University Honors Program Annual Convocation: A Tradition Since 2003
Fall 2012 Convocation
On September 18t 2012, the UHP held its tenth annual Fall Convocation in Pollock Alumni House. The highlight of the evening was the presentation given by the keynote speaker, Dr. Marguerite Helmers, Professor in the Department of English. Her talk, "'There and Back Again': Travels in Scholarship," set an inspiring tone for the 2012-2013 academic year. A copy of her address can be found here:
Fall 2011 Convocation
On September 19, 2011, Dr. Dennis Rioux gave a stunning presentation titled, "Is the Honors Program There When Nobody Looks?: Learning via Quantum Entanglement." Dr. Rioux, who teaches in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, is an Honors faculty member and sits on the Honors Council. A copy of his address and presentation can be found here: Dr. Rioux's keynote address (pdf)
Fall 2010 Convocation
Dr. Don Dingledine (Department of English)
"'In Landlessness Alone Resides the Highest Truth': Or, at Sea with the UHP" (pdf)
Fall 2009 Convocation
Dr. Laurence Carlin (Department of Philosophy)
"Uncomfortable Choices: Making the Honors Program--and Your Head--a Happy Place to Live" (pdf)
Fall 2008 Convocation
Dr. Simon Sibelman (Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures)
"Responsibility in an Irresponsible World"
Fall 2007 Convocation
Dr. Todd Sandrin (Department of Biology)
"(Nearly) Everything I Wish I Had Known When I Was Where You Are"
Fall 2006 Convocation
Dr. Marshall Missner (Department of Philosophy)
"The Secret Life of Honors Classes"
Fall 2005 Convocation
Dr. Franca Barricelli (Department of History) (pdf)
"Forgetting Your Career: Making the Most of the University Honors Program"
Fall 2004 Convocation
Dr. Susan McFadden (Department of Psychology) (pdf)
"Spaces, Times, and Relationships: What You Will Remember from Your Years at UW Oshkosh"
Fall 2003 Convocation
Dr. Barry Perlman (Department of Psychology) (pdf)