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MONDAY JULY 10, 2017 1ST DAY OF CLASSES

8:00 AM Breakfast in the Dining Hall

8:45 AM Orientation to Campus Computing (Lynn 253)

9:00 AM The Historian’s Witchcraft: Salem Witches Fact and

FYS - HUMA

Fiction (Lynn 253)

Dr. Christopher Pearl, Assistant Professor of History,

discusses the historian’s craft to upend popular lore

about the witches of Salem using original sources from

the Salem Witch Trials.

11:10 AM Making the Most of Your College Visits (Lynn 253)

C-PREP

Vice President for Enrollment Management Mike

Konopski will spend time talking to us about

the importance of preparing for your college visits.

12:15 PM Lunch with a Veep

C-PREP

Vice President Konopski keeps the dialogue going and

joins us for lunch in the Dining Hall.

1:00 PM From Bean to Brew: The Politics & Power of Coffee

FYS - SSCI

(Lynn 253)

Dr. Caroline Payne, Associate Professor of Political

Political Science, examines the evolution of one of the

earth’s most powerful commodities: coffee. Students

will learn about how coffee is cultivated, harvested, and

processed, with special attention paid to the millions of

people who make your morning cup of coffee possible.

Students will also explore the international coffee market

and be asked to consider the strengths and weaknesses

of the system overall, its positive and negative effects

in the context of specific coffee-producing countries,

and alternatives to the conventional coffee market,

which include the specialty coffee movement, organic,

free trade, and direct trade certifications.