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February 2020

Meditation Monday

Mon, Feb 17
4:30 pm
- 4:45 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Take a few minutes to engage in a guided meditation to give your mind a break. No experience necessary.

HLC Krannert: Honors Pathway with Cara Putman

Mon, Feb 17
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRS STEAM Lab,

Join your Honors Leadership Council representatives from Krannert for an interactive presentation regarding the Krannert Honors Pathway delivered by the Krannert-Honors liaison herself, Cara Putman. Honors contracting, honors-section management courses, and scholarly project details will be among the topics discussed.

Diversity Matters Series: Love & Queerness // Asexuality & Aromanticism

Tue, Feb 18
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRS 1066,

Ever wonder what the “A” in LGBTQIA stands for? Come learn about Asexuality, Aromanticism, and the Split Attraction Model! Join us in a safe environment for unlearning internal biases and broadening our perception of queer identities.

Death Cafe

Wed, Feb 19
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
Duhme (1st Floor Living Room),

Join us for cake, tea, and conversation at Purdue’s Death Café. A Death Café is a safe and relaxed space to gather with people, to discuss topics related to death and dying.  The objective is to engage in interesting, thought-provoking, and life-affirming conversations. It is not a counseling or bereavement session, rather an opportunity to "increase awareness of death with a view of helping people make the most of their (finite) lives." All students are welcome!  Hosted by Dr. S-S.

Cooking with the Dean

Thu, Feb 20
4:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
South Kitchen HCRS,

Join us for the most delicious form of community-building. Celebrate Mardi Gras with Dean Rhonda Phillips as she demonstrates how to make to her famous beignets. This signature program provides an outstanding opportunity to meet and interact with Dean Phillips while enjoying some tasty treats!

HLC Polytechnic & CLA: Stitch Yourself Back Together

Fri, Feb 21
3:30 pm
- 5:30 pm
HCRS 1066,

Come celebrate anti-Valentine's Day with your Honors Leadership Council representatives from Polytechnic and the College of Liberal Arts while making crafts like cross-stitch, felt animals, and blackout poetry while watching Disney short films. This is a great way to relax after stressful exams and get over your post-Valentines Day blues. Snacks will be provided.

HLC HHS : Waffle Night

Sun, Feb 23
6:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Join your Honors Leadership Council Representatives from HHS for waffle night. Get to know them better and connect with other Honors HHS students. Who doesn't love breakfast for dinner!!!

Meditation Monday

Mon, Feb 24
4:30 pm
- 4:45 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Take a few minutes to engage in a guided meditation to give your mind a break. No experience necessary.

Coffee With an Alum: Katie Workman

Tue, Feb 25
1:00 pm
COSI,

In this relaxed and casual setting, students can meet an alum who is visiting campus. Come get the conversation started! You can learn a great deal from these visitors.

Ever Evolving: Technology and the Human Condition – Day One

Tue, Feb 25
5:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
HCRS STEAM Lab,

Join us for a symposium reflecting on technology and humanity - what are the consequences of technology advancement, both positive and negative?  Tuesday: "Deconstructing Design" - Shannon McMullen (School of Visual and Performing Arts) will kick off this symposium with a seminar discussing her research related to affirmative and constructive design. McMullen and students will then lead a hands-on workshop, using a card game to break down the intents and goals of design.

Coffee With an Alum: Scotty Teal

Wed, Feb 26
10:00 am
- 11:00 am
COSI,

In this relaxed and casual setting, students can meet an alum who is visiting campus. Come get the conversation started! You can learn a great deal from these visitors.

Coffee with the Council

Wed, Feb 26
10:00 am
- 1:00 pm
HCRN Innovation Forum,

Join your Honors Leadership Council representatives for coffee, hot cocoa, and donuts. Get to know them, learn more about what they do, and share your thoughts on the Honors College student experience.

