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Kara Snow shows how getting a head start in research pays off
May 21, 2019

Honors first year student Kara Snow from Raleigh, NC, has been selected as a North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Women in Science Scholar.

Emma Labovitz ’18 named U.S. Student Program finalist
May 20, 2019

Honors Emma Labovitz has been conferred a 2019 Fulbright Study/Research Award. She will spend the 2019–20 academic year in the Netherlands at Erasmus University Rotterdam working on her Master of Public Administration, with a focus on migration and diversity.

Two Honors Seniors Speak at Appalachian's Spring 2019 Commencement
May 20, 2019

Austin William Lubkemann and Samantha J. Malone, two seniors graduating with University Honors spoke at Appalachian State University's Spring 2019 Commencement. 

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.

Alumnus Grayson Bodenhiemer Fully Funded at Indiana
Mar 23, 2018

Honors Alumnus Grayson Bodenhiemer (Dec ‘ 17), has been accepted to Indiana University Bloomington’s graduate program in the Department of Sociology.