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Departmental Honors Course List Updated
May 18, 2017

The Departmental Honors Course List for Fall 2017 semester has been updated. Click here for the lists of all Honors courses for Fall 2017.

Grayson Bodenheimer Spends Final Semester in Finland
May 17, 2017

Senior Honors student Grayson Bodenheimer has spent his final semester at the University of Helsinki, Finland. As a sociology major and global studies minor, Grayson is studying the Finnish education system as a piece of his larger research concerning teacher burnout in America and Finland.

2016-17 Honors Faculty Awards
May 16, 2017

Three faculty were recognized and presented 2016-17 Honors Faculty Awards at the University Honors Commencement Ceremony held on Friday, May 12, 2017.

Devin Hoffman Wins NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Award!
May 9, 2017

Honors Senior, geology major and Chancellor's Scholar Devin Hoffman has won the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) award! Devin received the award for graduate research at any accredited university.

Honors International Education 2016-17
May 8, 2017

Countries where Honors students studied abroad in 2016-2017 included Australia, Austria, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, China, Cuba, Finland, France, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, New Zealand, Peru, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

Honors Senior Ryan Hellenbrand Awarded Fulbright to Austria!!!
Apr 4, 2017

Honors Senior and Chancellor’s Scholar Ryan Hellenbrand has been awarded a Fulbright Award to Austria for October 2017 - June 2018! Ryan is a double major in Global Studies and Sustainable Development, with a minor in German.

Honors Students Shine at the Association of Southeastern Biologists Meetings
Apr 4, 2017

Appalachian Honors students traveled to Montgomery, Alabama and presented their research at the Association of Southeastern Biologists annual meetings.

Mackenzie Laney Attends North Carolina Museums Council Meetings
Mar 30, 2017

Honors Junior and Public History major Mackenzie Laney attended the North Carolina Museums Council conference this month in Wilmington. Mackenzie is planning a career in the museum and heritage industry, and attending the conference was an important professional development opportunity for her...

Honors Seminar Studies King Arthur in Great Britian over Spring Break
Mar 21, 2017

Students in HON 3515: King Arthur seminar traveled to Great Britain over Spring Break alongside Dr. Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand.

Harvard! Just One Option for Corbin Ester
Mar 6, 2017

Honors Alumnus ('14) and Chancellor's Scholar Corbin Ester has been accepted to Harvard Medical School Pathways program as well as to UNC Chapel Hill's Medical School for 2017.

AppX Podcast Features Honors!
Mar 6, 2017

Honors Junior Liz Pope has made her debut as the new host of AppX. Her first guests, Honors Seniors Ryan Hellenbrand and Sarah Kate Murphy explain what The Honors College is and what it is not. How do you get in? What's a day in the life of an Honors College student consist of and more.

Alumnus Helps Save Snow Leopards in the Himalayas
Feb 13, 2017

This past June, Honors Alumnus Timothy Hefflinger was awarded a 10-month Fellowship with the American India Foundation. Hefflinger is living in the remote Himalayan region of Ladakh in the small city of Leh and working with an NGO called Snow Leopard Conservancy India Trust (SLC-IT).

Chancellor's Scholars Join Chancellor Everts for Jessica Lange Dance
Feb 9, 2017

Chancellor Everts regularly invites Chancellor's Scholars to attend campus culture and arts performances. Last night, four current Chancellor's Scholars had the pleasure of joining her for the Jessica Lang Dance Performance at the Schaefer Center.