In the past few weeks, almost 300 SMBHC students have defended their honors theses! Congratulations to all of our successful defenders! #citizenscholars
Congratulations to SMBHC students Lauren Burns, Tyler Caple, John Chappell, Lauren Newman, Jesse Paxton, Claire Sullivan, and Matt Travers who have won 2019 Boren Scholarships to study critical languages abroad in Morocco, China, and Tanzania. Read about the Boren Scholarship. Congratulations, Citizen Scholars!
On April 23rd, DSG dined with a few honors alumni and current, SMBHC students’ parents in Birmingham, Alabama. Thanks to those who joined him!
Congratulations to honors junior Addison Roush! Addison Roush is a chemistry major with an emphasis in biochemistry and a minor in mathematics, originally from Water Valley, Mississippi, who attended Lafayette High School. His family had only a dial-up internet connection until he was well into high school and he volunteered at the local library in […]
Congratulations to English major and honors senior Jacob Ferguson! From the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History’s website: Jacob Ferguson is the winner of the 2018-2019 Franklin Riley prize for best undergraduate paper for his work on “Paternalism and Property Rights in the Slaveholding South: F.A.P. Barnard’s Trial at the University of Mississippi, White Southerners, […]
Congratulations to Kathryn McKee, McMullan Associate Professor of Southern Studies and associate professor of English at the University of Mississippi! Professor McKee has been tapped for director of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture and will begin her new role on July 1. Professor McKee teaches honors English courses and has advised several […]
During a 24-hour period beginning April 11, the University of Mississippi held its first GIVING DAY, which raised $542,990! Specifically, 79 gifts totaling $13,610 were designated for the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. THANK YOU for giving big to the SMBHC!
Last night, these humans wowed us with their talents at the Honors Art Showcase. Thanks to John Michael Walker (SMBHC 21) for aligning the stars! #SupporttheArts #citizenscholars Pictured: Benjamin Rorabaugh, Michael Rowlett, Douglass Sullivan-González, Nancy Maria Balach, John Michael Walker, Emma Johnson, Jesse Gibens, Lawson Marchetti, Ava Street, Corey Davis, and Nakiyah Jordan. Not pictured: Bruce […]
Congratulations to those elected to the 2019-2020 Honors Senate: Student Director Trip Johnson Assistant Student Director Jordan Watts Senior Senators Grace Starrett (Three more TBD Fall 2019) Junior Senators Margaret Baldwin Kaylee Crafton Robert Wasson Johnny Yang Sophomore Senators Morgan Atkins Nora Halama Londyn Lorenz Taylor Thompson Freshman Senators (TBD Fall 2019) Trip Johnson and […]
Congratulations to UM psychology professor JOHN YOUNG for being named the 2019 Elsie M. Hood Teacher of the Year, which is UM’s highest teaching honor! For the SMBHC, Professor Young teaches honors general psychology and honors abnormal psychology. He also serves as an honors thesis advisor. Read more about Dr. Young’s impact.