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Honors Classes for Spring 2020

We are excited to release our full schedule of Spring 2020 classes with some new additions and offerings. Check out some of our newer offerings below, and for the full schedule of Spring 2020 classes visit our separate Honors class website.

HNR 360: Africa & Global Warming: Lessons from Lake Chad

When Greta Thunberg stood before the General assembly of the…

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HNR 340: Living with Others

How do we live with others? (And who are “we”?)…

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HNR 350: Precision: History, Science, & Technology

Most of us take precision for granted. A replacement battery…

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HNR 230: MCAT Preparation

This is a 1-credit seminar designed to help students gain…

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HNR 340: Cine-Meta

Cine-Meta is a course both about the philosophy of film and creatively experiencing…

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HNR 220: Honors Leadership Seminar

In this course juniors and seniors will examine their own…

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HNR 340: Writing Your Way into Feminism

Whether through hashtag feminism movements like #MeToo, blogging/vlogging, investigative journalism,…

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HNR 360: Ethics of Emerging Technology

Technologies such as gene editing, self-driving cars and robots that…

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HNR 360: Critical Choices: Us Foreign Policy

US foreign policy is at a crossroads. Three decades after…

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IST 343: Data in Society (Honors)

In this section of IST 343 designed for Honors students,…

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HNR 340: Fantasy and Social Values

This course will critically examine how science-fiction and sci-fi/fantasy franchises…

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SOC 300: US Social Policy & Citizenship

How does access to various social policies, programs, and protections…

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Honors News

Anna Feldman Named Recipient of NOAA-Hollings Scholarship

May 8, 2019

“A sophomore environmental engineering major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, Feldman learned recently that she is a recipient of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship, which will…

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Honors Students named as 2019 – 20 Remembrance Scholars

May 2, 2019

Syracuse University’s Remembrance Scholar Selection Committee has chosen the 35 students who will be the 2019-20 Remembrance Scholars. Fifteen of these newly named scholars are Honors students. The scholarships were founded as a tribute to—and…

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Omo-Lamai, Rosenblum Named Class of 2020 Senior Class Marshals

Apr 24, 2019

Honors juniors,  Serena Omo Lamai and Kyle Rosenblum,  have been named 2020 Senior Class Marshals. As Senior Class Marshals, Omo-Lamai and Rosenblum will represent and lead their class during Syracuse University’s 166th Commencement ceremony. Honors junior,…

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Honoring Professor John Western on his retirement

Apr 23, 2019

Professor John Western (Geography) at the reception celebrating his retirement. Professor Western has taught the honors courses Critical Issues for the US and American Diversity & Unity. Professor Western served as a member of the honors…

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Cynthia Wang Symposium

Tattoo Culture: Ink in East Asia Symposium and Film Screening

Apr 23, 2019

Tattoo Culture: Ink in East Asia is an interdisciplinary undergraduate collaboration between Cynthia Wang (Public Relations and International Relations, 2019) and Gabrielle Marzolf (Television, Radio and Film and Political Science, 2019). Their work examines the historical…

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Renée Schine Crown ’50, H’84 Celebration

Apr 11, 2019

Mr. Lester Crown, Professor Sam Gorovitz, Mrs. Renée Schine Crown ’50, H’84 and Professor Cathryn Newton (from left to right) at the April 9th celebration in honor of Mrs. Crown, esteemed alumna, civic leader and…

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Spring 2019 SOURCE Grant Recipients

Apr 9, 2019

Honors students are represented among the first cohort of students whose projects have been awarded funding by the Syracuse University Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Engagement (SOURCE). For the full story, see “Undergraduates Celebrate…

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The 2019 Syracuse University Scholars

Apr 8, 2019

“Twelve seniors have been named as the 2019 Syracuse University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor that the University bestows.” Quoted from the feature announcement by Kelly Homan Rodoski, Monday, April 8, 2019, Syracuse University News,…

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Honors has development grants!

Have you ever wanted to attend a conference, professional training, or a program that would help you get ahead in your career but just couldn't swing the cost? Are you planning to study abroad and could use some extra funding to defray the costs while overseas?  Consider applying for a development grant from Honors!

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