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.
SMBHC senior Vince Chamblee (economics, public policy leadership, accountancy) has been named a Finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship. Finalists will interview for the scholarship later this month. Good luck, Vince!
Dava Sobel, renowned author and recent writer-in-residence at the University of Chicago, spoke to Honors Students in the Ford Center on September 14. She addressed her book Galileo’s Daughter and discussed the world that Galileo discovered with his telescope in 1609. Click here for more pictures.
The SMBHC will host an open house between 10 a.m. and noon on Saturday, Oct 10. We encourage our alumni to stop by and tour the building, and visit with Dean Sullivan-González, Dr. Samonds, Dr. Young, and other staff members. We will serve refreshments and Honors Ambassadors will provide tours of the building.
The Honors College invites alumni to the first SMBHC grove tent on September 19, when our Rebels will play Southeastern Louisiana. The tent will be located on the corner of Barnard Observatory at Sorority Row for all game days. The last tent will be for the Tennessee game. We also want to invite you to […]
Check out this great story about Vince Chamblee, a senior economics and public policy leadership major from Fulton, and Megan Smith, a senior journalism and political science major from Long Beach. Way to go Vince and Megan! See: http://news.olemiss.edu/index.php/Ole-Miss-News/News-Releases/Students-Scottish-Policy.html.
Douglas Williams, who graduated in May 09 with a B.A. in English and Economics, was recently selected as a recipient of a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship. Douglas applied to spend AY 2010/11 in Canada, Kenya, the United Kingdom, or Malawi.; the placement will be determined by Rotary International. Read the announcement here http://rotarydistrict6800.org/district_news.html, as well as […]
Devon Emig (junior, German major) has been awarded a Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant. Each year, Phi Kappa Phi, the undergraduate honor society, awards fifty grants of $1,000 to winners selected from a nationwide pool of applications. The deadline for applying is in February each year; applicants must have between 30 and 90 credit […]