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February 2018

FAC+: Cupid Contest and Valentine’s Day Celebration

Wed, Feb 14
1:00 pm
- 2:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Submit a poem about love: new love, lost love, true love, love sickness, platonic love, love of family, etc. as a Word.doc to Dr. Adam Watkins (aewatkin@purdue.edu) by February 6th. Then share your poem at the Valentine’s Day Celebration. Each Honors College House will select a winner, who will receive a prize and their poem will be displayed.

Call Out: Grand Challenges in Exeter

Mon, Feb 19
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
HCRS 1054,

Join us in HCRS 1054 on Monday, Feb. 19, to learn about the Grand Challenges in Exeter! Dr. Heather Servaty-Sieb will lead students on a 10-day learning experience at the University of Exeter in the U.K. Come to the call out and learn about this exciting, interdisciplinary, international research experience.2018-02-13-Exeter Callout

Diversity Matters – Identifying Privilege in Matters of Race

Tue, Feb 20
1:00 pm
- 2:30 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
12:30 pm
- 1:30 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
2:30 pm
- 4:00 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
12:30 pm
- 2:30 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
2:00 pm
- 3:30 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
3:00 am
- 12:00 pm

Service Learning and Engagement Summit

Wed, Feb 28
8:00 am
- 12:30 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
2:00 pm
- 3:00 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.

Interdisciplinary Academics Committee: Trivia Night!

Fri, Mar 2
5:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Join us for a lively night of food and trivia using Kahoot!

Big10 Tournament Watch Party

Fri, Mar 2
8:30 pm
- 11:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Join us to Cheer the Boilers on to victory as they play their rst game in the Big Ten Tournament in Madison Square Garden!

NISO: Sophomore Workshop

Sat, Mar 3
3:30 am
- 6:30 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.

HCR Traditions Committee: Spread the Love

Sun, Mar 4
8:00 am
- 12:00 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
12:30 pm
- 2:00 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?

Aronson Family Lecture – Dr. Moira Gunn: The Arc of Media and the Future of Truth

Tue, Mar 6
5:00 pm
- 6:30 pm
Honors Hall,

The first-ever Aronson Family Lecture Series host is Dr. Moira Gunn, a Purdue alumnae and the first woman to earn a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue. Dr. Gunn is currently the host of Tech Nation and Bio Tech Nation on NPR and is a former NASA scientist. The lecture begins at 5:00 p.m. A reception with light refreshments will immediately follow Dr. Gunn's presentation.

Olympic Swimmer Natalie Coughlin Presentation

Fri, Mar 23
6:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
CL50,

Natalie Coughlin is the most decorated female Olympian in U.S. history, collecting 12 medals in swimming at the 2004 and 2008 Summer games. Join us as Natalie hosts a keynote speech discussing the impact of her mixed heritage Asian American identity on her athletic pursuits and answers your questions about her professional endeavors and personal passions.

Global Committee Event: Cultural Dance Night

Fri, Mar 23
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm

Come join the Global Committee and Afro Royale Dance Troupe for a cultural dance night! The event will consist of an hour long African dance lesson from 7pm-8pm followed by food and an open dance floor. There will be free Honors College swag for those who attend the dance class.

Remarkable Leadership: Start Today, Plan for Tomorrow

Mon, Mar 26
5:30 pm
- 6:30 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Join us for this special workshop with Purdue Alumnus Kevin Eikenberry as he shares his experiences and provides strategies from his Remarkable Leadership model. If you are interested in attending please email sashaunwood@purdue.edu.

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

Tue, Mar 27
3:00 pm
- 4:30 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

Made in Sweden: An Exploration of Swedish Design and Culture

Thu, Mar 29
3:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
HCRN 1145,

Join Visiting Scholar Eva Marie Ingeborg Hartell and delve deep into Swedish design and culture. In this interactive workshop, you will take part in some of the design activities Swedish students experience in the K-12 system. Come examine why Sweden is continuously viewed as a leader in innovation and design.

FAC+ and The Society of Arts and Letters: “Station Eleven” Reading Discussions

Thu, Mar 29
4:30 pm
- 6:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Join Dr. Adam Watkins for a discussion of Emily St. John Mandel’s “Station Eleven” as part of Purdue’s Big Read. Participants will then have the opportunity to meet the author at an exclusive Meet & Greet when she visits campus on April 19.

April 2018

Cornerstone Event: Museum of Civilization Workshop

Mon, Apr 2
3:00 pm
- 4:30 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
3:00 pm
- 4:30 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

Scholarly Project Jumpstart

Tue, Apr 3
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Join us in Honors Hall to get your Scholarly Project started on the right path!

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

Wed, Apr 4
1:00 pm
- 4:00 pm
Honors Hall,

NISO: Scholarship Resume Workshop

Wed, Apr 4
2:00 pm
- 3:30 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?

