Author Archives: Shelby Gill

Choosing a Thesis Topic

  It’s hard to pick just one topic for your history research paper. It’s hard to choose a topic that’s feasible enough for your lab report. It can be really difficult to brainstorm an idea for your creative writing class. … Continue reading

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Postcard from Madrid: Christian Buechel

Christian Buechel is an honors supply chain management major who has been dreaming of a trip to Spain since he first stepped foot on campus. His semester in Madrid introduced him to new food, new classes, and especially – new … Continue reading

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Water Hogs Travel to Washington, D.C. … and Win!

Senior honors chemical engineering student Cayla Tichy and eight other engineering students recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to present the team’s senior design project, designed to provide clean drinking water at low cost in developing countries. The team was excited to … Continue reading

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Postcard from Rome: Darby Guinn

  Darby Guinn, honors English and journalism major, took her January intersession course abroad in Rome. Darby was one of 15 students who worked with classics professor David Fredrick to establish narrative and initial level designs for an online, game-centered version … Continue reading

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Arkansas Engineers Abroad: Surveying More Tomorrow

Most students spend their winter break relaxing, visiting with family and friends, and logging a good amount of time on the couch; this winter break, a group of engineering students left their homes early and flew more than 1,300 miles … Continue reading

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Postcard from Rome: Nick Kordsmeier

Honors chemical engineering student Nick Kordsmeier spent his summer studying the masterpieces of Michelangelo and Caravaggio, learning Italian from native Romans, hiking the still-active Mt. Vesuvius, and eating some of the world’s best gelato. Here is an excerpt from his post … Continue reading

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Dr. Fiori’s Tips for Surviving Finals Week, Sanity Intact

Finals week: the week where we all walk around like zombies and eat Doritos or whatever two-month-old frozen dinner we have left in our freezer. This is the week where we stop remembering to smile or leave our apartment or … Continue reading

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Dr. Fiori’s Tips for Perfectionist Recovery

I made a B on my French quiz. What if I make a B in the class? What if I do worse on my next French quiz? What if I make a C in French class and a B in … Continue reading

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Sustainable Development and Adventure in New Zealand

Douglas Wolf, an honors environmental, soil and water science major and sustainability minor, just spent a semester studying sustainable development in New Zealand. He took field trips to the Southern High Country, learned about sustainable management at local wineries, and bungee jumped … Continue reading

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5 Questions: Jeanne Vockroth, Mildred’s Lane fellow

  Last summer Jeanne Vockroth, recent honors fine arts alumna and New Orleans native, found herself in the lush hills of northeastern Pennsylvania at an artist’s retreat, Mildred’s Lane, that can only be described as a “living museum.” Vockroth was … Continue reading

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