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Honors Great Presentation Series

Great Presentations: Honoring the Best, Sharing Knowledge

The Honors Program is proud to host a series of lectures in the Fall 2014 and the Spring 2015 by faculty members of the University of Nevada, Reno who have made outstanding contributions in teaching, research, and service. 

Fall 2014 Presentations

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 4:00 pm

The Future of Biodiversity

Dr. Lee Dyer

Professor, Biology

2014 Foundation Professor

LLC 141


Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 4:00 pm

Evaluating the Implementation of a Nationwide Health Information Exchange one State at a Time

Dr. Dana Edberg

Associate Professor, Information Systems

2014 F. Donald Tibbitts Distinguished Teacher Award

LLC 141


Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 4:00 pm

“A Ragtag Journalistic Fleet": Hegemonic Challenge to Public Broadcasting

in the U.S. Non-Profit Media Ecology

Dr. Alan Stavitsky

Dean and Fred W. Smith Chair

Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism

LLC 141


Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 4:00 pm

Mitigating Earthquake Damage in Highway Structures

Dr. David Sanders

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

2014 Foundation Professor

EEL 200

Spring 2015 Presentations

Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 4:00 pm

The Deported and the Departed:  Mapping the Chaos of Deportation

Dr. Deborah Boehm

Associate Professor, Anthropology and Women’s Studies

Location TBA

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 4:00 pm

 The Collages of Horst Gottschalk and the Legacy of MERZ in Bay Area Neo-Dada.

Dr. Brett Van Hoesen

Assistant Professor, History of Art

Location TBA

Wednesday, April 15/22, 2015, 4:00 pm


Dr. Emma Sepulveda

Professor, Spanish

Director, Latino Center

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