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Fall 2021 Honors Student Support

Crown Thesis Funding


Awarded to 22 Honors students

Study Abroad Travel Grants


Awarded to 26 Honors students

Professional Development Grants


Awarded to 19 Honors students

Honors Funding Opportunities

In the Honors Program we are dedicated to supporting our students in their research endeavors, study abroad, and their overall professional development.  Through our generous donors and supporters, we have the privilege of extending these opportunities to students in the Renée Crown University Honors Program.

If you are a student and would like to attend a conference, professional training, or a program that would help you get ahead in your career, consider applying for an Honors grant.  If you are planning to study abroad and could use some extra funding to help defray travel costs, you may be eligible for an Honors grant to support your academic and professional development!

Honors News

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Coffee + Donuts

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Wednesday, October 20th from 9:30am to 11:30am Honors will host a coffee and donuts break in the atrium outside 306 Bowne Hall. Vegan and gluten free options will be available as well as dairy free…

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Honors Core Faculty Share Their Research Experiences With First Year Students

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Honors Core Faculty Share Their Research Experiences Honors core faculty held research talks with first year students in Sadler Hall from Monday October 4th through Thursday October 7th. The research talks set the stage for…

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Honors Hosts Annual Research Fair

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Honors Hosts Annual Research Fair On a beautiful Friday kicking off Family Weekend, Honors hosted the annual student Research Fair in the Bowne Hall 3rd Floor Atrium, where a hearty to-go lunch was served. Research…

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Pat Burak Event

Memoirs of a Ukrainian Soviet Dissident

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Memoirs of a Ukrainian Soviet Dissident The Honors Program, Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics and the Center for European Studies hosted author and Vice-Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv, Ukraine and GULAG…

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Honors Launches New First-Year Orientation Experience

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Honors Launches New First-Year Orientation Experience This fall, the university initiated FYS 101, a semester-long First-Year Seminar that engages all first-year and transfer students in guided conversations, experiential activities, and in-depth course materials exploring concepts…

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Rick Burton

Prof. Burton publishes guest column in Sportico

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Prof. Burton publishes a guest column in Sportico Honors core faculty member, Prof. Rick Burton, recently published a guest column in Sportico. Prof. Burton teaches an Honors class on Baseball in American Culture and a…

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Join Virtual Fireside Chat with Amy Meyers

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Join Virtual Fireside Chat with Amy Meyers Members of the Honors program are invited to attend a virtual Fireside Chat with Amy Meyers, retired director of the Yale Center for British Art, on Thursday, October 7th,…

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Critical Fat Studies Seminar Attracts Global Audience

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Critical Fat Studies Seminar Attracts Global Audience Harriet Brown, Professor, Magazine, News & Digital Journalism, moderated the October 24th virtual event, “‘But Those People Are Disgusting!’: A Seminar on Fat Critical Studies.” Audience members attended…

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