Public Policy New Graduate Student Academic Orientation
An important and informative workshop for our new students
Public Policy will be hosting our academic orientation on Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 9 am - noon, in the Public Policy Building. If you started spring 2019, summer 2019, or will begin your studies this fall, we strongly encourage you to attend.
School of Public Policy at UMBC
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
Saturday, September 7, 2019
9:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast - Public Policy Bldg. (1st floor lobby)
9:30 a.m. Welcome (PUP 206)
Dr. Susan Sterett, Director, School of Public Policy
Dr. Scott Casper, Dean, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Dr. Tim Brennan, Graduate Program Director
9:45 a.m. Introductions:
Core Faculty & Staff, and Graduate Students
10:15 a.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Resources (Joanna Gadsby, Reference Librarian)
10:30: a.m. Overview of Curriculum and Public Policy Student Resources (Tim Brennan, Graduate Program Director)
10:50 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Breakouts:
Masters’ students with Dr. Brennan (TBA)
A group discussion of the MPP program, including the policy analysis paper and the internship requirement. Moderators: Dr. Tim Brennan, Jeremiah Sawyer, Career Servicesand alumni guest: Matthew Fox, MPP 2017, Health Insurance Specialist, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Innovation Center.
Doctoral students with Dr. Nancy Miller (TBA)
A group discussion of the Ph.D. requirements including the comprehensive exam course, the field qualifying examinations and the dissertation. Alumni guests: Shreyasi Deb, Ph.D. 2015, Senior Director, Health Policy, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; and Elyse Grossman, MPP 2008, JD 2011, Ph.D. 2014; Legal Policy Analyst, CDM Consulting Group and Policy Fellow, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
12:00 pm Adjourn
Registration form is attached.