The SMBHC will welcome UM Associate Professor of Political Science Conor Dowling as our keynote speaker for our third and final virtual honors fall convocation. Professor Dowling specializes in election politics and will walk us through the data one week after the Presidential election and discuss the results (to the extent we can) of State and regional […]
Our honors course listing for Spring 2021 is now available to view. Please note that due to Covid-19, the delivery format is subject to change. Also, check back regularly for updates as new classes may be added leading up to the spring semester, which begins on Tuesday, January 19th.
We are excited to launch Clash of the Classes! Funds raised will provide stipends for SMBHC students who do not have adequate technology, small scholarships for students economically impacted by Covid-19 and safety supplies for our faculty, staff and students. Classes have two opportunities to win the Clash of the Classes: donors and dollars. One […]
On Tuesday, September 22nd, the SMBHC will welcome Dr. LouAnn Woodward as our keynote speaker for our first of three virtual honors fall convocations. Dr. Woodward serves as Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She is a tenured professor of emergency medicine. […]
Read our most recent Honors Report, and discover what some of our SMBHC students, alumni, faculty, staff, and supporters have been doing for the past year! Special thanks to all those who made this year’s Honors Report come alive: Stefanie Goodwiller, Benita Whitehorn, Caroline Abide, Kent Ford, Asia Harden, Austin Howard, Julia James, Kathryn James, […]
Please read a letter addressed to our SMBHC family.
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.
Congratulations to the 2019 HALL OF FAME inductees, especially to these eight SMBHC citizen scholars: Jarvis Benson, Skylyn Irby, Jaz Brisack, Mallie Embler, Blair Wortsmith, Jacob Ferguson, Levi Bevis, and Elam Miller. For full details on all ten inductees, go here. (Photo by Jennifer Parsons)
The SMBHC and UMMC have partnered to allow a limited number of honors students to observe physicians in a clinical environment. Each honors student selected will be able to participate in up to two 2-week rotations in Summer 2019. You will participate in this experience with rising M3s (third year medical students) from UMMC. You […]
A reminder to prospective Fall 2019 freshmen that the deadline to apply to the SMBHC is January 5th at 11:59 pm CST. The application for the Honors College is part of the Special Programs and Scholarship Application. If you want to work on the essays before completing the application, visit here to see our essay […]