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October 2017

Honors Advising Open House

Mon, Oct 16
1:30 pm
- 2:30 pm
HCRN Innovation Forum,

Honors advising is hosting two open houses to help you prepare for priority registration. At the open houses, Honors Advisors will have a list of spring HONR courses, Honors sections from across campus, as well as promoted courses for honors contracts. Bring your planned schedule and see where honors courses may fit in.  

Honors Advising Open House

Tue, Oct 17
10:00 am
- 11:00 am
HCRN Innovation Forum,

Honors advising is hosting two open houses to help you prepare for priority registration. At the open houses, Honors Advisors will have a list of spring HONR courses, Honors sections from across campus, as well as promoted courses for honors contracts. Bring your planned schedule and see where honors courses may fit in.  

Evolution of Ideas Gallery

Tue, Oct 17
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Come celebrate inventive projects and discover what your fellow scholars have been working on in our Evolution of Ideas classes. Food will be served and the Honors College T-shirts will be handed out.

Hot Chocolate/Cookie Social with Marlene Longbottom

Tue, Oct 17
6:00 pm
- 7:00 pm

Meet and mingle with Visiting Scholar Marlene Longbottom over cookies and hot chocolate. She is eager to discuss her work, implementing community-based participatory research through critical Indigenous feminism and critical race theory as it applies to Aboriginal Australians.

Hate Speech/Free Speech: What’s At Stake and Why We Should Care

Wed, Oct 18
4:00 pm
- 5:30 pm
STEAM lab,

Who has the right to say what, and in which spaces can this right be exercised? How do we contend with historically loaded symbols of hate, packaged as free speech? These questions are more urgent than ever before, and at the heart of contemporary public discourse, especially on college campuses. We invite you to the first of our "Diversity Matters" series featuring four Purdue faculty members.

Film & Discussion with Marlene Longbottom

Thu, Oct 19
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Learn about Australia's turbulent history with the assimilation and dispossession of Aboriginal people from their land through the film "Rabbit Proof Fence." Discussion led by Visiting Scholar Marlene Longbottom will follow.

Community Service Programming Committee Event: Wolf Park

Sun, Oct 22
9:00 am
- 5:00 pm

Winterization of the Wolf Park! See link to sign up, two shifts 9am-1pm and 1-5pm, pick up location in from of HCRN North Entrance

How to Get Started in Research Part #1

Tue, Oct 24
12:00 pm
- 1:30 pm
HCRN 1145,

Join Dr. Zahra Tehrani and Dr. Elizabeth Brite for a two-part, hands-on workshop that will walk you through the first steps of finding and obtaining a research position, as well as what to expect from your research experience. Basic steps include… How to find a faculty’s research interests How to compose an introductory email to faculty How to prepare for meeting with faculty in person How to write a CV (and if you don’t know what this is, you should…

Cooking with the Dean

Tue, Oct 24
1:00 pm
- 3:00 pm
HCR South Community Kitchen,

Stop by the HCR South Building Community Kitchen for some fall harvest fun with our very own Honors College Dean, Rhonda Phillips!

Coffee with the Council

Wed, Oct 25
9:00 am
- 1:00 pm
HCRN “study nook”,

Cornerstone Neighborhood Event: Future of Thinking Forum

Wed, Oct 25
7:30 pm
- 9:30 pm

Study Away Callout – Da Vinci in Italy, Spring Break

Thu, Oct 26
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRS 1054,

Florence, Milan and Venice with Dr. Dino Felluga and Dr. Steve Wereley

Global Committee Event: Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Thu, Oct 26
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Honors College Scary Story Contest

Mon, Oct 30
7:30 pm
- 8:30 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Can you write a story that could keep other students up at night? Or one that is fit to be told in the dead of night with only a flashlight to ward off the fear? Whether it be chilling like Stephen King, creepy like Edgar Allan Poe, unsettling like dystopian novels or Black Mirror, or anything in between, we want you to get spookily creative. The Society of Arts and Letters is hosting a contest for pieces of flash fiction…

November 2017

Visiting Scholar: What is the Big Deal About Maps

Wed, Nov 1
6:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
HCRS 1054,

As part of Purdue GIS Day, an international forum for users of geographic information systems (GIS) technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in our society, the Honors College's Visiting Scholar program will offer a session for our students.

