50th Anniversary Celebration

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Saturday Program

October 27, 2018

Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom

  • 9:00 am: Welcome (Germ├ín Bollero)
  • 9:05 am: History of DNS (Jim Robinson)
  • 9:25 am: Current status of DNS (Elvira de Mejia; DNS Director)
  • 9:45 am: Data Blitz (DNS students)
  • 10:30 am: Break & poster viewing (DNS students)
  • 11:15 am: Featured alumni: Guy Johnson, PhD in DNS in 1976
  • 11:35 am: Featured alumni: Keith Garleb, PhD in DNS in 1990
  • 11:55 am: Featured alumni: Sean Adams, PhD in DNS in 1994
  • 12:15 pm: Featured alumni: Cheryl Morris, PhD in DNS in 2005
  • 12:35 pm: Featured alumni: Krystle Zuniga, PhD in DNS in 2013
  • 12:55 pm: Summary and announcements

Dinner Banquet

iHotel and Conference Center

  • 6:00-6:50 PM Cocktail hour (salad and dessert at seat upon arrival)
  • 7:00 PM Welcome by former DNS Director, Rodney Johnson
  • 7:15 PM Main course served

Formal program to begin at 8:00 PM

  • 8:00 PM Remarks from President Emeritus Easter
  • 8:10 PM Remarks from Dean Kidwell
  • 8:20 PM Remarks and introduction of keynote by Professor Sharon Donovan
  • 8:30 PM Keynote by Professor Emeritus John Erdman
  • 9:00 PM Closing remarks by DNS Director Elvira de Mejia