The SMBHC and ONSA are thrilled to announce SEVEN University of Mississippi Boren recipients! Boren Scholarships provide up to $25,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad. BOREN RECIPIENT 2021: Brantley Damon is an Arabic major with minors in Teaching […]
All ten students of the 2020-2021 UM Student Hall of Fame are members of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. Congratulations to Shelby D’Amico, Victoria Green, Asia Harden, Swetha Manivannan, Joshua Mannery, Harrison McKinnis, Gianna Schuetz, Robert “Cade” Slaughter, Madison Thornton, and Robert Wasson. #CitizenScholars (Photos courtesy of students pictured)
The Honors College Early-Action deadline is November 1st. If you would like to learn the admission decision by December 22nd, submit your application by 11:59 pm (CDT). As long as the student’s portion of the application is submitted by that time, the application will be considered on time. Letters of recommendation can be submitted by […]
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.
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)