Colorado State University - Pueblo Honors Program announces slate of spring seminars


Colorado State University - Pueblo Honors Program announces slate of spring seminars

PUEBLO – The Honors Program at Colorado State University-Pueblo will offer a series of seminars this spring focusing on the purpose of our existence as viewed from the perspective of various disciplines. Speakers will examine major research questions driving diverse disciplines and how they define the purpose of human existence and research questions that are important to ask.
 
The seminars seek to explain how information can be applied differently by diverse disciplines and to evaluate the effectiveness of methods for observing phenomena. 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.
 
Spring Honors Seminars will feature:  
 
Jan. 30        Elizabeth Samaras and Ann Galloway, Nursing
“Putting the Whole into Holistic: The History, Philosophy, Science and Art of Nursing Practice”
 
Feb. 6         Jane Fraser, Engineering, “Sustainability”
 
Feb. 13    Dave Lehmpuhl, Chemistry
“Global Warming vs. the Ozone Hole: What's the Difference?”
 
Feb. 20    Lee Ann Martinez, Biology, “Epigenetics”
 
Feb. 27    Rick Kreminski, Mathematics
“Beauty and Mystery: The Riemann Hypothesis, The #1 Problem in Mathematics”
 
March 5    Peter Billington, Management, “Can Creativity Be Learned?”
 
March 12    Ian Brennan, Marketing, “Experimental Design”
 
March 19    Marc Pratarelli, Psychology
“Psychology and the Evolution of the Human Mind and Behavior”
 

April 2        Pamela Richmond, Social Work
“Helping Others and Professional Boundaries: A Dichotomy?”
 
April 9         Juan Morales, English, “Poetry of Witness, Poetics of Self”
 
April 16     Joel Johnson, Political Science, “Getting Good Government”

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.