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September 2018

Open Forum with Honors Leadership Council

Wed, Sep 19
5:30 pm
- 6:30 pm
HCRN 1143,

Drop by to chat with your Honors Leadership Council Executive Board member representatives. Share your thoughts and creative ideas for the Honors College. They are here for YOU!

Roundtable discussion following ‘A conversation with Tarana Burke, founder of #MeToo’

Wed, Sep 19
8:15 pm
- 9:15 pm
HCRN 1145,

Join us for a roundtable discussion back in the Honors College immediately following Burke's talk in Loeb Hall. Light refreshments will be provided.

Beering Scholars Student Association Presents: The Alumni Panel

Fri, Sep 21
6:00 pm
- 7:30 pm
STEAM Lab,

By bringing in scholars and honors alumni we aim to celebrate the achievements of our panelists while also receiving advice that is applicable to current students. Please join us in the STEAM Lab to benefit from their knowledge! The reception begins at 6:00 p.m. and the panel will start at 6:30 p.m.

Omicron Delta Kappa/ Honors College Homecoming Alumni Brunch

Sat, Sep 22
9:00 am
- 11:00 am
Honors Hall,

Alumni of ODK and the Honors College are invited to enjoy brunch at the Honors College before going to watch the Boilermakers crush Boston College. All Honors College, Honors Program, and ODK alumni are invited to join. Please RSVP at https://purdue.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3Q6eqxd6C9EG0BL by Thursday, Sept. 13.

Coffee with the Council

Wed, Sep 26
10:30 am
- 2:30 pm
HCRN Innovation Forum,

Meet your Honors Leadership Council Executive Board members and grab a hot beverage or donut.

Register to Vote!

Wed, Sep 26
10:30 am
- 2:30 pm
HCRN Innovation Forum,

Volunteers from the League of Women Voters will be here to help you register to vote and answer questions you may have about voting in the upcoming elections.

HLC Krannert Gathering: Coffee and Bagels

Thu, Sep 27
10:00 am
- 12:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

YOUR Krannert HLC Rep: Serena Chang (chang493@purdue.edu)

HLC PolyTech Gathering: Popcorn and Fun

Thu, Sep 27
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
STEAM Lab,

YOUR PolyTech HLC Rep: Michael Yu (yu593@purdue.edu)

HLC College of Science Gathering: Snacks and Games

Thu, Sep 27
7:30 pm
- 9:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

YOUR College of Science HLC Rep: Melanie Martinez (mart1369@purdue.edu)

October 2018

A Peek Inside the Children’s Book Industry

Wed, Oct 3
7:30 pm
- 8:30 pm
Honors Hall,

Listen to Visiting Scholar Angela Isaacs as she discusses what it's like to write and publish children's books and how everything from child development to the printing press impacts the books that children read.

“How We Think” – Frankenstein

Thu, Oct 4
1:30 pm
- 2:30 pm
Honors Hall,

"How We Think" is a forum where faculty members from different academic colleges discuss a common object, text, or idea to showcase the insights that their fields of study have to offer. This event will feature a discussion centered on an excerpt from Frankenstein.  

Honors 3rd-Year Reunion

Thu, Oct 4
6:00 pm
- 7:30 pm
Puccini’s Smiling Teeth, 300 Brown St
West Lafayette, IN United States
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Come share a meal and conversation with students from your Honors cohort! Bring a friend, and enjoy free pizza and appetizers as you reconnect with old friends and forge new friendships.

Priority Registration Prep

Wed, Oct 10
2:00 pm
- 3:00 pm
HCRN Innovation Forum,

The Honors Advising team will have spring course information as you prepare for priority registration. HONR spring courses, honors sections, and contract promotions, will all be available at the event. And – coffee!

Priority Registration Prep

Thu, Oct 11
9:30 am
- 10:30 am
HCRN Innovation Forum,

The Honors Advising team will have spring course information as you prepare for priority registration. HONR spring courses, honors sections, and contract promotions, will all be available at the event. And – coffee!

How To Get Started in Research

Thu, Oct 11
12:00 pm
- 1:30 pm
STEAM Lab,

Join Dr. Zahra Tehrani and Dr. Elizabeth Brite for a hands-on workshop that will walk you through the first steps of finding and obtaining a research position. Lunch will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.

Diversity Matters One Hour/One Idea: First Generation College Students

Thu, Oct 11
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRS 1054,

Join your Honors Student Diversity Officers as we discuss the different experiences of first-generation students.

Health and Environment Workshop with Martine Bellanger – Day 1

Mon, Oct 15
4:30 pm
- 5:20 pm
STEAM Lab,

The three-part workshop open to all will introduce the audience to the economic perspective in public health that is the basis for policies that shape public health plans. This interactive workshop will cover basic measures and sources of data used to study population-based programs or sample-based interventions from research and studies.

Death Cafe

Mon, Oct 15
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Black Cultural Center,

Join Dr. S-S as she hosts Honors College’s first Death Café. Come eat cake, drink tea and join your fellow students in making death talkable.

