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Wednesday, May 7, 2008

8pm Illumination
Fireworks over Lake Waban
(changed, due to weather, from May 9)

Thursday, May 8, 2008

7pm Evolution
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A progressive evening of performance and presentations celebrating the arts at Wellesley.

Opening events on the Davis Museum Plaza, followed by performances in Jewett Arts Center and the Academic Quad. Musicians will lead guests to the Science Center for an evening of jazz, poetry, dessert and coffee.


Scheduled performers include Chamber Music Society, Chamber Singers, Cielito Lindo, Wellesley Widows, Prism Jazz, faculty jazz ensemble, and theatre students.

Friday, May 9, 2008

9am Exploration
Houghton Memorial Chapel
A multifaith community gathering to begin the day's journey.

10:30am Investigation
Panels focusing on significant breakthroughs made by women and on emerging areas of inquiry that will shape future study and scholarship. Read full description.

Panel One,
Science Center 277
Martha McClintock '69
, University of Chicago
Brian Tjaden, computer science
Leila Toplic '01, Microsoft

Kaye Peterman, biological sciences (moderator)

Two, Jewett Auditorium
Phyllis McGibbon, art (moderator)
Liz Ogbu '98, Public Architecture
Robert Paarlberg, political science

C. Megan Urry, Yale University


12:15pm Sustenance
Wang Campus Center
Community picnic

2pm Procession
Academic Quad

3pm Installation
Severance Green Tent
List of Representatives Presenting Greetings

4:30pm Celebration
Davis Museum and Cultural Center Plaza

 Wellesley College Office of Public Affairs
 Created: March 6, 2008
 Last Modified: May 19, 2008
 Expires: December 31, 2009