The weekend of April 8-10, 8 students and 1 faculty traveled to Riverside, California to represent CU’s Honors Program at the Western Regional Honors Conference. This conference is designed for students and faculty representing Western states’ college Honors Programs to come together to share ideas and learn from each other. This year’s theme was “Diversifying […]
Each year the Honors Program sponsors the publication of the University of Colorado Honors Journal. We gather submissions from CU undergraduates all year and select the best work from across all disciplines to publish each spring. We have a PARTY to celebrate the release of the journal each April, and you are invited! There will […]
Hey everyone and welcome back to the home stretch of the spring 2016 semester! As we enter the final few weeks of school, the honors program would like to introduce this year’s Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Lauri McNown. Dr. McNown is a political scientist who received her PhD at C.U. Boulder. Her main academic interests lie in the […]
In early March, Leeds Residential Academic Program (RAP) residents attended the LAUNCH Festival in San Francisco. Honors student Brianna Huynh attended and shares this report. This past week, I had the amazing opportunity to travel to the LAUNCH Festival in San Francisco with the Leeds RAP. LAUNCH is an opportunity for start-up companies to pitch […]
It’s that time of the semester where saying you feel burnt out doesn’t even begin to describe the lack of motivation to study for the next chemistry exam or complete your longer-than-desired lit paper. Sometimes all it takes is a bit of excitement to get you back on track! I’ve always been an avid reader, […]
Hello, I am Ava Berrier, and I am from Pueblo West, Colorado. I am currently a freshman at the University of Colorado majoring in Integrative Physiology and Biochemistry. With these degrees, I plan on attending medical school and becoming an Orthopedic Surgeon. As for extracurricular activities, I am a member of Alpha Elipson Delta, 9Health […]
Ten students came out Monday evening for a showing of “Grave of the Fireflies,” the 1986 Studio Ghibli film about Seita and Setsuko, two orphans struggling to survive in bombed out Japan in 1945. The film is bittersweet—the children live as the fireflies, glowing brightly for a brief time before their early deaths. It is […]
I started watching Orange is the New Black a couple weeks before the second season was released. In true college student fashion, I watched the entire first season in just a few days. Luckily, I did not have to wait long to binge watch the second season. Orange is the New Black is able to […]
Dave Waite’s painting “Pilgrimage to Supercuts” is featured in the 2015 volume of the University of Colorado Honors Journal. Artist’s statement: Every day, we encounter innumerable details that we likely disregard. The quiet smell of a woman sitting next to you, the cashier who you never bother to make eye-contact with, the hundred tiny movements […]
Sara Barudin is a fifth-year senior from Albuquerque and Santo Domingo, New Mexico majoring in Environmental Studies. I am advising her honors thesis research, for which she is interviewing members of the Santo Domingo and nearby Pueblos about their opinions of casinos in their communities. As a member of one of the Pueblos, Sara is […]
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