Congratulations to the honors students selected to participate in the Clinical Shadowing Program this summer at UMMC: McKenzie Denton, Richard Easterling, Isaiah Edwards, Dasha Grace, Hannah Hoang, Gurshan Kaur, Karthik Kota, and Jessica Tran. The students will participate with rising M3 medical students in one or two 2-week shadowing rotations in Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Family […]
From Biloxi to Baku: Revolutionizing Education in Azerbaijan by Dave Woods, Outreach Coordinator for U.S. Department of State, The English Language Programs Georgetown University, Center for Intercultural Education and Development Baku, Azerbaijan — Have you ever had trouble learning new technology? Ever tried teaching it? How about teaching it to someone who doesn’t speak your language? […]
20/20 in 2020 The year 2020 is right around the corner. We need visionaries who can focus on what is true and what is important. We need insights. We need citizen scholars whose vision for the future is 20/20. We need new honors courses. And so, we are announcing a competition for Faculty Summer Stipends […]
SMBHC students Jarvis Benson, Jaz Brisack, and Allen Coon are Truman Scholarship Finalists! They will now advance to regional interviews in Nashville on March 13. The final selections will be announced on April 18. Jarvis is from Grenada, Mississippi and is an International Studies and Spanish major who plans to obtain a Master of Science […]
The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College will release its admission decisions for regular-deadline applicants by Friday, March 2. The first communication will be to your UM email address, with a letter with more detail to follow. We look forward to this exciting day!
Brittany Brown (SMBHC 19) is one of 26 students from 19 universities selected to participate in a major national investigation into hate crimes in the U.S. as part of the 2017 Carnegie-Knight News21 multimedia reporting initiative. She will spend this summer at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Phoenix […]
Gabrielle Schust (SMBHC 20) and Bethany Fitts (SMBHC 19) have been named the 2018 Barksdale Award winners. For the full story, click here. Congratulations, Gabrielle and Bethany!
Elizabeth “Liza” Boyer (SMBHC 20) has been chosen as a Mount Vernon Leadership Fellow. The program is a fully funded six-week summer institute for rising college juniors to cultivate leadership skills. Students meet with national leaders, engage with other fellows, and collaborate with their assigned mentor on their individual capstone projects while based in Washington, […]
Congratulations to Stephanie Poiroux (SMBHC 19), whose presentation “Altruism v. the Bystander Effect: How Doing Nothing Promotes Prejudice and Negative Behavior” has been accepted to the symposium Bystanders and Complicity in Nazi Germany and the Jim Crow South, which is co-organized by the Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum […]
Katie Ford, founder of the anti-human trafficking foundation Freedom for All and the legendary former CEO of Ford Models, will be our guest speaker at our SMBHC Spring Convocation on Tuesday, February 20th, 7 pm, at the Ford Center. Shandra Woworuntu, a survivor of human trafficking and now an international leader in the fight against human trafficking around the […]