Honors Network News
Tuesday, October 2
In this issue:

Visiting Scholars Schedule
"How We Think" Forum
How to Get Started in Research
Study Away Callouts

Third-Year Reunion
Register to Vote
Coffee with the Council
HLC Cohort Events

Public Service Weekends
Safiya Noble Talk

Be Well Boilers
Relationships: Give as Good As You Get

"You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them."

Honors College programming can enhance your personal and scholarly development. Challenge yourself to attend at least one activity each week. 

Invest in Yourself!

Wed, Oct. 3
Visiting Scholars Talk: A Peek Inside the Children's Book Industry
7:00-8:30 p.m
Honors Hall

Thurs, Oct. 4
How We Think
1:00-2:30 p.m.
Honors Hall

Third-year Reunion
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Thurs, Oct. 11
How to Get Started in Research
Noon-1:30 p.m.

Diversity Matters: First-generation College Students
6:00-7:00 p.m.
HCRS 1054
Mon, Oct. 15
Health & Environment Workshop w/ Visiting Scholar Martine Bellanger
4:30-5:20 p.m.

Death Cafe
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Tues, Oct. 16
Health & Environment Workshop w/ Visiting Scholar Martine Bellanger
4:30-5:20 p.m.

Wed, Oct. 17
Disability Hacktivism w/ Visiting Scholar Melanie Yergeau
10:30-11:30 a.m.

Lunch w/ Martine Bellanger
11:30-1:00 p.m.
HCRS Reading Room

Open Forum w/ HLC
5:30-6:30 p.m.
HCRN 1143

TOMORROW: Explore the children's book industry with Visiting Scholar and author Angela Isaacs

Have you wondered what it's like to be an author? How writers and illustrators capture the imagination of children? Perhaps you're curious about the publishing process? 

THIS Wednesday marks your chance to sit in the author's chair and examine the process with author Angela Isaacs. 

You will discover what it's like to write and publish children's books. Isaacs will explain how everything from child development to the printing press impacts the books that children read.
Wednesday, Oct. 3
7:30-8:30 p.m.
Honors Hall 
About Isaacs:
Angela Isaacs started writing for children after getting  her MA in Cognitive Psychology from the University  of Illinois. She has worked with textbook publishers,  private companies, and academic researchers and has  done other freelance work including composing  educational materials for kindergarten to college  levels.
'How We Think' forum tackles 'Frankenstein'

Don't miss this enlightening and interdisciplinary forum! 

In this edition of "How We Think," faculty members from different academic disciplines will discuss an excerpt from Frankenstein to showcase the insights that their fields of study have to offer.

Presenters include:
  • Dr. Diane Facinelli
  • Dr. Katie Jarriel
  • Dr. Adam Watkins
  • Dr. Lindsay Weinberg 
"How We Think" is free and open to all. Join us Oct. 4 in Honors Hall! .

Thursday, Oct. 4
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Honors Hall
CALLOUT: Creative thinking and innovation in collaborative leadership in Amsterdam 

Interested in exploring one of the world's most creative and innovative cities over Spring Break 2019? 

The Global Innovation Index for 2017 ranked the Netherlands third in the world, trailing only Sweden and Switzerland, for its combination of talent, tolerance and technology.

Choose to get your 3 credits in either:
* ENTR (Entrepreneurship) or
* EDST (Educational Studies) or
* CSR (Consumer Science)

While this an Honors College-led Study Away trip, honors contracting is available. This callout is being hosted for Honors College students. See program leader Katherine Yngve for more information. 

5:00-6:00 p.m.
HCRN 1143
How to get started in research

Join Dr. Zahra Tehrani and Dr. Elizabeth Brite for a hands-on workshop that will walk you through the first steps of finding and obtaining a research position.

Lunch will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.

Thursday, Oct. 11
Noon-1:30 p.m.

Mark your calendars for the 'Third-year Reunion'

Come share a meal and conversation with students from your Honors College cohort! 

Bring a friend, and enjoy free pizza and appetizers as you reconnect with old friends and forge new friendships. 

