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February 2018

Diversity Matters – Identifying Privilege in Matters of Race

Tue, Feb 20
6:00 pm
- 7:30 pm
STEAM lab,

The second Diversity Matters workshop of Spring 2018 will be led by members of SPARC (Students of Purdue Against Racism Coalition), a student-led organization with the intent of combating prejudice and discrimination by educating Purdue students on issues of race and diversity in our society. They will lead a thought-provoking discussion on the importance of recognizing privilege in issues of race and diversity and share ways in which we can all stand as allies with marginalized groups on campus.

Diversity Matters – Building Cultures of Consent: Thinking Through and Beyond the #MeToo Moment towards a Feminist Movement

Fri, Feb 23
5:30 pm
- 6:30 pm
STEAM lab,

With the deluge of personal stories of sexual harassment that have emerged from Hollywood, on social media, and in the academy we are left asking, “Why now and where to go from here?” This panel will take on criticisms of the #MeToo movement that have accused it of “taking things too far”, as well as the censure it has received for not being radical enough. By addressing the subtle and the brutal ways in which women encounter everyday forms of…

Upper Division Social

Fri, Feb 23
7:30 pm
- 9:00 pm
Jake’s Roadhouse,

Are you an upper division honors student? Come join us for an off campus social at Jake's! Start your weekend off right with some wings and games, come mingle with fellow upper division Honors College students. Jake's Roadhouse in Chauncey Square, downstairs room

FAC+: Student Cinema – Short Film Premiere

Mon, Feb 26
5:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
STEAM lab,

Join Dr. Megha Anwer and the students of “Evolution of Ideas: Film” course for the world premiere of their original short films plus FREE popcorn and pizza! This event is part of the Honors College FAC+ series.

Diversity Matters- Religious Literacy Series Part 2: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Tue, Feb 27
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm
HCRS 1054,

In this special workshop series you will learn about the basic history, beliefs, and practices of a handful of the world’s religious groups and draft individualized action plans for developing religious literacy as leadership practice. Feel free to attend as many sessions as you can. Registration recommended but not required. RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/religious-literacy-series-tickets-42054705757

Cornerstone Neighborhood Event: Jersey Boys show

Wed, Feb 28
8:00 am
- 5:00 pm

Service Learning and Engagement Summit

Wed, Feb 28
1:00 pm
- 5:30 pm
Honors Hall,

In partnership with the Office of Engagement, the Honors College will host the annual conference and poster symposium, registration via the conference website. Students are welcome to submit a poster to be showcased at the end of the conference for the symposium.

March 2018

Diversity Matters – Reading Groups: One Hour/One Idea

Thu, Mar 1
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRN 1143,

Privilege is defined as a special right or advantage granted only to a particular person or group of people. A common misconception about privilege is that only some people are afforded it; however, privilege can be granted on the basis of class, ability, or race so everyone has it in some form. Join us as we explore the concept of privilege and discuss the ways in which it can harm or benefit a diverse and dynamic community.

NISO: Sophomore Workshop

Sat, Mar 3
8:30 am
- 11:30 am
HCRS 1076,

This activity-based workshop puts you in tune with nationally competitive scholarship programs as well as future graduate school applications. Topics include: building strong academic relationships, particular kinds of leadership foundations expect, planning your academic trajectory. Refreshments will be provided. Open to sophomores with a 3.7 or higher GPA and requires an RSVP. You will receive a confirmation of admittance to the workshop on Wednesday before the event.

Traditions Committee: Spread the Love

Sun, Mar 4
1:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
Honors Hall,

HCR Traditions Committee: Spread the Love

Sun, Mar 4
1:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Promoting love for yourself, neighbors and community. Joint us to eat food, write notes, pet puppies, decorate cookies, destress and see Crazy Monkeys perform!

Diversity Matters – Workshop: Why the Fuss?

Tue, Mar 6
5:30 pm
- 7:00 pm
STEAM lab,

Discuss experiences, ask questions, and join the conversation about sexual harassment with the Center for Advocacy, Response, & Education (CARE). What “counts” as sexual harassment? How do I learn to recognize it when it happens to/around me? Is there anything I can actually do to stop it? Why does it even happen in the first place?

