Recruitment Weekend Feb. 10-12, 2017

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 Ph.D. Recruitment Weekend General Itinerary

February 10-12, 2017 

Hotel: Holiday Inn Nashville-Vanderbilt, 2613 West End Ave


 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10

 Arrival of Guests

 5:45 p.m.   Carpool leaves hotel for dinner transport – Dinner at Dr. Tesha Sengupta-Irving’s house (with faculty and current students)


 SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11

 9:00 a.m.   Meet in hotel lobby for transport to optional morning activities with current doc students, including:
Driving tour of Nashville
Walking tour of campus
Frist art museum
Chat with students at a coffee shop
Walk/run around Centennial park

 11:30 a.m.  Lunch and overview of Vanderbilt University – Wyatt Center Rotunda

 1:00 p.m.   Departmental overview with Melissa Gresalfi (Director of Graduate Studies)

 2:00 p.m.   “Life in Nashville” panel with current students

 3:00 p.m.   Meetings with advisors

 4:00 p.m.   Return to hotel

 4:45 p.m.   Shuttle leaves hotel for campus

 5:00 p.m.   Reception at Wyatt Center Lobby

 5:30 p.m.   Dinner at Wyatt Center Rotunda

 7:00 p.m.   Shuttle leaves campus from Wyatt Center, Guests return to hotel

 7:45 p.m.   Carpool leaves hotel for social mixer at Crying Wolf with current doc students

 10:30 p.m. Optional post-mixer excursion to Broadway honky tonks


 SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12

 8:45 a.m.   Shuttle leaves hotel for campus

 9:15 a.m.   Meet current doc students in Wyatt Center for transport to breakfast – Breakfast at Fido

 11:15 a.m.   Guests return to hotel on shuttle – Shuttle leaves from Wyatt Center (or alternative transportation from breakfast location to airport)


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