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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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Sweet Satisfaction: Honors Student Research on Blackberries is the First of its Kind

Honors horticulture student Olivia Hines has a passion for blackberries, and she’s not just eating them – she’s testing them. Working alongside the University of Arkansas’ blackberry breeding program, a world leader in the development of fresh-market blackberry varieties, Olivia … Continue reading

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Rachel Kraus: Lima Livin’

Honors International Relations, Spanish, and Latin American Studies student Rachel Kraus is studying abroad in Lima, Peru, where she’s immersed herself in Peruvian culture and managed to fit in some crafting time.  Hola a todos! My name is Rachel Kraus and … Continue reading

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A Touch of USA in the UAE: Alex Moix Reports from Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Honors chemical engineering student Alex Moix spent time in the United Arab Emirates working on his Arabic and absorbing Emirati culture, while also managing to snag honors at a design competition using his 3D modeling skills.

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Margaret Power: Sweets and Swedes in Sweden

Honors biochemistry major and future surgeon Margaret Power is studying abroad in Sweden through the UA Health Teams Abroad program. While there, she has had the opportunity to enjoy summer festivals, Swedish cuisine, and the hospitality of the locals while … Continue reading

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Learning through the Lens: Video Production & Film in Australia with Adam Osmon

Honors mechanical engineering and physics student Adam Osmon chose to expand his academic and cultural horizons in during a semester study abroad in Australia, where he dove into video production and indigenous cultures at the University of Adelaide.  

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Seeking student to write, tweet, post, photograph, doodle etc. for the Honors College

Interested in getting some hands-on experience in higher ed communications? If you’re an Honors College student, a fluent writer/creative sort, and enjoy playing around with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. then this may be the part-time job for you. Tip: For the … Continue reading

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Derek Pyland: A Biophysics Conference Retrospective

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

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Katelin Cherry: Engineering a Skeletal Cell Derived Biomaterial

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

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WWOOFing in Kerikeri with Joe Delnero

While honors broadcast journalism student Joe Delnero spent a semester studying film, media, and advertising at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, he fell in love with the island’s organic heritage. Once his classes ended, he hooked up with … Continue reading

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