Honors history student Lydia Thompson spent the 2011-2012 year studying abroad as a Libby Finch scholar at Cambridge University, in Cambridge, England.
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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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
Hannah Breshears, honors history and architectural studies major, encountered both ancient monuments and contemporary economic woes last summer in Greece …..
This summer Joshua Windsor, an honors history major of the Fulbright of Arts and Sciences College, visited a variety of locations in Greece and Turkey. Now, on his return home he reflects on the experience and shares a small part … Continue reading
Rachel Story is an honors anthropology, history, and Spanish student in Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. She spent last spring studying the language and culture of Spain in Málaga – and learned a little about herself along the way. … Continue reading
In Winter 2009, the town of Coccaglio, Italy implemented a “White Christmas” campaign designed to rid the town of African workers; further south, in the Calabria region, migrant workers were driven from several small towns at gun point. Brittany Rodgers, … Continue reading
I love my day job. Leading the Honors College and working with honors students and faculty is great fun. But by profession I am a historian, and the passion I discovered years ago for teaching, studying, and writing about history … Continue reading