TCU Presentations at NCHC 2016

October 30, 2016

Representatives from the John V. Roach Honors College recently presented at the 2016 National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Conference in Seattle, Washington. NCHC originated in 1966 and is an educational organization that supports and promotes undergraduate Honors education, impacting over 330,000 Honors students. The annual conference provides a time and space for Honors affiliates to present to and learn from colleagues across the country.

TCU Honors students, faculty, and staff gave the following presentations:

Grace Anderson, “Giving Women a Voice through Choral Music: Antonio Vivaldi’s Treble Choir Works”

Colby Birdsell, Marie Martinez, and Lauren Nixon, “Knowing Your Value: The Role of Professional Staff in Honors”

Colby Birdsell, Daniel Williams, and Kacey Williamson, “Years of Achievement: The TCU Honors History Project”

April Brown, Michael Blackert, Ethan Casey, Kaitlyn Snyder, and Daniel Williams, “TCU Veterans Project”

William Gibbons, Joseph Lane, Ron Pitcock, and Julia Wilson, “‘Tell me about your Dream Course’: Fishing for Faculty with the Promise of Freedom”

Annaliese Miller, “The Blame Game: Malthus, Cobbett, Engels, and Marx on Poverty and Population ”

Lauren Nixon, “Experiences of Students and Faculty in Mixed-Section Honors Courses”

Gunnar Nystrom, “One Thing Leads to Another: Biological Implications of Chemical Contamination in Kazakhstan’s Syr Darya River”

Christina Smith, “Determining Inheritance Patterns for Candidate Genes Related to Migration in Oncorhynchus Mykiss”

Wendy Williams, “From Committee to Course: Preparing Students across the Disciplines for Departmental Honors Projects”

NCHC17 will be November 8-12 in Atlanta, Georgia, and the Honors College encourages submissions to the conference. For details on eligibility and how to apply, see “NCHC Conference Presentation & Travel Opportunity.”

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