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Welcome back, and while you were out eating/playing/resting/working/traveling, the Honors College faculty and staff were on the case, bringing home five big pluses to your Spring 2020 experience.
Honors College senior Joanna Jandali already is contributing to better systems and outcomes in the U.S. government. A dual major in Political Science and Law with a minor in Arabic, Joanna’s looking ahead to law school and well beyond. While Tucson is home, the bigger world has already captured this student’s attention.
From University President Robert C. Robbins to Dean Terry Hunt, the November 5th opening of the Honors Village centered on a single theme; student success.
Honors Weekly had to do a little fast pursuit to catch up with Spencer, who is turning his Honors College studies and competitive cycling into a road to his future.
The Honors College early application deadline of November 3, 2019 will be extended to November 15, 2019 for students affected by the California wildfires or the Chicago Public Schools teacher strike.
As part of the University of Arizona's Prison Education Project, Dr. Hunt sparked thinking and discussion as he recently taught at the high-security Rincon Unit inside the Arizona State Prison Complex.
Students from all backgrounds and with diverse life goals energize the Honors College. Student of the Month leads off with Maryan Hassan, a sophomore born 9,000 miles from Tucson, and a scholar with an impact on the University of Arizona even as she pursues a future as a Nurse Practitioner.
Author and Honors alumna, Joanna Guest, shares her beautifully illustrated book Folded Wisdom, a deeply moving tribute to her father. With each page, we journey through years of inspirational handwritten notes by her father, an invaluable gift of his time, wisdom, and deep love for his children.
With already-elevated hopes for incoming fall 2019 students, the Honors College team was impressed and encouraged well beyond the opening of the Honors Village.
Each year, the Honors College holds its Honors Study Abroad Photography Competition, highlighting the unique destinations and experiences of our students. It’s a great opportunity to share your adventures and love of photography! *Photo taken by Honors senior Gabby Apolinar.
Consider joining Honors Student Council this academic year and get to know other Honors students while getting more involved with the Honors College!
Orthopaedic Outcomes Internship Program: The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery provides students with the opportunity to assist with the collection of functional and patient reported-outcomes for the purposes of determining the quality of orthopaedic care provided by Banner University Medical Center – Tucson/South.