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  • Introducing the Class of 2019 University Scholars
    - | 27 Aug 2016
    The Honors Welcome on Friday, August 26, recognized twelve new students joining the University Scholars program. University Scholars is a personal and professional development program for high-achieving students who serve as ambassadors for the University Honors program. Each spring, ten to twelve freshmen are selected for the Scholars program through an intensive application and interview … Continue reading Introducing the Class of 2019 University Scholars
  • First Co-Op – Farhan Rob
    - | 04 Aug 2016
    Honors Students away from campus for study abroad, co-ops, or internships are encouraged to write about their experiences to share them with the Honors community. In the excerpt below, junior biomedical engineering major Farhan Rob ’18 reflects on his co-op experience. Starting from January 2016 all the way to current day, I have worked as … Continue reading First Co-Op – Farhan Rob
  • Back in the States – Blake Smith
    - | 02 Aug 2016
    Honors Students away from campus for study abroad, co-ops, or internships are encouraged to write about their experiences to share them with the Honors community. In the excerpt below, junior biomedical engineering major Blake Smith ’18 reflects on his time in Germany. One habit I picked up while abroad is calling the US The States … Continue reading Back in the States – Blake Smith
  • Jay Garza – Pre-Flight
    - | 19 Jul 2016
    Honors Students away from campus for study abroad, co-ops, or internships are encouraged to write about their experiences to share them with the Honors community. In the excerpt below, junior biomedical engineering major Jay Garza ’18 shares some of the anxiety he had approaching his study abroad experience, as well as his rationale for pursuing … Continue reading Jay Garza – Pre-Flight