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Honors Colloquium and Events

The Honors Colloquia are a series of scholarly talks and presentations offered throughout the academic year. They provide a venue for Honors students and faculty to present their research, but also for the Honors program to bring speakers to campus from outside the university community.

Check out our Facebook page to see pictures of all of our events- https://www.facebook.com/pg/TAMUTHonorsProgram/photos/ 

2017-2018 Academic Year

Fall 2017

October 18, 2017: Ms. Alisa Robinson and Ms. Lara Jolley (Honors program students- Biology)

"Raising Chickens without Shells"

October 24, 2017: Dr. Jan Murdock, Assistant Professor of Special Education 

"Making All Students Our Students"

November 15, 2017: Dr. David Yells, Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs

"The Opidemic: Local and National Issues"

November 30, 2017: Dr. John Oxford, Assistant Professor of Psychology (Southern Arkansas University)

"Evolutionary and social neuroendocrinology of human competition"

December 5, 2017: Dr. Ben Neuman, Associate Professor of Biology

"Viruses are All Around You"

Spring 2018

February 6, 2018: Wai Yen Chan, Assistant Professor of Mathematics 

"Modeling Annuities by Mathematical Equations"

March 1, 2018: Dr. Doris Davis, Emeritus Regents Professor of English 

"The Science of Music"

April 18, 2018: Dr. Jon Grahe, Professor of Psychology (Pacific Lutheran University) 

"Authentic Research Projects Benefit Students, Faculty, and Science"

April 24, 2018: Ms. Samantha Gallegos (Honors student- History/English) 

"King Arthur, Merlin, and the Reductio Ad Absurdum: The Search for King Arthur in History, Myth, and Legend"

April 25, 2018: Dr. Angela Sikorski, Associate Professor of Psychology

"The Psychology of Trauma"

2016-2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016 

October 4, 2016: Dr. Richard Parsons, Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance

"The Power of Economic Incentives in Shaping Our History" 

October 13, 2016: Ms. Amanda Nix (Honors Program Student EC-6) and Ms. Kristen Childress (Honors Program Student EC-6)

"Deepening Our Understanding of Educational Standards Through Collaboration of Pre-Service Teachers and the Discovery Place Museum (Texarkana)"

November 7, 2016: Ms. Allison Colleen Johnson (Honors Program Student- History/English)

"That Dragon, Cancer: Traces of Loss, Life, and Language"  
December 1, 2016: Dr. Ben Neuman, Assistant Professor of Biology
"Fighting Viruses by Tweaking Lipid Metabolism: Exploring the World of Designer Drugs that Could Keep You Thin and Virus-Free"

Spring 2017 

January 26, 2017: Dr. Craig M Nakashian, Associate Professor of History
"A NEW KIND OF MONSTER....PART MONK, PART KNIGHT: Warrior Clerics in Medieval Europe" (Click here to view the presentation)

February 9, 2017: Dr. Rebecca Martindale, Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology
"SKETCHNOTING: A Visual Approach to Note Taking"

March 7, 2017: Dr. Doris Davis, Regents Professor of English 
"Male Composers-Female Muse"

April 4, 2017: Ms. Allison Colleen Johnson (Honors Program Student- History/English)
"Death, Duality, and Deconstruction: The Lively Lyrics of Conor Oberst"

April 11, 2017: Dr. Greg Hogan, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
"The Intercalation and Molecular Transport of Guest Molecules into Hydrogen-Bonded Metal-Organic Frameworks"

3rd Annual HONORS PROGRAM SHOWCASE 

April 27, 2017

Jolley and Robinson            Click here to view video of Honors Program project by Lara Jolley and Alisa Robinson: Who came first?  The chicken or the cup?  The video documents a process to use artificial egg shells to cultivate chicken and duck embryos.
Allison Johnson Allison Johnson holds her original art that illustrates her Honors Program project theme:  Applying art to the study of the Oxford English Dictionary and early use of language related to Zombies.
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Lindley Harris, a student in the Early Childhood to grade 6 teacher preparation program created an original children's book demonstrating the process for becoming a teacher  that can be used in elementary classrooms.
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Amanda Nix and Kristen Childress worked with Discovery Place Children's Museum to align the museum's childrens's activities and stations to the state education standards for Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana.

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