Honors Great Presentation Series

Great Presentations: Honoring the Best, Sharing Knowledge

The Honors Program hosts a series of lectures every semester by faculty members and distinguished students at the University of Nevada, Reno who have made outstanding contributions in teaching, research, and service. This year's theme is "Hearing from Fulbright Scholars," and you are cordially invited to attend all of our Great Presentations in the 2016-2017 academic year:

Fall 2016 Presentations

 Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 4:00 pm

Chemical Looping Combustion, and My Year at Chalmers Institute of Technology

Dr. Chuck Coronella

Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Alternative Energy Technologies, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, 2013-2014

Associate Professor, Chemical and Materials Engineering

JCSU 324


Monday, October 10, 2016, 4:00 pm

Title to be Announced

Dr. Zeb Hogan

US. Fulbright Scholar, Chiang Mai University, Thailand, 1996-1997

Research Assistant Professor, Biology

JCSU 402


Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 4:00 pm

Title to be Announced

Dr. Alexandra Lutz

U.S. Fulbright Student Award, Mali, 2005

Associate Research Professor, Desert Research Institute (DRI), Hydrogeology

JCSU 320


Monday, November 14, 2016, 4:00 pm

In the Piazze and on the Streets: Selling Cheap Print in Renaissance Italy

Dr. Kevin Stevens

U.S. Fulbright Scholar, Italy, 1989-1990

Professor, History

JCSU 324

Monday, November 28, 2016, 1:00 pm
Annalise Gardella
Peace Corps, El Salvador, 2015
History and International Affairs, Honors Program graduate
Dreams, Distrust, & Desperation: How US Policy in Central America Shaped Both the History and Future of El Salvador
142 LLC

Spring 2017 Presentations

Wednesday, February 15, 2015, 4 pm
Rajasthani Women and Rural Water Supply Development in the Indian Desert
Dr. Kate Berry
U.S. Fulbright Scholar, India and Israel, 2007-2008
Professor, Geography
JCSU 324

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 4:00 pm
Title to be Announced (tentative)
Dr. Rafik Beekun
U.S. Fulbright Scholar, Turkey, 2012-2013
U.S. Fulbright Scholar, Mauritius, 1999-2000
Professor, Business Managerial Sciences
Location TBA

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, noon
An International Journey to Applied Water Resources Research
Dr. Kelley Sterle
U.S. Fulbright Student Award, Sweden, 2010
Hydrogeology, Desert Research Institute (DRI)
JCSU 320
Thursday, April 27, 2017, 4:00 pm

Creative Ambitions: Do Reading, Teaching, Studying and Criticizing Literature Prepare One to Create It?
Dr. Louis Marvick
U.S. Fulbright Scholar, Czech Republic, 1998
Professor, French
JCSU 323