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Hiking the Inca Bridge

Honors student and H2Peru explorer Rachel Lindsey reports on how the experience of Machu Picchu measured up to her lofty expectations and on the scenic path of the Inca Bridge that gave her that sought-after transformative experience. I had the … Continue reading

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My Peruvian Prosperity

After an enlightening conversation with the girlfriend of their tour guide, honors pre-med student Anthony Azzun‘s eyes opened to the rich history of religious art in La Catedral del Cuzco. Anthony was one of 16 honors students to take part in H2Passport: Peru, a new study-at-home-and-abroad experience offered by … 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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Mining the Potential of Gold Nanoparticles

David Jacobson, an honors chemical engineering and physics junior, is helping us learn a little more about gold nanoparticles and their “nearly futuristic applications,” from the improvement of solar panels to the creation of cloaking devices (James Bondesque invisible sports coupe, … Continue reading

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A Taste of Istanbul: Sketching Connections in Turkey and Denmark

Last summer Adel Vaughn and 12 other landscape architecture students from the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design explored two very different 21st century cities: Istanbul, Turkey and Copenhagen, Denmark. For Adel, a sketchbook assignment became much more than … 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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Students: Got Art?

And want to share it? Send us your poems, drawings, short stories, photos, prints, paintings, or any other creative effort you have polished to perfection. All submissions will be considered for publication in a wide range of venues, including A+ Magazine, … 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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Katherine Dombek: Urban Fabric and Architecture

My name is Katherine Dombek.  I am a 4th year architecture student and I just returned from a semester abroad in Mexico.  For three weeks, I got the opportunity to travel through colonial cities in Mexico and pre-Columbian ruins in … Continue reading

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