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Wednesday, December 31, 2008


Winter Holidays

Wednesday, December 31, 2008


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Tuesday, December 30, 2008


Winter Holidays

Tuesday, December 30, 2008


Winter Holidays

Monday, December 29, 2008


Winter Holidays

Friday, December 26, 2008


Winter Holidays

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Merry Christmas


Winter Holidays

Wednesday, December 24, 2008


Winter Holidays

Tuesday, December 23, 2008


Winter Holidays

Monday, December 22, 2008


Happy Hanukkah

Sunday, December 21, 2008


Official fall 2008 graduation date

Saturday, December 20, 2008


FINAL EXAMS, FALL 2008

Tuesday, December 16, 2008


FINAL EXAMS, FALL 2008

Monday, December 15, 2008


FINAL EXAMS, FALL 2008

Saturday, December 13, 2008


FINAL EXAMS, FALL 2008

Friday, December 12, 2008


FINAL EXAMS, FALL 2008

Thursday, December 11, 2008


FINAL EXAMS, FALL 2008

Wednesday, December 10, 2008


No-class day,'Dead Day'

Tuesday, December 9, 2008


No-class day,'Dead Day'

Monday, December 8, 2008


December 2008 Plan II Graduation Reception

Friday, December 5, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Joynes Suite, Carothers 007


Application Deadline, Summer 2009 Plan II in Rome Study Abroad

Friday, December 5, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Application due in the Plan II Honors office, WC Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven by 5:00 pm.


Songs of the Season

Friday, December 5, 2008

West Mall Tower Steps


LAST CLASS DAY of the Fall 2008 Semester

Friday, December 5, 2008


Thanksgiving Day + 1=Thanksgiving Friday

Friday, November 28, 2008


Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 27, 2008


No Plan II Honors Information Session Today

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

NO INFORMATION SESSION TODAY


Summer Research Workshop

Friday, November 21, 2008 • 4:00 PM

PAI 3.02 (Painter Hall)


VOLTAIRE'S CINEMA

Thursday, November 20, 2008 • 8:00 PM

Joynes Reading Room, Carothers Residence Hall


JOYNES ROOM EVENT: Elva Treviño Hart

Monday, November 17, 2008 • 7:30 PM

Joynes Room, Carothers 007, 2501 Whitis Ave


Plan II in Rome: Information Session

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 • 3:00 PM

WC Hogg 4.118, the Meyerson Conference Room


Worthington Essay Contest Entries Due

Monday, November 10, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Plan II Honors Program office, WC Hogg 4.104

Winners will be announced


JOYNES ROOM EVENT: Alison Bechdel

Thursday, November 6, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Joynes Room, Carothers 007


Fall 2008 VOTE

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 • 7:00 AM

Polling at the FAC. Check newspapers for locations around town.


JOYNES ROOM EVENT: Tovino

Monday, November 3, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Joynes Room, Carothers 007


Fall 2008 Senior Thesis Symposium

Sunday, November 2, 2008 • 2:00 PM

GSB 3.104, GSB 3.106, GSB 3.130 and GSB 3.138

All Plan II Honors students, Plan II Honors parents, supervising faculty, friends, neighbors and countrymen are welcome. Students currently registered in TC 660HA are required to attend one symposium session.


2008 Plan II Honors Family Weekend Day Events

Sunday, November 2, 2008 • 11:00 AM

McCombs Atrium and GSB 3.104, GSB 3.106, GSB 3.130 and GSB 3.138.

Plan II Honors Brunch Reception will begin at 11:00 am. Meet other Plan II Honors parents, the Plan II staff and some Plan II Honors faculty. Brunch is wrapped up with short remarks by Plan II acting director, Alex Wettlaufer. The reception is followed by model classes taught by Plan II Honors faculty beginning at 12:30.


