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The MCSP Conversation Series features fun talks from our faculty, students, alumni, and special speakers from outside the college. Join us for interesting conversations about our favorite topics! 

Conversation Series schedule

Board Games, Roleplaying Games, & Magic

Meet new people, learn new games and have fun! 

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Date | Time: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | 6:00 PM
Location: Life Science, Room 502

An MCSP Conversation Series Talk: "Open-Source, Open-Science: Research in R" by Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson, a student here at Roanoke College, will be talking about his experience with R, an open-source (i.e. free) statistical software program.

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Date | Time: Thursday, March 28, 2019 | 8:00 PM
Location: Trexler 374

Baccalaureate

The 2019 Commencement activities will begin on Friday late afternoon, May 3, with the Baccalaureate ceremony at 4:30 p.m. in the Cregger Center Arena. This celebratory event is an important part of Commencement exercises and is an occasion for thanksgiving as our students complete their educational program.

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Date | Time: Friday, May 03, 2019 | 4:30 PM
Location: Cregger Center