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2014 Honors Institute Schedule

Monday, June 16

1:00-9:30 pmHousing Check-In & Conference Registration (Ursa's Fireside - between Lien House & Gregg House)
1:30-3:30 pmHonors Program Committee Meeting with International Officers (South 40 House Private Dining Room)
5:00-6:15 pmDinner (Danforth University Center, Dains Dining Hall)
6:30-9:00 pm

First General Session (Mallinckrodt Center, Edison Theatre)
    The Modshiedler Lecture
    Captain William Clark
    Frontiers and the Exploration of the West

9:15-10:15 pmSeminar Meeting 1
10:15-11:15 pmWelcome Social (College Hall)
First General Session Speaker Patrick Lee will be selling and autographing his book Mosquitoes, Gnats & Prickly Pear Cactus: The Lewis & Clark Review. Cash only.

Tuesday, June 17

7:00-8:30 amBreakfast (Danforth University Center, Dains Dining Hall)
8:00-9:00 amSenior College Spotlight (Danforth University Center, 2nd floor)
Learn more about available transfer opportunities and get answers to your questions.
9:00-10:15 amSecond General Session (Mallinckrodt Center, Edison Theatre)
    The Freeman Lecture
    Dr. Nina Tandon
    Frontiers of Health and Medicine: Where Sci-Fi Meets Reality
10:30 am-NoonSeminar Meeting 2
12:15-1:30 pmLunch (Danforth University Center, Dains Dining Hall)
12:15-2:00 pmChapter Advisors Luncheon (College Hall)
Sponsored by Pearson and Webster University
2:15-3:15 pmSpecial Presentation: Honors in Action in Depth - In Two Parts
Monika Byrd, Susan Edwards and Jennifer Stanford
    Part 1 - Danforth University Center 276
    Part 2 - Harry & Susan Seigle Hall L006
3:15-4:15 pmSpecial Presentation: Honors in Action in Depth - In Two Parts
Monika Byrd, Susan Edwards and Jennifer Stanford
    Part 1 - Harry & Susan Seigle Hall L006
    Part 2 - Danforth University Center 276
4:15-4:45 pmFaculty Scholars Meeting (South 40 House - Private Dining Room)
5:00-6:45 pmDinner (Danforth University Center, Dains Dining Hall)
7:00-8:30 pm

Third General Session (Mallinckrodt Center, Edison Theatre)
    The Jardine Lecture
    Dr. Ray Arvidson
    Celestial Frontiers: Lessons from the Earth and Planetary Remote Sensing     Laboratory

8:45-10:15 pmSeminar Meeting 3

Wednesday, June 18

7:00-8:30 amBreakfast (Danforth University Center, Dains Dining Hall)
9:00-10:30 amFourth General Session (Mallinckrodt Center, Edison Theatre)
    The Blank Lecture
    Prof. Dan Rooney, Prof. Steve Schroeder and Dr. Patricia Scott West
    Exploring the Gateway to the West: St. Louis, Missouri
10:45-11:15 amSeminar Meeting 4
11:30 am -12:30 pmLunch (Danforth University Center, Dains Dining Hall)
12:30 pmBoard Buses and Depart for Historic St. Louis
Buses will board at the Clock Tower located outside of Ursa's Fireside on Shepley Street.
Visit: The Gateway Arch, Old Courthouse, Riverboat on the Mississippi River
5:00-6:00 pmBoard Buses and Return to Washington University
Buses will board at the bottom of the steps near the riverboats.
5:30-7:00 pmDinner (Danforth University Center, Dains Dining Hall)
7:00-8:30 pmFifth General Session (Mallinckrodt Center, Edison Theatre)
    The Fedor Lecture
    Ken Ramirez
    Exploring the Natural World: Frontiers in Animal Training
8:45-10:15 pmSeminar Meeting 5

Thursday, June 19

R & R DayNo activities or events are scheduled for R & R Day. 
Institute participants are responsible for all fees including transportation, admissions, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Thursday.

Friday, June 20

7:00-8:30 amBreakfast (Danforth University Center, Dains Dining Hall)
8:00-9:00 amMeet Khan Academy Representatives (Mallinckrodt Center, Edison Theatre Lobby)
9:00-10:15 amSixth General Session (Mallinckrodt Center, Edison Theatre)
    The Cordier Lecture
    Dr. Sylvia Earle
    Exploring Under the Seas
10:30 am-NoonSeminar Meeting 6
12:15-1:30 pmLunch (Danforth University Center, Dains Dining Hall)
12:15-2:00 pmRegional Coordinators Luncheon (College Hall)
2:30-4:30 pmThe Possibilities of Partnership with Khan Academy (Harry & Susan Seigle Hall L006)
Gather ideas for incorporating Khan Academy resources into your Honors in Action and College Projects.
3:00-5:00 pmRegional Leaders Forum: Building Blocks of a Strong Region
All Regional Coordinators, Associate Regional Coordinators and Regional Officers are encouraged to attend.
    Divisions 1 & 4 - Danforth University Center 233
    Division 2 - Danforth University Center 276
    Division 3 - Danforth University Center 234
5:30-6:45 pmDinner (Danforth University Center, Dains Dining Hall)
7:00-9:00 pmSeventh General Session (Mallinckrodt Center, Edison Theatre)
    The Wyatt Lecture
    Pokey LaFarge
    Quest for Human Expression in the American Song Book

Pokey LaFarge will have cds available for purchase. Cash and credit cards accepted.
9:15-10:00 pmSeminar Meeting 7
10:15-11:00 pmFarewell Social (College Hall)

Saturday, June 21

7:00-10:00 amBreakfast (Danforth University Center, Dains Dining Hall)
11:00 amVacate dorm rooms