Plan II THESIS GRANT Applications Due

Friday, October 24, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Plan II Honors Common Room, WC Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Plan II TRAVEL GRANT Applications Due

Friday, October 24, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Plan II Honors Common Room, WC Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


JOYNES ROOM EVENT: John Taggart

Thursday, October 23, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Joynes Room, Carothers 007


MIT Technology and Policy Recruiting/Info Session

Thursday, October 23, 2008 • 1:30 PM

Joynes Room, Carothers 007


Peer Advising Week

Friday, October 17, 2008 • 11:00 AM

Plan II Honors Common Room, WC Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Peer Advising Week

Thursday, October 16, 2008 • 11:00 AM

Plan II Honors Common Room, WC Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Peer Advising Week

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 • 11:00 AM

Plan II Honors Common Room, WC Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


BHP Sophomore Transfer Information Session

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 • 5:30 PM

CBA 4.304; 4th floor McCombs School of Business


Peer Advising Week

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 • 11:00 AM

Plan II Honors Common Room, WC Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Plan II Peer Advising Week Begins

Monday, October 13, 2008 • 11:00 AM

Plan II Honors Common Room, WC Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Plan II Ice Cream Social

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 • 4:00 PM

The Honors Quad...outdoor space between Carothers, Blanton, Littlefield and Andrews.


Is Grad School For Me?

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 • 11:00 AM

Santa Rita Room, The Texas Union


JOYNES ROOM EVENT: Khan has been cancelled

Monday, September 29, 2008 • 7:30 PM

Mahvish Khan was an Afghan American translator for the prisoners in Guantanamo Bay. She published a powerful article about her experiences in the Washington Post, which she has now expanded into a book.


Plan II Sophomore Summit

Monday, September 22, 2008 • 6:00 PM

MEZ 1.306


West Coast Alumni Reception

Saturday, September 20, 2008 • 5:30 PM

Worthingtons' Home, 34691 Camino Capistrano, Capistrano Beach, CA 92624


Plan II Art

Thursday, September 18, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Joynes Room, the basement of Carothers, in Rm. 007A


Plan II Honors Admissions Information Sessions Begin for Fall 2008

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 • 10:00 AM

WCH 4.104


FALL 2008 FRESHMAN GETAWAY

Friday, September 5, 2008

Shady Springs Party Barn

Transportation: Buses will leave at 4:10 pm from Littlefield Fountain. The ride takes about 20 minutes. Buses will return you to Littlefield Fountain at around 9 pm.


FALL 2008 FRESHMAN CONVOCATION

Thursday, September 4, 2008 • 7:00 PM

WELCH 1.316

Meet the Director, Professor Michael Stoff. Guest Speakers, TBA; Plan II Student's Association officers and Special Surprise Guests! Learn about all the Plan II student organizations. Be all you can be.


Last day of the official add/drop period.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008


Labor Day: University Holiday. No classes held.

Monday, September 1, 2008 • 7:00 PM

NO CLASSES HELD. All UT Offices are closed.


FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

Wednesday, August 27, 2008


First Day of Add/Drops

Wednesday, August 27, 2008


GONE TO TEXAS: A TEXAS-SIZED WELCOME TO UT STUDENTS

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 • 8:00 PM

South Mall and plaza of the Main Building

More than 100 years ago, as adventurers pulled up stakes seeking a fresh start, three letters etched on old homestead doors revealed their destination. GTT...Gone to Texas.


GONE TO Liberal Arts: Welcome Home Dinner for New Students

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Turtle Pond, just north of the Tower on Inner Campus Drive


Shakespeare at Winedale on Tour

Monday, August 25, 2008 • 7:30 PM

Blackfriar's Theatre, Staunton, VA


Plan II Alumni Reception in Washington, DC

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 • 7:00 PM

The Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC


Plan II Honors Student Orientation Meeting

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 • 9:30 AM

The Plan II Honors Program office, W.C. Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Plan II Honors Freshman Orientation Breakfast

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 • 9:00 AM

The Plan II Honors Program office, W.C. Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Plan II Honors Parent Orientation Meeting

Monday, July 14, 2008 • 1:15 PM

The Sinclair Suite, Texas Union, Room 3.128


Plan II Honors Student Orientation Meeting

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 • 9:30 AM

The Plan II Honors Program office, W.C. Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Plan II Honors Freshman Orientation Breakfast

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 • 9:00 AM

The Plan II Honors Program office, W.C. Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Plan II Honors Parent Orientation Meeting

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 • 1:15 PM

The Sinclair Suite, Texas Union, Room 3.128


Fourth of July Holiday

Friday, July 4, 2008

All UT offices and Plan II Office are closed


Plan II Honors Student Orientation Meeting

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 • 9:30 AM

The Plan II Honors Program office, W.C. Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Plan II Honors Freshman Orientation Breakfast

