UAH

Honors Forum Schedule - Fall Semester 2010

Date
Topic
Location
Tue Aug 17
Introduction to Forum and the Honors Program, Dr. Harry Delugach, Honors Director.
Followed by FREE PIZZA! for all students in the Honors Program (noon)
FFH 138
Thu Aug 19
Dr. Harry Delugach, Computer Science Dept., Machine Intelligence in Movies and TV
FFH 138
Tue Aug 24
Student Council for the Honors Program (SCHP) and Anneliese DeVyldere, The Apollo Project
FFH 138
Thu Aug 26
Dr. Mikel Petty, Director, Center for Modeling, Simulation and Analysis, Games and simulation: fun vs. realism
FFH 138
Tue Aug 31
NO CLASS!
Thu Sep 02
Dr. Michael Anderson, Civil Engineering Dept., Transit Oriented Development
FFH 138
Tue Sep 07
Linda Vaughan, Reference Librarian, The Letter: December 8, 1941, Schofield Barracks, Territory of Hawaii
FFH 138
Thu Sep 09
Election! Student Council for the Honors Program (SCHP) speeches and voting begins
FFH 138
Tue Sep 14
Dr. Carmen Scholz, Chemistry Dept., Making the Blind See
FFH 138
Thu Sep 16
Dr. Mohamed Ashour, Civil and Environmental Eng. Dept., Danger of Soil Liquefaction on Bridge Foundations
FFH 138
Tue Sep 21
Dr. Nicholaos Jones, Philosophy Dept., Confucianism and Human Rights
FFH 138
Thu Sep 23
Ron Roberts, Huntsville Chamber Music Guild, The HCMG 2010-2011 Season
FFH 138
Tue Sep 28
Dr. David Williams, President, Just what exactly DOES a university president do?
FFH 138
Thu Sep 30

Discussion

FFH 138
Tue Oct 05
Dr. Mark Jones, Sociology Dept., The Practice of Calorie Restriction as a Case Study in the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge.
FFH 138
Thu Oct 07
Fall Break - no class
Tue Oct 12
Dr, Dorla Evans, Accounting and Finance Dept., Financial Regulation Reform
FFH 138
Thu Oct 14
NO CLASS
FFH 138
Tue Oct 19
Dr. Shannon Bridgmon, Political Science Dept., The Intended Electorate: Voter Registration Restrictions and Electoral Outcomes
FFH 138
Thu Oct 21
NO CLASS
Tue Oct 26
Dr. Claudio Morales, Mathematical Sciences Dept., Mathematics: A World of Imagination, Curiosity and Creative Thinking
FFH 138
Thu Oct 28
Dr. Rolf Goebel, Foreign Languages and Literatures Dept. Literature and Cultural Memory
FFH 138
Tue Nov 02

Dr. Vistasp Karbhari, Exec. VP and Provost, Civil and Environmental Eng. Dept., FRP Composites: A 21st Century Solution to the Renewal of Civil Infrastructure

FFH 138
Thu Nov 04
Discussion
FFH 138
Tue Nov 09
R. Jeannine Windham, History Dept., Bringing the Past into the Future through Preservation, Excavation, and Stewardship
FFH 138
Thu Nov 11
JJ Kent, Native American Flutist and Educator, co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs for its Native American Heritage Month Celebration
FFH 138
Tue Nov 16
Student Project/Creative Presentations:
• Morgan Chamberlain, Pedestrian Activity on the UAH Campus
• Shane Patrick, MEMS-based PUFs for Cryptographic Applications
• Jennifer Torbic, Russia: Life & Religion�Before and After Communism
FFH 138
Thu Nov 18

Student Project/Creative Presentations:
• Kathryn DeVirgilio, Stirling Engine Control
• Nicholas Arnet, Inhibition of Xanthine Oxidase by Plant Extracts using UV-based Assay and Extending to NMR-method
• Brad Townson, Intelligent Machine Rights

FFH 138
Tue Nov 23
Discussion and Course Evaluation.
FFH 138