Students enjoy themselves at an Honors Picnic by playing ninja tag.

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AUGUST 2015

Thursday
Aug. 27

University Honors Program - Nuts and Bolts for incoming students
4:30-5:30 p.m., DeMille Hall 148
This nuts-and-bolts session is for students who have been admitted to the University Honors Program. The director, along with Honors faculty members and students, will introduce you to the Honors Program and then answer your questions and address any concerns.

Friday
Aug. 28

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.,
Honors Faculty Meeting, DeMille Hall 146

Sunday
Aug. 30                    

Honors Program Mentor Dessert Bash
2:00-4:00 p.m., Beckman 404
An informal meeting with a dessert bar, for new students who have been admitted into the University Honors Program. Meet your mentor and other returning Honors students. This will be a chance for incoming students to introduce themselves and to find out about opportunities for becoming involved with Honors in the coming year.

SEPTEMBER 2015

Thursday
Sept. 17

Fireside Chat 
7:00-9:00 p.m.
An Honors professor will host students at his/her home for dinner and discussion. Watch for more information and RSVP form.

OCTOBER 2015

Friday
Oct. 9
Poker with the Professors
5:00-8:00 p.m., Argyros forum 205
Students, alumni, parents -- you are invited to play poker with the Honors professors. This fun event is to raise money for KIVA.  There will be great poker chow: hotdogs, grilled cheese sandwiches, salsa, chips, cookies.  You don't have to know how to play -- we'll show you.

Oct. TBD

First Sapere Aude Submission Deadline
Submissions accepted until 11:59 p.m.
Submissions received prior to this date that are not accepted for publication may be resubmitted with edits for a second review before the final deadline, TBD.

Friday
Oct. TBD

Scribendi Deadline
Submit work to the Western Regional Honors journal, Scribendi! Visit the Scribendi website for more details.

Saturday
Oct. 3
Honors Program Coffee & Open House
Join Honors for coffee and pastries, and tour the Honors space!

Thursday
Oct. 16

Fireside Chat 
7:00-9:00 p.m., Details to follow.
Watch for more information and RSVP form.

Friday
Oct. 30

Halloween Candy In The Commons
All day.
Stop by and trick-or-treat!

NOVEMBER 2015

Nov. TBD

Sapere Aude Final Submission Deadline
Submissions accepted until 11:59 p.m.

Nov. 11-15 National Collegiate Honors Council Conference - Denver
Ten students will present their research and projects at this annual conference attended by Honors programs from throughout the United States and abroad. 

Thursday
Nov. 19

Fireside Chat 
7:00-9:00 p.m.
An Honors professor will host students at his/her home for dinner and discussion. Watch for more information and RSVP form.

Nov. 23-27

Thanksgiving Break!

DECEMBER 2015 - JANUARY 2016

Tuesday
Dec. 1
Abstracts for oral presentations and posters for the 2015 National Collegiate Honors Council  and the 2016 Western Regional Honors council conferences are due. Abstracts must be approved by the Honors Advisory Board before they are submitted to conference judges.  Learn how to submit a winning abstract. The 2016 Western Regional conference will be held in Riverside, California, April 8-10. The 2015 National Conference will also be held in Chicago, Illinois, November 11-15.

Tuesday
Dec. 16

Procrastination Party
Noon, Honors Commons (DeMille 152)
The fabled Procrastination party - an annual event during finals week. Join your fellow Honors students and take a break from studying to play Sporcle and enjoy free food.

Jan. 4-30

Interterm Session

FEBRUARY 2016

Friday
Feb. 12

Happy (Early) Valentines Day!
Noon, Honors Commons (DeMille 152)
Join Honors for great food in the Honors Commons in celebration of Valentine's Day! 

Thursday
Feb. 18
Fireside Chat 
7:00-9:00 p.m., Details to follow.
Join your fellow students for food and an interesting discussion with an Honors professor.

MARCH 2016

Monday
Mar. 14
Pre-Pi Day Celebration
11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Honors Commons
Join Honors as we celebrate Pi Day!! Take a break from studying and relax with delicious pie and wonderful company!

Friday
Mar. 18

Fireside Chat
7:00-9:00 p.m., Details to follow.
Join your fellow students for food and an interesting discussion with an Honors professor.

March 21-25 Spring Break!

APRIL 2016

April 10-12

Western Regional Honors Council conference – Reno
Students will travel to Reno to present their research and projects at this annual conference attended by Honors programs from 14 Western states.  

Friday
April 21        

Fireside Chat
7:00-9:00 p.m., Details to follow. Join your fellow students for food and an interesting discussion with an Honors professor.

MAY 2016

Saturday
May 7

University Honors Conference
9 a.m.-2 p.m., Beckman Hall
Honors seniors will present their capstone projects. Attendance at this event is required for all Honors students. The conference is followed by lunch and presentation of senior awards.

Tuesday
May 10
Procrastination Party
Noon, Honors Commons
The fabled Procrastination party - an annual event during finals week. Join your fellow Honors students and take a break from studying to play Sporcle and enjoy free food.

May 20-22

Commencement
Congratulations to the Honors Class of 2016!

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