Outrage and Inspiration: The Real Hunger Games Trilogy

Thu, Nov 2
12:00 pm
- 1:30 pm
Honors Hall,

Join the Honors College and Purdue community as author Roger Thurow discusses his dispatches from the global fight to end hunger and malnutrition. The Pulitzer Prize finalist and former Wall Street Journal foreign correspondent is a senior policy fellow for global agriculture and food policy with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

Study Away Callout – Transylvania: Dracula and Beyond, Maymester

Thu, Nov 2
5:30 pm
- 6:30 pm
HCRN 1143,

FAC+ program: Screening of “Pressing On: The Letterpress Film” + discussion

Thu, Nov 2
7:00 pm
- 9:30 pm
Krach Leadership Center Shin Forum (room 260),

Film Overview: The modern world was born on a printing press. Once essential to communication, the 500-year-old process is now in danger of being lost as its caretakers age. From self-proclaimed basement hoarders to the famed Hatch Show Print, Pressing On: The Letterpress Film explores the question: why has the letterpress survived? For the Creative Type: Documentary Film and Letterpress Workshop Series Join Dr. Pete Moore and our friends in Polytech for films that document the history, future, and art…

Visiting Scholar (Public Lecture) Mona Lisa Saloy

Thu, Nov 2
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
STEW 306,

An award winning author of contemporary Creole culture and poetry. Her narrative poems tell the day-to-day lives of Black New Orleans and the rare magic in the culture.

Mona Lisa Saloy: Visiting Scholar Writing Workshop

Fri, Nov 3
2:00 pm
- 3:30 pm
HCRN 1143,

Author, folklorist, essayist and poet, Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy is presenting a writing workshop exclusively for Honors College Students. The professor of English at Dillard University has published Red Beans & Ricely Yours, which won the 2005 T. S. Eliot Prize and the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Prize in 2006. Saloys literary voice represents the African-American and the New Orleans Creole cultural experience.

Family Weekend Open House

Fri, Nov 3
4:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
Honors Hall,

CV/Resume Workshop

Mon, Nov 6
5:30 pm
- 6:30 pm
HCRS 1054,

This workshop is open to any student who would like to better understand the content of an academic oriented CV/Resume. How is it different than a job resume? What information should be included? How should particular experiences be presented?

Study Away Callout – Transylvania: Dracula and Beyond, Maymester

Mon, Nov 6
5:30 pm
- 6:30 pm
HCRS 1066,

Callout: Science and Society Learning Community

Tue, Nov 7
4:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
STEAM lab,

How do we move beyond the Earth's surface either in reality or in our imaginations? Learn more about the Honors College's new 2018-19 Science and Society Learning Community and its topic, Mars Alive!

JPUR Callout

Wed, Nov 8
6:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Learn how you can get your undergraduate research published in a scholarly Purdue journal.

Diversity Matters Reading Group

Wed, Nov 8
8:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
HCRN 1143,

Your Honors College Student Diversity Officers will be hosting their first reading group event— “Microaggressions: What they are and how to combat them.”  Microaggressions are subtle insults (verbal, nonverbal, and/or visual) directed toward people of color, often automatically or unconsciously (Solorzano, D., Ceja, M., & Yosso, T., 2000).  Join us as we explore the concept of microaggressions, analyzing how they show up on campus and how we as a community can work to combat them.

Mentor Council/Mentor Program Info Session

Thu, Nov 9
6:30 pm
- 8:30 pm
HCRN Lobby,

The Honors College is looking for its next group of Mentor Council members. Find out what this next level of leadership entails while joining us for cider and fall treats.

FAC + program: Fall Letterpress Workshop

Thu, Nov 9
7:00 pm
- 10:00 pm
STEAM lab,

In this three-hour workshop 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 20 registrants with preference given to Honors College students. For the Creative Type: Documentary Film and Letterpress Workshop Series Join Dr. Pete Moore and our friends in Polytech for films that document the history, future, and art of the…

Social Committee: Fall Festival

Fri, Nov 10
6:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Come down and enjoy a Friday evening full of games, crafting and food!

How to Get Started in Research Part #2

Tue, Nov 14
2:00 pm
- 3:00 pm
HCRN Innovation Forum,

Apply what you’ve learned and get useful feedback from the professors. Both workshop events are open to all Honors College students of all majors, and first- and second-years are especially encouraged to attend.

Study Away Callout – India: The Monuments that Stand and the People Who Left

Thu, Nov 16
5:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
HCRS 1054,

India: Delhi, Cochin, Calcutta with Dr. Megha Anwer and Dr. Natasha Duncan

Society of Arts and Letters

Thu, Nov 16
7:30 pm
- 8:30 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Our next meeting will be Thursday, November 16 at 7:30 in the HCRS Reading Room. It is a Shared Reading Discussion with the theme of "Wings." We will be reading "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and "Shield of Achilles" by Auden. You can find the readings at https://hcartsandletters.wordpress.com/readings/ Please email agarla@purdue with any questions, and we hope to see you there!

Campus Outreach Committee: Yule Ball

Fri, Nov 17
7:00 pm
- 11:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Put on your holiday best and bring a friend to this all campus celebrations! Our very own Yule Ball in the Hogwarts Hall of the Honors College. Dancing and festive snacks will be available all evening.

