Glasscock School of Continuing Studies
Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D.
A Festival of Curiosity
Saturday, April 8, 2017
to 2:00 PM
6100 Main St, MS 550
Anderson-Clarke Center, Entrance #8
Houston, Texas, United States
Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School for Continuing Studies invites Houstonians to celebrate 50 years of curiosity and commitment to education outreach with “A Festival of Curiosity” on Saturday, April 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Anderson-Clarke Center. This free, family-friendly celebration invites guests to peek into the Glasscock School’s personal and professional development programs that welcome 20,000 enrollments per year.
The Glasscock School offers dozens of enriching courses each semester including meditation, photography, project management, human resource education and more. “A Festival of Curiosity” will feature three free lectures with some of the school’s most celebrated faculty and community experts. These 30-minute talks are quick “snapshots” of the outstanding programs and innovative instructors committed to making a difference through lifelong learning.
Lectures will be held in the Hudspeth Auditorium and are free to the public. Each 45-minute lecture session will include an opportunity for questions and answers. Seating is limited, and attendees must register by 10 a.m. on the day of the event.
Families will also enjoy hands-on activities, art and entertainment including:
• Photo booth and collage wall
• Sidewalk chalk art by Houston Via Colori artists
• Local food trucks including Foreign Policy, Curbside Sliderz and Taco Me Crazy
• Kid-friendly activities that include making owl masks and acting out “Owl Babies”
• Public art campus tour with Evan Garza, director of Rice Public Art
• LEGO® community build of the Rice University shield
• Performances by the Rice Marching Owl Band (the MOB) and DJ Mycle