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Tag: University Honors and Scholars

Holly in Venice

Jul 20, 2020

Spotlight on Faculty: Holly Hurlburt and a Global History of Sugar

In this edition of Spotlight on our Faculty, the University Honors and Scholars Programs (UHSP) are speaking with Holly Hurlburt, the executive director for Academic Enrichment Programs in the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. Hurlburt joins us this summer in a teaching capacity in her honors seminar entitled Sweet!: A Global History of Sugar.… 

Caleb Drum

Jun 24, 2020

Caleb Drum Receives Alex Miller Outstanding University Scholar Award

Caleb Drum, a 2020 graduate in chemical engineering, is the recipient of the Alex Miller Outstanding University Scholar Award from the University Scholars Program. 

A lone student uses a computer in a computer lab

Apr 20, 2020

Faculty and Staff Develop New Website to Help Ease the Shift to Online Education

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs partnered with several other departments across the university to develop the Keep Learning website, which provides resources and support for students acclimating to remote learning during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Terracycle logo

Sep 17, 2019

Spotlight on Our Students: Reducing Waste through Sustainable Consumerism

Sarah is a junior University Honors student from Cary, NC, double-majoring in Chemical Engineering and Spanish. Read on to learn more about her experience in the Garden State putting large scale sustainability practices into action. 

Aerial shot of Apple's headquarters

Sep 5, 2019

Spotlight on our Students: Computer Science in Silicon Valley

In this edition of Spotlight on our Students, we talked with Lauren Siegel about her summer internship at Apple in Cupertino, Calif. 

A male and female student jump for a photo opp in front of a canyon

Sep 1, 2019

GeoJourney Along the Colorado River

Every year, students in the University Honors and Scholars Programs (UHSP) are invited to apply to participate in a once-in-a-lifetime geosciences field course exploring along the path of the iconic Colorado River. The course is led by Chester Brewer, the assistant director for UHSP who also facilitates the Outdoor Explorations trip series for the programs,… 

Wilhelmshaven, Germany aerial shot over water

Jul 25, 2019

Spotlight on Our Students: Water, Robots, and AI with DAAD RISE

John is a rising senior University Honors student from Cary, NC, majoring in Computer Science. Read on to learn about his time in Germany working with underwater robotics and artificial intelligence. 

Jul 16, 2019

Spotlight on our Students: Research is buzzing

In this edition of Spotlight on our Students, we talked with April Sharp about her research experience this summer focused on native bee populations. 

Tori Whichard poses in scrubs and a face mask

Jul 8, 2019

Spotlight on Our Students: Shadowing Surgeons in Portugal

In this edition of Spotlight on our Students, we talked long distance with Tori Whichard about her time shadowing surgeons across Portugal this summer. 

Safari Richardson stands in front of a glacier

Jul 8, 2019

Spotlight on Our Students: A Ringroad Adventure

In this edition of Spotlight on our Students, we caught up with Safari Richardson about her adventure along the Ringroad of Iceland.