Academic Excellence Week 2016

2016 Research Day Schedule/Full Listing of presentations now available via On Line Program Here

April 3-10, 2016

Academic Excellence Week, a Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership tradition, will beheld April 3-10, 2016, on the University of Northern Colorado campus.

Events scheduled throughout the week will celebrate and honor academic excellence across the university and throughout all of the colleges. Academic Excellence Week is coordinated and sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Research, the Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership, and the Graduate Student Association along with academic departments and programs across the campus.

Research Day

Research Day will be April 7, 2016

Calls for Proposal - Opens January 21 and Closes March 12 at 11:59 pm

Both Undergraduate and Graduate students are encouraged to submit to present at Research Day. Students may also select to compete for the Research Excellence Awards. Classes involved in class projects are also invited to submit to present on Research Day.

  • Calls for Proposals via URSA is available through the on line submission form.  Go to your URSA account, to either the student, staff or faculty tab.  Faculty may submit on behalf of their students.  Find the Research Day application box on the URSA page.
  • Go to Research Day webpage for more information on how to submit your abstract for inclusion in either the poster or oral sessions.

Academic Excellence Week Schedule

Pre-AEW Events:

Wednesday, March 30
Southard Award and Donor Luncheon
Panorama Room
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Friday, April 1
Monfort College of Business Outstanding Student Reception
Riverside Cultural Center in Evans
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Saturday, April 2
Math Contest Banquet
Panorama Room
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Academic Excellence Week Events:

Monday, April 4
Distinguished Scholar Luncheon and Poster Session
Panorama Room (12:00 to 1:00 PM) AND Columbine Rooms (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 to 2:00 PM – Poster Session)

Greek Awards Ceremony
Grand Ballroom
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Tuesday, April 5
College of Education & Behavioral Sciences Honors Convocation
Grand Ballroom
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Wednesday, April 6
Honors Ice Cream Social
UC Bookstore Area
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Thursday, April 7
UNC Graduate School Program Fair
University Center Lower Level
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Research Day
University Center – All Rooms
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM            

Research Excellence Awards Ceremony
Columbine A
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

School of Biological Sciences 6th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium
Longs Peak Ballroom
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM (POSTERS in Mt. Evans Room ONLY from 3:30 – 4:30 PM)

College of Natural & Health Sciences
Eleventh Annual Student Research Celebration
Research Showcase & Reception: 5:30-7:00 pm in Mt. Evans Ballroom
Banquet & Award Ceremony: 7:00-9:00 pm in Pikes Peak Ballroom

Saturday, April 9
Luau
Grand Ballroom
Doors open at 4:30 PM, Dinner served at 6:00 PM
Tickets available at: tickets.unco.edu

Cumbres Graduation Reception
Columbine Suites
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Sunday, April 10
College of Humanities & Social Sciences Honors Convocation
Grand Ballroom
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Post-AEW Event:

Sunday, April 17
College of Natural & Health Sciences Academic Scholars Award
Grand Ballroom
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

 

More Information

Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership

Campus Box 13

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO 80639-0072

loree.crow@unco.edu

(970) 351-2940

(970) 351-2947 fax

 

Academic Excellence Week is coordinated and sponsored by the Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership, Office of Undergraduate Research, Office of Research, Graduate Student Association and the Graduate School along with academic departments and programs across the campus.