Artist Mel Chin wins a MacArthur Genius Grant
Oct 15, 2019

Artist Mel Chin, who the Honors College helped to bring to Appalachian State University this past spring, has won a MacArthur Genius Grant.

Honors Juliet Irving '19 Pursues MFA in Dance at Duke University
Oct 10, 2019

Honors Juliet Irving ’19 joins first cohort in the MFA in Dance: Embodied Interdisciplinary Praxis program at the Rubenstein Art Center at Duke University.  ...

Honors faculty Dr. Janice Pope serves as interim dean
Oct 8, 2019


In the Honors College, Dr. Janice Pope regularly teaches Honors seminars and mentors Honors theses. Dr. Pope explains why she likes teaching Honors seminars: 

Sope Kahn Shines
May 25, 2018

Honors rising senior and Wilson Scholar Sope Kahn has received the university’s 2017-18 Frances Holland Black Scholarship intended to support women students in developing feminist perspectives and work towards equality and freedom.

Olivia Paschall Works with The Explorers Club in Mongolia
May 24, 2018

Honors senior and Geology Major Olivia Paschall has received a student grant to work on a combined National Geographic and Explorers Club Flag Expedition this summer in Mongolia.

Two Honors Students Awarded Highly Competitive Summer Medical Internships
May 23, 2018

Two Honors students, both Appalachian Student Ambassadors and exercise science majors , have been awarded highly competitive summer medical internships.

Honors Cookout Hosted by Jeff and Dr. Mead
May 9, 2018

As a way to offer a break to busy, hungry, and tired Honors students, Dean Jeff Vahlbusch and Dr. Angela Mead hosted an Honors College Picnic this past Thursday on Reading Day.

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.