Fall 2009 Open House Information

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Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Thu Jan 22, 2009 5:37 pm

So we can start this thread as well..

Would be nice if somebody can make this a sticky [done! -grae313] [Thanks}




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U California-Berkeley
April 2-3
trani, sterculus


Boston University
March 26-27

U Colorado-Boulder
APS:
March 5-7
Physics:
March 12-14
sterculus
April 2-4

University of British Columbia
March 20-21

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Caltech
March 26-27
sterculus

Columbia
Astronomy:
March 26

Cornell
Astronomy:
March 6
Physics:
March 27-28

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UC Davis
March 6-7

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Harvard
April 6-7

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U California - Irvine
#1: March 6-7
enemy_boat
#2: March 13-14

UIUC
March 13-14th

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John Hopkins University
Feb 27th - March 1st

nonick

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UCLA
Physics:
April 9-10

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U Maryland
March 27-28

MIT
April 7th - 8th
sterculus

University of Michigan
Astronomy:
March 6th
Physics:
#1:March 12th-14th.
#2:March 26th-March 28th

Minnesota
#1: March 13-14
#2: April 3-4

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NYU
March 27

North Carolina State
Feb 19-20

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Ohio State University
March 5 – 6

Oregon State
March 6-7

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UPenn
March 27

Penn State
Astronomy and Physics:
#1: Feb 27th
#2: March 27

Princeton
Plasma Physics:
March 16-17
sterculus
Physics:
March 30-31

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UC-Santa Barbara
March 29th-31st

UC-Santa Cruz
Astronomy:
March 12-13
Physics:
March 13

Stanford
March 31st-April 1st
sterculus

SUNY-Stony Brooke
March 29 & 30


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Texas A&M
March 27-28th


U Texas-Austin

Astronomy:
#1: Feb. 26-28
#2: March 12-14
Helio, Unnatural Log, dustdevil

Physics:
Feb 25-27


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Wake Forest
Interviews
February 12-14

U Washington
March 6-7

Trani, a13ean

U Wisconsin-Madison
http://www.physics.wisc.edu/grads/grad_visit/visit_09.html
#1: March 6-8
#2: March 27-29

Helio, Metric

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Yale
March 27
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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby dustdevil » Thu Jan 22, 2009 6:26 pm

How did you hear about the dates? My email just said details to follow.

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Thu Jan 22, 2009 7:12 pm

dustdevil wrote:How did you hear about the dates? My email just said details to follow.


I emailed Charmarie Burke asking whether i can come during the week of march 16th to 21st because that is my spring break and their spring break and she sent me the dates

Unfortunately, that is our Spring Break as well. There may be some people here, if you let me know who you'd like to meet, I can check with them.

We are having our weekends Feb. 27-28 and March 13-14 - maybe you could come here that last Friday before the break? If not, we may be able to schedule a separate visit for you - outside of our recruitment weekends.

Let me know what you decide.

Thanks,
Char

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby laladida » Thu Jan 22, 2009 7:31 pm

U Washington Physics is March 6-7

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby zxcv » Thu Jan 22, 2009 9:02 pm

UC Berkeley Physics is April 2-3.

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Thu Jan 22, 2009 9:07 pm

zxcv wrote:UC Berkeley Physics is April 2-3.

From what I know Stanford and Berkeley coordinate each other, so they should have similar dates

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby metric » Fri Jan 23, 2009 10:48 am

UW-Madison: March 6-8 and March 27-29

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Mon Jan 26, 2009 2:43 pm

UT Austin extended the weekend by a day each for arrival... I changed it.

For those who are interested... the schedule:

8:30 am –9:30 am – Breakfast in the Edmonds Lounge (RLM 15.216A) <--- I hope they have some caffeine

Meetings and/or Free Time

11:30 am – 1st Group – Tour of Campus with Grad

12:30 am – Meet for lunch with Grads

Meetings and/or Free Time

3:00 pm – Group Discussion of Astronomy in the Edmonds Lounge (RLM 15.216A)

4:00 pm – 2nd Group -- Tour of Campus with Grad

5:00 pm – Happy Hour at Crown & Anchor <---- :lol: :lol: :lol:

6:30 pm -- Meet for dinner

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Cygnus » Mon Jan 26, 2009 9:14 pm

Yale's grad recruiting weekend (for physics) is March 27th

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby eightfold » Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:28 pm

Cygnus wrote:Yale's grad recruiting weekend (for physics) is March 27th


So you've got any information from Yale?

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby dustdevil » Tue Jan 27, 2009 12:48 am

Helio wrote:5:00 pm – Happy Hour at Crown & Anchor <---- :lol: :lol: :lol:


Yes!!