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 • 9:00 AM

The Plan II Honors Program office, W.C. Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Plan II Honors Parent Orientation Meeting

Monday, June 30, 2008 • 1:15 PM

The Sinclair Suite, Texas Union, Room 3.128


Plan II Honors Student Orientation Meeting

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 • 9:30 AM

The Plan II Honors Program office, W.C. Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Plan II Honors Freshman Orientation Breakfast

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 • 9:00 AM

The Plan II Honors Program office, W.C. Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Plan II Honors Parent Orientation Meeting

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 • 1:15 PM

The Sinclair Suite, Texas Union, Room 3.128


Plan II Honors Student Orientation Meeting

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 • 9:30 AM

The Plan II Honors Program office, W.C. Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Plan II Honors Freshman Orientation Breakfast

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 • 9:00 AM

The Plan II Honors Program office, W.C. Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Plan II Honors Parent Orientation Meeting

Tuesday, June 17, 2008 • 1:15 PM

The Sinclair Suite, Texas Union, Room 3.128


Memorial Day Holiday

Monday, May 26, 2008

All UT offices and Plan II Office are closed


The 125th Spring University-Wide Commencement

Saturday, May 17, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Main Plaza (south of the Tower); Frank Erwin Center in the event of rain


Plan II Honors Spring 2008 Commencement Convocation

Saturday, May 17, 2008 • 8:30 AM

Hogg Memorial Auditorium, NOTE: TIME CHANGE

The commencement convocation ceremony will be immediately followed by a brunch reception at the Life Sciences Library in the Main Building. See Plan II website for detailed information.


No Class Days

Tuesday, May 6, 2008


Cinco de Mayo

Monday, May 5, 2008


No Class Days

Monday, May 5, 2008


Spring 2008 THESIS DEADLINE: TC 660HA

Friday, May 2, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Plan II Honors Program office, WC Hogg 4.104

FInal thesis grade due.


Spring 2008 THESIS DEADLINE: TC 660HB and TC 359T

Friday, May 2, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Plan II Honors Program office, WC Hogg 4.104

BOUND COPY of thesis due. FInal thesis grade due.


UT REMEMBERS

Friday, May 2, 2008 • 2:30 PM

Tower Garden


Deadline for Step ONE of Fall 2008 Thesis Registration

Friday, April 25, 2008

Plan II Honors Program office, W.C. Hogg, 4.104, Hogg Heaven


I Love Travel

Thursday, April 17, 2008 • 7:00 AM

Jester A115

If you love traveling and would like to incorporate travel into your future career, this workshop can help you explore your possibilities! This workshop is open to all students.


Plan II Honors Spring Thesis Symposium

Sunday, April 13, 2008 • 9:00 AM

Graduate School of Business, 3rd floor (rooms to be announced with final schedule)


RESEARCH WEEK 2008

Tuesday, April 8, 2008


SPRING 2008 THESIS SEMINAR MEETING for TC 660HB and TC 359T

Monday, April 7, 2008 • 6:00 PM

TBA

Symposium information due. Speaker TBA


SPRING 2008 THESIS SEMINAR MEETING for TC 660HA

Monday, April 7, 2008 • 5:00 PM

WCH 4.104

Spring 2008 Progress Report, bibliography and outline due. Rough draft due if your are undertaking a creative writing thesis, so your supervisor can advise you on revisions.


Plan II Chamber Music Society Recital

Sunday, April 6, 2008 • 4:30 PM

Jessen Auditorium in Homer Raney Hall


The Many Paths to becoming a Mental Health Profession

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 • 7:00 AM

Jester A115

Are you considering a career as a counselor or psychotherapist? This workshop will compare the multiple paths toward becoming pracitioner.


Deadline for Application to Friar Society

Thursday, March 20, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Student Organization Center, 4th floor of SSB

The only prerequisite for applicants is the completion of 75 undergraduate hours or to be a graduate student.


Thesis Forms and Requirements Workshop

Thursday, March 20, 2008 • 4:00 PM

The Plan II Honors Program office, W.C. Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


PERSPECTIVES 2008

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 • 7:00 PM

GEARING 105

Dr. Camille Parmesan, Integrative Biology. Educating Politicians about Science


Career Options for English Majors

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 • 7:00 AM

Jester A115

Are you wondering what you can do with an English degree? Come consider the possibilities and identify your next steps.


