Money, Sex and a Colloqui what?

2 Jun

 

This week, we’ve been talking about Colloquium, a course that helps transition incoming freshmen from high school to college. This course is unique to Hiram, so if you still have a few questions about it, that’s understandable!

Biology professor Sandy Madar, who teaches Colloquium, sat down to answer a few questions for you – like why the skills you learn in Colloquium are so important to life after college, and what types of assignments will be required.

3 Responses to “Money, Sex and a Colloqui what?”

  1. Caroline Malseed June 2, 2011 at 10:38 am #

    “LIBERTY AND ORDER” WAS THE THEME IN 1968. WE READ THE REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT’S COMMISSION ON CIVIL DISORDERS.

  2. Connie (Drabant) Deshaies June 2, 2011 at 1:15 pm #

    I didn’t get my first choice, but it was 1979, and I was in one about Energy sources with Professor Becker. We toured a Nuclear plant that wasn’t online yet!!!, and a coal plant. It turned out to be really interesting, and the ratio of 18 guys to 2 girls was OK, too!!

  3. Megan Orosz June 7, 2011 at 10:14 am #

    I love hearing these responses from alumnae! Thank you! It’s fun being able to share the experience of a “colloquium” with you two! My colloquium was titled “Fork in the Road,” which was all about decision-making and types of decision-making approaches. (I thought it might help me be less indecisive!) We read a few books, including Groupthink, and I left with some new practical and even business-minded details about how decisions are made! Sure the class was interesting, but the best part was meeting Prof. Jane Rose and some new freshmen friends who I still keep in touch with! Oh, the late-night dodgeball games with my colloquium team were hardcore and fun as well!

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