Austin bars are the best (I'm from a school in Houston, TX so I've been to Austin for the music festival Austin City Limits multiple times, it's AWESOME).

Helio, are you going to the Feb or March Open House for UT?

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby dlenmn » Tue Jan 27, 2009 1:01 am

dustdevil wrote:Austin bars are the best


Negative. The best bar ever is in the (das?) Essen Haus in Madison Wisconsin, and it will feature prominently in the UW-Madison physics visiting weekend.

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby dustdevil » Tue Jan 27, 2009 1:07 am

dlenmn wrote:Negative. The best bar ever is in the (das?) Essen Haus in Madison Wisconsin, and it will feature prominently in the UW-Madison physics visiting weekend. Come prepared.


If I get accepted I'll let my German roots decide :)

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby dsperka » Tue Jan 27, 2009 1:13 am

dlenmn wrote:
Negative. The best bar ever is in the (das?) Essen Haus in Madison Wisconsin, and it will feature prominently in the UW-Madison physics visiting weekend.



I believe there should be a competition amongst the different subfields, CM vs. HEP vs. Astro etc., and the first team to finish an entire boot wins. Professors should also participate.

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Tue Jan 27, 2009 3:02 am

People none of this americanized bastardization of a pub can get close to cambridge pub or a german pub... :lol: :lol: :lol:

Sry I am spoiled when it comes to bars and beer, I spend my HS time in bars... Thank god for a drinking age of 16 :P

And yes it should be Das Essen Haus

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby metric » Wed Jan 28, 2009 12:31 pm

Genau Helio, nothing compared to the Hofbräuhaus in München :D

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Wed Jan 28, 2009 1:25 pm

metric wrote:Genau Helio, nothing compared to the Hofbräuhaus in München :D


Actually I don't like the place at all... Too much fake atmosphere and tourists :P

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby a13ean » Wed Jan 28, 2009 8:01 pm

The Augustiner keller and associated beergarten are my personal favorite in München =) Try the Ochsenbraten

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Wed Jan 28, 2009 11:12 pm

actually i prefer chinesischer turm and the ones in english garten because their location

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby WhatCanYouDoFermi? » Wed Jan 28, 2009 11:38 pm

On my trip to Munich I found the Paulaner Beer Garden to be the most enjoyable experience. But you certainly can't go wrong with Augustiner or even the touristy Hofbrauhaus.
http://www.paulaner.de/home.php

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Wed Jan 28, 2009 11:42 pm

augustiner is just the best because they do have the best beer

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby WhatCanYouDoFermi? » Wed Jan 28, 2009 11:56 pm

Augustiner does probably have the coolest atmosphere for a beer garden, and I believe it is the largest. So I can't disagree with you :D

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby zxcv » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:04 am

If you come to Berkeley's open house, I will buy you a beer.

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:41 am

zxcv wrote:If you come to Berkeley's open house, I will buy you a beer.


might be there for the Stanford one.... do I still get one?

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby a13ean » Thu Jan 29, 2009 11:46 am

If I go to either of those I'll bring some homebrew for people to try. Now if only they would hurry up and tell us, heh.

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby trani » Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:10 pm

Helio, you can put me down for Washington. Thanks :D

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:40 pm

trani wrote:Helio, you can put me down for Washington. Thanks :D


Done

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby tshafer » Thu Jan 29, 2009 5:55 pm

North Carolina State is having a visiting/interview time Feb. 19-20, expenses paid.

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby dsperka » Thu Jan 29, 2009 7:16 pm

tshafer wrote:North Carolina State is having a visiting/interview time Feb. 19-20, expenses paid.


But do the expenses include your bar tab??? That's what everyone wants to know.

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby tshafer » Thu Jan 29, 2009 7:17 pm

"We will provide at least one night hotel accommodation, reasonable air fare expenses (if more then $300, please contact us prior to making final reservations), and miscellaneous expenses." I think I could make a case... :lol:

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby WhatCanYouDoFermi? » Thu Jan 29, 2009 7:43 pm

zxcv wrote:If you come to Berkeley's open house, I will buy you a beer.

If you can get me into Berkeley I will supply you with beer for life.

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Thu Jan 29, 2009 7:48 pm

tshafer wrote:"We will provide at least one night hotel accommodation, reasonable air fare expenses (if more then $300, please contact us prior to making final reservations), and miscellaneous expenses." I think I could make a case... :lol:



You rejected me.. i had to some how numb the pain

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby dlenmn » Fri Jan 30, 2009 9:01 pm

Well, if you like the music/corny atmosphere at the Hbh then you'll like the Essen Haus... But I'll agree that many great watering holes are not stateside.

