Academic Excellence Week 2013

April 7-13, 2013

Academic Excellence Week, a Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership tradition, will beheld April 7-13, 2013, 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 11, 2013.

Calls for Proposal - Opens Feb.1 and Closes March 14 at Midnight

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 on line submission form is now OPEN.  Go to your URSA account, to either the student or faculty tab.  Faculty may submit on behalf of their students. 
  • 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

Sunday, April 7

Math Contest Banquet
University Center Panorama Room
10:00 am- 5:00 pm

Monday, April 8 

Distinguished Scholar Luncheon
University Center Panorama Room
11:30 am- 1:30 pm

Jazz Studies
University Center Fireside Lounge
11:15 - 3 p.m.

Greek Awards Ceremony
University Center Grand Ballroom
5:00- 7:00 pm

Tuesday, April 9

Teaching & Learning Fair
University Center Panorama and Aspen Suites
9:00 am- 3:00 pm

The SOLAR Awards
University Center Panorama Room
4:00- 5:00 p.m.

College of Education & Behavioral Sciences Honors Convocation
University Center Grand Ballroom
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 pm

Wednesday, April 10

Honors Ice Cream Social - Open to ALL students!
University Center Lower Level Breezeway
11:00 am- 1:00 pm

Student Employee Appreciation Reception
University Center Grand Ballroom
4:00- 6:00 pm

History Honors Hewit Program
University Center Panorama Room
7:00- 9:00 pm Wednesday
(Guest Speaker and Book Signing)

MacAllister Scholarship Reception
6:00 pm-9:00 pm

Thursday, April 11 RESEARCH DAY

History Honors Hewit Program - Reception
University Center Panorama Room
5:00- 9:00 pm Thursday

UNC Research Day
University Center - Registration in Fireside Lounge
Everyone invited to view research presentations
Students must apply to present by March 14 via URSA student or faculty tabs
9:00 am- 4:30 pm

School of Biological Sciences
7th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium

April 11, Thursday
Longs Peak Ballroom
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  
Undergraduate Poster display: 3:30-4:30 PM in Mt Evans

Graduate School Celebration of Research & Research Excellence Awards Ceremony
University Center Mt Evans Ballroom
4:45- 5:30 p.m.

College of Natural & Health Sciences Banquet
University Center Pikes Peak Ballroom
 and Fireside Lounge
5:30- 9:00 pm - Pikes Peak & 4:30- 7:00 pm in Fireside Lounge

Friday, April 12

Monfort College of Business Outstanding Student Reception
Embassy Suites (probably)
6:00- 8:00 pm

14th Annual Cumbres Reception
Columbine Suites
6:00 pm -9:00 pm

Saturday, April 13

University Center Grand Ballroom
Doors open 4:30 pm.
Dinner served
6:00 pm

Sunday, April 14

College of Humanities & Social Sciences Honors Convocation
Grand Ballroom
2:00- 5:00 pm

Academic Excellence Week 2012 Information

More Information

Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership

Campus Box 13

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO 80639-0072

(970) 351-2940

(970) 351-2947 fax