A day in the life

(From left) Eleven-year-old Kristen Patterson, daughter of Lori Patterson in admissions; 12-year-old Samantha Forrest, daughter of Patti Forrest in accounting services; and 8-year-old Jennifer Wesley, daughter of Wanda Hampton in facilities, enjoy the shake-table demonstration in civil engineering as part of the recent “Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day.”

The national event gave children several options for spending the day in various programs. Erica Franklin and her father, Eric Franklin of the compliance office, experience the candy store in the Olin School of Business marketing strategies demonstration.

Peter Garza gets a hand from the Olin School’s John D. Branch, Ph.D. Included on the agenda were events led by the Campus Y; The Career Center; the departments of Physics and of Earth and Planetary Sciences, both in Arts & Sciences; and the Department of Civil Engineering.