HSO 2021-2022 Events

September 2021 Events

Volunteer at Allen Centennial Garden with HSO (CLOSED!)

Join us on Friday, September 10, for an hour of gardening in the beautiful Allen Centennial Garden! Following the event, we will then walk as a group to the Honors Fall Kickoff Event at Washburn Observatory.

Social Hour Kayak on Lake Mendota with HSO and Outdoor UW (CLOSED!)

Please join HSO for an hour of kayaking on Lake Mendota on Sunday, September 19, at 11:00 AM. Enjoy this one-hour social paddle (FOR FREE) while taking in the breathtaking views of the UW from the water! Only space for the first 30 students!

Volunteer at the Henry Vilas Zoo "RUN WILD" Event with HSO (CLOSED!)

Join HSO as they volunteer at the "RUN WILD" fundraising race on Sunday, September 26, at Henry Vilas Zoo. Walk over to the zoo with HSO Co-President Hannah and play the role of a run guide!

October 2021 Events

Wednesday @ Washburn (Virtual) with Stephanie Henderson, Ph.D. (Wednesday, October 6) (CLOSED!)

Dr. Stephanie Henderson from the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences joins to discuss her research on how atmospheric conditions impact food, safety, health, the economy, and everyone’s day-to-day life. Please join this lively discussion!

HSO Team Trivia at the Sett Pub-Union South (Monday, October 11) (CLOSED!)

Hey Honors Brainiacs! Take a little time to unwind from schoolwork on your Monday night and use that brainpower while joining HSO for a round of team trivia at the Sett (Union South).

November 2021 Events

Wednesday @ Washburn with Dr. Matthew Brown (Wednesday, November 3) (FULL!)

Please join HSO as they welcome Dr. Matthew Brown at Washburn Observatory to explore how the idea that theorizing race critically is central to any rigorous understanding of world history! Dinner will be provided!

Go Big Read with author Yaa Gyasi (Thursday, November 4) (CLOSED!)

Please consider joining HSO in attending a special Go Big Read presentation by author Yaa Gyasi. Gyasi will be discussing this year's novel, Transcendent Kingdom. Lunch will be provided--come when you are able!

HSO @ the Capitol Square Farmer's Market (Saturday, November 13) (CLOSED!)

Please consider joining HSO Board Member Lucy as she leads this adventure from Library Mall up State Street to the Farmer’s Market on Capitol Square. Lucy will be waiting for HSO members at Library Mall at 9:45 AM CST on Saturday, November 13.

HSO Team Trivia at the Sett Pub-Union South (Monday, November 29) (CLOSED!)

Hey Honors Brainiacs! Take a little time to unwind from schoolwork on your Monday night and use that brainpower while joining HSO for a round of team trivia at the Sett (Union South).

December 2021 Events

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April 2022 Events

Wednesday @ Washburn with Dean Eric Wilcots (Wednesday, April 6)

Please join HSO as they welcome L&S Dean Eric Wilcots for a special Wednesday @ Washburn. The event will be at Washburn Observatory, dinner provided, and will include a special viewing from the Observatory telescope!

May 2022 Events