The honors course offerings for Spring 2020 are listed here, and descriptions for many of the courses are listed here.
On Friday, September 13th, the newly established SMBHC Leadership Council held its first meeting at the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. The council met with the SMBHC dean and staff and also interacted with current honors students. We look forward to working with our vibrant council to impact the SMBHC through advocacy, philanthropy and service. […]
On September 12th, the SMBHC welcomed Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin to the Ford Center stage for the Honors Fall Convocation. Many thanks to all who attended. Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services.
Seventeen freshmen in the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College have been awarded a total of $130,750 from four of the university’s most distinguished scholarship programs. SMBHC Dean Douglass Sullivan-González (right) welcomes the 2019 cohort of freshmen scholars, including (front row, from left) Tristan Tran, Jilkiah Bryant, Anastasia Jones-Burdick, Gracie Bush, Vivienne McCracken, Ethan Lambert and […]
We welcomed our new freshmen to the SMBHC family during our Honors Welcome Week (HWW), which kicked off with a delicious meal from Taylor Grocery and followed with four full days of fun sessions, ranging from belly dancing to automobile maintenance! We thank all of our student, faculty, and staff volunteers for leading sessions, and […]
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, […]
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 […]