Thursday, Oct. 4
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Puccinis ( 300 Brown Street)

Diversity Matters One hour/One idea: First generation college students 

Join your Honors Student Diversity Officers as we discuss the different experiences of first-generation students. 

"First-generation student" can refer to students whose parents have not attended college or didn't finish college to completion. It can also refer to those who are the first-generation of their family to go through the educational system in the United States. 

Come to meet other first-gen students and learn what resources are available on campus, or just come to learn more about other's experiences and what it means to make campus a more welcoming environment for first-gen students.
Thursday, Oct. 11
6-7 p.m.
HCRS 1054
Death Café: Join us for cake, tea & conversation

All Honors College students are invited to join Dr. S-S (Dr. Heather Servaty-Seib) as she hosts the Honors College's first Death Café. 

A Death Café is a safe and relaxed space to gather with people, to discuss topics related to death and dying.  The objective is to engage in interesting, thought-provoking, and life-affirming conversations. 

It is not a counseling or bereavement session, rather an opportunity to "increase awareness of death with a view of helping people make the most of their (finite) lives." 

Come eat cake, drink tea and join your fellow students in making death talkable

Monday, Oct. 15
7-8 p.m.
Multi-Purpose Room 2
Black Cultural Center
The Honors Leadership Council is here for you!

The HLC is comprised of student representatives from different areas of the Honors College. The group works to best represent students in the Honors College to the faculty, staff and administration, as well as build connections and community among Honors students.
HLC Representatives Spotlight: Libby Shelton
YOUR "Emerging Leaders" rep

Hi! My name is Libby Shelton. I am a Second Year Pre-pharmacy student. I am also an Emerging Leaders Scholar. This year I am the Emerging Leaders representative within the Honors Leadership Council. 

My position is to build a better connection between Emerging Leaders and the Honors College. I want to hear your ideas and be able to bring attention to them. With that being said, feel free to add yourself to the GroupMe I created. Share your ideas about your experiences in the honors college and what can be done to improve the experience for you and future Emerging Leaders! I look forward to connecting and hearing your thoughts.
Questions about the HLC? 
Email Student Leadership & Engagement Manager Rachel Newell (newellr@purdue.edu)  
Safiya Noble talk, part of 'Ideas Fest' set for Oct. 3

Save the Date: Safiya Noble talk October 3, 6pm, Fowler Hall
Safiya Noble, author of " Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism," will deliver the inaugural lecture in Purdue University Libraries' Critical Data Studies Distinguished Lecture series at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 in Fowler Hall at Purdue University.

Noble's lecture, "Intellectual Freedom and Racial Inequality as Addressed in 'Algorithms of Oppression," is aligned with Purdue's Giant Leaps Sesquicentennial Campaign and is part of the Ideas Festival Theme, "Giant Leaps in Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, and Automation: Balancing Humanity and Technology." 

The Ideas Festival is the centerpiece of the campaign and connects world-renowned speakers and Purdue expertise in a conversation on the most critical problems and opportunities facing our world.

Noble's lecture is made possible thanks to the sponsorship of the Purdue University Libraries, Purdue College of Liberal Arts' School of Interdisciplinary Studies' American Studies major; Purdue Policy Research Institute; Diversity Resource Office; 150th Committee on "Giant Leaps in Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms And Automation: Balancing Humanity And Technology"; Purdue Department of Anthropology; Purdue Honors College; and the Data Mine Learning Community.
Wednesday, Oct. 3
6:00 p.m.
Fowler Hall
Be Well Boilers

Tip #6: Relationships
Give as good as you get

All of our close relationships with friends, partners, or family involve giving and receiving help.

We sometimes tend to heavily overestimate the amount of help that we give to others. 

For example, if you have a close friend and you think you help them 1.5 times more than they help you, the reality is probably that you help each other about the same amount or they help you a little more. Keep this in mind in your relationships and try to make an extra effort to be helpful.
  • During this week think about the positive, little things you can do for those closest to you and then act on them.
Boyes, A. (2016). Seven effective ways to ask for help (and get it). Psychology Today.