honors seminar 2017

Fall 2021 Seminars

Course Title Description Time Hours Room Instructor

HON 301 - H1

Rapid Prototyping with Rasberry Pi Learn techniques for developing an embedded control system with someone who worked in the field for over 20 years. R 11:20-12:15  1.0 FFH 118 D. Chan 

HON 301 - H2

Glamorous as Schitt! Discover how we communicate nonverbally through the things we wear and carry. You will discuss both scholarly articles and episodes of Schitt’s Creek.

M

11:20-12:15 

1.0 FFH 118 N. McDavid

HON 301 - H3 

Mathematics of Social Justice Learn mathematical modeling and other techniques for analyzing data by looking at issues such as voting methods and human trafficking.  (MA 171 required)

M

2:40-3:45

1.0 FFH 118 J. Burrows

HON 301 - H4

Your Social Media Knows Everything Explore how social media tracks all your information across platforms, and experiment by devising some fictitious social media accounts.

11:20-12:15

1.0 FFH 118 H. Delugach

HON 301 - H5 

Understanding Professionalism  Learn professional culture and develop your own professionalism through lectures and mentorship guided by the Millbridge Foundation. T 2:40-3:35 1.0 FFH 118 C. Bailey 

HON 301 - H6

Selling Innovation Thinking of taking a tech idea to market? Learn the rules of patents, IP, and other aspects from an economist and an expert at tech commercialization.

F

9:40-10:35

1.0 FFH 118 W. Orman, K. Grant

HON 301 - H7

The Bhagavad Gita: Yoga Philosophy and Practice Combine philosophical discussion of the Bhagavad Gita with yoga instruction delivered by a certified instructor. (First 10-week session) 

F

1-2:20

1.0 FFH 138 S. Friedman

HON 201 - H1

 

Scholarships and Graduate School Prep Learn about graduate school and graduate fellowship application processes. Develop a plan and create drafts of personal essays for getting into graduate programs. Now open to freshmen. GPA of 3.75 required. (First 7-week session)

M, W 

1-1:55

1.0

MOR 132

J. Staton