Come to the “Lives Worth Living” Film Showing Wed April 2nd

Lives Worth Living Movie poster

Hi Honors Community! This year we are fortunate to have Professor William (Bill) J. Peace joining the Honors program as the Watson Distinguished Professor of Humanities. Bill Peace has been teaching Honors classes in bio-ethics and disability rights, and many of you are familiar with his class this term, “Body Art & Modification”. Honors has…

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Honors alum Tsubasa Morioka reports on her Fulbright ETA experience

Tsubasa Moroika with her host sisters

Tsubasa Morioka graduated in 2012 with a B.S. in Information Management & Technology and won the Capstone Award for best Professional project for her thesis “Analyzing the Tea Party Movement, the Coffee Party Movement, and the Occupy Wall Street Movement: Case Study on How the Internet Influences Grassroots Social Movement.” After graduation, she spent a…

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CFSA Friday Focus session on research and funding for STEM majors

Alison Roberts STEM major

Attention STEM students! Read about Honors senior Allison Roberts’ research experience at the National Cancer Institute, a new cross-post from the Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising (CFSA) blog. We’ve been featuring SU student winners of nationally competitive awards and asking them 6 questions about their experiences.   Want to learn more about research opportunities and…

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Honors is Sponsoring The Watson Symposium

watson symposium logo

Professor William J. Peace will host a day long symposium on disability, bio-ethics, and contemporary medicine. He will deliver a lecture on disability, bio-ethics, and health care. Joining the symposium will be Barbara Farlow and Brenda Brueggemann who will address issues of life, death, and disability. Farlow travels widely and discusses the human rights of…

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I Might Study Abroad if I Knew More


If this is what you are thinking, then this information session is for you! SU Abroad is hosting the 2014 Study Abroad Day on Thursday, February 27 in Schine 304ABC from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. This is an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to explore the 100-plus program options on offer at SU Abroad.…

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Live from the Lounge: A Dose of Dog


In our second installment of the “Live from the Lounge” series, we bring you the most adorable new member of the Honors community — Pepper Scherrer whose dog mom is our very own data analyst and web mavin, Blythe Scherrer. Pepper spent the day in the Honors suite where she was a very well-behaved citizen,…

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Where Do I Begin?!?

It’s never too early to begin writing your personal statement or the draft of the application letter you will have to send out or the application essay you know you are going to need very soon. But how can you begin if you don’t really even know what you want? Are you feeling just this…

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Calling All STEM Students

The Norma Slepecky Undergraduate Research Prize is endowed in memory of Professor Slepecky by her family, friends and colleagues. Students conducting  research in the sciences or engineering are eligible to apply.  The 2014 Prize Committee is now accepting submissions. The first place prize is $750 awarded in April 2014 Students wishing to compete for the…

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The Next Zuck – Message from Honors Student and Founder, Amanda Quick

      Looking for an internship or ways to get hands-on experience? The Next Zuck is looking to fill positions for the spring semester! The Next Zuck, is a media startup, web series and website that features college entrepreneurs, student-run startups, investors, accelerators, startup programs and more. Founded by Amanda Quick, Honors student and…

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