (Loew Hall 19) Jennifer Mazuca, Graduate Student, Technical Communication, University of Washington

  • Virtual Reality (Fluke Hall) Suzanne Weghorst, Director of Interface Development, Human Interface Technology Lab

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
Science on the Net (HUB 106B) Kurt Sahl, UW Center for Instructional Development and Research
Use the Internet to help figure out scientific dilemmas.

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

4:00-5:00
Focus Group Discussion (HUB 108), Norma Shelan, Professor, St. Martin's College

5:00-6:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

7:00-9:00
Speech Craft (McCarty Library), Ann Kaiser, Public Speaker & Comedian
Improve your public speaking skills, and learn how these skills can help you in life.

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

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

Thursday, July 29

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:15
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30- 12:30
Phase II Workshops:
  • The Game of Life and Image Processing (Sieg Hall 228) Richard Ladner, Graduate Student, Computer Science, University of Washington

  • Technical Communication (Loew Hall 19) Jennifer Mazuca, Graduate Student, Technical Communication, University of Washington

  • Virtual Reality (Fluke Hall) Suzanne Weghorst, Director of Interface Development, Human Interface Technology Lab

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
Language and the Brain (HUB 106B), David Corina, Assistant Professor, Psychology
Learn about a research project that focuses on how the brain processes languages, including Sign Language.

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

4:00-5:00
Shortcuts and Timesavers. (HUB 106B), Dan Comden, Doug Hayman
Learn useful keyboard shortcut features that will save you time, and basics of troubleshooting common problems.

5:00-6:15
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

6:30
Meet in McCarty Lobby to walk to McMahon Residence Hall Deck

7:00
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Deck)

8:00-10:30
DO-IT Dance (McMahon Cafeteria Room)

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

Friday, July 30

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:15
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30- 12:30
Phase II Workshops:
  • The Game of Life and Image Processing (Sieg Hall 228) Richard Ladner, Graduate Student, Computer Science, University of Washington

  • Technical Communication (Loew Hall 19) Jennifer Mazuca, Graduate Student, Technical Communication, University of Washington

  • Virtual Reality (Fluke Hall) Suzanne Weghorst, Director of Interface Development, Human Interface Technology Lab

12:30-2:00
Lunch (HUB Husky Den)
Then, begin getting ready to check out of McCarty Dorm. Check out by 5:30 pm at McCarty Lobby unless you are staying the night.

2:00-3:30
Phase II Summer Study Reports (McCarty Library)
  • Testimonial Time!
    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 Small Lounge)

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