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Centennial Honors College

Pre-Law Symposium February 18

The 2013 Honors Pre-Law Symposium will be held February 18 in the University Union Lamoine Room. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. and is aimed at WIU students who are considering law school. It includes a panel discussion and a keynote address by Chicago attorney Larry Eaton ‘65.

Last year’s event featured nearly 100 participants and a stellar keynote address by Chicago attorney Matt Bills ‘99.


Undergraduate Research Day Expanded

The Annual Thomas E. Helm Undergraduate Research Day will be expanded to two days in Spring 2013 and will be held April 16 and 17 in the University Union. Once again, the Centennial Honors College is pleased to sponsor the event and encourages all undergraduate students to present their projects.

Students are invited to present posters and make podium presentations of their research and give performances of creative works. Guidelines, Abstract Submission Forms, and additional information can be found at All projects selected will be recognized, and 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards will be presented to those judged "best projects."

Tentative Schedule:

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
6:00-6:15 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks-University Union Prairie Lounge
6:15-6:30 p.m. Distinguished Alumni Presentation - Alex Heuer, class of 2008
6:30-8:30 p.m. Podium Presentations - University Union

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
8:30-10:30 a.m. Poster Set Up - University Union Grand Ballroom
10:30-12:00 Noon Performance Presentations - Prairie Lounge
12:00-12:15 p.m. Welcome and Remarks
12:30 to 2:00 Poster Presentations - Grand Ballroom

If you have questions, please contact the Honors College at (309) 298-2228.

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