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Winter College

Schedule of Events

Please note: All events and times are subject to change - check back regularly for the latest schedule and details about conference events.
Saturday, February 11

Noon–1:30 p.m.

Winter College Registration/Check-In (Orchid 3-4 Foyer)

1:30–2:30 p.m.

Opening Session (Vista Ballroom)

Change and Turmoil in the Middle East and the Challenging Issues Likely to Confront the Incoming Trump Administration – Ambassador Feisal Amin Rasoul al-Istrabadi

2:45–3:45 p.m.

Breakout Session 1 (Choose one class below)

Two Hundred Plus Years of Indiana History – James Madison

Embodying the Spirit: Impacting Lives and Changing the World – Mattie White

3:45–4:00 p.m.

Break with snacks and drinks (Orchid 3-4 Foyer)

4:00–5:00 p.m.

Breakout Session 2 (choose one class below)

Hoosier Philanthropy: Using the Past to Inform the Future – Greg Witkowski

The Once and Future Supreme Court – Beth Cate

6:00–7:00 p.m.

Reception (Orchid Foyer)

7:00 p.m.

Dinner (Orchid Ballroom)

7:45 p.m.

Dinner Program (Orchid Ballroom)

A Discussion on Storytelling, Suspense, and Narrative Structure - Michael Koryta

Sunday, February 12

9:00–10:30 a.m.

Breakfast Program (Vista Ballroom)

Grand Challenges – Fred Cate and IU President Michael A. McRobbie

10:45–11:45 a.m.

Breakout Session 3 (Choose one class below)

Women: From Passenger to Driver of PhilanthropyDeb Mesch

“You Don’t Understand What I’m Telling You!”: How Speech Language Pathologists Give a Voice to Those Who Are Unable to Effectively Communicate with OthersErin Colone Peabody

11:45 a.m.–Noon

Break with snacks and drinks (Orchid 3-4 Foyer)

Noon–1:00 p.m.

Breakout Session 4 (choose one class below)

Baskets of Deplorables and Bad Hombres: Rhetoric and Ideology in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election – Amanda Friesen

Lessons from the Blue Zones: Implemented Through Lifestyle Medicine – Ka He and Amy Chappell

1:00–3:00 p.m.

Reception (Sunset Veranda)

Watch and cheer along to the IU basketball game against Michigan on numerous screens!