Embrace the Challenge
The mission of the Honors Program is to create an intensive learning community that will foster academic excellence, encourage civic action, and inspire the University’s top students to become strong leaders on campus and in our community.
Events - Spring 2012
Friday, March 2, 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Meet and Greet with Dr. Martha Sandweiss prior to the College of Arts and Sciences Big Read event.
Friday, March 2, 6:30 – 7:30 PM, University Auditorium (Building 46)
Dr. Martha Sandweiss will discuss her book, Passing Strange: A Gilded Tale of Love and Deception Across the Color Line (Penguin 2009)
Friday, March 9, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Honors visit to the American History Museum's exhibit, "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox of Liberty"
Tuesday, March 13, 5:30 – 7:00 PM, Building 41 A-03
Nobel Laureate William Phillips will give a lecture titled, "Time, Einstein, and the Coolest Stuff in the Universe."
Friday, March 16
Honors trip to Monticello, Charlottesville, VA
Tuesday, April 3, 5:30 – 7:00 PM, Building 41 A-03
Dr. Pradeep Behera, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, will give a lecture on his current research projects.
Sunday, April 8, 6:30 PM, Dr. Howe’s House
Honors Potluck Dinner
Thursday, April 12, 4pm - 5:30pm, Building 41 Rm A03
Honors Speaker Series: Wynn Yarbough, Dept. of English Lecture Title: Winnie the Pooh, Peter Rabbit, and other Bad Boys in Children's Books: Masculinity in Animal Depictions in British Animal Fantasies
Friday, April 27, 12:00 – 2:00 PM, Building 41, Room 421
Honors End-of-Semester Lunch