Academic Excellence Week - April 2 - 9, 2017

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Academic Excellence Week is a Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership tradition. This next year, it will be held April 2-9, 2017, 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 will be April 6, 2017

Calls for Proposal - Opens January 30 and Closes March 2 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 29

Southard Award and Donor Dinner

Panorama Room
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Friday, March 31

Monfort College of Business Outstanding Student Reception

University Center Ballrooms
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

 Saturday, April 1

Teachers Employment Days Workshop

Columbine Suites
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

 

Academic Excellence Week Events:

Monday, April 3

Greek Awards Ceremony

Grand Ballroom
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Tuesday, April 4

College of Education & Behavioral Sciences Honors Convocation

Grand Ballroom
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Wednesday, April 5

Honors Ice Cream Social

UC Bookstore Area
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Wednesday, April 5

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)

Thursday, April 6

UNC Graduate School Program Fair

University Center Lower Level
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Thursday, April 6

Research Day

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

Thursday, April 6

Research Excellence Awards Ceremony

Columbine A
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Thursday, April 6

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)

Thursday, April 6

College of Natural & Health Sciences 12th 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 8

Luau

Grand Ballroom
Doors open at 4:30 PM, Dinner served at 6:00 PM
Tickets available here.

Saturday, April 8

Cumbres Graduation Reception

Columbine Suites
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Sunday, April 9

Math Contest Banquet

Panorama Room
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Sunday, April 9

College of Humanities & Social Sciences Honors Convocation

Grand Ballroom
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Sunday, April 9

Criminal Justice Banquet

Panorama Room
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

 
 

Post-AEW Event:

Sunday, April 16

College of Natural & Health Sciences Academic Scholars Award

Grand Ballroom, Council Room, and Fireside Lounge
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.