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Honors Freshmen Fall Welcome

The Honors Fall 2017 Welcome was an amazing start to the new year. It began with a discussion lead by Honors faculty, and focused on Dr. Kurt Fausch's book “For the Love of Rivers”. Dr. Fausch then presented a lecture for the incoming Freshmen class.


Faculty Firesides

Fall 2018 Firesides

As of September 12, 2018. More info will be posted soon!

Date Time Name, Department Title Where
 09/07  4:00pm  Don Mykles, Biology  What's a Marine Biologist Doing in Colorado?  Fireside Lounge
 09/11  3:00pm  Dan Baker, Engineering  Intentional Wandering in Your Career Path  Fireside Lounge
 09/17  3:30pm  Jana Raadik, Honors  On Multiple Realities  Fireside Lounge
 09/20  4:00pm  Margaret Miller, Honors (Alumna)  What Good is an Honors Education?  Fireside Lounge
 09/25  3:30pm  Jen Krafchik, HDFS  My Peace Corps Experience  Fireside Lounge
 09/27  4:00pm  Tom Siller, Engineering  The Great Myth of Sustainability  Fireside Lounge
 10/01  4:00pm  Nancy Henke, Composition  Why Students Should Know About (and Care About) Labor Issues in American Universities  Fireside Lounge
 10/02  4:00pm  John Kitchens, Liberal Arts  TBD  Fireside Lounge
 10/10  4:00pm  Susan Hepburn, HDFS  Autism Spectrum Disorder  Fireside Lounge
 10/11  5:00pm  Mo Moreira, TILT  Putting Meaning Behind the Research: Should Scientists Be Activists?  Fireside Lounge
10/17  7:00pm  Carl Zimmer  Visiting Honors Scholar LSC Ballroom
 10/22  4:00pm  Mary Swanson, TILT  Study Abroad Options  Fireside Lounge
 10/23  4:00pm  Patrick Shipman, Math  TBD  Fireside Lounge
 10/30  3:00pm  Anne Marie Merline, Honors  How Humans Impact the Environment  Fireside Lounge
11/05  7:00pm  Nicole Vieira  Honors Prof of the Year Lecture LSC Theatre
11/07  4:00pm  Kenny Ivie, Anatomy  TBD Fireside Lounge

Every fall the Honors Program invites faculty members to share their career paths, specific research interests, and life experiences with students. All the faculty firesides are held in the Honors Fireside Lounge unless otherwise noted. Please sign up to attend beforehand in the Honors Office.

Congratulations to the Honors Faculty Award Winners!

The Honors Prof of the Year Award was announced at the Spring Honors Graduation Reception. Tenaya Newkirk, Chemistry instructor, was chosen by Honors Student Association officers from a field of ten nominees. 

Thesis Presentations List

Bridget Kennedy

Major: Art History
Title: G.A.M.A. Educational Scavenger Hunt
Location: UCA 123
Date and Time: 11/12/2018 4:30:00 PM

Jamie Rickert

Major: Health and Exercise Science - Sports Medicine
Title: The Impacts of Childhood Cancer on Siblings
Location: BSB 457
Date and Time: 11/30/2018 1:30:00 PM

Corin Klonowski

Major: Wildlife Biology
Title: Effects of molting on the expression of stress response genes in the heart and thoracic ganglion of blackback land crab, Gecarcinus lateralis
Location: TBD
Date and Time: 1/1/2019 12:00:00 AM