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January 2019

SDO Study Tables

Thu, Jan 24
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRS 1054,

Join the Honors College Student Diversity Officers in weekly study tables at the Honors College! Take part in an inclusive and distraction-free work environment and create connections with peers of various disciplines from all parts of the Honors College.

Monday Meditation

Mon, Jan 28
9:00 am
- 9:30 am
HCRS Reading Room,

The Honors College Wellness Committee is hosting a weekly 30 minute guided meditation session led by Honors Advisor Ethan Johnson. The hope is to provide a space for you to start your week off grounded and centered. The sessions are designed for beginners. Participants are encouraged to dress comfortably and bring friends.

Academic Pressure Discussion Hour

Mon, Jan 28
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Everyone experiences academic pressure. However, it can sometimes seem like you are the only one!  Come and talk about it with your peers and Dr. S-S. This is a time for sharing strategies, learning from others, and connecting. Bring your lunch-and maybe a friend too.  Open to all Honors College Students.  Runs through April 22! *** Note: It's okay to leave early or come late*** 

Reifying Inequality By Amplifying Scientific Noise

Mon, Jan 28
1:30 pm
- 2:30 pm
Honors Hall,

Join Visiting Scholar Dr. Joshua Marshack for his public talk "Reifying Inequality By Amplifying Scientific Noise." In the classroom and in the field, Marshack uses primates as a jumping-off point to study the evolution of social behavior, elucidate the origins of status changes in humans, and to challenge biological determinism and scientific racism.  

Torch Tuesday

Tue, Jan 29
11:30 am
- 12:30 pm
Windsor Dining Court,

Torch Tuesday is your chance to join Honors College students, staff, and faculty members for conversation, advice, and camaraderie over a laid-back lunch. Need a meal swipe? Look for an Honors staff member in the Windsor Dining Court lobby at 11:30 a.m. They'll be holding up a torch sign. Questions? Contact Student Leadership and Engagement Manager Rachel Newell - newellr@purdue.edu.

Race, Gender, and Human Natures: A Myth-Busting Workshop – Visiting Scholar Event

Tue, Jan 29
2:30 pm
- 3:45 pm
HCRS 1066,

In the classroom and in the field, Dr. Marshack uses primates as a jumping-off point to study the evolution of social behavior, elucidate the origins of status changes in humans, and challenge biological determinism and scientific racism. He enjoys working with students seeking answers to big questions about the past to be better prepared to shape our future. Join Dr. Marshack for his myth-busting workshop on January 29! RSVP is required: https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_er1XJizjcQVkeQ5

England: Place and Story – Callout

Tue, Jan 29
5:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
STEAM Lab,

As we visit multiple destinations in England, we will ask: how do spaces provoke certain kinds of stories? In doing so, the course will encourage students to consider the landscape of narrative‚ where are stories set, and how does their setting infect the plot maneuvers, the characters, and the language/tenor of a text? The texts under consideration will range from short literary pieces, painting, photographs, newspaper sketches, film and music. To this end, one of our central concerns will also…

Mentor Me – Speed Networking

Tue, Jan 29
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRN 1143,

Meet alumni in-person and/or virtually. Students will have approximately seven minutes with each alum.

Life on Mars: A Short Story Reading Club

Thu, Jan 31
4:00 pm
- 5:00 pm

Join Honors College Professor Bross to discuss short stories about the exploration and colonization of Mars, from near-future realism to the fantastic.  Tea and snacks provided! Club members will tackle a quick, imaginative short story—just 15-20 minutes to read—and then on Thursdays we’ll have an open discussion of its ideas, images, and imaginations for the future. The first 10 students to sign up will receive a free copy of the anthology Life on Mars: Tales from the New Frontier. Questions?…

SDO Study Tables

Thu, Jan 31
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRS 1054,

Join the Honors College Student Diversity Officers in weekly study tables at the Honors College! Take part in an inclusive and distraction-free work environment and create connections with peers of various disciplines from all parts of the Honors College.

