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Fall 2016 Trips

9/11/16 10:00 - 2:30 Storm King Art Center
9/25/16 11:45-2:00 Kykuit:  Rockefeller Estate
10/23/16 10:00 - 3:00 Franklin D. Roosevelt Home, Museum, & Library & Val-Kill
Fall 2016 Events
Thursday, December 8, 2016
1:00-1:15 Noah Goldowitz, "Zhuangzi and Xunzi: Two Extreme Approaches to Death, But Only One Accounts for Loss" (Major: Philosophy, Minor: Business)

 1:20-1:35 Natasha Glanzman, "Characters Are People Too: Using Psychology to Create Multi-Dimensional Fictional Characters" (Major: Adolescence Education: English, Minor: Psychology)

1:40-1:55 Clarisse Ramlal, "The Impact Socio Economic, Demographics, and Cultural Backgrounds Have on Elementary School Children in Two Different Districts" (Major: Early Childhood & Childhood Ed. B-6 - English B-6)   


Friday, December 2, 2016
2:00-2:15 Elizabeth Sweeney, “Appropriation or Appreciation?: An Analysis of Native American Portrayals in Contemporary Popular Culture” (Major: Adolescence Education: Social Studies)

2:20-2:35 Eloise Pillarella, "An Art Show Featuring a Very Small Sample of the Diversity of Life on Earth" (Major: Early Childhood & Childhood Ed. B-6 - Biology B-6)
2:40-2:55 Sara Walenta, "The C in LGBTQA+: Experiences of Criminalization for Queer Youth" (Major: Sociology - Criminology, Minor: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies)
3:10-3:25 Akilah Suleiman, "Henna in the Elementary Classroom" (Major: Early Childhood & Childhood Ed. B-6 - Mathematics B-6, Minor: Deaf Studies)
3:30-3:45 Chiara Ostrin, "Aroma of Chocolate: Effects on Affect and Creativity" (Major: Psychology - Industrial/Organizational, Minor: Art Studio)
3:45-4:00 Abigail Shaffer, "Rapunzel Lost Her Hair: Social Constructs of Femininity as Related to Alopecia and Other Hair Loss Issues" (Majors: Digital Media Production & English - Creative Writing)
Monday, November 28, 2016
3:30-3:45 Catherine Cole, "Is the NRA the Real Reason the U.S. Has Not Ratified the UN Arms Trade Treaty?” (Major: International Relations)

3:45-4:00 Martina Nadeau, Inefficacious: Service Provision Surrounding Liberal Abortion Laws in Zambia ” (Major: Political Science, Minor: International Relations)


"Beijing on the Streets", Honors Program student, Leah Monsour's Photography Exhibit. Wednesday, November 2 at 4:30p.m., in the Honors Center.


Students from the summer 2016 Guatemala Study Abroad will share their experience in Guatemala. Wednesday, November 2 at 12:30p.m., in the Honors Center.


"Gringo Panic: Sexual Tourism and Moral Policing During the Brazilian World Cup and Olympic Games". Tuesday, November 1 at 5:00p.m., in the Honors Center.

Poetry Reading & Book Signing with Howard Good, Jan Schmidt, H.R. Stoneback, & Pauline Uchmanowicz. Thursday, October 20 at 5:00p.m., in the Honors Center.


CARE Workshop. Monday, October 17 at 5:30p.m., in the Honors Center.


Life & Literature of John Burrough: H.R. Stoneback in Conversation with Jeremy Schraffenberger. Friday, September 30 at 2:00p.m., in the Honors Center. 

A Reading with Jeremy Schraffenberger and Adrianne Finlay, Q&A and Book Signing. Friday, September 30 at 3:45p.m., in the Honors Center.








Spring 2016 Trips

New York City, Sunday, Feb. 28 
Minnewaska State Park, Sunday, April 10


Spring 2016 Events

Information Session for Study Abroad Opportunity in Jamaica. Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. in the Honors Center.
2016 Ottaway Recipient, Eyal Press, introduction to the campus community and Q&A with President Christian. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the Honors Center.
Reading and Book Signing with Kristopher Jansma. Monday, March 7 at 5 p.m., in the Honors Center.
Reading and Book Signing with Jana Martin. Wednesday, March 9 at 6 p.m., in the Honors Center.
"Lucid Abnormality" presentation by Professor Pfefferle from the English Department. Tuesday, March 15, at 5 p.m., in the Honors Center.
"Zine Design Techniques: From Typewriters to the Creative Cloud". Tuesday, March 29 at 3:30 p.m., in the Honors Center.

"Manage Your Citations Like a Pro!" Presented by Lydia Willoughby, Madeline Veitch, and Heather Shimonof the Sojourner Truth Library. 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in the Honors Center.

"Immigration and the U.S. Legal System: The Judge, The Prosecutor and the Advocate."
5:30 p.m. Monday, April 25, in the Honors Center.

"Love Me Until The Batteries Die." Derek Hawkins' Honors Thesis Presentation.
5 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, in the Honors Center.

"Exploring the Solar System: Life Here and Other Possibilities." Dylan Rose's Honors Thesis Presentation.
7:30 p.m. Monday, May 2, at the John R. Kirk Planetarium.

