Category Archives: Honors College Study Abroad Grant

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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Postcard from Valencia: Kassandra Salazar

  Honors international business major Kassandra Salazar learned a lot in her six weeks abroad, from the finer points of Castellano Spanish to the importance of comfortable walking shoes. Adjusting to the Spanish sense of time was an ongoing source … Continue reading

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Let’s Go! (Here’s How)

Do you fancy yourself studying sustainable development in New Zealand, interviewing Tibetan refugees on rooftops in India, or climbing the Duomo’s steps to overlook the hilly Florentine landscape? Good news: the Honors College has increased study abroad funding to cover … Continue reading

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Postcard from India: Jillian Tyler

Jill Tyler, Honors College fellow and anthropology major, worked with the Tibetans in Exile Today program to document the lives of Tibetan refugees in India. After volunteering to conduct an interview with Sonam, a Tibetan freedom fighter, Jill recounts the surprise commonality … Continue reading

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Snapshots from Rome

Ciao, amici! My name is Anna Hudgeons and I spent a month of my summer studying abroad in Rome, Italy. Although my major is industrial engineering, I decided to vary my experiences by enrolling in an art lecture/art history course … Continue reading

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Postcard from Cape Town: Identifying the Education Gap

Honors College staffer (and alumna fellow) Chelsea Hodge is wrapping up two months in Cape Town, S. Africa, where she has been working with high school students in Philippi township. Only 18% of students in this impoverished area go on to … Continue reading

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Postcard from England: Zoe Rom

  Junior English major and French minor Zoe Rom traveled to England last summer to study with the Medieval England faculty-led program with Dr. William Quinn. In addition to visiting England’s storied Gothic cathedrals and world class museums, Zoe also experienced the … Continue reading

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Mason Hollis: A Trip to Madrid Leaves Its Mark

Bodenhamer Fellow Mason Hollis clearly has a passion for his computer science major. He built his first website in fifth grade, worked to automate the creation of Facebook apps, and helped a Fayetteville High group develop a system that let … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing the Tanzania Experience

Beloved American author and journalist Ernest Hemingway once said, “I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up and was not happy.” Surely he is not alone in this opinion. This summer, English professor Dr. Charles Adams and anthropology … 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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