Taylor McGraw (sophomore, Public Policy Leadership) and Audrey Seal (junior, elementary education) were announced as winners of the 2010 Barksdale Awards at Spring Convocation. The Barksdale is an award of $5,000 to students who propose independent projects that will let them explore their talents and dreams. Audrey will use her award to help fund a […]
Chelsea Caveny (junior, PPL) and Rachel Willis (junior, PPL/Political Science) have been named Finalists for the Truman Scholarships. They’ll be travelling to Nashville to interview for the Scholarship on March 15. Good luck, Chelsea and Rachel!
Check out this DM article featuring the Honors College: http://www.thedmonline.com/content/honors-college-provides-best-both-worlds.
We had 16 groups participate in Freshman Ventures this year. The Retreat will be on Saturday, March 27 starting with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and presentations starting at 9:00 a.m. The Retreat will be held at the Oxford Conference Center (directions below; contact number (662) 232-2367). Lunch will also be served. Driving directions to Oxford […]
The renowned Elie Wiesel will present our Spring SMBHC lecture on Monday evening, 7:30 p.m., at the Gertrude Ford Center for the Performing Arts.
The application deadline for first-semester freshmen approaches! To be given full consideration, your application must be submitted by January 15, 2010. The application to the Honors College is part of the supplemental application to the University of Mississippi, which can be found here (if you have already applied to the University) or will be available […]
Congratulations to two honor students who took first place in the Team Division of the 2009 American Institute of Chemical Engineers National Design Contest. Both Christopher Turbeville and Michael McClure captured the title along with another UM student and successfully graduated in May 2009 in Chemical Engineering. For more on this story, see http://news.olemiss.edu/index.php/Ole-Miss-News/News-Releases/Chemical-Engineering-Win.html.
Matt Jones (biology, 2003) and Megan Norris Jones (English and international studies, 2003) are spending 5 months in Ghana as medical missionaries. Matt is taking part in a surgery research rotation. He graduated from UM Medical Center in 2007 and has been doing his residency at UT-Knoxville. Click here to see some picture of their […]
On Wednesday, October 28, the honors senate hosted the annual pumpkin carving contest. View photos from the event here.