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Colloquium Series

The Honors Colloquium Series are informal academic discussions by faculty, staff, and students of the Honors College. The colloquium occurs once a month in the Fall and Spring semesters, and is free and open to the student body.

Fall 2017

The Community as a Lab: Research Approaches to Address Social Issues

The Community as a Lab: Research Approaches to Address Social Issues
Dr. Karabi Bezboruah
College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs
September 15, 2017

Manipulating Consent Online During the Election: Why Data Privacy Matters

Manipulating Consent Online During the Election: Why Data Privacy Matters
Professor Estee Beck
Department of English
October 20, 2017

Coming soon

Professor Amanda Alexander
Deprtment of Art and Art History
December 1, 2017

Spring 2017

Do You Live in a News Bubble?

Do You Live in a News Bubble?
Professor Mark Tremayne
Department of Communication
February 17, 2017

'The i'Mpossible Project': Storytelling Meets Research

“Why Don’t I Get It?” : Understanding the Science of Science Learning
Distinguished University Professor Ann Cavallo
College of Education
March 31, 2017

Exploratory Research in Mathematical Problem Solving

Exploratory Research in Mathematical Problem Solving
Distinguished University Teaching Professor James Epperson
College of Science
April 21, 2017

Fall 2016

Shrinking Cities: A Global Problem and Local Challenges for City Planning

Shrinking Cities: A Global Problem and Local Challenges for City Planning
Professors Mahyar Arefi and Ivonne Audirac
Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture
September 16, 2016

'The i'Mpossible Project': Storytelling Meets Research

'The i'Mpossible Project': Storytelling Meets Research
Professor Regina Praetorius
School of Social Work
October 21, 2016

Will a Robot Be Your Next Friend?

Will a Robot Be Your Next Friend?
Professor Julienne Greer
Department of Theatre Arts
December 2, 2016

Spring 2016

Changing the World One Place at a Time: Urban Affairs and Policy

Changing the World One Place at a Time: Urban Affairs and Policy
Dr. Enid Arvidson, Dr. Colleen Casey, Dr. Rod Hissong
Department of Public Affairs
February 26, 2016

The Synthetic Chemist's Guide to the Universe

The Synthetic Chemist's Guide to the Universe
Dr. Frank Foss, Jr.
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
March 25, 2016

Leisure and the Humanities: What’s Necessary for an Intellectual Life?

Leisure and the Humanities: What’s Necessary for an Intellectual Life?
Dr. Nakia Pope
Department of Philosophy
April 29, 2016

Fall 2015

The Power of One: The Impact of Near-Peer Mentoring on Bilingual/First Gen Mentors

The Power of One: The Impact of Near-Peer Mentoring on Bilingual/First Gen Mentors
Professor Carla Amaro-Jimenez
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
September 18, 2015

The Cultural Politics of Enchilada Westerns

The Cultural Politics of Enchilada Westerns
Professor Chris Conway
Department of Modern Languages
October 16, 2016

Spring 2015

Robots in Healthcare

Robots in Healthcare
Professor Deborah Behan
College of Nursing and Health Innovation
February 20, 2015

Academic Libraries as Makerspaces

Academic Libraries as Makerspaces
Dean Rebecca Bichel
UT Arlington Library
March 20, 2015

Science, Aesthetics, and the Creatures of the Abyss

Science, Aesthetics, and the Creatures of the Abyss
Professor Stacy Alaimo
Department of English
April 17, 2017

Fall 2014

Culinary Shakespeare

Culinary Shakespeare
Professor Amy Tigner
Department of English
September 19, 2014

Landscape Architecture: The New Environmental Profession

Landscape Architecture: The New Environmental Profession
Professor Pat Taylor
Landscape Architecture Program
October 17, 2014

Formula SAE: Theory and Practice

Formula SAE: Theory and Practice
Professor Robert Woods
Director of the UT Arlington FSAE Team
November 21, 2017

Spring 2014

Why Do African-Americans Pray So Often?

Why Do African-Americans Pray So Often?
Professor Jason E. Shelton
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
February 21, 2014

American Crimes Against Humanity: Colonialism, Genocide, and the Destruction of Native America

American Crimes Against Humanity: Colonialism, Genocide, and the Destruction of Native America
Professor Donna L. Akers
Interdisciplinary Studies Program
March 21, 2014

Exiting Prostitution: How Research Shapes Practice and Policy

Exiting Prostitution: How Research Shapes Practice and Policy
Professor Andrea Cimino
School of Social Work
April 18, 2014

Fall 2013

Can Boy George Save the Throne??

Can Boy George Save the Throne??
Professor Elisabeth Cawthon
Department of History
September 20, 2013

Is American Influence Declining in the Middle East?

Is American Influence Declining in the Middle East?
Professor Brent Sasley
Department of Political Science
October 18, 2013

Coral Reefs in the Face of Climate Change: What‘s the Prognosis?

Coral Reefs in the Face of Climate Change: What‘s the Prognosis?
Professor Laura Mydlarz
Department of Biological Science
November 15, 2013