"This is Not a Eulogy: How I Survived My Intimate Suicide." Sabrina Sarro's Honors Thesis Presentation.
5 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, in the Honors Center.


Honors Program Thesis Presentations

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
1 - 2:15

1 -1:15 Michael Grossman, "NAFTA and the CTPA: A Case Study in the Footwear Industry" (Major: Latin American & Caribbean Studies)
1:15-1:30 Marie D'Apice, "Holistic Healing: Using Energy Awareness After Trauma to Enlighten, Empower, and Engage" (Major: English, Minors: Psychology & Theatre Arts)
2 -2:15 Ann O'Brien, "Optical Micromanipulation in Beams with Polarization Singularities" (Major: Physics, Minors: Art Studio & Mathematics)
Thursday, April 21, 2016
11 -12:45
11 -11:15 Catherine Rubino, "A Kunderian Investigation Into the Past" (Major: English, Minor: Journalism)
11:15-11:30 Eli Reisman, "The Effects of American Textile Demand on Bangladesh Society" (Major: Geology (Environmental Geoscience)
11:30-11:45 Kaylie Pyrch, "TransGeneration" (Major: Graphic Design"
12:30-12:45 Denera Ragoonanan, "The Role of Civil Society in the Liberal Development of Turkey" (Major: International Relations, Minor: Economics)
Friday, April 29, 2016
1 -3:30
1 -1:15 Jesse Pilnik, "Super Senses: Developing a Multiplatform Children's Television Show" (Major: Digital Media Program & Management, Minors: Theatre Arts, Film & Video Studies, Business & Communication)
1:15-1:30 Lauren Gao, "Tagalog Possessives: A Syntactic Analysis of Shoes and Who They Belong To" (Major: Communication Studies (Interpersonal/Intercultural)
1:30-1:45 Matthew Farragher, "Freshwater Ecosystems of the Shawangunk Ridge" (Major: Environmental Geochemical Science)
2 -2:15 Stephanie Black, "The Misunderstood Sister - An Exploration of How Social Media Has Altered the American Perception of Women Across the World" (Majors:  Journalism (Public Relations) & Communication Studies (Interpersonal/Intercultural), Minor: Spanish)
2:15-2:30 Hanna Kasahara, "Developing Gender Equality Through Women, Peace and Security Agenda" (Major: International Relations, Minor: Asian Studies)
2:30-2:45 Mackenzie Cummings, "The Biochemistry of Long Distance Running: Snapshots of Metabolism Throughout a Long Distance Effort" (Major: Biochemistry, Minor: Psychology)
2:45-3 Anthony Albanese, "Testing the Opium: An Analysis of Religion's Effects on Political Militancy" (Major: Sociology, Minor: Religious Studies)
3 -3:15 Kyra Nolte, "Buried Roots in Mexico: A Brief History of Institutionalized Violence, the Movements That Have Grown in Response, and a Discussion of U.S. Censorship" (Major: Anthropology, Minors:  Evolutionary Studies & Spanish)
3:15-3:30 Betsy Wiener, "Why Should the U.N. Write a Convention for the Rights of Elderly and Aging Populations? Effects of Class and Differences in Elderly Populations of Latin America and the Caribbean" (Major: Sociology (Human Services), Minor: Deaf Studies)
Monday, May 2, 2016
3 -5:45
3 -3:15 Morgan Hennessy, "Building a Brand" (Major: Digital Media Production)
3:15-3:30 Julia Ponder, "Subtle Predictions" (Major: Adolescence Education: English, Minor: Creative Writing)
3:30-3:45 Kelly Lindberg, "New Paltz Zine Community: Aboveground and the Underground Converge" (Majors: Digital Media Production and Management & English)
4 -4:15 Sarah Broughton, "Clash of the World: Deaf Culture and Medical Views on Cochlear Implants" (Major: Communication Disorders, Minors: Deaf Studies & International Relations)
4:15-4:30 Abigail Gallagher, "How to Grieve (A Mixed-Genre Memoir)" (Major: English (Creative Writing), Minors: Women's Gender & Sexuality Studies & Psychology)
4:30-4:45 Micaela Kayser, "Queering the Common Core: Finding a Place for Queer YA Fiction in High School English Classrooms" (Major: Women's Gender & Sexuality Studies, Minor:  Sociology)
4:45-5 Rosemarie Mulligan, "Dancing With Your Hands" (Major: Early Childhood Education & Childhood Education B-6 (Biology B-6)
5 -5:15 Casey Morris, "The Land of Sewertopia" (Major: Theatre Arts (Performance), Minor:  Economics)
5:15-5:30 John Carey, "Unequal Under the Law: Income Inequality and Justice in America in the 21st Century" (Major: International Relations, Minor: Geology)
5:30-5:45 Janet Roberts, "The Value of Feeling: An Examination of the Implications of the Decrease in Emphasis on Empathy in Reading Curriculum on Children's Learning" (Major: Early Childhood Education & Childhood Education B-6 (English B-6)


There will be more events added to this list as the semester progresses.