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UC Berkeley, UT Austin Lead Publics in NSF Graduate Research Grants

The National Science Foundation has named 2017 grantees for the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NFSGRFP). UC Berkeley and UT Austin led all public universities while MIT and Cornell led private institutions. Below please see a list of the … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Honors College Dean University of New Mexico

The University of New Mexico (UNM) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Honors College. UNM’s Honors College grew out of one of the oldest and most nationally respected honors programs in the country. For nearly … Continue reading

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How Alive Are the Liberal Arts in Honors Programs?

The short answer: very alive. After an extended period during which more and more students have felt the need–regardless of personal interest and aptitude–to major in business, engineering, or computer-related fields, the liberal arts, especially the humanities, have faced declining … Continue reading

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How Many of Those Honors Classes are Restricted to Honors Students Only?

Editor’s Note: Thanks to honors Deans and Directors from across the country, we received more data than ever before in 2016. Most of the data appear in our new book, but periodically we will report on other discoveries that we … Continue reading

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Update No. 3: The 2016 Edition Is Coming Soon, with Important Changes

By John Willingham, Editor The 2016 edition will have a new name– Inside Honors: Ratings and Reviews of 60 Public University Honors Programs. It is in the final proofing stage now. The goal is to publish in late September. Each … Continue reading

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Honors Testimonials: UNC Honors Carolina

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of testimonials from students and faculty at leading public university honors colleges and programs. Rachel Myrick, Political Science & Global Studies Double Major–Honors Carolina has given me an opportunity to study with … Continue reading

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Honors Testimonials: CUNY Macaulay Honors College

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of testimonials from students and faculty at leading public university honors colleges and programs. Born in Kolkata, India, Raj Basak (’15) spent his childhood in Oman and the United Arab Emirates. While … Continue reading

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Honors Testimonials: Georgia Honors Program

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of testimonials from students and faculty at leading public university honors colleges and programs. STUDENTS: Nivita Sharma (Class of 2018) As only a sophomore at The University of Georgia, I can confidently … Continue reading

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Honors Testimonials: Delaware Honors Program

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of testimonials from students and faculty at leading public university honors colleges and programs. The approachable Honors staff has fostered an Honors community since freshman year and has personally helped me take … Continue reading

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Honors Testimonials: UConn Honors Program

Editor’s note: This is one in a series of testimonials from students and faculty at leading public university honors colleges and programs. What did you like most about your years as a UConn Honors student? Living in Buckley, I was … Continue reading

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