Ever Evolving: Technology and the Human Condition – Day Two

Wed, Feb 26
5:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
HCRS STEAM Lab,

Join us for a symposium reflecting on technology and humanity - what are the consequences of technology advancement, both positive and negative? Wednesday: "Wired In" - Integrating automation and live entertainment, Richard Dionne (School of Visual and Performing Arts) will speak on the ways technology can shape audience participation, particularly in theatrical productions. A gallery further exploring the implications of technology on engagement will be open afterwards.

Ever Evolving: Technology and the Human Condition – Day Three

Thu, Feb 27
5:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
Honors Hall,

Join us for a symposium reflecting on technology and humanity - what are the consequences of technology advancement, both positive and negative? Thursday: "Giant Leaps and Mankind" - NASA Astronaut Fred Gregory will join us on the last day of the symposium, leading a seminar on how technological advancement has affected human conditions and space exploration. The event will conclude with a panel, using an array of lenses to discuss the relationship between technology and the human experience.

March 2020

Coffee With an Alum: Mark Aronson

Mon, Mar 2
9:00 am
- 10:00 am
COSI,

In this relaxed and casual setting, students can meet an alum who is visiting campus. Come get the conversation started! You can learn a great deal from these visitors.

Meditation Monday

Mon, Mar 2
4:30 pm
- 4:45 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Take a few minutes to engage in a guided meditation to give your mind a break. No experience necessary.

Aronson Family Science and Society Honors Lecture: “Portrait of a Black Hole” with Katie Bouman

Tue, Mar 3
5:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Dr. Bouman is a Rosenberg Scholar and Professor of Computing/Mathematical Sciences and Electrical Engineering at Caltech. She was a postdoctoral fellow with the Event Horizon Telescope, which published the first picture of a black hole in 2019.  Join us for a reception outside Honors Hall at 5pm, followed by the keynote at 6pm.

Meditation Monday

Mon, Mar 9
4:30 pm
- 4:45 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Take a few minutes to engage in a guided meditation to give your mind a break. No experience necessary.

Speed Networking

Tue, Mar 10
6:00 pm
HCRN 1143,

These quick and informative sessions will involve 6 - 8 alumni virtually. Students will have 10 minutes to talk with each alum. Students and alums will receive pre-session documents to guide them through the session: including resumes of all participants. Students should think about each alum as a potential mentor.

Meditation Monday

Mon, Mar 23
4:30 pm
- 4:45 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Take a few minutes to engage in a guided meditation to give your mind a break. No experience necessary.

Meditation Monday

Mon, Mar 30
4:30 pm
- 4:45 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Take a few minutes to engage in a guided meditation to give your mind a break. No experience necessary.

April 2020

Meditation Monday

Mon, Apr 6
4:30 pm
- 4:45 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Take a few minutes to engage in a guided meditation to give your mind a break. No experience necessary.

Meditation Monday

Mon, Apr 13
4:30 pm
- 4:45 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Take a few minutes to engage in a guided meditation to give your mind a break. No experience necessary.

Alumni Panel: Using My Honors Experience

Wed, Apr 15
6:00 pm
- 7:30 pm
STEAM Lab,

Wondering how to effectively leverage what you've done in the Honors College during a job interview or within a grad school application? Curious what interdisciplinary thinking looks like once you leave the collegiate bubble? In this session, 4-6 alumni will participate in-person. Students will RSVP and supply questions they have concerning this topic. Alumni will introduce themselves, then dive right in to the questions. They will also take questions from the floor.

Meditation Monday

Mon, Apr 20
4:30 pm
- 4:45 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Take a few minutes to engage in a guided meditation to give your mind a break. No experience necessary.

Meditation Monday

Mon, Apr 27
4:30 pm
- 4:45 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Take a few minutes to engage in a guided meditation to give your mind a break. No experience necessary.

May 2020

Meditation Monday

Mon, May 4
4:30 pm
- 4:45 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Take a few minutes to engage in a guided meditation to give your mind a break. No experience necessary.

Spring Medallion Ceremony

Wed, May 13
5:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Join us in congratulating our Spring 2020 Honors completers!

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