Student Government Accepting Executive Baord Applications; DUE March 17

Monday, March 17, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Student Government Office, 4th floor of SSB 4.206

The only prerequisite for applicants is the completion of 75 undergraduate hours or to be a graduate student.


University of Texas SPRING BREAK

Friday, March 14, 2008

Information sessions resume Monday, March 17 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through April.


University of Texas SPRING BREAK

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Information sessions resume Monday, March 17 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through April.


University of Texas SPRING BREAK

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Information sessions resume Monday, March 17 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through April.


University of Texas SPRING BREAK

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Information sessions resume Monday, March 17 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through April.


University of Texas SPRING BREAK

Monday, March 10, 2008

Information sessions resume Monday, March 17 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through April.


PERSPECTIVES 2008

Wednesday, March 5, 2008 • 7:00 PM

GEARING 105

Dr. Rich Reddick, Education (Plan II alumnus). Importance of Cross Race/Gender Mentorship


Thesis Forms and Requirements Workshop

Wednesday, March 5, 2008 • 5:00 PM

The Plan II Honors Program office, W.C. Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Thesis Forms and Requirements Workshop

Tuesday, March 4, 2008 • 5:00 PM

The Plan II Honors Program office, W.C. Hogg 4.104, Hogg Heaven


Internships: Taking Careers for a Test Drive

Tuesday, March 4, 2008 • 7:00 AM

Jester A115

What are internships and why are they important? Find out how to get hands-on experience, how internships can help build your career, and how the CEC can help you prepare.


SPRING 2008 THESIS SEMINAR MEETING for TC 660HB and TC 359T

Monday, March 3, 2008 • 6:00 PM

TBA

Symposium information due. Speaker TBA


Travel Grant/Plan II Study Abroad Funding Application DEADLINE

Monday, March 3, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Plan II Honors Program office, WCH 4.104, Hogg Heaven

Awards typically range between $500 and $2,000. In most cases, Plan II will pay only part of your costs for the trip. You must therefore seek funds from other sources as well, but your Plan II application must show all of your expenses for the trip. Download Application Form


SPRING 2008 THESIS SEMINAR MEETING for TC 660HA

Monday, March 3, 2008 • 5:00 PM

TBA

Speaker TBA


Plan II CAREER WEEK

Friday, February 29, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Joynes Reading Room CRD 007

Brown Bag Lunch Session featuring the Teach for America program. Teach for America is a national corps of outstanding recent college graduates and young professionals who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools and become leaders in the effort to expand educational opportunity. They are a diverse group of talented individuals who possess the leadership skills needed to make a real impact over the short- and long-term. Teach For America seeks graduates from all majors. No pr


Plan II CAREER WEEK

Thursday, February 28, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Garrison 2.112

Evening Session featuring Liberal Arts Career Services. This session will focus on resources and services available for students who are considering law school including information on Pre-Law Advising, helpful hints to help you decide if law school is right for you, tips on what you can do now to make yourself a more competitive law school applicant, information on the LSAT and choosing a law school, etc…


Plan II CAREER WEEK

Thursday, February 28, 2008 • 12:30 PM

Joynes Reading Room CRD 007

Brown Bag Lunch Session featuring Ambassador Greg Engle, Diplomat in Residence and Visiting Scholar, LBJ School of Public Affairs. The Diplomat-in-Residence program is managed by the U.S. Department of State to disseminate information about career opportunities in the Foreign Service, to help candidates through the Foreign Service exam and application process, and to support programs sponsored by foreign affairs groups and institutions. Note: bring your lunch with you to this workshop.


PERSPECTIVES 2008

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 • 7:00 PM

GEARING 105

Dr. Michael Starbird, Mathematics. Does Education Make a Difference?


Plan II CAREER WEEK

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Garrison 2.112

Evening Session featuring the Study Abroad Office (formally C-GEO). Representatives from the Study Abroad Office will share the steps students should take to move through the entire study abroad process from finding an appropriate study abroad program, through the application process, finding funding, preparing to leave, the abroad experience, and returning to campus. All students thinking about studying abroad should attend.


Plan II CAREER WEEK

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Joynes Reading Room CRD 007

Brown Bag Lunch Session featuring the Career Exploration Center. This session will focus on graduate school planning and other services provided by the Career Exploration Center including career testing, credentials file, faculty contacts program, etc… Note: bring your lunch with you to this workshop.


