MEET THE AUTHOR SERIES
Celebrating the 800th anniversary of the Dominican Order, prolific faculty author Fr. Richard Woods, OP was the highlight of our Meet the Author series this fall.
MEET THE AUTHOR CONTINUES IN 2017
SAVE THE DATE
++ Dr. Drew Dalton, Philosophy ++ March 23, 2017
++ EMERGING LEADERSHIP RETREAT ++ HONORS JUMPSTART FOR FRESHMEN 2016
THE LUND GILL LECTURE -- 2016
The Mazzuchelli Honors Program hosts the Lund-Gill chair every year. This is a highly regarded expert in the field, who not only teaches a course for honors students, but also engages the entires Dominican community and beyond. Named after former Dominican University President Sr. Candida Lund, OP, and former English Professor, Sr. Cyrille Gill, OP, the Lund-Gill Chair for the 2016-2017 school year was DU Professor Robert Calin-Jageman. Professor Calin-Jageman’s lecture, entitled “Is Science Sick? (And How Can We Cure It),” was held September 7, 2016. Calin-Jageman discussed the recent issue in the research community known as the “replication crisis,” which deals with the inability of researchers to successfully replicate famous or significant scientific findings from previous experiments.
Honors Student Advisory Board 2016-2017
Monica Tamrazi & Rachael Stewart - Co-Presidents ++ Amy Do - Alpha Chi & Research Rep ++ Olivia Solbrig – Treasurer/ Honors Student Intern ++ Daniel Reyes - Social Media Nicole Heiberger & Anna Derkacz - Senior Reps ++ Morganne Schmidt & Amy Do - Junior Reps ++ Olivia Solbrig & Dustin Stidmon- Sophomore Reps ++ Freshman Reps to be determined.
M'Scholars Get Political with Professor Colmo
Professor Colmo lead a Debate Screening Party to help us all prepare for the recent presidential election. The Student Honors Board facilitated the October 19th screening party; a general invite went out to all students to gather and watch, as well as discuss, the final presidential debate. Students were encouraged to ask any questions they had about the candidates or about the election process. After a lively debate/question & answer session, the group viewed the final debate between then candidates Clinton and Trump.