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Fri Jan 30, 2009 9:09 pm

dlenmn wrote:Well, if you like the music/corny atmosphere at the Hbh then you'll like the Essen Haus... But I'll agree that many great watering holes are not stateside.


Damn you were not being typically american and removed the casing of the sausage. The ones i was in munich did not understand the concept of having a sausage in a pork intestin and that you are not supposed to eat cause it throws the taste off. Did you learn how to zuttel? :P

Well I will spend my time before grad school at home in my bed because i am getting knee surgery and will be on crutches for 6+ weeks.... go me

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby dlenmn » Fri Jan 30, 2009 9:37 pm

Well, I lived in Bavaria for a month during high school, so I learned how to handle such things (there is sausage with inedible/edible but bad tasting casing stateside, but it isn't as common). Unfortunately, my German has atrophied to the point where I can only speak it after drinking a lot of beer... (So my guess is that my answer to your question is 'no' since I don't recall what 'zuttel'ing is). At least those 6 weeks will give you opportunity to prepare for qualifying exams...

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Fri Jan 30, 2009 10:22 pm

dlenmn wrote:Well, I lived in Bavaria for a month during high school, so I learned how to handle such things (there is sausage with inedible/edible but bad tasting casing stateside, but it isn't as common). Unfortunately, my German has atrophied to the point where I can only speak it after drinking a lot of beer... (So my guess is that my answer to your question is 'no' since I don't recall what 'zuttel'ing is). At least those 6 weeks will give you opportunity to prepare for qualifying exams...



well i might not need one depending on where I go... if i go to austin my qual is a presentation. zutteln when you eat the sausage by biting into it without breaking the casing and pulling out the meat part

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby fastones3 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 4:16 am

NYU March 27

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby PoincareSection » Mon Feb 02, 2009 10:30 am

fastones3 wrote:NYU March 27


How did you find out?


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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby PoincareSection » Mon Feb 02, 2009 12:52 pm


Thanks! Did they start making offers yet as far as anyone can tell?

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby evilclaw2321 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 1:03 pm

Columbia physics department is having their open house march 29-30



http://www.columbia.edu/cu/physics/grad ... index.html

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby YF17A » Mon Feb 02, 2009 1:21 pm

Cornell is March 27-28.

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby WhatCanYouDoFermi? » Mon Feb 02, 2009 1:53 pm

evilclaw2321 wrote:Columbia physics department is having their open house march 29-30


It looks like that was for the 2008 open house, based on the line under where you found those dates.

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Mon Feb 02, 2009 2:25 pm

WhatCanYouDoFermi? wrote:
evilclaw2321 wrote:Columbia physics department is having their open house march 29-30


It looks like that was for the 2008 open house, based on the line under where you found those dates.


it is... read the fine print :P

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby evilclaw2321 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 2:48 pm

if you look in the upper right corner, the link that brings you to the page your looking at says "open House 2009", you click that and it brings you to that page I showed you. I guess your right, those dates are 2008, but way for them to be confusing.

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Mon Feb 02, 2009 2:53 pm

evilclaw2321 wrote:if you look in the upper right corner, the link that brings you to the page your looking at says "open House 2009", you click that and it brings you to that page I showed you. I guess your right, those dates are 2008, but way for them to be confusing.


NP... it just seems weird to make a visiting weekend on sunday and monday as well.

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby trani » Mon Feb 02, 2009 3:04 pm

Umm, so you guys need to look a bit closer. The columbia open house in fact seems to be on 29-30:

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/physics/grad ... ities.html

In the above link you can see that it was on sunday and monday last year too and they have switched part of the dates but forgot to fix the link names at the top. The point is that it says that the open house is on Sunday the 29th. Note that if it was referring to last year the 29th would be a Saturday.

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Mon Feb 02, 2009 5:23 pm

trani wrote:Umm, so you guys need to look a bit closer. The columbia open house in fact seems to be on 29-30:

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/physics/grad ... ities.html

In the above link you can see that it was on sunday and monday last year too and they have switched part of the dates but forgot to fix the link names at the top. The point is that it says that the open house is on Sunday the 29th. Note that if it was referring to last year the 29th would be a Saturday.


We will see what happens then the first acceptance come in

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby nonick » Mon Feb 02, 2009 5:35 pm

JHU open house is Feb 27th - March 1st.

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Re: Fall 2009 Open House Information

Postby Helio » Mon Feb 02, 2009 5:37 pm

nonick wrote:JHU open house is Feb 27th - March 1st.


cheers are you attending?




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