2015 Plan II Parents and Family Events:
Sunday, October 18th, 10:30am to 12:30pm
Texas Alumni Center Connally Ballroom & the College of Liberal Arts Building (CLA)
We will begin Plan II Family Day with a brunch, followed by a set of shortened 'Model Classes' and a special service program presentation after the brunch. This gives Plan II family members the chance to hear from Plan II Director, Michael Stoff, and several faculty members.
Online Registration is closed.
If you have questions or concerns, you may call the Plan II Family Day Coordinator, Phillip Dubov at 512-471-2960 or leave a message with the Plan II receptionist at 512-471-1442.
We welcome you to share your questions and comments, visit with fellow parents, and enjoy the model classes and presentations.
Here is the day’s schedule:
Texas Alumni Center Connally Ballroom - 10:30 am to 11:30 am
The brunch begins at 10:30. Model classes and presentations begin at 11:45.
Dr. Stoff will make a brief introduction at 11:30. After his remarks, we will make our way over the bridge across Waller creek to the College of Liberal Arts (CLA) building, just a few hundred feet away.
The classrooms are all on the ground floor and there will be signs to direct you to the class of your choice. Professors, topics and rooms will all be printed in the program available at the brunch, but here is that information for your review:
Model Classes & Presentations (CLA): 11:45 am to 12:30 pm
• Ruth Buskirk - (Biology) Plan II Costa Rica Maymester
• Carol MacKay - (English) Emerging Selves: The Autobiographical Impulse in Women's Writing
• Jill Kolasinksi (Civic Engagement) - Plan II/KIPP Partnership
• Michael Starbird (Mathematics) - The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking
• Austin Gleeson (Physics) - Home Experiments: Why and What
• Janet Davis (American Studies) - Pigs in America: A History
PARKING NOTE: Parking will be free in all the campus garages, but street parking and parking at the Alumni Center is still strictly limited. The closest garages are just a few blocks away:
• San Jacinto
For hotel reservations at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Information for Visitors Coming from Outside Austin (other hotel and Bed & Breakfast listings, restaurant information and more)
Printable Campus Tour Maps:
Use The University's Self-Guided Walking Tour of the UT Campus (PDF 1.8MB) to learn about campus on your own and at your own pace. This makes your day more flexible and allows attendance at other college or program information sessions, tours of dorm(s) and visits to the wonderful Blanton Art Museum, the world-renown Humanities Research Center or the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum.
See also: The Diversity Tour (PDF 2.5MB) to learn about spots on campus that serve as a reminder of the campus’s dedication to academic and cultural diversity.
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