The Honors Presents lecture series is a student-developed event series in conjunction with Texts and Critics, the university seminar for incoming Honors students. Current Texts and Critics students must RSVP for events through CatsConnect to receive credit for their attendance. Prospective students, faculty, and community members are welcome to join WebEx events or view recordings of past events by using the links below or downloading the Google document linked at the bottom of this page.

Recordings of past events can be found on the Honors Presents YouTube page.

Take a moment to meet the Honors Presents team, the brilliant students behind this incredible schedule of events. Looking for quick links to CatsConnect or the Honors Presents social media? Check out the Honors Campsite link directory.

Spring 2021 Schedule

Follow this link for the most up-to-date Honors Presents schedule.

Date Presenter Lecture Title Time/Location Link
January 21 Kristin Blackler, Director of the Office of Sustainability Sustainability at MSU 6:00-7:00 pm, Webex YouTube recording
January 29 Anthony Demetriades, Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering The Strange Case of the Missing Missile 10:00-11:00 am, Webex YouTube recording
February 5 Students Present Presentations by current students YouTube YouTube recordings
February 8 Terryl Whitlatch Beyond Anatomy: Designing Creaturely Creatures We Can Believe In 12:00-1:00 pm, Webex YouTube recording
February 9   All of Us Research Program 5:00-6:00 pm, Webex  
February 16 Dr. Jen DeVoe A Doctor's Journey to Identify and Address Social Determinants of Health 4:00-5:00 pm, Webex  YouTube recording
February 17 Dr. David Titley Climate Change and National Security 5:00-6:00 pm, Webex  YouTube recording
February 22 Dr. Ilse-Mari Lee Music in Times of Crisis 4:00 pm  YouTube recording
February 25 Dr. Mandy Rutherford Nuclear Energy 6:00-7:00 pm, Webex YouTube recording
March 1 Don Demetriades The Ethics of Free-Riding in a Pandemic 4:00-5:00 pm, Webex YouTube recording
March 2 Theresa Flores Human Trafficking: A Survivor's Success Story 5:00-7:00 pm, Webex YouTube recording
March 3 Dr. Tomomi Yamaguchi "History Wars" and the "Comfort Woman" Issue: Revisionism and the Right-wing in Contemporary Japan and the US 5:00-6:30 pm, Webex YouTube recording coming soon!
March 9 Dr. Susan Cohen Text, Image, and Idea: Ancient Influence on Modern Views 4:00-5:00 pm, Webex  YouTube recording
March 16 Bozeman Actors Theatre Polaroid Stories: Behind the Scenes of Modern Mythology

4:00-5:30 pm, Webex

YouTube recording
March 18 Dr. Richard Burney Precision Medicine: Current Concepts 5:00-6:00 pm, Webex  YouTube recording
March 22 Cynthia Fishman Unearthing Design Inspiration with Biomimicry 4:00-5:00 pm, Webex  
March 24 Zachary White, Jack Pearson, and Brianne Malchow Roundtable: Mapping Global Networks in Undergraduate Research

6:00-7:00 pm, Webex

March 26 Bruce Campbell Life After College - What's Next? 4:00-5:00 pm, NAH 137 and Webex  
March 30 STEM Storytellers Good Science, Great Stories 6:00-7:00 pm, Webex YouTube recording
March 31 Dr. Kent Davis Ahoy, Flavor Country! Crafting Worlds that Mean Something (TM) 3:00-4:00 pm, REID 103 YouTube recording
April 1 Something Funny! Improv Club The Psychological Benefit of Improv Comedy 5:30-6:30 pm, NAH 137  
April 9   Major Scholarships Panel 4:00-5:00 pm, Webex Webex link
April 12 Paul Gomez Laughter, a Weapon of Mass Construction 6:00-7:00 pm, NAH 165  
April 14   Poetry Slam 5:30-6:30 pm, NAH 165  
April 22 Dr. Robert M. Quinn Back to the Future: Using Regenerative Organic Agriculture to Heal our Planet and Reconnect Food and Health 5:00-6:30 pm, NAH 137  
April 28   Honors Musicale 12:50 pm,  NAH Grand Staircase  
April 30   Honors Musicale 12:50 pm, NAH Grand Staircase