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Taylor Petty with NOLS in New Zealand
Feb 10, 2016

Taylor Petty spent the Fall of 2015 canoeing, hiking, and mountaineering in some of New Zealand’s beautiful backcountry with the National Outdoor Le...

Zachary Saint in Costa Rica

Zachary Saint spends Fall semester in Costa Rica studying Marine Biology
Feb 4, 2016

Last semester Zachary Saint studied at Universidad Veritas in Costa Rica. During his time there he studied Spanish intensively, and took two Biology f...

Fall 2015 Honorum Laurus ceremony

December Honorum Laurus Ceremony
Feb 4, 2016

Only the most dedicated students graduate with University Honors. In the Honorum Laurus ceremony, the Honors College celebrates those who have complet...

Dr. Thomas McLaughlin, Professor of English

Dr. Thomas McLaughlin: Special Award Recipient
Feb 4, 2016

Dr. Thomas McLaughlin, Professor of English, received the Special Award for the Retiring Faculty Member for his contributions to Honors and spoke at t...

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Dr. Leslie Sargent Jones elected to the Board of Directors of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC)
Feb 4, 2016

Dr. Leslie Sargent Jones has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC). Dr. Jones will serve a three yea...

Theses Defenses

Thesis Defenses! » Thesis Defenses! Thesis Defenses!
Dec 1, 2015

We have a record number of Honors thesis projects being defended this Fall semester with five successful defenses so far, two underway as this is post...

Aportfolio - collect, reflect, connect

HON 1515 Students Developing APORTFOLIOS
Dec 1, 2015

Beginning this semester, Fall 2015, students enrolled in HON 1515 are working with their instructors to develop Aportfolios, online collections of the...

Honors theses archived via NC DOCKS program
Dec 1, 2015

Beginning Spring 2015 semester, Honors thesis projects were included in NCDocks, an online digital collection of scholarship produced within the UNC s...

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Recent Honors Alumni Pursue 4+1
Dec 1, 2015

The Graduate School offers a program entitled “Accelerated Admission: Baccalaureate to Master’s,” which allows undergraduate students to enroll ...

Students Create & Learn with Graphic Novels

Students Create & Learn with Graphic Novels
Dec 1, 2015

Drs. Craig Fischer and Vicky Grube are co-teaching an Honors course (ART 3515/4515) in which students (photo shown here) are studying first-hand graph...