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Winter Storm Diego Hits Honors during Finals
Dec 12, 2018

Winter story Diego hit Boone beginning Saturday evening, December 8, 2018, right smack in the middle of final exams! This has left rescheduled exams, campus closures, and faculty and staff stuck behind snow walls in their homes.

Chancellor’s Scholars Miniconference on Ireland
Dec 11, 2018

On November 29 in the Three Top Mountain room of the Student Union, the Chancellor’s Scholars held a miniconference to present on several topics from their exciting trip abroad. Dr.

Creativity Seminar Visit the Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition
Nov 30, 2018

This Fall semester Dr. Ray Miller, professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance has been teaching a junior level Honors seminar, HON 3515:  Creativity: In Art, in Life, and in the World.  The course description states, 

Rachel Jordan Awarded NSF Fellowship to Study Climate Change
May 8, 2018

Honors senior biology major and Chancellor’s Scholar Rachel Jordan has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship and will be attending the University of Wisconsin—Madison (UWM) beginning fall 2018.

Honors Students Hard at Work in the Last Weeks of the Semester
May 2, 2018

It is the final stretch for this Spring semester and 2017-18 academic year.  Honors students are beginning to get into the crazy rush of studying for finals, making summer preparations, and saying our goodbyes to college friends.

Honors Students Shine in the Student Research Conference
May 2, 2018

On April 19, the Office of Student Research held the 21stAnnual Celebration of Student Research and Creative Endeavors.

"Look Up" and Listen to this Honors Thesis
Apr 25, 2018

So what does an Honors thesis look like? The answer to this is as creative, diverse, and ingenious as our students. It can even be a creative project, one that welcomes you to close your eyes.

Dominic Ysidron Heads to Ohio University
Apr 24, 2018

Congratulations to Honors senior Dominic Ysidron who has been accepted and fully funded at Ohio University beginning Fall 2018 semester. Dominic is a graduating senior double majoring in psychology and philosophy.

Tyler Ramsey (’16) Does Ground-breaking Research with NIEHS
Apr 16, 2018

Honors Alumnus (’16) and chemistry major Tyler Ramsey is working at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), a part of the National Institutes of Health.

Kayla Hall Reports from Costa Rica
Apr 16, 2018

Honors Junior and communication, public relations major Kayla Hall spent this spring semester in San José, Costa Rica studying at the Universidad Veritas.

Honors Students Work with the Global Peacebuilding Project
Apr 11, 2018

Three Honors students are getting a rare experience in their Junior level Honors seminar this semester. In the HON 3515: Global Diversity Project seminar, students are proposing their own peacebuilding projects targeting issues of inequality and conflict in our local region. Dr.

Alyssa Phillips: Accepted to Top-Ranked Doctoral Program
Apr 4, 2018

Honors senior biology major and chemistry minor Alyssa Phillips has accepted an offer to join the Plant Biology Graduate Group, a doctoral program at the University of California Davis (UC Davis). Alyssa’s mentor and director of her Honors thesis is Dr.

Tolerance Kids Advocate for Holocaust Victims with Bandage Project
Mar 27, 2018

5th graders Melissa Gutierrez, and her classmates, Tolerance Kids from Ms. Liss’ class at Woodlake Elementary, in Sacramento, California, call the Honors College community to support Bandage Project. We have created a donation box for Project Bandage if you would like to contribute.