Health and Environment Workshop with Martine Bellanger – Day 2

Tue, Oct 16
4:30 pm
- 5:20 pm
STEAM Lab,

The three-part workshop open to all will introduce the audience to the economic perspective in public health that is the basis for policies that shape public health plans. This interactive workshop will cover basic measures and sources of data used to study population-based programs or sample-based interventions from research and studies.

Evolution of Ideas Gallery

Tue, Oct 16
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Honors Hall,

All Honors students are invited to witness the creative genius and research acumen of our newest cohort at the Evolution of Ideas Galleries. First-year teams from seven of the HONR 19901 courses will be displaying their brilliant projects and dropping serious knowledge on all who attend. Cubed cheeses and epiphanies will abound. This is also a wonderful opportunity for you to take ownership of your Honors community by welcoming the first-year students to it and supporting their efforts to develop…

HONR Spring 19 “Course Shopping”

Tue, Oct 16
6:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
Honors Hall,

Learn more about the spring HONR courses and speak directly with some of the instructors who will be teaching. A dynamic, interactive, event as you prepare for priority registration!

Disability Hacktivism

Wed, Oct 17
10:30 am
- 11:30 am
STEAM Lab,

Visiting scholar Melanie Yergeau, Associate Professor of English at the University of Michigan, will lead a discussion of her article “Disability Hacktivism.” This article can be found at http://www2.bgsu.edu/departments/english/cconline/hacking/#yergeau. Students are encouraged to read the article before attending the discussion. To RSVP, click here.

Lunch with Martine Bellanger

Wed, Oct 17
11:30 am
- 1:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Prepare for your future by participating in a meal and discussion on Economics for Public Health Decisions with a Health Economist with international experience, Professor Martine Bellanger from the National School of Public Health in France.

Open Forum with Honors Leadership Council

Wed, Oct 17
5:30 pm
- 6:30 pm
HCRN 1143,

Drop by to chat with your Honors Leadership Council Executive Board member representatives. Share your thoughts and creative ideas for the Honors College. They are here for YOU!

Student Cinema: Short Film Premiere

Wed, Oct 17
5:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
STEAM Lab,

Join students from Dr. Anwer’s Evolution of Ideas: Photography course for a screening of their original short fiction films that explore the relationship between photography and cinema. Don’t miss the chance to see how your fellow Honors students are being inspired by films such as Rear Window, Memento, and Amelie. AND… there will be pizza!

Health and Environment Workshop with Martine Bellanger – Day 3

Thu, Oct 18
4:30 pm
- 5:20 pm
STEAM Lab,

The three-part workshop open to all will introduce the audience to the economic perspective in public health that is the basis for policies that shape public health plans. This interactive workshop will cover basic measures and sources of data used to study population-based programs or sample-based interventions from research and studies.

Artist Workshop with Lobyn Hamilton

Fri, Oct 19
4:30 pm
- 6:00 pm
STEAM Lab,

Join visual artist Lobyn Hamilton as he guides you through a hands-on creative experience using different mediums and artifacts. To attend, you must RSVP. Supplies are provided, but space is limited.

Third Street Suites Honors Students Dinner

Sun, Oct 21
5:30 pm
- 6:30 pm
Third Street Suites 159,

All Honors College students are invited to come share a meal and conversation with your fellow Third Street Suite residents. Enjoy a tasty taco bar from Moe’s as you connect with your Honors College neighbors.

Honors 4th-Year Reunion

Thu, Oct 25
6:00 pm
- 7:30 pm
Buffalo Wild Wings, 360 Brown St
West Lafayette, IN United States
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Come share a meal and conversation with students from your Honors cohort! Bring a friend, and enjoy free wings and appetizers as you reconnect with old friends and forge new friendships.

Academic Pressure Discussion Hour

Mon, Oct 29
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 a friend. Open to all Honors College Students.

Cooking with the Dean

Tue, Oct 30
4:00 pm
- 5:30 pm
HCRS Kitchen,

Join us for the most delicious form of community-building. This signature program provides an outstanding opportunity to meet and interact with Dean Phillips as she demonstrates how to bake a yummy three-ingredient cookie.

November 2018

Honors College Learning Communities Call Out

Thu, Nov 1
11:30 am
- 12:30 pm
HCRN 1145,

Come hear about two new exciting opportunities that allows you to live and learn with other students who share similar interests in Jazz or Big Data. Altered Harmony: Jazz and Society and Critical Data Studies Learning Communities offer you the opportunity to do just that!

Honors College Scary Story Contest

Thu, Nov 1
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Can you write a story that could keep other students up at night? 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. Submissions: No more than 1,200 words and emailed to aewatkin@purdue.edu by Saturday, October 27. Five finalists will be chosen to share their work at the reading on November 1.

Ars Poetica et Technica: Food Globalization in Prehistory: New Research from Central Asia

Fri, Nov 2
3:00 pm
- 4:00 pm
Honors Hall,

The foods and products we consume today originate from places all over the world.  Wheat was first domesticated in the Middle East; rice and peaches come to us from China, citrus fruits from India, almonds from the Mediterranean.  How did this incredible cornucopia come to our table?  How were foods changed as they made their way to us, and how were we changed by their arrival? Archaeologists are making new discoveries about the long history of our food’s movement, particularly…

Academic Pressure Discussion Hour

Mon, Nov 5
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 a friend. Open to all Honors College Students.