February 2019

Monday Meditation

Mon, Feb 4
9:00 am
- 9:30 am
HCRS Reading Room,

The Honors College Wellness Committee is hosting a weekly 30 minute guided meditation session led by Honors Advisor Ethan Johnson. The hope is to provide a space for you to start your week off grounded and centered. The sessions are designed for beginners. Participants are encouraged to dress comfortably and bring friends.

Academic Pressure Discussion Hour

Mon, Feb 4
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Everyone experiences academic pressure. However, it can sometimes seem like you are the only one!  Come and talk about it with your peers and Dr. S-S. This is a time for sharing strategies, learning from others, and connecting. Bring your lunch-and maybe a friend too.  Open to all Honors College Students.  Runs through April 22! *** Note: It's okay to leave early or come late*** 

Torch Tuesday

Tue, Feb 5
11:30 am
- 12:30 pm
Windsor Dining Court,

Torch Tuesday is your chance to join Honors College students, staff, and faculty members for conversation, advice, and camaraderie over a laid-back lunch. Need a meal swipe? Look for an Honors staff member in the Windsor Dining Court lobby at 11:30 a.m. They'll be holding up a torch sign. Questions? Contact Student Leadership and Engagement Manager Rachel Newell - newellr@purdue.edu.

Mentor Me – Alumni Panel

Tue, Feb 5
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRN 1143,

There will be 4-5 alumni that will participate in-person or virtually. Students, please RSVP and supply questions concerning the panel topic. Topic: Using your Honors College Experience and scholarly projects to get jobs and/or into grad school

Life on Mars: A Short Story Reading Club

Thu, Feb 7
4:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Join Honors College Professor Bross to discuss short stories about the exploration and colonization of Mars, from near-future realism to the fantastic.  Tea and snacks provided! Club members will tackle a quick, imaginative short story—just 15-20 minutes to read—and then on Thursdays we’ll have an open discussion of its ideas, images, and imaginations for the future. The first 10 students to sign up will receive a free copy of the anthology Life on Mars: Tales from the New Frontier. Questions?…

SDO Study Tables

Thu, Feb 7
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRS 1054,

Join the Honors College Student Diversity Officers in weekly study tables at the Honors College! Take part in an inclusive and distraction-free work environment and create connections with peers of various disciplines from all parts of the Honors College.

Guest Lecture “Hal-Saflieni: Inside The World’s Most Ancient Temple for the Dead”

Thu, Feb 7
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
STEAM Lab,

Honors College professor Dr. Jason Parry will host guest speaker Linda Eneix, President of The OTS Foundation for Neolithic Studies, for this special talk on the mysterious prehistoric society on Malta that was in existence nearly two thousand years before the birth of Tutankhamun or the Fall of Troy. By virtue of its undisturbed structural integrity, the underground necropolis of Hal-Saflieni presents us with compelling suggestions of a dynamic but invisible possibility: the ancient pursuit of “super-“natural sound. The multi-disciplinary field…

“Automating Inequality”: A Discussion with Dr. Lindsay Weinberg

Fri, Feb 8
4:00 pm
- 5:30 pm
STEAM Lab,

In anticipation of Dr. Virginia Eubanks' talk on February 13th, join Purdue Honors College's Dr. Weinberg for a pre-talk discussion. Register by February 1st in order to receive a copy of the article that will guide the discussion. Light refreshments will be served.  Dr. Virginia Eubanks is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University at Albany, SUNY. Her recent and celebrated book, Automating Inequality: How High Tech Tools Profile, Police and Punish the Poor (2018), explores how the automation of public services has…

Diversity Matters: Politics of Love & Race Movie Night

Fri, Feb 8
7:00 pm
- 9:30 pm
Krach Leadership Center Shin Forum (room 260),

Looking for a movie to watch on a Friday night after classes? Come out and join your Honors College Student Diversity Officers for their Diversity Matters Series event The Politics of Love & Race Movie Night! They’ll be revisiting the smash hit of 2017 which follows the story of a young black man as he travels to his partners’ childhood home to await an uneasy fate...make sure you brace yourself - it’s a thriller! Refreshments will be provided at the event, and a short discussion on the film will follow afterwards. See you there!

