Category Archives: Advice/Tips

Gage Greening: Sharing Research on Cancer Detection

Thanks to an Honors College travel grant, I got the chance to travel with my advisor, Dr. Timothy Muldoon, to the Optical Society of America (OSA) conference in Miami, Florida to present my research and collaborate with other students and … Continue reading

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Making the Most of Research Travel

 You’ve received an Honors College Travel grant to attend the annual meeting of the American Society for Horticultural Science in Waikoloa, Hawaii. Or maybe you’re a history major, and you’ve got a travel grant to fund research at the Lyndon … 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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Finding a Faculty Mentor

You’ve finally settled on a major, and are now beginning the long process of selecting a project for your honors thesis. One of the first steps you’ll need to take is finding a mentor to guide your research along the … 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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Choosing a Major

When I arrived at the U of A, I expected to pursue a single major in history. The summer after my freshman year, however, a study abroad program in Greece and Turkey, countries with volatile political climates and storied pasts, … Continue reading

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Gage Greening: Shining a Light on Cancer Detection

Welcome to my blog! Let me begin by introducing myself a bit more. I’m a senior biomedical engineering major in the Honors College here at the University of Arkansas. In addition to my academics, I work in Dr. Muldoon’s research … Continue reading

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Rec Letters Count: Tips from Two Pros

Dreaming of studying abroad in Barcelona next summer, or need help with the plane ticket to present your work at a national conference? The Honors College can help. We give out $500,000 – $1 million in grants each year, and … Continue reading

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Work in Progress: Mapping the Honors Thesis with Hannah Breshears

Honors architectural studies and history double major Hannah Breshears chronicles her personal thesis timeline, from spark to finish in the first ever Honors College info graphic.

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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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