Short Films & Conversation: Race, Bias, & Identity // Week 1: Who, me, biased?

Mon, Nov 5
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRS 1054,

Hosted by your Honors College Student Diversity Officers, take part in some or all of this 3-week short film series examining the constructions and consequences of racial identity and implicit bias in the world, specifically in the United States. P.S. There’ll be snacks, so come by and grab a treat!

Cultural Center Fair

Tue, Nov 6
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
STEAM Lab,

Join us at the Cultural Center Fair to learn more about the various cultural centers here at Purdue University. Each cultural center  and your Honors College Student Diversity officers will have an activity that you can complete in order to spend time getting to know the staff and learning about the services and events they provide for students. Black Cultural Center- Adinkra Bag Painting/ Latino Cultural Center- Guatemalan Worry Dolls/ LGBTQ Center- Temporary Tattoos/ Asian American and Asian Resource Cultural…

Election Night Watch Party

Tue, Nov 6
6:00 pm
- 10:00 pm
Honors Hall,

WATCH the returns on large television screens. LEARN about the impact of election results from Purdue experts. ENGAGE with students, faculty and area public officials. We'll have a quiet room to watch returns, or you can join us in Honors Hall to watch returns and learn from expert panels who will be interpreting results in real-time. We'll have plenty of free food, too!

Honors College Fall Blood Drive

Wed, Nov 7
11:00 am
- 4:00 pm
STEAM Lab,

Save lives without even leaving campus! Join the Honors College Community Service Programming Committee and donate blood for the Indiana Blood Center. Free pizza and snacks will be provided! If you are interested, click here to sign up for a time to donate. We really appreciate your help, and remember, every donation is enough to save three lives!

Off-Campus Students Coffee Hour

Wed, Nov 7
4:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
Greyhouse Coffee & Supply Co., 100 Northwestern Ave
West Lafayette, IN United States
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Apartment, house-dwellers, and all off-campus students join HLC off-campus rep Jared Huber for a laid back hour or two with other Honors College students who also have to cook their own meals and clean their own bathrooms! Grab a cup of coffee or a pastry and catch up with friends and make new connections.

NISO CV/Resume Workshop

Wed, Nov 7
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? Please RSVP here.

Wellness Wednesdays – Healthy Eating on the Run

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

Learn how to choose the best foods for health while leading a busy life. This program discusses snacking, fast food and restaurants, healthy product alternatives, and more!

Honors College Trivia Night

Fri, Nov 9
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
Honors Hall,

How many random facts do you know? Are you an expert on viral memes? Engage in some friendly competition among other students in the Honors College by joining the Interdisciplinary Connections Programming Committee for a fun night of trivia. There will be lots of food and prizes, so come out and bring all your friends!

Academic Pressure Discussion Hour

Mon, Nov 12
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 a friend. Open to all Honors College Students.

Short Films & Conversation: Race, Bias, & Identity // Week 2: A Conversation on Race

Mon, Nov 12
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRS 1054,

Hosted by your Honors College Student Diversity Officers, take part in some or all of this 3-week short film series examining the constructions and consequences of racial identity and implicit bias in the world, specifically in the United States. P.S. There’ll be snacks, so come by and grab a treat!

Film Screening of “The Human Element” with Dr. Jason Parry

Tue, Nov 13
7:30 pm
- 9:30 pm
Krach Leadership Center Shin Forum (room 260),

Join Purdue Honors College’s Dr. Jason Parry for a special evening of art, science and environmentalism as he hosts a free screening of “The Human Element” courtesy of the Earth Vision Institute. The photographer and adventurer James Balog has spent decades documenting the effects of climate change. As founder of the Extreme Ice Survey, Balog has pioneered the use of sophisticated imaging technologies to provide stunning visual evidence of planetary transformations. In the new documentary film “The Human Element,” Balog…

Beering/Stamps Freshman Workshop

Wed, Nov 14
5:30 pm
- 6:30 pm
HCRS 1054,

Join us to find out how you can set your academic path and career on the right trajectory. Learn about prestigious scholarships like the Fulbright and discover if they are in line with your goals.

Wellness Wednesdays – Savor the Flavor of the Holidays

Wed, Nov 14
6:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Find ways to enjoy your favorite holiday foods, while still staying healthy!

Bollywood Dance Workshop

Fri, Nov 16
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Join the Honors College Global Programming Committee for a Bollywood Fusion dance night hosted by Purdue’s Jazba Bollywood Fusion Dance team! There will be free food, a henna station hosted by the Muslim Student Association, and lots of dancing! 6:00-7:00pm - Dance Lesson//7:00-8:00pm - Dance Party

Short Films & Conversation: Race, Bias, & Identity // Week 3: Hyphen Nation

Mon, Nov 19
6:30 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCRS 1054,

Hosted by your Honors College Student Diversity Officers, take part in some or all of this 3-week short film series examining the constructions and consequences of racial identity and implicit bias in the world, specifically in the United States.  P.S. There’ll be snacks, so come by and grab a treat!

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