University Honors Program Fall Convocation: An Annual Tradition Since 2003
Fall 2012 Convocation: Dr. Marguerite Helmers
On September 18, 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 from 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: Dr. Dennis Rioux
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, Department of Physics and Astronomy, has taught HNRS 175 and is also a member of the Honors Council. A copy of his address and presentation can be found here: Lecture (pdf)
Fall 2010 Convocation: Dr. Don Dingledine
Dr. Don Dingledine (Department of English)
September 23, 2010
"'In Landlessness Alone Resides the Highest Truth': Or, at Sea with the UHP" (pdf)
Fall 2009 Convocation: Dr. Laurence Carlin
Dr. Laurence Carlin (Department of Philosophy)
September 22, 2009
"Uncomfortable Choices: Making the Honors Program--and Your Head--a Happy Place to Live" (pdf)
Fall 2008 Convocation: Dr. Simon Sibelman
Dr. Simon Sibelman (Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures)
September 18, 2008
"Responsibility in an Irresponsible World"
Fall 2007 Convocation: Dr. Todd Sandrin
Dr. Todd Sandrin (Department of Biology)
September 19, 2007
"(Nearly) Everything I Wish I Had Known When I Was Where You Are"
Fall 2006 Convocation: Dr. Marshall Missner
Dr. Marshall Missner (Department of Philosophy)
September 21, 2006
"The Secret Life of Honors Classes"
Fall 2005 Convocation: Dr. Franca Barricelli
Dr. Franca Barricelli (Department of History) (pdf)
September 20, 2005
"Forgetting Your Career: Making the Most of the University Honors Program"
Fall 2004 Convocation: Dr. Susan McFadden
Dr. Susan McFadden (Department of Psychology) (pdf)
September 16, 2004
"Spaces, Times, and Relationships: What You Will Remember from Your Years at UW Oshkosh"
Fall 2003 Convocation: Dr. Baron Perlman
September 16, 2003
Dr. Barry Perlman (Department of Psychology) (pdf)