Experience Liberal Arts
February 9, 2018


*All times are ET
8:30am Meet & Greet
Outside the Purdue Memorial Union Welcome Center
Current Liberal Arts students will escort you to registration 

8:45am-9:00am Registration
Beering Hall, Room 2290

9:00am-9:20am Welcome
Beering Hall, Room 2290

9:30am-10:20am Class Session (Students and Parents)
Beering Hall, Room 1254

Keith Shimko, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Class Title: Why Aren't There More Nuclear Powers? 

Issues of nuclear proliferation occupy today's headlines, particularly 
with regard to Iran and North Korea. But as much as people worry about 
nuclear proliferation, it is important to remember that the problem could
be much worse. Indeed, early in the nuclear age many expected we 
might have several dozen nuclear powers by beginning of the 21st 
Century. In reality we have only nine. Why? How can we explain and  
understand why so many nations have chosen to acquire nuclear

10:30am-11am Student Services Open House (Students and Parents)
Beering Hall, Lobby and Career Center 

Career Center: Study Abroad Advisors, and Career Services, Internship and Career Managers
Lobby: Director of Liberal Arts Advising, and Director of Diversity and Inclusion

10:30am-11:20am Individual Academic Advising Appointments (Scheduled prior registration)
Beering Hall, Room 1114

11:30am-12:20pm SCLA Influentials Course (Students and Parents)
Beering Hall, Room 2290

SCLA 300 LA Influentials features prominent Liberal Arts alumni who represent a diverse variety of careers including judges, teachers, best-selling authors, business leaders, lawyers, and entrepreneurs. This course provides students with the unique opportunity to ask candid questions, network with influential alumni, learn about career skills, and get a glimpse at the varied career paths open to students with a Liberal Arts degree.

Speaker: Elena Sparger
BA 2015, English Literature
Recruiting Programs Associate, Reddit, San Francisco, CA  
12:20pm-1:20pm Lunch for Prospective Students with faculty, recruitment staff, and current students
Earhart Dining Hall

1:30am-2:00pm CLA Student Panel 
Beering Hall, Room 1206

CLA Parent Panel 
Beering Hall, Room 1232

2:00pm-3:00pm Optional Campus Tour
Led by Liberal Arts Dean's Ambassador
Beering Hall, Lobby

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