Author Archives: Shelby Gill

Road Trip: Postcard from England

Last summer Christopher Queen, an honors English major from Sherwood, Ark., chalked up a few important firsts: first plane trip, first visit to a beach, and first time to completely immerse himself in another place and time. He hopes to … Continue reading

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Amelia Freeman Adapts to Life in London

Honors History major Amelia Freeman is spending the 2013-2014 year studying abroad as a Libby Finch scholar at Oxford University.  My name is Amelia Freeman, and I am from Shawnee, Kan. I am a history student at the University of … Continue reading

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Euphoniums in Sweden

Taylor Gohman is a pre-med major and a member of the Razorback Marching Band who recently studied at the School of Health Sciences in Jonkoping University; there he not only got an in depth look at Sweden’s health care system, … Continue reading

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Pesto Party

Walk by Maple Hill East, West, or South and you’ll be treated to the intoxicating, earthy/sweet aroma of perfectly ripe Thai and sweet basil. With an abundance of basil leaves and a Thursday afternoon, Emmy Crossfield and kids participating in the Outward … Continue reading

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Summer (sans boredom): Suggestions

Summer is for: swimming pools, snow cones, tank tops, temp jobs, lemonade and the classes you don’t want to take during the school year. Think window fans, flip flops, air conditioning and incredibly long acoustic guitar riffs. Summer days are … Continue reading

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Japan: Konichiwa* at 200 Kilometers an Hour

Matt Seubert is an economics and political science major entering his senior year at the U of A. Matt recently participated in the Walton College Study Abroad program in Japan, where he met with top executives of multinational corporations and learned first-hand … Continue reading

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Community Development in Belize

  Devon Hill-Larson is a pre-nursing honors student who will be a sophomore this fall. She plans to write her honors thesis on health care in developing countries following a service learning trip to Belize. Her future career goals include becoming … Continue reading

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Hannah Breshears: Dispatch from Rome

Honors architectural studies/history major Hannah Breshears is studying urban design this summer in London, Paris and Rome. She is a regular Honors College blogger.  A word to the wise: If you’re traveling anywhere in Europe, wear decent shoes! I’ve been abroad … Continue reading

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Get a Life (And Make the Grades): Yes, It Can Be Done – Here’s How.

I find sleep very important (I’d actually probably rank it above ice cream), and I’ve found that sleep tends to be a college student’s first sacrifice. My freshman year was mostly spent awake; I would spend hours into the pitch … Continue reading

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Reconstructing Pompeii: Tyler Johnson

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Tyler Johnson, a senior history/classical studies major at the UA, is near the completion of his honors thesis –  the virtual  reconstruction of the house of Octavius Quartio in Pompeii. Tyler visited Pompeii in late January and has spent more than 200 … Continue reading

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