Monday Meditation

Mon, Feb 11
9:00 am
- 9:30 am
HCRS Reading Room,

The Honors College Wellness Committee is hosting a weekly 30 minute guided meditation session led by Honors Advisor Ethan Johnson. The hope is to provide a space for you to start your week off grounded and centered. The sessions are designed for beginners. Participants are encouraged to dress comfortably and bring friends.

Academic Pressure Discussion Hour

Mon, Feb 11
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Everyone experiences academic pressure. However, it can sometimes seem like you are the only one!  Come and talk about it with your peers and Dr. S-S. This is a time for sharing strategies, learning from others, and connecting. Bring your lunch-and maybe a friend too.  Open to all Honors College Students.  Runs through April 22! *** Note: It's okay to leave early or come late*** 

Torch Tuesday

Tue, Feb 12
11:30 am
- 12:30 pm
Windsor Dining Court,

Torch Tuesday is your chance to join Honors College students, staff, and faculty members for conversation, advice, and camaraderie over a laid-back lunch. Need a meal swipe? Look for an Honors staff member in the Windsor Dining Court lobby at 11:30 a.m. They'll be holding up a torch sign. Questions? Contact Student Leadership and Engagement Manager Rachel Newell - newellr@purdue.edu.

Class Size: Massive, Small, and In Between

Tue, Feb 12
4:30 pm
- 5:30 pm
Honors Hall,

Featuring 150th Professors Dr. Erica Carlson (Physics and Astronomy), Dr. David Rollock (Psychology) and Dr. Charles Krousgrill (Mechanical Engineering), moderated by Dr. Chantal Levesque-Bristol (Center for Instructional Excellence) and open to tall of campus. This round table discussion will examine the various ways that we teach and take classes at Purdue. The discussion may tackle the following questions: Why do we have large classes, and what are their goals? What are the best practices of small, discussion-based courses, especially for…

Creative Scholarly Project CALLOUT

Tue, Feb 12
5:30 pm
- 7:00 pm
HCRS 1066,

In this session, interested students will receive information regarding the option to develop a creative project that will fulfill the Honors Scholarly Project requirement.  This meeting is open to all parties regardless of major. Food will be served.

Mentor Me – Speed Networking

Tue, Feb 12
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRN 1143,

Meet alumni in-person and/or virtually. Students will have approximately seven minutes with each alum.

Diversity Matters: Politics of Love & Race Panel Discussion

Tue, Feb 12
7:30 pm
- 9:00 pm
HCRS 1066,

Join the Honors College Student Diversity Officers for a panel discussion which will delve deep into the role race has in relationships and who we choose to love. Our panelists will share their own experiences with interracial and intraracial relationships. As Valentine’s Day draws closer, they’ll seek to answer the question we’ve all been debating: is love really blind? Or shall we say, is it colorblind?

Meet and Greet with Dr. Virginia Eubanks

Wed, Feb 13
2:30 pm
- 3:30 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Honors College students, faculty and staff are invited to meet the author of Automating Inequality: How High Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor (2018). Snacks and refreshments will be served. Dr. Virginia Eubanks' public talk on Automating Inequality: How High Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor​ is on February 13th, 2019 from 4:30-5:30 pm with Q&A to follow in Fowler Hall.

Purdue at 175

Thu, Feb 14
8:00 am
- 5:00 pm

This event features Provost Jay Akridge, Vice-Provosts Frank Dooley and Jenna Rickus, 150th Professors and is moderated by Kristina Bross, Associate Dean of Research and Creative Endeavors, Honors College. This discussion will imagine the future of teaching and learning at Purdue. What directions do we think (or hope) teaching and learning will go as we ramp up to the mid twenty-first century? Reception to follow

Life on Mars: A Short Story Reading Club

Thu, Feb 14
4:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Join Honors College Professor Bross to discuss short stories about the exploration and colonization of Mars, from near-future realism to the fantastic.  Tea and snacks provided! Club members will tackle a quick, imaginative short story—just 15-20 minutes to read—and then on Thursdays we’ll have an open discussion of its ideas, images, and imaginations for the future. The first 10 students to sign up will receive a free copy of the anthology Life on Mars: Tales from the New Frontier. Questions?…

NISO – Fulbright Week: Fulbright U.S. Student Program Overview

Mon, Feb 18
8:30 am
- 10:00 am
HCRS 1076,

Basic information for those considering a Fulbright down the line, especially freshmen and sophomores. More specific information for applicants desiring a 2020-21 grant given in Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday sessions. RSVP here.

