National Scholars Program

Calendar: Spring 2007

January
10 Classes begin
11 Professional Etiquette Dinner
5:30 pm - Madren Conference Center, Meeting Rooms 1&2
15 MLK DAY—No Classes
17 Last day to add a class
23 Book Discussion moderated by Dr. Mike Lemahieu (1 of 2)
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
6:30-8:30 pm - NSP Office
24 Book Discussion moderated by Dr. Mike Lemahieu (2 of 2)
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
6:30-8:30 pm - NSP Office
24 Last day to drop a class without a "W" grade
February
9 News Discussion, lead by Laura Hart and Ben Ward
Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus
2:15-3:15 - NSP Office
16-18 National Scholars Weekend
20 International Issues Seminar
"How a Southerner Speaks the Language up North"
US ambassador to Canada David Wilkins
3:30 pm - Strom Thurmond Auditorium
23 News Discussion, lead by Rob Dixon and Donovan Jones
New Media versus Old Media
2:15-3:15 - NSP Office
March
2 Last day to drop a class without a final grade
9 News Discussion, lead by Laura Hart
Conflict Diamonds
2:15-3:15 - NSP Office
19-23 SPRING BREAK—No Classes
28 Book Discussion moderated by Dr. Mike Lemahieu
Maus by Art Spiegelman
7-9 pm - NSP Office
30 News Discussion, lead by Ali Barkett and Lillie Stewart
The Biology and Commerce of Beauty
2:15-3:15 - NSP Office
30 2007-2008 Planning Meeting
3:30-4:30 pm - NSP Office
April
2 Registration for Fall 2007 begins
4 High Tea with the Barkers (first-years only)
4:30-5:30 pm - President's House
6 News Discussion
Topic TND
2:15-3:15 - NSP Office
7-14 Honors and Awards Week
11 Senior Mentor Dinner
5:30-8 pm - President's Box, Memorial Stadium
20 News Discussion
Topic TND
2:15-3:15
NSP Office
26 Senior Sayonara Cook-Out
5-7 pm - Owen Pavilion, Madren Center
29-30 Final Exams
May
1-6 Final Exams
9 Maymester I: Group departs for Amsterdam, Stockholm and St. Petersburg; returns May 19
12 Commencement
12 Maymester II: Group departs for Iceland; returns May 22