Honors College Sponsored Events – Week of Feb. 20

The Lee Honors College offers many cultural and social events designed to build community and expand horizons. Honors students are required to attend four honors college sponsored events in their freshman year and two in their sophomore year. Students receive credit for attending by swiping their Bronco Cards with a member of the honors college staff, and remaining for the duration of the program. All students are welcome and encouraged to participate in as many events as possible to enhance their educational experience at the Lee Honors College.

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences – Custer Office Environment Lecture Series
Engineers Without Borders – “Moving the Norm.” Fri., Feb. 24 at 1 p.m. in The Parkview, Floyd Hall – Featuring Bruce Nieman, Engineers Without Borders, State of Michigan Representative. Learn more here: wmich.edu/engineer/nieman.

Metropolitan Series Dearborn Day Trip
Honors students visited the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn on Jan. 14.



The Lee Honors College Metropolitan Series focuses on providing honors students with a chance to get to know each other better while also encouraging cultural engagement. These trips are provided to students at little to no cost, and information on registering for each trip will be made available one month prior to each trip. For more information, visit: wmich.edu/honors/events/metro-series.

Metropolitan Series Detroit Day Trip


The spring 2017 Mix-It-Up series continues Thursday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the honors college lounge with a workshop on Islamophobia / Take on Hate, presented by Asha Noor and Mariam Mustafa. Refreshments will be served.

mix-it-up-spring-2017Lyceum Lecture Series
The Lee Honors College is pleased to present weekly lectures on a variety of cutting-edge topics, given by outstanding Western Michigan University faculty scholars. The spring 2017 theme is Fulfilling America’s Promise: Racial Equity and Justice. Lyceum lectures are held in the honors college lounge on Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. Lectures are free and open to students, staff, faculty and the general public. Lunch is not provided, but the audience is welcome to bring brown bag lunches. Be sure to take time to view the accompanying art exhibit on display throughout the building.

Feb. 22
Join us in welcoming Asha Noor, Advocacy and Civil Engagement Specialist, National Network for Arab American Communities and Alisa Perkins, Assistant Professor of Comparative Religion, WMU, who will present “How to Take on Hate: A Dialogue on Islamophobia and Racism.”

Videos of our Lyceum Lectures can be found here.


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