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J. Harry & Anna Jeanes Academic Honors Week Events

Honors Thesis Presentation Schedule
As part of Honors Week, Honors Program students are presenting their thesis research April 7-11 in the Alexander Hall classroom (Room 115). View the online schedule, and attend the presentations that are of interest to you!

Note: Each page of the schedule contains a separate morning or afternoon/evening list of presentations, so be sure to scroll through the entire schedule. The schedule will be updated with more specific titles of research as time allows. Presentation times are somewhat tentative as a speaker will begin his/her presentation as soon as the previous presentation concludes.

April 7-11, 2014, marks the 22nd Annual J. Harry & Anna Jeanes Academic Honors Week & Convocation. Endowed by J. Harry and Anna Jeanes and overseen by the Honors College, these events are focal points of our academic year and are an ongoing recognition and celebration of the rigorous and exciting undergraduate experience provided for our students. The Honors Convocation is held to jointly recognize undergraduate academic excellence across the University, including recognizing Outstanding Students from the College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College, and the Schools of Business, Education, Engineering/Computer Science, Music, Nursing, and Social Work.

Honors Week Convocation

2 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014
Barfield Drawing Room
Due to limited seating, the Convocation primarily is an invitation-only event
for recognized undergraduates and their faculty mentors.

The Convocation will begin with a piano prelude by Mr. Alex Kostadinov, Junior Piano Performance major (Baylor School of Music) from Moscow, Russia, to be followed by Provost Elizabeth Davis' Welcome and Invocation. Dean Thomas Hibbs of the Honors College will give Words of Appreciation and introduce the keynote speaker, Mr. Vitor Boutros, Human Trafficking Prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., and co-author of The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence. Boutros will give the keynote address on "Great Ambition." Provost Davis will then recognize the Outstanding Students campus-wide, along with their respective department chairs/program directors and deans. Phi Beta Kappa inductees also will be recognized as a group for their accomplishments. The Convocation will conclude with the presentation of the Cornelia Marschall Smith Outstanding Professor of the Year Award. Immediately following the Convocation, all Outstanding Students will be invited to have their photographs taken with their respective department chairs/program directors and deans, and to attend a reception in the adjoining second-floor foyer of the Bill Daniel Student Center.

Honors Program & University Scholars Senior Thesis Presentations
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Honors Program/University Scholars Banquet
(by invitation only)

Celebrating the achievements of Honors Program & University Scholars Program seniors and their faculty mentors
6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Barfield Drawing Room (Bill Daniel Student Center)