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April 2017

Ethics for TED symposium

Thu, Apr 27
1:30 pm
- 3:00 pm
STEAM lab,

Join our student panelists for our inaugural "Ethics for TED" symposium.  Topics include obligations of flight testing, nuclear responsibility and the ethical ramifications of mobile broadband.

Purdue Prints Exhibition

Thu, Apr 27
3:00 pm
- 4:30 pm
STEAM lab,

Students from HONR 19900: Gutenberg Galaxy will display their work from the semester in an exhibit on April 27 at 3 p.m. in the STEAM Lab of Honors College and Residences South.

End of Year Legacy Party

Fri, Apr 28
4:00 pm
- 6:00 pm

May 2017

Graduate Medallion Ceremony

Wed, May 10
5:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
Honors Hall,

August 2017

Honors College and Residences First-Year Student Move-In

Sun, Aug 13
1:00 pm
- 6:00 pm

House Hurrah

Sun, Aug 13
8:00 pm
- 10:30 pm
Honors Hall,

Welcome to your House community in the Honors College and Residences! Come meet fellow students from your House and the Faculty Honors Preceptors who will be leading you throughout the year. Each House will have a separate meeting time throughout the evening, more information will come from the Residential Honors Preceptor on your floor.

HCR Community Activity

Mon, Aug 14
7:00 pm
- 10:00 pm

More information to come!

Class of 2021 Welcome Orientation

Sun, Aug 20
2:30 pm
- 6:30 pm
Honors Hall,

All first year students are invited to join for an official Welcome into the Honors College! There will be three sessions (2:30pm, 4:00pm, and 5:30pm), attendance will be based on alphabetical grouping, please see more information in email communication.

Welcome Home

Fri, Aug 25
8:00 pm
- 10:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Welcome back to all Honors College students and celebrate the start of a new year!

Cornerstone Neighborhood Welcome

Sun, Aug 27
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
HCR South Lawn,

Welcome to the Neighborhood!

Gilman Scholarship Info Session

Mon, Aug 28
5:30 pm
- 6:30 pm
HCRS 1076,

Students, faculty, and staff join us to learn more about the Gilman Scholarship. This scholarship is only for students receiving federal Pell Grant funding.

Data & Desserts (HC Ironhack Team Callout)

Tue, Aug 29
4:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
STEAM lab,

Want to create your own app? Join the Purdue Honors College Ironhack Team.  No coding experience is necessary and all majors are welcome.  You can earn 1 credit in 8 weeks.  Come learn how you can get familiar with open data, while solving real world problems.

Leadership Involvement Fair #1

Tue, Aug 29
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
STEAM lab,

Come check out the opportunities to get involved in the Honors College community as a student leader! Note: same offerings will be at both Tuesday and Wednesday evening.

Leadership Involvement Fair #2

Wed, Aug 30
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
STEAM lab,

Come check out the opportunities to get involved in the Honors College community as a student leader! Note: same offerings will be at both Tuesday and Wednesday evening.

Student Service Learning Panel

Wed, Aug 30
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Hear from Purdue students about what service-learning is and what to expect! Co-sponsored by the Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and the Office of Engagement

Coffee with the Council

Thu, Aug 31
1:00 pm
- 4:00 pm
HCRN “study nook”,

Stop by the north building study nook on your way to or from calls to meet your Honors Leadership Council executive board and pick up an afternoon coffee and treat!

Your Honors Sophomore Year Experience

Thu, Aug 31
7:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
STEAM lab,

A welcome back gathering for all sophomore students, including a workshop co-hosted by Student Success

September 2017

Senior Cohort Welcome Back – Scholarly Project Proposal Overview

Wed, Sep 6
2:00 pm
- 3:00 pm
STEAM lab,

A welcome back event for all seniors students with additional information on the Scholarly Project proposal process.

Study Away Callout – Investigating London’s East End, Maymester

Wed, Sep 6
4:30 pm
- 6:00 pm
HCRN 1143,

London, U.K. with Dr. Jason Ware

Study Away Callout – Jazz in NOLA, Spring Break

Wed, Sep 6
4:30 pm
- 6:00 pm
HCRN 1143,

New Orleans, LA with Dr. Jason Ware

Leadership Guest Speaker: Tom Krieglstein

Thu, Sep 7
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Honors Hall,

All Honors student in an HC leadership group or holding a position in the college are welcome to join for this interactive forum on leadership and engagement in our community

The Society of Arts and Letter First Open Discussion

Thu, Sep 7
7:30 pm
- 8:30 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Join The Society of Arts and Letters for their first friendly discussion of short reads, consisting of two classic pieces of short fiction: Ray Bradbury's "A Sound of Thunder" and "Fair Extension" by Stephen King. To obtain copies of the short reads prior to the discussion, email Dr. Adam Watkins (aewatkin@purdue.edu)

Dinner with your SDOs

Sun, Sep 10
5:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Meet your Honors College Student Diversity Officers for pizza. Learn who they are and how they want to connect with you.

