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University Honors Program

 
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FEBRUARY 20, 2013

Wednesday
      • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Honors Awards Ceremony and Reception
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 4
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      • Celebrate with the Honors community at the Eighth Annual Honors Awards Ceremony and Reception. The ceremony, from 5-5:30 p.m., will recognize some of the most outstanding Honors students and the valuable contributions of AU faculty, staff, and alumni. A reception will follow the ceremony and continue until 7 p.m. ~

        Type: Reception
        Host: University Honors Program

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AFTER FEBRUARY 20

      • Thu 02/21/13
        noon – 1:30 pm
      • "Saving Dying Languages: Why It Matters"
      • Kay Lounge A
      • Professor Harrison, an AU alum, will discuss his work and outline what can be done to counter the amazing reality that every two weeks, one of the world's 7,000 languages disappears--and with it the invaluable knowledge of a people. He will tell why inaction is unthinkable given the incalculable costs to humanity and knowledge if languages face extinction. No matter where your interests lie--in ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Honors Program

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      • Thu 02/28/13
        5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Capstone (or Other Research) Success--With Less Stress¬†
      • Kay Lounge A
      • The University Honors Program and the Counseling Center will co-sponsor this event, which will provide stress reduction techniques and strategies for students pursuing a capstone project or other research work. The Counseling Center will share tips to help you meet your goals successfully while reducing work-related stress. Pizza will be served.¬†

        This event is open to all AU students in and ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Honors Program

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      • Thu 03/28/13
        2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Presenting Undergraduate Research at Campus or Other Conferences
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 5
      • Join CAS Professor Kiho Kim for a workshop on perfecting your presentation skills for undergraduate research conferences. He will offer presentation guidelines for both oral and poster formats. Hear an introduction to the topic in two brief video clips found here: https://vimeo.com/album/2307953. Come prepared with your own presentations, whether an early draft or final copy, to share with ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Honors Program

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      • Mon 04/01/13
        6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Honors Alumni-Student Networking Reception
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 4
      • Sponsored by the University Honors Program, SHB, and AU Alumni Relations, this event offers you a chance to connect with alumni about jobs, graduate school, and life after graduation. Light refreshments will be served. If you plan to attend, RSVP to Honors@american.edu by Monday, March 19.~

        Type: Reception
        Host: University Honors Program

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      • Tue 04/02/13
        9:00 am – 5:30 pm
      • Honors Capstone Info Day
      • McDowell Formal
      • Juniors in Honors are especially encouraged to attend Capstone Information Day. There is one session each for CAS, KSB, SIS, SOC, and SPA so that you can meet faculty from your school or college. You can also get the inside scoop on professors you might work with--and on what kind of project you might pursue. In addition, you'll learn about how the capstone can help you after you graduate.

        Type: Information Session
        Host: University Honors Program

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