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A Fly’s Eye View of Crystal Bridges

Alexis Meldrum, an honors art history major and marketing minor from Carrollton, Texas, was the first Havner curatorial intern for Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Her months of sifting through Buckminster Fuller’s design papers helped shape the interpretive exhibition … Continue reading

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Wellness Series: Hike Your Own Hike

by Samantha Kirby For more information on wellness initiatives, events and opportunities around campus, be sure to check out the UA Wellness Initiative. On the first day of school most students are mentally reviewing their class schedules as they walk … Continue reading

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Adding Value, Gaining Experience

Scott Sims, an honors accounting and finance double major in Walton College, beams at everyone we pass in the Bentonville Sam’s Club, greeting the workers like old friends. He throws back samples of orange juice and pineapple, putting everyone at … Continue reading

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Packing (and mapping) through Pompeii

Austin Kreulach, a rising computer science junior, recently spent two weeks of his summer in southern Italy with a program led by Dr. Dave Fredrick and Dr. Rhodora Vennarucci. Throughout his time, Austin learned how to map, how to pack, … Continue reading

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Finding your Mist

Jacob Maestri is a rising senior math major from Fort Smith, Arkansas. He recently traveled to Cape Town, South Africa and on a hard, fog-cloaked climb up Table Mountain, found new insights on the journey, the people, and the experience.  … 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 Honors Passport: Peru, a new study-at-home-and-abroad experience … Continue reading

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Presenting Abroad: Coursework Behind the Vacation

         After researching in Fayetteville, all of the students participating in Honors Passport: 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. … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Our Smiles Fool You

With bright textiles and chicha morada in abundance, the Honors Passport: 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 … 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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