Gilman Essay Writing Workshop

Mon, Sep 11
5:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
HCRS 1054,

This workshop helps current Gilman applicants to revise their statements and reveals insider tips for successful essays.

Study Away Callout – Berlin: Modernity and the Metropolitan Muse, Spring Break

Tue, Sep 12
5:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
HCRS 1054,

Berlin, Germany with Dr. Pete Moore

Study Away Callout – Food Security Abroad: Kenya, Spring Break

Wed, Sep 13
5:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Nairobi and Eldoret with Dr. Elizabeth Bride, Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, and Gary Burniske

Critical Language, Boren, Gilman & Fulbright Info Session

Mon, Sep 18
5:30 pm
- 6:30 pm
HCRS 1054,

Learn about various scholarships that fund language learning, cultural immersion, teaching, or research abroad during and after your undergraduate degree. Info session for undergraduates.

NISO Freshman Open House

Fri, Sep 22
8:30 am
- 10:30 am
STEAM lab,

Join us for breakfast and information. This event geared toward Freshman will share basic information about NISO scholarships and our student services including advising, group workshops, and application assistance. Presentations will start on the hour and half hour lasting approximately 15 minutes. Attend at your convenience. Info session for undergraduates.

Honors College Homecoming Tent

Sat, Sep 23
12:30 pm
- 2:30 pm

Stop by the Honors College tent on your way to the game! Tents are located off Memorial Mall.

Truman Scholarship App & Writing Workshop

Wed, Sep 27
5:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
HCRS 1054,

This workshop is for current Truman Scholarship applicants and will cover the Truman application logistics and share information, tips, guidance regarding the short essay questions embedded therein. A clear trajectory (connected academics, extra-curriculars, and leadership experiences) is a necessary element for a successful application. What does that mean? How do you present your trajectory?

Study Away Callout – India: Waves of Globalization and Labor, Maymester

Thu, Sep 28
5:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
HCRN 1143,

Society of Arts and Letters: Open Mic

Thu, Sep 28
7:30 pm
- 9:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

The Honors College’s newly-formed literary organization, the Society of Arts and Letters, is hosting an open mic event. This event is open to all members of the Honors College community and will provide a space for creative expression without the fear of judgment. Participants can choose to read their original work or a piece by another author with the option of receiving audience feedback, and others are welcome to join in just to listen. Pieces can be poetry or prose…

October 2017

Study Away Callout – Berlin: Modernity and the Metropolitan Muse, Spring Break

Tue, Oct 3
5:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
HCRN 1143,

Berlin, Germany with Dr. Pete Moore

Study Away Callout – Food Security Abroad: Kenya, Spring Break

Wed, Oct 4
5:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Nairobi and Eldoret with Dr. Elizabeth Bride, Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, and Gary Burniske

Visiting Scholar: Alison Kafer “At the Same Time, Out of Time: Ashley X”

Thu, Oct 5
10:00 am
- 11:00 am
STEAM lab,

Visiting scholar Alison Kafer, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Feminist Studies at Southwestern University, is partnering with the Honors College to share a talk exclusively for our students. Kafer will be discussing a chapter from her book, "Feminist, Queer, Crip." It imagines a different future for disability and disabled bodies. 

Goldwater Scholarship Application Workshop

Thu, Oct 12
5:30 pm
- 7:00 pm
HCRS 1054,

This workshop is for current Goldwater Scholarship applicants and will cover the Goldwater application logistics and share information, tips, guidance regarding the short essay questions embedded therein and the research essay. A clear trajectory (connected academics,research experience, and career aspirations) is a necessary element for a successful application. What does that mean? How do you present your trajectory?

Society of Arts & Letters: Shared Reading

Thu, Oct 12
7:30 pm
- 8:30 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

The Society of Arts and Letters will be holding its second shared reading of the semester, and this month’s theme is poetry and flash fiction. We will be reading “Consuming the View” (Luigi Malerba), “What Were the White Things” (Amy Hempel), “Clouds” (Wislawa Szymborska), and “Hunger” (Adrienne Rich). We will also be discussing upcoming events and opportunities within the Society and College, such as a writing conference scholarship, a scary-story competition to celebrate Halloween, and the opportunity to have your…

NISO Sophomore Workshop

Sat, Oct 14
9:00 am
- 12:00 pm
HCRS 1076,

This special workshop is open to sophomores with a 3.8 or higher GPA and requires an RSVP due to limited space. It is a wonderful opportunity for those interested in applying to nationally competitive scholarship programs and graduate school in the future. Plus you get to hang out with the NISO team!

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

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