Colorado State University - Pueblo Honors Program announces slate of seminars


Colorado State University - Pueblo Honors Program announces slate of seminars
 
PUEBLO – The renewed Honors Program at Colorado State University-Pueblo will offer a series of seminars this semester focusing on the role of a university and the history of ideas. The public is welcome to attend the weekly seminars, which will be held from 3-3:50 p.m. in the Library and Academic Resource Center (LARC) 109. 
 
Similar seminars will scheduled this spring with a focus on the purpose of our existence as viewed from the perspective of various disciplines, “Why Are We Here? Academic Research and the Big Questions.”
 
Fall Honors Seminars will feature a different speaker sharing how knowledge is acquired in their field:   
 
Sept. 12           “The Brain, Movement, and Learning”
Jenny Piazza, Education and Christine Rochester, Exercise Science
 
Sept. 26           “Socrates, Knowledge, and the Challenges of Education”
John O’Connor, Philosophy
 
Oct. 3              “(From Euclid) To Infinity and Beyond!”
Jonathan Poritz, Mathematics
 
Oct. 10                        “Ethical Conduct of Research, Scholarship, and Artistry”
Peter Dorhout, University Provost
 
Oct. 27                        TBA
Jeff Smith, Biology
 
Oct. 24                        “How Do You Know? A Look at the Manager’s Job”
Brad Gilbreath, Management
 
Oct. 31                        “The World of Carbohydrates”
Sandra Bonetti, Chemistry
 
Nov. 7             “The History of Childhood”
Victoria Marquesen, Education
 
Nov. 14           “Art as Cultural and Historical Sources of Knowledge”
Roy Sonnema, Art History
 
Nov. 28           “Using the Marketing Research Process to Find the Truth”
Abhay Shah, Marketing
 
Dec. 5              “Ideology as a Perceptual Filter”
David Malet, Political Science." 

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.