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Sponsored by:  Mary Lu Joynes Endowment in Plan II, the L.L. & Ethel E. Dean Endowment in UGS in cooperation with the Texas Institute for Literary and Textual Studies

Joynes Event: Paul La Farge, Author of Luminous Airplane

7:00 pm :: Wednesday, November 28 :: Joynes Suite, Carothers 007

Mon, Nov 26, 2012


Maggie Gunn, Plan II senior, Honored as Outstanding Student 2012/2013 by Texas Parents

Texas Parents is the official parents’ association of the University of Texas at Austin and is a part of the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

Mon, Nov 26, 2012


Sponsored by:  Department of English, Mary Lu Joynes Endowment in Plan II, the L.L. & Ethel E. Dean Endowment in UGS and Comparative Literature.

Joynes Event: Poet Salgado Maranhão and Translator Alexis Levitin

7:00 pm, Wednesday, November 20 :: Joynes Reading Room

Thu, Nov 15, 2012


Plan II Music Society Fall Recital

2:00 pm :: Saturday, December 8 :: Jessen Auditorium (HRH)

Thu, Nov 8, 2012


Madeline Schlesinger, Plan II Honors/History Honors Senior

Discusses Undergraduate Research and the Normandy Scholars Experience

Mon, Nov 5, 2012


Simpáticas

Joynes Event: Elva Treviõ Hart, Memoirist and Short-Story Author

7:00 pm, Thursday, November 8 :: Joynes Reading Room

Thu, Nov 1, 2012


Plan II Family Day, 2012

Sunday, October 28, 2012 :: Breakfast, 10:30 to 11:30 am :: Classes and Presentations, 11:45 am to 1:30 pm :: Texas Union Ballroom and other Texas Union rooms. All current Plan II students and parents welcome.

Tue, Oct 23, 2012


Joynes Event: Poet John Taggart

7:00 pm :: Monday, October 29 :: Joynes Suite, Carothers 007

Mon, Oct 22, 2012


Fall 2012 Senior Thesis Symposium, Nov 11, 1:00 pm

1:00 to 3:30 pm :: Sunday, November 11 :: Graduate School of Business 3rd Floor :: Sessions in GSB 3.104 & GSB 3.106

Sun, Oct 21, 2012


Joynes Event: A Conversation with Mickey Edwards, former US Congressman and author

7:00 pm, Thursday, October 18 :: Joynes Reading Room

Fri, Oct 12, 2012


John Silber in 1998, photo by Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times.

John Silber dies at age 86 on September 7, 2012.

A professor in the UT Department of Philosophy for thirteen years, Silber was also Dean of the University's College of Arts and Science (1967-1970). He was a staunch supporter of Plan II Honors. (John Silber in 1998, photo by Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times.)

Thu, Sep 27, 2012


Over 75 years of excellence.

Plan II Honors Program at Top of Rankings in Spring Review

Public University Press evaluated and published the results in the Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs

Sun, Sep 16, 2012


Karen Russell

Joynes Event: Karen Russell, Author of Swamplandia!

Thursday, September 27 at 7:00 pm at Joynes Reading Room Carothers Residence Hall

Wed, Sep 12, 2012


Stanley Lombardo

Stanley F. Lombardo :: "The Fall of Troy" from Book II of Virgil's Aeneid

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 7:00 to 9:00 pm SAC Auditorium, Student Activity Center, 1.402

Tue, Sep 11, 2012


2012 Worthington Essay Contest

Deadline: 5:00 pm, October 26, 2012 :: Topic: The Ethics of Controlling Disease

Tue, Sep 11, 2012


Michael Stoff, Plan II Honors Director, Receives the Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award

The Regents' Award recognizes a commitment to teaching through the delivery of the highest quality of undergraduate instruction.

Mon, Aug 20, 2012




The University Tower at Commencement

Spring 2012 Plan II Honors Graduation Convocation

Saturday, May 19, 2012 9:00 am Hogg Memorial Auditorium, Reception follows at San Jacinto Residence Hall Multi-Purpose Room.

