Category Archives: J.William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences

Off She Goes into the Wild Blue Yonder: A Research Success Story

Haven Frazier, an honors biology major from Chandler, Arizona, has finished her thesis project researching tumor recurrence in relation to immune systems and will graduate summa cum laude – congrats Haven! She will attend medical school at the Kansas City University … Continue reading

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Presenting Abroad: Coursework Behind the Vacation

       After researching in Fayetteville, all of the students participating in H2Passport: Peru gave a presentation at their site of interest. Honors College Fellow and English major Dylan DeLay reports on the awe of experiencing the meticulous stonework of Ollantaytambo in person. After turning … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Our Smiles Fool You

With bright textiles and chicha morada in abundance, the H2Passport: Peru intersession course was a whirlwind of cultural riches. Don’t think that means that it was lacking in rigor. Dr. Laurence Hare, who led the course along with Dr. Shawn Austin, … Continue reading

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Final Rays of a Child of the Sun

Fortified by corn beer and a last meal of vegetables, a young Incan girl of noble family made the dizzying climb up Mount Ampato, where priests sacrificed her to Apu, the mountain god. Her body was recovered in 1995, preserved … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Vicuña

In response to a call to do “something different” for the #H2Peru blog, Honors College Fellow and psych major Summer Webers channeled a vicuña. Everything you read below is completely true. It was a perfectly overcast day. We were grazing in … Continue reading

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Angels with Guns

The students participating in H2Passport: Peru were introduced to the Cusco School of painters in H2P3, the third and final course in the Honors Humanities Program (H2P) sequence.  The Cusco School, one of the most important painting movements in the … Continue reading

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An Inside Look at a Cloistered Life

Founded in 1580 by Doña María de Guzmán, a wealthy widow who became a nun, Arequipa’s Monastery of Santa Catalina takes up an entire city block. The quiet spaces and rich colors of the convent struck a chord with honors … Continue reading

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A New World Take on the Baroque

The Spanish built their churches on the massive stone foundations of the Inca they conquered, but craftsmen took care to blend Andean and Incan themes into the usual Christian symbols. In this excerpt from her #H2Peru journal, honors biology major Rashi … Continue reading

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Window Seat on a Night Flight

On her way to Peru, honors biology major Kaitlyn Akel looks out the airplane window and finds unexpected visions in the city lights stretching out below. Kaitlyn is one of 16 honors students taking part in H2Passport: Peru, a new … Continue reading

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Setting Out: A Pre-Departure Reflection

Honors College Fellow and English major Brock DeMark is the first student to submit a blog for H2Passport: Peru trip –– thanks Brock! Perhaps the biggest challenge at this point is packing for summertime in Lima and the rainy season … Continue reading

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