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
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.
Honors biochemistry major Derek Pyland was invited to present his work with proteins through hydrogen deuterium exchange mass spectrometry at the 57th Annual Biophysical Society Meeting in Philadelphia this semester. The trip gave Derek a peek into the world of … Continue reading
Honors biomedical engineering student Katelin Cherry began working with mentor Dr. Jeffrey Wolchok last spring to create a biomaterial from skeletal cells that would ideally represent the complex components of skeletal muscle. A biomaterial of this type could be used … Continue reading
Honors poultry science and environmental, soil, and water science double major Katie McGehee formed deep connections with the employees of Ikiraro Investment’s poultry farm in Rwanda last summer while conducting research for her senior thesis project. The six-week internship gave … Continue reading
From a crowded field of acceptances and scholarship offers, high school senior Stuart Shirrell had narrowed down his college choices to two: a prestigious private school located on the East Coast, and the University of Arkansas. He decided to place … Continue reading
Senior agricultural economics and poultry science double major Mike Norton was recently named a 2012 Truman Scholar. Most of the department was on hand to congratulate Norton and share some cake when the news was revealed, but the road to … 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
David Noudaranouvong, an honors economic major (finance minor), recently graduated cum laude from the UA. Here he shares his honors thesis work, studying the economic effect of the Oklahoma City Thunder on Oklahoma City. Noudaranouvong has already landed a job … Continue reading
Senior biology student Julia Lyon and postdoctoral student Lin Liu hard at work in the research lab. Julia Lyon, a senior biology major perhaps best known for her work to combat food insecurity on campus, has geared her undergraduate research towards another … Continue reading