Fri, May 18, 2012



Anjali Datta, Photo by Emily Kinsolving

Anjali Datta, Plan II/Engineering Senior, Receives Hertz Foundation Fellowship

Fifteen students in the nation receive a five-year, $250,000 Hertz Foundation Fellowship to pursue graduate research at the university of their choice.

Thu, May 17, 2012


96,000 Members Strong

Plan II Honors 2012-2016 Forty Acres Scholars

We are very proud to announce that eight of the fourteen incoming 2012 Forty Acres Scholars are Plan II Honors majors

Wed, May 2, 2012


Plan II Seniors Awarded George H. Mitchell Student Awards for Academic Excellence

George Miller, Plan II/Astronomy receives the $20,000 grand prize. Jillian Owens, Plan II/Religious Studies awarded $2,000.

Tue, May 1, 2012


Plan II Music Society Spring Recital

Saturday, April 28, 2012 :: 10:30 am to noon :: Jessen Auditorium, Homer Rainey Hall

Mon, Apr 16, 2012


Honors Colloquium, 2012 :: A free program inviting talented rising seniors to UT for 3 days of classes, programs, information and fun.

July 19-21, 2012 :: Honors Colloquium is a showcase of the very best the university has to offer.

Tue, Apr 10, 2012


Lunch and Conversation with Professor Hans Mark

Tues, April 10 :: 12:30 pm :: Meyerson Rm, WCH 4.118 :: Free lunch provided to first 20 attendees!

Fri, Mar 23, 2012


Spring 2012 Plan II Senior Thesis Symposium

Sunday, April 15, 2012 :: 111:00 AM to 4:00 PM :: Graduate School of Business

Thu, Mar 22, 2012


Sponsored by Plan II Honors in collaboration with The Humanities Institute

The 2012 Julius and Suzan Glickman Lecture: Seymour Hersh, Pulitzer Prize-winning New Yorker staff writer

Thursday March 22 :: 7:00 pm :: ATT Conference Center Amphitheater

Wed, Feb 29, 2012


PHOTO CREDITS CLOCKWISE FROM TOP: MIMI CHAKAROVA, SCOTT DALTON, STEPHEN FERRY

Joynes Event: Picturing Crisis: Engaging the Viewer. Intersections in Photography #6

7:00 pm :: Thursday, April 5, 2012 :: Joynes Reading Room :: Free & open to the public

Tue, Feb 28, 2012


Plan II Open House for Faculty Interested in Teaching in Plan II

Learn more about Plan II & Plan II courses :: Wednesday, March 7, 5:00 to 6:30 pm, Plan II Office (WC Hogg 4.104), RSVP

Mon, Feb 27, 2012


Plan II/LAH Career Week 2012

Career Week 2012 :: hosted by Plan II Honors and the Liberal Arts Honors Programs

Monday, Feb 27 through Thursday, March 1, Panels and workshops for Plan II Honors and LAH students at various campus locations.

Sat, Feb 4, 2012


Marie Howe photographed by ©Brad Fowler

Joynes Event: Marie Howe, American Poet

Friday, April 13, 7:00 pm, Joynes Suite @ Carothers Residence Hall

Thu, Feb 2, 2012


Plan II students thrive in leadership roles: Student Regent, Student Government President, President of the Senate of College Councils and Editors of The Daily Texan in 2011-2012.

The School of Undergraduate Studies and the University Honors Center offer a free, three-day program for talented rising seniors.

Wed, Feb 1, 2012


Joynes Event: Dr. Walter Glannon: "Neuroscience, Free Will and Moral Responsibility"

Wednesday, February 8, 7:00 pm @ Joynes Room, Carothers (CRD) 007, 2501 Whitis Ave.

Fri, Jan 6, 2012


Nicholas Kristof:  Stories of Survival and Courage from the Fight to End Human Trafficking

Nicholas Kristof: Stories of Survival and Courage from the Fight to End Human Trafficking

The Plan II Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin presents the 2012 Liz Carpenter Lecture :: 7:00 pm :: February 13 :: LBJ Auditorium

Thu, Jan 5, 2012


Joynes Event: The Silence of our Friends :: Writer, Mark Long & Illustrator, Nate Powell

Tuesday, February 21, 7:00 pm in the Joynes Suite, Carothers 007

Wed, Jan 4, 2012


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