Putting Path on the EMAP: The ASAP Summer Bridge Program

Rachel Wilson is a first-year NSF Path Scholar pursing a B.A. in computer science and a B.S. in management with an organizational leadership focus. With her freshman Path cohort, she participated in the ASAP summer bridge program on campus to help her settle into...

Genesis: Divinity or Lucky Dirt?

Maddie Williams is a senior honors international studies and political science major at the University of Arkansas. Interested in the origins of religion and theological underpinnings of conflict, Maddie has spent much of her undergraduate career in a diverse range of...

A Crash Course in Thesis Defense

Honors psychology major Bailey Mathis recently presented a poster on her honors thesis research at the National Conference for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology in Kansas City, Missouri. She encourages all students to attend a conference in their chosen field...

The Gospel According to John: Judaism without “The Jews”

Lincoln Reynolds is an Honors College senior studying supply chain management and economics. Alongside studying and practicing corporate supply chain activities, Lincoln spends much of his free time reading Christian and historical texts as an amateur theologian and...

Postures of Purity in Leviticus

Elizabeth Cooper is an honors history and anthropology major with an archaeology concentration. Currently she is participating in the Retro Reading course "Bible," led by Honors College Dean Lynda Coon, a medieval historian by trade. In this post, Elizabeth considers...
Millions of Dollars Pour Into Texas, Race Remains Uncertain

Millions of Dollars Pour Into Texas, Race Remains Uncertain

Noah Pittman’s Honors College Forum course Midterm Elections is following some of the tightest Senate races across the country. Each student has adopted one of these races to track throughout the semester — here, Julia Nall walks us through the highly-contended Texas seat.

A Tight Senate Race in Tennessee

A Tight Senate Race in Tennessee

Noah Pittman’s Honors College Forum course Midterm Elections is following some of the tightest Senate races across the country. Each student has adopted one of these races to track throughout the semester — here, Katie Strickland reports on Tennessee.

Bright Lights, Big City: Meet Architecture Major Anthony Sysoukrath

Bright Lights, Big City: Meet Architecture Major Anthony Sysoukrath

Anthony Sysoukrath, an Honors College Path student and architecture major from Van Buren, Arkansas, has just returned from his first-ever trip to New York City and he’s jazzed: “There’s so much life and energy there – it really resonates with me. There’s always...

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5 Questions: Julia Lyon, Full Circle Food Pantry President

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5 Questions for Kelly Toner, Honors Nursing Student

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Portrait of an Artist, Mid-Career: 5 Questions for Jura Margulis

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Freaky Friday: Dean Edition

Do you have big ideas for the Honors College? Have you ever wanted to see the “inner workings” of higher education administration? Would you like enviable offices, shelves upon shelves of medieval literature, and the title of “head honcho” here in Gearhart Hall?...

The Immersive Theatre of London

Tea for One Hey! My name is Angela Thompson and this semester I get to live in one of the most famous cities in the world: London, England. I wanted to come to London because I wanted to experience that big city life and boy oh boy did I choose the right place. The...

Democrats’ Luck Runs Through Las Vegas: The Nevada Senate Race

Trevor Paulsen is a freshman at the University of Arkansas studying mathematics and sociology. Trevor was born in Harrisburg, Arkansas and is actively involved in the University of Arkansas Young Democrats and is an Associate Member of ASG, as well as being an Honors...

Enter the Matrix: Economic Analysis in Swaziland’s Capital

                    Honors economics, physics and mathematics senior Erin Farmer is trained in microeconomics, but last summer she had to think big for her internship in economic policy analysis and research in Mbabane, Swaziland. The job acquainted her...

Jason Frank: Racing to the Finish in Italy

At the Politecnico di Torino, I continued my mechanical engineering curriculum very similarly to how I would have at the University of Arkansas. This was a positive thing for me, as it meant I was able to study abroad and stay on track for graduation in May of 2019. I...