The Bees and the Zines

Mon, Nov 20
3:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
HCRN Innovation Forum,

As Thanksgiving feasts approach, learn about the importance of pollinators to the foods we eat, and craft a mini-magazine focused on bees, food, or whatever theme you'd like (let your artistic side out)! Honors College mugs will be awarded to the top five best zines. This event is hosted by the Gardens at Honors, a group dedicated to promoting green spaces and encouraging environmental awareness, in collaboration with Purdue Art Community.

Honors Mentors Info Session

Thu, Nov 30
1:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
HCRN Lobby,

Come learn more about the Honors Mentor Program, a fantastic way to build leadership skills in an academic setting. Honors Mentors work closely with Honors College faculty and help shape the experience of first-year students.

Cheezybread with the Council

Thu, Nov 30
7:00 pm
- 11:00 pm
HCRN Innovation Forum,

Join the HLC for some late night treats. Cheezybread will be served from 7:00-11:00 p.m.

December 2017

Interdisciplinary Academic Committee: Winterfest

Fri, Dec 1
5:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
STEAM lab,

Check out multiple booths and activities inspired by the learning and studies of each disciplinary college at Purdue. Visit every booth for a special prize!

Honors College Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium

Wed, Dec 6
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Honors students are invited to stop by the Reading Room and listen to their peers as they present their scholarly projects. If interested in preparing a presentation please email Rebekah Pauly by Monday, Dec. 4.

Visiting Scholars: Workshop with Emmy-nominated choreographer Jeffrey Page

Thu, Dec 7
2:00 pm
- 4:00 pm
HCRN Innovation Forum,

Join us for a workshop with MTV’s Video Music Award winning & Emmy Award nominated choreographer, Jeffrey Page. Page offers an energetic fusion of traditional African Dance, hip-hop, funk and soul. His dynamic work has been featured on Solange Knowles’ Parking Lot Lovers, Fox's So You Think You Can Dance and Beyonce’s The Mrs. Carter World Tour to name a few.

End of Semester Holiday Party

Fri, Dec 8
3:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Take a break from studying to enjoy some end of semester holiday cheer and treats with fellow students!

Honors College Medallion Ceremony

Thu, Dec 14
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Please refer to email invitation

January 2018

Skate Into Spring

Tue, Jan 9
7:30 pm
- 9:30 pm

Welcome back honors students! Grab on honors friend and join us for a fun evening of skating at the Tapawingo Park skating rink. Buses will pick up starting at 7:30pm outside the HCR North Building front entrance on the corner of Third St. and Russell.

Contracts, and Cookies, and Coffee, OH MY!

Wed, Jan 10
10:00 am
- 11:00 am
HCRN Innovation Forum,

A "how to contract" open house! Stop by with questions about the contracting process or to pick up the contracting forms. Cookies and coffee will be provided!

Learn to Live on Mars!

Wed, Jan 10
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
WALC 2087,

Purdue's first Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) team, Crew-186, will be streaming live from their astronaut base in Utah. Come to learn about their adventures and get a taste of what it might take to establish a human presence on the Red Planet. The crew will discuss: Donning spacesuits Conducting EVAs Collecting geologic samples Growing food Using virtual reality Application process to become a future crew member

Contracts, and Cookies, and Coffee, OH MY!

Thu, Jan 11
1:30 pm
- 2:30 pm
HCRN Innovation Forum,

A "how to contract" open house! Stop by with questions about the contracting process or to pick up the contracting forms. Cookies and coffee will be provided!

The Society of Arts and Letters Callout

Tue, Jan 16
7:00 pm
- 7:30 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

The Society of Arts and Letters organizes creative events centered on reading and writing, and we are looking to expand our membership and to pursue new ideas. Insomnia Cookies will be provided, as well as information about our plans for the semester.

Spring Involvement Fair

Wed, Jan 17
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
HCRN Innovation Forum,

Come learn about joining a programming committee and the application process to becoming a mentor!

Station Eleven Book Club

Wed, Jan 17
8:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Dr. Bross will facilitate a discussion on the book, Station Eleven. The novel follows a Shakespearean acting group that travels the Great Lakes region after a fictional swine flu pandemic, known as the "Georgia Flu", has devastated the world, killing most of the population. Residents will be encouraged to continue to participate in the series including a movie night, workshops and presentation from the author later in the spring semester.

FAC+: The Society of Arts and Letters Open Mic

Thu, Jan 18
6:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
HCRS 1054,

Join The Society of Arts and Letters for their Open Mic Night. All are welcome to bring poems and short stories to share with the group and receive optional audience feedback on original work.

‘Get Ahead of Third Year’ Sophomore Boot Camp

Sat, Jan 20
9:00 am
- 12:30 pm
Honors Hall,

Learn what you can do spring, summer and fall semester to maximize your potential as a scholar. Purdue experts and the NISO team will provide important guidance and help you invest in yourself.

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