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Extracurricular Events

All Honors students are required to accumulate 15 extracurricular points each year. Below is a list of suggested events and activities. Note: If you are participating in community or volunteer activities please contact Jennifer, for an evaluation of your event and amount of points awarded. Please see the Extracurricular Point Menu (122 KB) for a description of types of events that can be awarded points. If you know of events or activities and do not see them below, please contact Jennifer so the events can be advertised to fellow Honors students.  

Spring 2015 Events

  • May 
    • Bolder Boulder: Are you are interested in running the Bolder Boulder with the Honors Program? You are in luck! We will be paying the registration for any students that are interested in Running in the Bolder Boulder in 2015. Please set up an appointment with Jennifer to get registered, and find out more information about training as a group. 4 extracurricular points will be granted for training, and running. 
    • Spring Thesis Defense: There comes a time in the lives of honors students when they must stand at the pinnacle of the mountain of information they have acquired and defend the thesis they have fought endlessly to create. For these 15 students, that time has come. Join us for this special rite of passage.

      Spring 2015 Thesis Defense Schedule 


      Tuesday, May 5, 2015

      Jennifer Mueller 2:00 pm in SI 1117 

      • Colorado Prairie Grassland Ecological Restoration: an analysis of land management on the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge? 

      Friday, May 8, 2015 

      Heidi Baldwin-Kirchhoff 8:00 am in SSB 420

      • An Investigation of Connections between Resilience, Cognitive Processing Propensities, and Personality Traits 


      Nate Sturges 9:30 am in SSB 420

      • Industry analysis: Commercial Banking Industry


      Guy Grigsby 11:00 am in SSB 420

      • jvARM: Java Virtual ARM Machine an editor, interpreter and debugger for learning ARM assembly


      Justin Fye 11:00 am in SSB 200

      • Outdated Copyright Laws


      Meaghan Owens 5:00 pm in SSB 420 

      • Disposal of E-Waste and its Impacts on the Ecosystem

      Friday, May 15, 2015

      Allison Brake 8:00 am in SSB 420

      • Modern Day Women 


      Peter Gibbins 9:30 am in SSB 420

      • Social Movements and Public Policy

      Rachel Strle 11:00 am in SSB 420 

      • Food as Medicine: Eating the Way to Wellness

      Austin Banks 11:00 am in SSB 200

      • Another Road Home? A Critical Analysis of Denver’s “10 Years to End Homelessness” 

      Elizabeth Asscherick 3:30 pm in SSB 420 

      • Feeding the Homeless: A Study in Nutrition and Modern Ideas Collaborating for a Cause

      David Mann 5:00 pm in SSB 420

      • What is Financial Health 

      Hal Bewley 5:00 pm in SSB 200

      • Mortar Between BRICS: an examination of the infrastructures of China and India
  • The 2014-2015 PHABS Representatives are:
    • Naomi Bolts
    • Jennifer Mueller
    • David Spittler
    • Morgan Stimpson
    • Micha Richie

 2014-2015 Extracurricular Point Total

Please select the link above to see your total points for this year.

  • This years Think Tank Officers are:
    • President: Hal Bewley
    • VP: Aaron Itner
    • Secretary: Tracy Nguyen
    • Treasure: Vacant
      • For more information about Think Tank. Please visit the Think Tank website by clicking here: Think Tank