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Tag: University Honors Program

Yasmin Durmaz in front of a white brick wall

Aug 5, 2021

Yasmin Durmaz Receives Alex Miller Outstanding University Scholar Award

Durmaz, who earned a degree in computer engineering earlier this year, served as a work-study student for the University Scholars Program and was a Scholars Forum assistant. 

Lisa Parks

May 17, 2021

Faculty Spotlight: Lisa Parks

Professor Lisa Parks discusses her seminar course, Cancer Through the Ages. 

NC State Goldwater Scholar Jack Featherstone leans against a railing.

Apr 16, 2021

From Landslides to Asteroids, Scholar Wants to Understand It All

2021 Goldwater Scholar Jack Featherstone conducts research into the physics of phenomena on Earth and in outer space. 

Aysia Slade

Mar 22, 2021

Spotlight on Our Students: Aysia Slade

The University Honors and Scholars Programs talk to Honors Program student Aysia Slade, who won a Creative Artist Award for her play, Static. 

Graham Buhrman

Mar 12, 2021

Spotlight on our Students: Graham Buhrman

The University Honors and Scholars Programs recently spoke with Graham Buhrman '22, who is researching online contexts to study racism and its relationship with health outcomes and behaviors. 

Jack Featherstone in his home lab

Mar 5, 2021

Spotlight on our Students: Jack Featherstone

The University Honors and Scholars Programs interviewed Jack Featherstone, a third-year Honors Program student, about his research in granular physics principles in exotic environments — most of which he has conducted at home in his basement. 

Colton Botta in red graduation robes making a wolfie sign with the bell tower in the background

Dec 21, 2020

Colton Botta Earns Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

The 2019 graduate is one of 46 recipients of the 2021 Marshall Scholarships, a fully funded merit-based award for Americans of high ability to pursue postgraduate study in the United Kingdom. 

Colton Botta tosses a Rubik's cube into the air

Dec 16, 2020

Botta Named NC State’s Fourth Marshall Scholar

Computer science graduate — and puzzle enthusiast — Colton Botta received the prestigious scholarship for graduate study in Great Britain. 

Katie Wassell on an overlook of the village of San Gimignano in Italy

Dec 15, 2020

Spotlight on Our Alumni: Katie Wassell ’15

The University Honors and Scholars Programs recently caught up with Scholars Program alumna Katie Wassell '15, who now works as a software engineer at IBM. 

The columns of Leazar hall are framed by the fall color of trees on main campus. Photo by Marc Hall

Dec 10, 2020

Spotlight on Our Faculty: Catherine Mainland

The University Honors and Scholars Programs profile Catherine Mainland, a professor of literature in NC State’s Department of English and an instructor in both the University Honors College and the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program.