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Return to the Classroom

  • The Conference Center at Waltham Woods 860 Winter Street Waltham, MA, 02451 United States (map)

How many times have you wished to be a student again?  Well, now you can!  Return to the classroom on Saturday, April 28 where, for an afternoon you will engage in thought provoking presentations and discussions with Cornell faculty, without traveling to Ithaca.  Cornell faculty bring the classroom to you through lectures inspired by current courses and research conducted on campus. Spend your Saturday learning about innovative research and ideas, and reconnecting with other Cornellians!



Professor Gerald Torres, Jane M.G. Foster Professor of Law, Cornell Law School will focus on "The Examination of our Relationship with our Democracy”


Professor Christopher Wildeman, Professor of Policy Analysis and Management and Sociology in the College of Human Ecology, the Director of the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research will discuss "Child Welfare and Variations in the Foster Care System". 


Saturday, April 28, 2018
2-5:30 pm

Event Schedule

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Check-in and reception
2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. - Welcome
2:40 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. - Lecture 1 & Q&A
3:40 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. - Break
3:50 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. - Lecture 2 & Q&A
4:50 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Additional mingling time; event concludes


The Conference Center at Waltham Woods
860 Winter Street
Waltham, MA


$30 General Admission
$20 Young Alumni (0-10 years out)

Admission includes program, appetizers, soft drinks, coffee and, tea.  Free parking available on site.


Contact Calicia Mullings at

Earlier Event: April 28
Charles River Cleanup
Later Event: May 6
Symphony by the Sea Concert