IDV PhD In-Person Day #1

7:30AM Welcome and Breakfast with Dr. Butler

8-10AM IDV721 Statistics I with Dr. Naghshpour

10AM-12PM Lunch and Lunch Presentation with Dr. Frances Lucas, VP/CEO USM Gulf Coast on Women in Higher Education (She was fantastic! Great talk)

2PM-3:15PM Faculty/Student Roundtable with Dr Pauly and Dr St. Marie

3:15PM-4:45PM Dissertation Workshop with Dr Butler

5PM-6:30PM Dinner and Presentation with Dr Richard Peet and Dr. Elaine Hartwick (Great discussion, although some were argumentative about the Marxist approach. Loved how people were pushed outside their comfort zone with different ideas)

6:45PM-8PM Research Team Meetings

Then off to Juan Tequila’s with the gang (Madeline, Brian, Issam, Jane, and me) for Pina Colada’s, nachos, and fried ice cream!