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January 2017

Skate Into Spring

Tue, Jan 10
6:45 pm
- 9:30 pm
Bus pick up at HCR North Building entrance,

Welcome back to another semester! Join your fellow Honors College student for an Ice Skating social, buses will pick up starting at 6:45 pm

Programming Committees Leadership Callout

Thu, Jan 12
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm

Still interested in getting involved with an Honors College leadership position for the semester, come by and find out what openings we have.

Cornerstone Neighborhood Event: Viewing of ‘Concussion’ and Panel Discussion

Wed, Jan 18
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm

Viewing of the captivating moving 'Concussion' followed by a panel discussion with faculty from the euro-trama research center, student-athletes and more!

Honors Mentor Program Callout

Mon, Jan 23
6:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
STEAM lab,

Interested in becoming an Honors Mentor? Learn about this innovative leadership program and how it will develop your skills while supporting your community.

Gilman Scholarship Callout

Tue, Jan 24
5:30 pm
- 11:00 pm
HCRS 1054,

Come learn how the Gilman Scholarship program can support your study abroad goals.

Human-Animal Relationships Film Series: Champions

Thu, Jan 26
5:30 pm
- 7:00 pm
HCRN 1145,

Join Professor Dolby for this captivating film and discussion to follow

February 2017

Scholarship Resume Workshop

Wed, Feb 1
6:00 pm
- 7:30 pm
HCRS 1054,

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?

NISO Sophomore Workshop

Sat, Feb 4
9:00 am
- 12:00 pm
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.

How We Think: Research Across Disciplines

Tue, Feb 7
6:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
Honors Hall,

Join four scholars from across Purdue University and the Greater Lafayette Community for a demonstration of how our expertise and interests shape the way we look at the world. Hosted by HONR 199, “The Evolution of Ideas: Utopia,” the discussion will focus on Frank Lloyd Wright’s utopian scheme, “Broadacre City.”

Supper with the Scholars

Thu, Feb 9
5:30 pm
- 7:30 pm
Honors Hall,

All Honors students are welcome to attend this networking opportunity with distinguished faculty from across campus. Business Casual Attire, dinner provided.

Valentine’s Day Celebration

Tue, Feb 14
6:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
HCRS Reading Room,

Enjoy original works of love poetry and remarks by Dr. Veenhoven, assorted desserts will be provided.

Public Talk with Ruut Veenhoven- Greater happiness for a greater number: how can that be achieved?

Wed, Feb 15
4:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Considered a pioneer in the scientificc study of happiness, Prof. Ruut Veenhoven will share his insight on the subjective enjoyment of life. The Dutch sociologist is the founding director of the World Database of Happiness. His work on the social conditions for human happiness at Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands, has contributed to a renewed interest in happiness as an aim for public policy. Veenhoven is also the founding editor of the Journal of Happiness Studies.

Interview and Q&A with Ruut Veenhoven

Thu, Feb 16
3:00 pm
- 4:00 pm
HCRN 1151 Library,

Human-Animal Relationships Film Series: How smart are animals?

Thu, Feb 23
5:30 pm
- 7:00 pm
HCRN 1145,

Join Professor Dolby for this captivating film and discussion to follow

Relaxing with Residents: Community Service Event with Cumberland Pointe

Sat, Feb 25
8:30 am
- 12:30 pm
Meet at HCRN Main Lobby,

The Community Service Programming Committee presents a day spending quality time with residents of Cumberland Pointe Retirement Center. Transportation and brunch will be provided! Meet in the HCRN Main Lobby.

Cooking with the Dean

Tue, Feb 28
2:00 pm
- 4:00 pm
HCR South Community Kitchen,

Celebrate the Mardi Gras season with home made beignets cooked up with our very own Dean of the Honors College.

March 2017

Engagement and Service Learning Summit: Partnerships for Purpose

Wed, Mar 1
1:00 pm
- 5:30 pm
Honors Hall,

for more information please visit: https://conf.purdue.edu/landing_pages/partnership/

‘Out of Print’ a curated conversation on local print history

Thu, Mar 2
3:00 pm
- 4:00 pm
STEAM lab,

Trivia Night

Thu, Mar 2
7:00 pm
- 9:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Bring a friend and come down for a fun night of pub trivia! Snacks and drinks will be provided, teams will be formed at event. Sponsored by the HLC Social Committee

Rising Professionals Campus Wide Panel

Sun, Mar 5
4:00 pm
- 5:00 pm
Honors Hall,

Hear distinguished young alumni share their Boilermaker experiences

Iris Parker: Photography and Social Change

Tue, Mar 7
5:30 pm
- 6:30 pm
STEAM lab,

Leadership Toolbox: Planning Leadership Experiences to Achieve Your Goals

Tue, Mar 7
6:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
HCRN 1145,

Leadership is an integral part of any application, whether it’s for graduate school, a scholarship, or a future career. What leadership experiences should you pursue? Join Veronica Schirm from the National and International Scholarships Office to explore which leadership experiences can help you towards your goals. Pizza will be provided.

Fulbright ETA Statement Workshop

Wed, Mar 8
6:00 pm
- 7:30 pm
HCRS 1054,

Current Fulbright U.S. Student Program English Teaching Assistant Grant applicants for a 2017-18 grant. After viewing the Fulbright Essay Writing Video (http://www.purdue.edu/niso/appguides/fulbright.html), write a draft of both your Personal Statement and Statement of Grant Purpose. Bring the following to the workshop: • One printed copy of Personal Statement • One printed copy of Statement of Grant Purpose • Pencil or colored pen (not black) • Highlighters in different colors

Fulbright Academic Grant Statement Workshop

Thu, Mar 9
6:00 pm
- 7:30 pm
HCRN 1143,

Current Fulbright U.S. Student Program Academic Grant applicants for a 2017-18 grant. After viewing the Fulbright Essay Writing Video (http://www.purdue.edu/niso/appguides/fulbright.html), write a draft of both your Personal Statement and Statement of Grant Purpose. Bring the following to the workshop: • A printed copy of Personal Statement • A printed copy of Statement of Grant Purpose • Pencil or colored pen (not black) • Highlighters in different colors

Gates Cambridge Scholarship Information

Tue, Mar 21
5:00 pm
- 6:00 pm
HCRS 1066,

2016 Gates Cambridge Scholar and Purdue alumna Marisa Henry will provide Purdue students with her perspective on University of Cambridge and studying in the UK. Learn what qualities are sought in a prestigious scholarship recipient. First year and early graduate students attend.

Churchill Scholarship Information Session

Tue, Mar 21
6:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
HCRS 1066,

Meet 2015 Churchill Scholar and Purdue alumna Emily Erickson and 2017 Churchill Scholar and current Purdue senior Shovik Bandyopadhyay. Erickson will provide Purdue students with her perspective on University of Cambridge and studying in the UK. Bandyopadhyay will discuss his experience of the application process. Learn what qualities are sought in a prestigious scholarship recipient. First year and early graduate students attend.

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