Category Archives: Honors Courses

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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What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been: “Tracking Trump & Hillary” Final Electoral College Predictions

Can you believe it? It’s finally November 8. Election Day. Finally. Best case scenario? We know who our next President will be later this evening. Worst case? We head into December with all of us searching Wikipedia to figure out … Continue reading

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Clinton Gains Security in Florida

Kelly McKenzie is a Bodenhamer Fellow and senior honors student majoring in electrical engineering and physics from Searcy, Arkansas. She divides her time between solar cell research, the University of Arkansas Women’s Chorus and obsessing about politics. She plans to … Continue reading

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Iowa in the 2016 Election

Spencer Soule is a sophomore honors student at the University of Arkansas, where he is pursuing a double major in political science and history. A native of North Little Rock, Spencer is an active member of the University of Arkansas … Continue reading

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Ohio: A Dead Heat, or Clinton’s Race to Lose?

Maxwell Carter is a freshman biomedical engineering/political science major and Bodenhamer Fellow at the University of Arkansas. An avid follower of politics, Carter interned with the Democratic Party of Arkansas in the summer of 2015 and founded a Young Democrats … Continue reading

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Pre-Election State Analysis: North Carolina

Baxter Yarbrough is from Morrilton and a sophomore honors student at the University of Arkansas. He is double majoring in political science and psychology with minors in marketing, legal studies, and social work. Yarbrough is involved in the University of … Continue reading

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Nevada: A Possible Split Ticket State

Carter Fox is a junior honors student majoring in history and political science with a minor in legal studies. He is from Tulsa, Oklahoma but is a full-fledged Razorback.  Carter is actively involved in Greek Life as well as C3. … Continue reading

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New Hampshire, More Like Blue Hampshire…amiriteeeee?

Summer Stallbaumer is a sophomore honors economics major at the University of Arkansas. She is an opinion writer for The Arkansas Traveler and a member of the Walton Honors Program. Demographically New Hampshire is much more intriguing than I thought … Continue reading

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