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SMU to host Engineering & Humanity Week April 6-10

April 5, 2013

Engineering & Humanity Week 2013, with a focus on water and sustainability, will be held on the SMU campus and Dallas's Fair Park April 6-10.

Following is a schedule of events. For more information, visit the E&H site.

Saturday, April 6
  BAREFOOT ON THE BOULEVARD
Free outdoor music festival
Noon – 5 p.m. North Bishop Boulevard, SMU
  SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY EMMANUEL JAL
4:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
North Bishop Boulevard, SMU
  SMU STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION
TRAINING SESSION WATER FOR REFUGEES: THE BIOMIMICRY CHALLENGE
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Vester Hughes Auditorium, Caruth Hall, SMU
  PLASTIKI  ADVENTURE
3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
North End of Esplanade Fountain at Fair Park
  THE 2013 ENGINEERING & HUMANITY WEEK AWARDS DINNER
Reservations Required: open to the public; for ticket information, reservations and sponsorships, call 214-768-3351 or go to www.EandHweek.org
  UNVEILING OF THE PLASTIKI AND RECEPTION
6 p.m. – 7 p.m. 
North End of Esplanade Fountain at Fair Park
  AWARDS DINNER & CONVERSATION WITH DAVID DE ROTHSCHILD
AND PERFORMANCE BY EMMANUEL JAL
7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Centennial Hall at Fair Park
Sunday, April 7
  WATER FOR REFUGEES: THE BIOMIMICRY CHALLENGE
11 a.m. – 7 p.m.               
Innovation Gym, Caruth Hall, SMU
Monday, April 8
  THE WATER TAP: A WATER DISTRIBUTION CAMP SET-UP
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Outoors at Caruth/Cox Green, SMU
  LECTURE — GLOBAL CHALLENGES: A VIEW FROM THE TRENCHES
6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Vester Hughes Auditorium, Caruth Hall, SMU
“Jobs, Jobs, Jobs. The Mantra  Now Heard Around the World”
FREE and open to the public; seating limited
Tuesday, April 9
  THE WATER TAP: A WATER DISTRIBUTION CAMP
Dedicated to Katie Spotz, Adventurer, Speaker, Safe Water Activist
  OUTDOOR WORKSHOPS & EXHIBITS
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
Outdoors at Caruth/Cox Green, SMU
FREE and open to the public
  SEMINAR — A VIEW FROM THE FIELD:
WHAT IS IT LIKE TO WORK IN A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS?
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 
Vester Hughes Auditorium, Caruth Hall, SMU
FREE and open to the public; seating limited
  PANEL DISCUSSION — WATER AND WOMEN: THE RIPPLE EFFECT
4 p.m. – 7 p.m. 
Vester Hughes Auditorium, Caruth Hall, SMU
FREE and open to the public; seating limited
  WATER AND WOMEN PANELIST & ATTENDEE RECEPTION
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 
Outdoors at Caruth/Cox Green, SMU
  CONVERSATION AND DOCUMENTARY FILM SNEAK PEEK:
“LIVING ON ONE”
8 p.m. – 9 p.m. 
THE WATER TAP* at Caruth/Cox Green, SMU
FREE and open to the public
  OVERNIGHT FOR SMU STUDENTS
9 p.m. 
Outdoors at Caruth/Cox Green, SMU
Pre-Registration Required for all SMU Students
Wednesday, April 10
  THE WATER TAP: A WATER DISTRIBUTION CAMP OUTDOOR WORKSHOPS & EXHIBITS
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
Outdoors at Caruth/Cox Green, SMU
FREE and open to the public
  PANEL DISCUSSION — REFUGEES AND WATER
5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 
Vester Hughes Auditorium, Caruth Hall, SMU
FREE and open to the public
  DEDICATION DINNER AND
ANNOUNCEMENT OF STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION WINNERS
6:45 p.m. – 9 p.m. 
THE WATER TAP at Caruth/Cox Green, SMU
FREE and open to the public