The 2019 Honors Report has arrived! TAKE A LOOK! Special thanks to the following: Stefanie Goodwiller, Jennifer Parsons, Benita Whitehorn, Yasmeen Adbo, Ainsley Ash, Devna Bose, Brittany Brown, Sariyah Coleman, Eveanne Eason, Jacob Ferguson, Nakiyah Jordan, Swetha Manivannan, Liam Nieman, Ellie Smith, Jessica Tran, Kristen Vise, John Michael Walker, Arielle Wallace, Kevin Bain, Thomas Graning, […]
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This summer, Sarah Peterson (SMBHC 21) was accepted into Washington University Medical School’s highly competitive program called Biomedical research apprenticeship program. She spent 10 weeks working in a lab and taking graduate school preparatory classes. The lab Sarah worked in studied graft versus host disease, which is a complication from bone marrow transplants. Sarah and […]
Kennedy Dickson (SMBHC 19) has been named a 2019 National Collegiate Honors Council Portz Scholar. She is one of three recipients nationwide and will present her honors thesis, “Cannabinoid Conundrum: A Study of Anti-Epileptic Efficacy and Drug Policy,” at the NCHC conference in New Orleans this coming November as well as collect her certificate and […]
Please read Dean Sullivan-González’s response to the recent news regarding the Emmett Till memorial. Photo of Emmett Till © Associated Press
Below are the course titles selected for the 2019 summer stipend course development awards of $5,000 each. These courses will be offered to honors students at some point over the next four semesters. Congratulations to these four forward-thinking University of Mississippi faculty members! CAROLYN FREIWALDAssistant Professor of AnthropologyHuman Mobility: Studies in Ancient and Modern […]
SMBHC junior Rohan Agrawal, who is majoring in computer science and minoring in international studies and mathematics, will be attending the Committee on World Food Security at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations headquarters in Rome this coming October. He is one of only three students from a competitive pool to […]
The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College welcomes 408 students into its Class of 2023. This stellar class averages a 31.3 on the ACT and a 3.98 high school GPA. The students hail from 27 states, with 56% being from the state of Mississippi. We look forward to meeting all of you at an Orientation session […]
The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College Commissioning took place at the Ford Center on Friday, May 10, 2019. Before a packed house, Jessica Tran welcomed everyone, Jarvis Benson delivered the address, and Jacob Ferguson provided the charge. Ellie Smith served as Class Marshal. Yasmeen Abdo was awarded the Dean’s Prize for earning 70 honors hours–the highest amount in her class, and tied for the second-highest […]
Congratulations to Fulbright ETA winners Ty Gill and Bethany Fitts! Ty, an honors senior linguistics, Spanish and classics major from Saucier will teach in the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Program in Spain. Bethany, an honors senior English major from Tupelo, also received a teaching assistantship to the Czech Republic. The highly selective program enables college […]
Thanks to everyone who came out to The Manship in Jackson for good food and conversation!