UNC to Celebrate Academic Excellence April 6-12

The University of Northern Colorado will celebrate academic excellence with a variety of activities and ceremonies during the school's annual Academic Excellence Week, April 6-12.

The highlights of the many activities promoting academic excellence and recognizing student, faculty and staff scholastic achievements during the celebration include:

  • Research Day: Nearly 300 undergraduate and graduate students from nearly every academic field at UNC will share information about their research projects during 200 presentations from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, April 10 throughout the University Center's second floor. Top research projects will be selected for recognition. List of presenters.
  • Distinguished Scholar Luncheon: UNC's Faculty Research and Publications Board will honor the 2014 A.M. and Jo Winchester Distinguished Scholar, college scholars and faculty achievements from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday, April 7. RSVPs were due March 27.
  • College- and School-Hosted Events: A variety of UNC's colleges, schools and programs will honor faculty and student academic achievement with convocations, banquets and other events during the week.

For a complete schedule of activities or additional information about UNC's celebration of academic excellence, visit the Academic Excellence Week website at www.unco.edu/aew or contact the Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership at 970-351-2940.

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 campus.