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Andrea Lara-Garcia is one of 13 graduating seniors or recent graduates named 2021 James C. Gaither Junior Fellows.
This third-year Honors Wildcat loves old foreign movies and to oil paint. She is a part of the ADAPT lab under Dr. Patricia Haynes where she is currently focused on establishing a connection between unemployment, chronic sleep restriction, and obesity.
We are talking all things Honors with second-year Vaisha Nair as she shares her Honors experience.
This fourth year Honors Wildcat Ioves traveling, reading, cooking, spending quality time with my friends, watching rom-coms with my roommates, and playing with her puppy, Chompski. She is currently an Undergraduate Research Fellow with the School of Government and Public Policy under Dr. Faten Ghosn, Associate Professor of International Relations.
This fourth year Honors Wildcat loves staying active, spending time with family and friends and cheering on her Arizona sports teams: Mercury, Cardinals, and DBacks! She is currently involved with Dr. Molly Bolger's MCB lab, where they are redesigning the intro biology lab curriculum and studying STEM persistence.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have felt their lives change drastically. For graduating seniors (and soon to be new alumni), meaningful milestones and celebrations have been put on hold as the entire world has hit pause to combat the virus.
When Dieter and Niels Mohty step forward at the Tucson Convention Center on May 9th, they’re not only one of three sets of twins doing so. With older brothers Ralph and Kurt preceding them, the pair of Microbiology and Physiology double-majors has found new ways to build on what’s become a family tradition.
Entering the Honors College is a time both of significant adjustment and unexpected growth. In some cases, friends and family members are waiting on-campus to make the transition easier.
While no objector to Starbuck’s coffee, Rob Lisak would rather explore a more ancient tradition in which liquid refreshment is but one of the outcomes. The creator of a short video reflecting his fascination with the meaning-rich Chinese tea ceremony, Lisak has put himself on a steep learning curve as an Honors College student.
Pearl Craig’s essay recently helped her win a regional NAACP scholarship. But this Honors College student’s insights extend well beyond the application process and subsequent award. WEEKLY recently went looking for Craig’s comments as she pursues a Nutritional Sciences degree from the University of Arizona. And beyond.
Honors students in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Arizona are rewriting the geologic history of the Grand Canyon. The traditional view of the sedimentary layers exposed in the canyon, as originally described by John Wesley Powell, is that they contain sediment shed from rocks exposed nearby. Honors students have been testing this interpretation by using new techniques of geochronology to determine the provenance of zircon crystals in various sedimentary layers.
After graduating from the University of Arizona Honors College in May, Leah Crowder dove immediately into graduate studies. With the recent announcement of her selection as a Rhodes Scholar, she is England bound as one of 32 representatives from the U.S. to enter the University of Oxford this fall.