Monday Meditation

Mon, Feb 18
9:00 am
- 9:30 am
HCRS Reading Room,

The Honors College Wellness Committee is hosting a weekly 30 minute guided meditation session led by Honors Advisor Ethan Johnson. The hope is to provide a space for you to start your week off grounded and centered. The sessions are designed for beginners. Participants are encouraged to dress comfortably and bring friends.

How We Think: Twin Landings, ‘The Falcons’

Mon, Feb 18
11:30 am
- 12:30 pm
Honors Hall,

"How We Think" is a forum where faculty members from different academic disciplines discuss a common object, text or idea to showcase the insights their respective fields of study have to offer. This forum will highlight the synchronized landing of twin SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rockets.

NISO – Fulbright Week: Fulbright U.S. Student Program Overview

Mon, Feb 18
11:30 am
- 1:00 pm
HCRS 1076,

Basic information for those considering a Fulbright down the line, especially freshmen and sophomores. More specific information for applicants desiring a 2020-21 grant given in Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday sessions. RSVP here.

Academic Pressure Discussion Hour

Mon, Feb 18
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Everyone experiences academic pressure. However, it can sometimes seem like you are the only one!  Come and talk about it with your peers and Dr. S-S. This is a time for sharing strategies, learning from others, and connecting. Bring your lunch-and maybe a friend too.  Open to all Honors College Students.  Runs through April 22! *** Note: It's okay to leave early or come late*** 

Torch Tuesday

Tue, Feb 19
11:30 am
- 12:30 pm
Windsor Dining Court,

Torch Tuesday is your chance to join Honors College students, staff, and faculty members for conversation, advice, and camaraderie over a laid-back lunch. Need a meal swipe? Look for an Honors staff member in the Windsor Dining Court lobby at 11:30 a.m. They'll be holding up a torch sign. Questions? Contact Student Leadership and Engagement Manager Rachel Newell - newellr@purdue.edu.

NISO – Fulbright Week: Research and Study Grants for Grad Students

Tue, Feb 19
3:30 pm
- 4:00 pm
HCRS 1066,

Current Ph.D. and Master’s students: Join us to discuss applying for grants to fund independent research abroad during 2020-21. This grant can also fit into a secondary degree from an institution abroad. If you are unable to attend this session, please attend any Research and Study Grants session. RSVP here

NISO – Fulbright Week: English Teaching Assistant Grants

Tue, Feb 19
4:15 pm
- 5:00 pm
HCRS 1066,

Excited by the prospect of teaching English to non-native English speakers? English Teaching Assistants also serve as U.S. cultural ambassadors in over 70 countries. Session for applicants aiming to be abroad in 2020-21. Juniors, seniors, recent alumni and graduates apply. RSVP here.

NISO – Fulbright Week: Research and Study Grants

Tue, Feb 19
5:00 pm
- 5:45 pm
HCRS 1066,

Apply to fund independent research or study in a foreign country during 2020-21. Learn the details of the application process and how Fulbright can best meet your needs. Juniors, seniors, recent alumni, and graduate students attend. RSVP here.

Visiting Scholars Series: Folk artist Shannon Murray investigates the ‘People’s Music’

Tue, Feb 19
6:30 pm
- 8:30 pm
STEAM Lab,

Tackling guitar playing, and songcraft like it’s a contact sport, Shannon Murray’s music is intensely political, and deeply personal. Come explore the “People’s Music” with this gifted artist.Together, we will examine the songs of the industrial workers of the world labor movement. Get ready for an engaging evening! Murray brings history to life through highly interactive performances, sing-a-longs, storytelling and modern interpretations of traditional IWW songs. You will participate in the folk process directly, contemplating your own connection with these stories and songs.

