NYTimes columnist Timothy Egan is Honors Convocation speaker this week

Honors_Convocation_2012_rdax_250x379It’s that annual TCU milestone of the spring semester when the focus turns to Honors Week and a campuswide celebration of student research and creative activities. This year, there are even new banners along University Drive to mark the festivities.

Have a look at what’s going on each day this week and be sure to drop in to hear some of the student presentions if you can.You’ll be impressed at the scope and depth of what undergraduates can do.

Monday, April 16
9 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Seniors Honors Presentations, Debate Chamber, Scharbauer Hall* (For a list of presenters, go to https://honors.tcu.edu/honors-presentations.asp)

1:40 – 5:40 p.m. Seniors Honors Presentations, Valerie Neal Living Room, Scharbauer Hall (For a list of presenters, go to https://honors.tcu.edu/honors-presentations.asp)

2 – 5:20 p.m. 12:20 p.m. Seniors Honors Presentations, Debate Chamber, Scharbauer Hall (For a list of presenters, go to https://honors.tcu.edu/honors-presentations.asp)

Tuesday, April 17
9 a.m. – 11:20 p.m. Seniors Honors Presentations, Debate Chamber, Scharbauer Hall (For a list of presenters, go to
https://honors.tcu.edu/honors-presentations.asp

9:40– 11:20 a.m. Seniors Honors Presentations, Valerie Neal Living Room, Scharbauer Hall (For a list of presenters, go to
https://honors.tcu.edu/honors-presentations.asp
2:20 – 5:40 Seniors Honors Presentations, Debate Chamber, Scharbauer Hall (For a list of presenters, go to https://honors.tcu.edu/honors-presentations.asp

2 – 5:40 p.m. Seniors Honors Presentations, Valerie Neal Living Room, Scharbauer Hall (For a list of presenters, go to https://honors.tcu.edu/honors-presentations.asp

Wednesday, April 18
11:40 a.m. – 2 p.m. Seniors Honors Presentations, Debate Chamber, Scharbauer Hall (For a list of presenters, go to https://honors.tcu.edu/honors-presentations.asp

2:40 – 6 p.m. Boller Award Finalists Session, Debate Chamber, Scharbauer Hall

7:30 p.m. Inaugural Robert D. Alexander Lecture in the Liberal Arts, featuring Sir Ken Robinson, internationally recognized leader in the development of education, creativity and innovation, BLUU ballroom

Thursday, April 19

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., College of Education Research and Pedagogy Fair (undergraduate and graduate student research on display), Palko Bldg.

11 a.m. Honors Convocation, Ed Landreth Auditorium, with Timothy Egan, author and columnist for The New York Times

1 – 4 p.m. Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences Ninth Annual Student Research Symposium, University Recreation Center Special Events Gym

3 – 4:30 p.m. College of Education students will present their work, Palko Bldg.

7 p.m. School of Classical & Contemporary Dance senior capstone concert; culmination of the BFA in Ballet & Modern Dance, Studio Theatre of Erma Lowe Hall

Friday, April 20

Noon – 7 p.m. College of Science and Engineering presents The Michael and Sally McCracken 10th Annual Student Research Symposium, Tucker Technology Center

1 p.m. Department of Communication Studies will host two presentations of graduate research, Moudy 300S: “Involuntary Organizational Exit: Rollercoasters, Good Vibrations, and Group Hugs” by Kaitlin Phillips and Molly Wright and
“Family COMMunity Influences Workplace Communication: Family Communication Patterns as Predictors of Organizational Dissent” by Marjorie Buckner and Morgan Bridge

2 p.m. TCU Debate Showcase, on Debate Chamber, Scharbauer Hall. TCU’s award-winning debate team will present an oratorical event for the TCU community.

3 p.m. School of Classical & Contemporary Dance seniors Sarah Hackwith and Julie Kostelancik will present their Honors dance works in full since they are unable to do so during Honors College presentations earlier in the week , Studio Theatre, Erma Lowe Hall

5:15 p.m. College of Science and Engineering presents The Michael and Sally McCracken 10th Annual Student Research Symposium. Keynote speaker is Dr. Rhiannon G. Mayne, curator of the Oscar E. Monnig Collection and assistant professor of Meteoritics and Planetary Science, Sid Richardson Bldg. lecture hall 1. Topic is “From Outer Space to Antarctica: The Antarctic Search for Meteorites Program”

7 p.m. School of Classical & Contemporary Dance Senior Capstone Concert; culmination of the BFA in Ballet & Modern Dance, Studio Theatre of Erma Lowe Hall

7 p.m. Honors Banquet, BLUU Ballroom with keynote speaker Dr. Giri Akkaraju, Associate Professor of Biology and the 2011 Honors Professor of the Year

Saturday, April 21

2 p.m. School of Classical & Contemporary Dance senior capstone concert; culmination of the BFA in Ballet & Modern Dance, Studio Theatre of Erma Lowe Hall

7 p.m. School of Classical & Contemporary Dance senior capstone concert; culmination of the BFA in Ballet & Modern Dance, Studio Theatre of Erma Lowe Hall