Diversity Matters – Religious Literacy Series Part 3: Indigenous and Neo-Pagan Religions

Tue, Mar 27
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm
HCRS 1054,

In this special workshop series you will learn about the basic history, beliefs, and practices of a handful of the world’s religious groups and draft individualized action plans for developing religious literacy as leadership practice. Feel free to attend as many sessions as you can.  Registration recommended but not required. RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/religious-literacy-series-tickets-42054705757

Cornerstone Neighborhood Event – Hacked and Tracked: How secure is your data? Discussion/Forum

Wed, Mar 28
8:00 am
- 5:00 pm

NISO: Scholarship Resume Workshop

Wed, Mar 28
6:00 pm
- 7:30 pm
HCRS 1054,

Students learn how to better understand the content of an academic oriented resume. How is it different than a job resume? What information should be included? How should particular experiences be presented?

April 2018

Cornerstone Event: Museum of Civilization Workshop

Mon, Apr 2
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm
STEAM lab,

Residents will work with Dr. Bross to develop their own Museum of Civilization found in the novel Station Eleven, where items once deemed of value, importance, and imperative to life are rendered useless in a dystopian world. Residents will have the opportunity to creatively write their own descriptions of items set in a future dystopian time. The Museum will be displayed in the Innovation Forum after the workshop.

Diversity Matters – Religious Literacy Series Part 4: Bahá’í, Sikhism, and Unitarianism

Tue, Apr 3
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm
HCRS 1054,

In this special workshop series you will learn about the basic history, beliefs, and practices of a handful of the world’s religious groups and draft individualized action plans for developing religious literacy as leadership practice. Feel free to attend as many sessions as you can. Registration recommended but not required.   RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/religious-literacy-series-tickets-42054705757

Diversity Matters – Reading Groups: One Hour/One Idea

Thu, Apr 5
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRN 1143,

The way a person thinks, speaks, and acts can play a fundamental role in influencing those they come in contact with each and every day. Their interactions can be especially impactful when they are linked to the biases and stereotypes that make up their perspectives in life. Implicit bias is defined as the collective beliefs and prejudices a person has that unconsciously influence their actions and decisions, and the meanings they carry can negatively impact those who are on the…

All Houses Chicago Trip

Sat, Apr 7
7:30 am
- 10:00 pm

NISO: Freshman Workshop (morning session)

Sat, Apr 7
9:00 am
- 12:00 pm
Third Street Suites 159,

In this activity-based workshop, find out how you can set your academic path and career on the right trajectory. Learn about prestigious scholarships and discover if they are in line with your goals. Start now to get where you want to be.

NISO: Freshman Workshop (afternoon session)

Sat, Apr 7
12:30 pm
- 3:30 pm
Third Street Suites 159,

In this activity-based workshop, find out how you can set your academic path and career on the right trajectory. Learn about prestigious scholarships and discover if they are in line with your goals. Start now to get where you want to be.

Leadership Awards Celebration

Tue, Apr 10
5:30 pm
- 7:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Celebrating our honors student leaders and students who have made an impact on the honors community, email invitations to come.

Diversity Matters – Islamaphobia: Raising the Alarm Against Prejudice

Wed, Apr 11
6:00 pm
- 7:30 pm
STEAM lab,

Members of Purdue’s Muslim Students Association, a student-led organization that works to engage students of Muslim faith on Purdue’s campus, will be our speakers for the final Diversity Matters workshop of Spring 2018. The panel of members will speak on their own experiences as Muslim students at Purdue’s campus and will lead a vital discussion on the consequences Islamophobia and prejudice has for people of Muslim faith in our community.

Diversity Matters – Religious Literacy Series Part 5: Atheism, Agnosticism, and Skepticism

Tue, Apr 17
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm
HCRS 1054,

In this special workshop series you will learn about the basic history, beliefs, and practices of a handful of the world’s religious groups and draft individualized action plans for developing religious literacy as leadership practice. Feel free to attend as many sessions as you can. Registration recommended but not required. RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/religious-literacy-series-tickets-42054705757

Cornerstone Event: Meet the Author, Emily St. John Mandel: How to Build a World

Thu, Apr 19
10:30 am
- 11:30 am
HCRS Reading Room,

As part of Purdue's "Big Read" you are invited to join award-winning author of Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel.

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