NISO – Fulbright Week: Research and Study Grants

Wed, Feb 20
5:00 pm
- 5:45 pm
HCRS 1066,

Apply to fund independent research or study in a foreign country during 2020-21. Learn the details of the application process and how Fulbright can best meet your needs. Juniors, seniors, recent alumni, and graduate students attend. RSVP here.

NISO – Fulbright Week: English Teaching Assistant Grants

Wed, Feb 20
5:45 pm
- 6:15 pm
HCRS 1066,

Excited by the prospect of teaching English to non-native English speakers? English Teaching Assistants also serve as U.S. cultural ambassadors in over 70 countries. Session for applicants aiming to be abroad in 2020-21. Juniors, seniors, recent alumni and graduates apply. RSVP here.

Death Cafe

Wed, Feb 20
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
Black Cultural Center,

All Purdue students are invited to join Dr. S-S as she hosts a 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.” Come eat cake, drink…

NISO – Fulbright Week: Research and Study Grants for Grad Students

Wed, Feb 20
6:30 pm
- 7:15 pm
HCRS 1066,

Current Ph.D. and Master’s students: Join us to discuss applying for grants to fund independent research abroad during 2020-21. This grant can also fit into a secondary degree from an institution abroad. If you are unable to attend this session, please attend any Research and Study Grants session. RSVP here.

Life on Mars: A Short Story Reading Club

Thu, Feb 21
4:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Join Honors College Professor Bross to discuss short stories about the exploration and colonization of Mars, from near-future realism to the fantastic.  Tea and snacks provided! Club members will tackle a quick, imaginative short story—just 15-20 minutes to read—and then on Thursdays we’ll have an open discussion of its ideas, images, and imaginations for the future. The first 10 students to sign up will receive a free copy of the anthology Life on Mars: Tales from the New Frontier.

NISO – Fulbright Week: English Teaching Assistant Grants

Thu, Feb 21
5:00 pm
- 5:45 pm
HCRS 1066,

Excited by the prospect of teaching English to non-native English speakers? English Teaching Assistants also serve as U.S. cultural ambassadors in over 70 countries. Session for applicants aiming to be abroad in 2020-21. Juniors, seniors, recent alumni and graduates apply. RSVP here.

NISO – Fulbright Week: Research and Study Grants

Thu, Feb 21
5:45 pm
- 6:30 pm
HCRS 1066,

Apply to fund independent research or study in a foreign country during 2020-21. Learn the details of the application process and how Fulbright can best meet your needs. Juniors, seniors, recent alumni, and graduate students attend. RSVP here.

SDO Study Tables

Thu, Feb 21
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRS 1054,

Join the Honors College Student Diversity Officers in weekly study tables at the Honors College! Take part in an inclusive and distraction-free work environment and create connections with peers of various disciplines from all parts of the Honors College.

Visiting Scholars Series: Songwriting w/ Shannon Murray

Fri, Feb 22
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Participants will explore the practice of songwriting including tips and techniques for creating their own songs.  Shannon will also discuss her work creating music for social change, and her work in historical preservation through song.  Participants may wish, but are not required, to bring works in progress including poems and lyrics, or other materials that inspire them. Space is limited, please RSVP.

March 2019

Academic Pressure Discussion Hour

Mon, Mar 18
12:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Everyone experiences academic pressure. However, it can sometimes seem like you are the only one!  Come and talk about it with your peers and Dr. S-S. This is a time for sharing strategies, learning from others, and connecting. Bring your lunch-and maybe a friend too.  Open to all Honors College Students.  Runs through April 22! *** Note: It's okay to leave early or come late*** 

April 2019

Academic Pressure Discussion Hour

Mon, Apr 8
12:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Everyone experiences academic pressure. However, it can sometimes seem like you are the only one!  Come and talk about it with your peers and Dr. S-S. This is a time for sharing strategies, learning from others, and connecting. Bring your lunch-and maybe a friend too.  Open to all Honors College Students.  Runs through April 22! *** Note: It's okay to leave early or come late*** 

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