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2020 Issue of A-Plus, the Honors College Magazine, Available Now

Friday, November 20, 2020

A+, the Honors College magazine, is available on the Honors College web site. This issue confronts a challenging year head on, from the global pandemic to national social changes.

Honors College Alumni

Alumnus Leverages Coding Skills to Make Cars Safer, Uncover Unique Insights in Sports

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Ethan Douglas, a 2017 kinesiology graduate, uses a bit of code to turn data into insight and numbers into strategy, from making cars better to charting how NFL teams will fare in competition.

College of Education and Health Professions Honors College Alumni Data & Statistical Analysis Research & Innovation Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation Kinesiology Program

Three Students Selected As Marshall Finalists, One As Rhodes Finalist

Monday, November 16, 2020

Three U of A students — Jacob Condren, Megan Rodgers and Maya Ungar — have received international recognition from Marshall and Rhodes Scholarship Foundations.

Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Honors College Awards Points of Pride

Health and Criminal Justice: A Psychologist's Perspective

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Melissa Zielinski, a psychologist and assistant professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, will discuss her work at 5 p.m. today via Zoom.

Honors College Events Health, Fitness & Wellness Lectures, Colloquia & Symposia

Pandemic Underscores Significance of Sophomore Alex Maldonado's Chosen Major in Public Health

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Alex Maldonado, a sophomore working toward a public health degree wants to help communities as well as individuals. The COVID-19 pandemic gave deeper meaning to his field of study.

College of Education and Health Professions Honors College Academic Affairs Health, Fitness & Wellness Points of Pride Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation Public Health Program

Service Learning Initiative Seeks New Graduate Assistant

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

The Service Learning Initiative is currently seeking a graduate assistant to start Jan. 7, 2021. Application reviews will begin Nov. 23. Apply now.

Graduate School Honors College Academic Affairs Service Learning

Honors College Recruitment Video Wins Gold and Silver Davey Awards

Thursday, November 05, 2020

Tour Gearhart Hall, a short recruitment video produced by the Honors College and University Relations, won gold and silver awards in the 16th Annual Davey Awards competition.

Division of University Advancement Honors College Awards Office of University Relations

Faculty Support Honors College Path Program With Two Endowed Gifts

Monday, October 26, 2020

Three faculty members have pledged support of Honors College Path Program students with new endowed gifts.

Division of University Advancement Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Honors College Diversity & Inclusion Giving Department of History

Honors College Moves to Rolling Deadline for Research Team Grant Proposals

Friday, October 23, 2020

Faculty across campus who are working on projects with multiple objectives are invited to submit proposals for the Honors College Research Team Grant. 

Honors College Awards Research & Innovation

On Display, Online: Campus Disrupted

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Campus Disrupted, presented on the Honors College blog, highlights U of A students' reaction to local, national and international events that brought change to our local community.

Honors College Cultural Events Diversity & Inclusion Events Humanities
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