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In the Loop: October 19- Nov. 1


In The Loop highlights events going on at Goucher and in places nearby to help readers stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the near future. Below you’ll find on and off-campus events hand-selected by Q staffers with college students in mind. The list will be updated as new events arise.

Goucher Environmental Dialogues: Can we predict the climate?

  • What: A discussion between climate experts exploring the rewards and challenges modeling climate change to better inform decision makers and other stakeholders.
  • Who: Host, Jenn da Rosa, EdD, with climate modeling expert, Dr. Dan Barrie. Dr. Dan Barrie has a long list of climate-related accolades, and is currently serving as a program manager in the Climate Program Office at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA.) He oversees a climate modeling program, as well as a program that supports the National Climate Assessment (NCA).
  • Where: Virtual (Stream link:
  • When: Thursday, October 19, 12-1:00PM ET
  • Cost: Free
  • Note from the editor: Register in advance to attend.

Food Truck Rally

  • What: Goucher is hosting four food trucks on campus. You’ll receive a raffle ticket with your food truck purchase and be entered to win a Goucher gift basket.
  • Who: Featuring these Baltimore favorites.
  • Where: Alumnae/i House parking lot
  • When: Thursday, October 26, 11:00AM – 3:00PM
  • Cost: Variable. Cash and credits cards are accepted.
  • Note from the editor: If you’re sick of dining hall food, you’re in luck! Goucher hosted a food truck rally over friends and family weekend, and the food received rave reviews. 

Avery Fisher Residency Artist: 

  • What: A multisensory experience combining original jazz music, tap dance and video projections. Miller’s project, Rivers in our Veins, is an exploration of the cultural and ecological life of rivers, inspired by five great American rivers.
  • Who: Jazz drummer Allison Miller, and her six piece group, along with three dancers on stage, and live video production.
  • Where: Hyman Forum of the Athenaeum
  • When: Friday, October 27, 7:00 PM
  • Cost: Free for students upon registration at  Without registration, tickets are $30. 
  • Note from the editor: This event is likely to sell out – secure tickets now!

GPEP Volunteer Information Session:

  • What: Information session for those interested in volunteering as a tutor, research assistant, or administrative assistant with GPEP in the spring. Attending an information session is a requirement for prospective volunteers
  • Who: Goucher Prison Education Partnership (GPEP) is an organization that works with incarcerated individuals to pursue a college education.
  • Where: Buchner hall of the Alumunae/i house
  • When: Sunday, October 29, 2:00PM
  • Cost: Free

The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Visiting Professorship Series Presents: Margaret Atwood

  • What: The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Visiting Professorship was created to bring distinguished scholars, teachers, and practitioners to Goucher’s campus to speak on pressing issues of our time.
  • Who: Margaret Atwood is a prolific author, best known for her award winning book The Handmaids Tale.
  • Where: Kraushaar Auditorium
  • When: Wednesday, November 01, 7:00PM
  • Cost: Free for students with advanced registration at
  • Note from the editor: Margaret Atwood is one of the great authors of modern literature, and certainly of our time. It’s an incredible honor to host her for a lecture at Goucher. Her books and poetry are always insightful and relevant to our modern time, and I’m certain that her lecture will be incredible. Be sure to register for tickets as soon as possible – this event is likely to sell out, and it is free to all Goucher students and staff.

Reese (she/her) is the Sports Section Editor at the Quindecim and a sophomore History major. She is from Dallas, Texas and a graduate of Grapevine High School. Reese is a distance runner on the varsity track and cross country team. In her free time, she enjoys reading, running and rock & roll.

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