FAC+: Film Screening of “Graphic Means” & Discussion

Wed, Apr 4
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
Krach Leadership Center Shin Forum (room 260),

Join Dr. Pete Moore for a screening of “Graphic Means”, a documentary that explores graphic design production of the 1950s through the 1990s—from linecaster to photocomposition, and from paste-up to PDF. Check out the trailer: https://vimeo.com/157620840

Diversity Matters – Reading Groups: One Hour/One Idea

Thu, Apr 5
3:00 pm
- 4:00 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
3:30 am
- 6:00 pm

NISO: Freshman Workshop

Sat, Apr 7
5:00 am
- 8:00 am
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
2:30 pm
- 4:00 pm
Honors Hall,

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

FAC+: Letterpress Workshop

Tue, Apr 10
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
STEAM lab,

Join Dr. Pete Moore for this two-hour workshop in which you will learn how to use the letter press in Honors College’s Print Bay. Lessons include: Anatomy of a Printing Press, Setting Type, Creating a Form, Printing and Cleanup. Registration is free, but limited to the first 10 registrants. RSVP: https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1C9qg9F2srOaPml

Diversity Matters – Islamaphobia: Raising the Alarm Against Prejudice

Wed, Apr 11
2:00 pm
- 3:30 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.

FAC+ and The Society of Arts and Letters: “Station Eleven” Reading Discussions

Wed, Apr 11
4:30 pm
- 6:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Join Dr. Adam Watkins for a discussion of Emily St. John Mandel’s “Station Eleven” as part of Purdue’s Big Read. Participants will then have the opportunity to meet the author at an exclusive Meet&Greet when she visits campus on April 19.

Connections, Conversations, and YOUR College

Wed, Apr 11
7:00 pm
- 8:30 pm
Honors Hall,

Come connect with fellow members of your disciplinary college and share experiences about contracting and the Scholarly Project in this fun and informative event!

Cricket Spitting Challenge

Fri, Apr 13
5:00 pm
- 6:30 pm
Honors Hall,

Get in the spirit for Purdue's Springfest 2018! Compete to find out how far YOU can spit a cricket and which Honors College house claims the top prize. Cricket spitting is a Purdue tradition that draws thousands of participants each year. Get a "jump" start on the action and compete for your house on April 13!

Campus Outreach Committee: Movie Under the Stars

Fri, Apr 13
8:00 pm
- 10:00 pm
HCRN Fire Pit and Courtyard,

Bring a friend from outside the Honors College and grab a blanket to sit under the stars for a movie in the Honors College courtyard! Free pizza and popcorn for all of the movie goers.

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

Tue, Apr 17
3:00 pm
- 4:30 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
6:30 am
- 7:30 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.

FAC+: Coffee Hour Q&A with Station Eleven author Emily St. John Mandel

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

Station Eleven offers a unique picture of humanity after the collapse of civilization, a picture that frames the empathy and artistry at the heart of being human. On April 19th, students will have an equally unique opportunity to see into the mind and creative process of Emily St. John Mandel, in a Q&A session led by Dr. Kristina Bross and Dr. Adam Watkins. Please RSVP by Sunday, April 15: https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9za6rEEXRqXWm7X

Purdue Day of Giving Kick Off Sport Stacking

Tue, Apr 24
11:00 pm
- Sun, Apr 29 @ 1:00 am
HCRN Innovation Forum,

Calling all students! Purdue Day of Giving is just over a week away, and you are invited to start the party with some late-night breadsticks and Sport Stacking. The event starts at 11 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, in the HCRN lobby. Students can enjoy FREE BREADSTICKS from Hot Box as we gear up to begin the annual Purdue Day of Giving. You can also compete to see who is the fastest stacker – with prizes awarded to the top…

Oh, Bother!

Thu, Apr 26
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
STEAM lab,

Get some ideas for coping with the stress of your upcoming finals! Learn health stress management techniques through an active hands-on experience. Techniques will include: guided meditation deep breathing exercise a gratitude exercise, and an art exercise to demonstrate Join us in the STEAM Lab on Thursday, April 26!

Legacy Party

Fri, Apr 27
4:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
HCR South Lawn,

The Honors College end of year celebration!!! Come join us for inflatable fun, outdoor games and say farewell for the summer.

June 2018

Summer Mini-Courses Day 1

Mon, Jun 25
9:00 am
- 11:30 am
Honors Hall,

Personal growth and learning don’t take a summer vacation! Join other enthusiastic community members for Purdue Honor College’s first mini-course program. Choose from several engaging non-credit classes taught by current Purdue faculty.

Summer Mini-Courses Day 2

Tue, Jun 26
9:00 am
- 11:30 am
Honors Hall,

Personal growth and learning don’t take a summer vacation! Join other enthusiastic community members for Purdue Honor College’s first mini-course program. Choose from several engaging non-credit classes taught by current Purdue faculty.

Summer Mini-Courses Day 3

Wed, Jun 27
9:00 am
- 11:30 am
Honors Hall,

Personal growth and learning don’t take a summer vacation! Join other enthusiastic community members for Purdue Honor College’s first mini-course program. Choose from several engaging non-credit classes taught by current Purdue faculty.

August 2018

Cookies with the Dean

Tue, Aug 21
3:52 pm

Come for a casual chat and taste of Dean Phillips' delicious baking.

SPARC Workshop

Tue, Aug 21
3:52 pm

New Student Orientation

Sun, Aug 19
2:30 pm
- 6:30 pm
Honors Hall,

Join other new students for this overview of ways to maximize the value added to your Honors college experience. Please attend the session that corresponds to your last name: 2:30pm: A-E 3:30pm: F-L 4:30pm: M-R 5:30pm: S-Z

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