Plan II CAREER WEEK

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Garrison 2.112

Evening Session featuring Liberal Arts Career Services. This session will focus on resources and services available through Liberal Arts Career Services including information on internships, job searches, interview tips, resumes, etc…and a discussion of how your Plan II degree relates to the professional world and suggested ways to present your knowledge and skills to a potential employer.


Plan II CAREER WEEK

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 • 12:30 PM

Joynes Reading Room CRD 007

Brown Bag Lunch Session featuring the UTeach Program. UTeach is a secondary teacher preparation program for Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences majors. Representatives from both UTeach Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences will be participating in the session. Note: bring your lunch with you to this workshop.


Plan II CAREER WEEK

Monday, February 25, 2008 • 6:00 PM

MEZ 1.306

Career Week kicks off on Monday evening with session featuring a panel of Plan II alumni who will share their stories of career success and explain how their Plan II degree helped them to get to where they are today.


PERSPECTIVES 2008

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 • 7:00 PM

GEARING 105

Professor Larry Speck, Architecture. Self-Education: 3 Case Studies


Health Professions Fair

Monday, February 18, 2008 • 10:00 AM

Texas Union Ballroom

All students welcome.


PERSPECTIVES 2008

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 • 7:00 PM

GEARING 105

Dr. Betty Sue Flowers, Director, LBJ Library and Museum (Plan II alumna, former Plan II director). Education and Imagination


Act Local, Think Global: A Global Leadership Program

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 • 6:30 PM

Texas Union Ballroom

Learn important leadership skills and discuss important international issues, such as Human Rights, Social Entrepreneurship, Public Health and HIV/AIDS, Sustainability, Climate Change, Economic Development, and Hunger and Poverty.


The Undecided Seeks Submissions

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Writing can take th eform of an editorial, a feature piece, hard news reporting, a cartoon, or a literary work (short story, poem, song lyrics). Arwork and photography are also accepted.


PERSPECTIVES 2008

Wednesday, February 6, 2008 • 7:00 PM

GEARING 105

Dr. Meme Drumwright, Advertising. Ethics Education: Can Ethics be Taught?n


SPRING 2008 THESIS SEMINAR MEETING for TC 660HB and TC 359T

Monday, February 4, 2008 • 6:00 PM

TBA

Speaker TBA


SPRING 2008 THESIS SEMINAR MEETING for TC 660HA

Monday, February 4, 2008 • 5:00 PM

TBA

Speaker TBA


Plan II Art Show, Deadline to submit. schedule a screening or an audition

Monday, February 4, 2008

TBA

Art Show Place and Time TBA


PERSPECTIVES 2008

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 • 7:00 PM

GEARING 105

Panelists and topics: Dr. Meme Drumwright, Advertising, Ethics Education: Can Ethics be Taught?; Dr. Betty Sue Flowers, Director, LBJ Library and Museum (Plan II alumna, former Plan II director),Education and Imagination; Dr. Camille Parmesan, Integrative Biology, Educating Politicians about Science; Dr. Rich Reddick, Education (Plan II alumnus) Importance of Cross Race/Gender Mentorship; Professor Larry Speck, Architecture Self-Education: 3 Case Studies; Dr. Michael Starbird, Mathematics, Does


STUDY ABROAD FAIR. Go Global

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 • 10:00 AM

Gregory Gym Plaza, Speedway at 21st Street

Learn about study abroad programs and options, talk with Study Abroad Office advisors and program coordinators.


SPRING 2008 Plan II Admissions Information Session Begin

Monday, January 28, 2008 • 10:00 AM

WCH 4.118, the Meyerson Room


Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday

Monday, January 21, 2008


Spring 2008 THESIS DEADLINE: TC 660HA

Thursday, January 17, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Plan II Honors Program office, WC Hogg 4.104

Part II of thesis registration form is due.


Spring 2008 THESIS DEADLINE: TC 359T

Thursday, January 17, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Plan II Honors Program office, WC Hogg 4.104

Part II of thesis registration form is due for TC 359T


SPRING 2008 CLASSES BEGIN

Tuesday, January 8, 2008


New Year's Day + 1 Holiday

Wednesday, January 2, 2008


New Year's Day

Tuesday, January 1, 2008



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