Barbara Peterson Ruhlman '54

Welcome to the 20th Ruhlman Conference held on April 27, 2016. Presentations regarding Humanities, Science & Technology, and Social Science will be held in the Science Center, Jewett Art Center, Pendleton Hall, Green Hall, and Founders Hall.

Schedule Overview

8:30-9:30 a.m. Breakfast: Pendleton Atrium & Science Center Focus Area

9:30-10:40 a.m. Session One

10:40-11:00 a.m Break: Pendleton Atrium & Science Center Focus Area

11:00 a.m.-12:10 p.m. Session Two

12:10-1:30 p.m. Luncheon: Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall Lawn (Note: the cafeterias will be closed and Kosher meals will be offered in observance of Passover upon request)

1:30-2:40 p.m. Session Three (Poster Session in SCI-Focus Area)

2:40-3:00 p.m. Break: Pendleton Atrium & Science Center Focus Area

3:00-4:10 p.m. Session Four

4:10-4:30 p.m. Break: Pendleton Atrium & Science Center Focus Area

4:30-5:40 p.m Session Five

**The Ruhlman Explore Computer Application featuring the history of the Ruhlman Confernece will be located in the Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall Ballroom during the entire day.

 

Jacqueline Loewe Fowler ’47 Prize in Public Speaking

This year’s Ruhlman Conference will host the Maurer Public Speaking Program’s second annual Jacqueline Loewe Fowler ’47 Prize in Public Speaking competition. The prize honors Mrs. Fowler’s support of public speaking at Wellesley through her substantial contributions to the public speaking program established by Anne E. Maurer ’51 and her husband Gilbert in 2012.

The four finalists, listed below, will be presenting throughout the day in PNE-239, and their talks can be viewed online at www.wellesley.edu/live

 

Session One (9:30-10:40 a.m.)

Zainab Younus ’17

International Relations-Economics

Advisor: Nikhil Rao, History

“Nehruvian India: The Use of Economic Planning to Rapidly Industrialize an Agricultural Economy”

 

Session Three (1:30 -2:40 p.m.)

Savitri Restrepo Alvares ’16

International Relations-Political Science

Advisor: Christopher Candland, Political Science

“Redefining the Role of Female Ex-guerillas in Colombia’s Demobilization and Reintegration Process”

 

Session Five (4:30-5:40 p.m.)

Isabel M. Starr ’16

Anthropology

Advisor: Adam Van Arsdale, Anthropology

“Bones Don’t Lie: Use of Archival and Forensic Perspectives to Understand the Origins of the Wellesley College Human Skeletal Anatomy Teaching Collection”

 

Session Five (4:30-5:40 p.m.)

Sophia N. Zupanc ’19

Undeclared

Advisor: Kenneth Hawes, Education

“Modernizing High School Mathematics: How 3D Printing and Modelling Technology Can Enhance Student Learning” 

 

Ruhlman Guidebook

Guidebook is a mobile app and online interface that offers up-to-date information about the dates, times, locations, descriptions of events and more.

Guidebook puts the 2016 Ruhlman Conference schedule in the palm of your hand since it is easy to use on a smartphone or tablet.  But you can use it just as well on any computer with internet connectivity.

To download Guidebook and the Ruhlman Conference Schedule, follow these simple steps (click here for more detailed instructions):

Accessing Guidebook on your Computer:
- Go to Guidebook.com/browse
- In the "Find Guides" box, type in Wellesley College and hit enter
- Select the Ruhlman Conference guide and it should open up

Apple iOS Device (iPhone or iPad)
- Open the “App Store” application
- Search for “Wellesley College” and download the app
- Click “Download Guides”
- In the "Find guides" box, type in Ruhlman Conference and hit enter
- The guide should open automatically

Android Device (phone or tablet)
- Go to the Play Store and search for “Wellesley College”.
- Download the Wellesley College app
- Click “Download Guides”
- In the "Find guides" box, type in Ruhlman Conference and hit enter
- The guide should open automatically