The 2017 Honors Journal Release Event takes place on Saturday, April 29, 2017 in the British Studies Room (located on the 5th floor of Norlin Library). The event lasts from 2:00 – 4:30PM and it is the culmination of a year of work by Honors Journal editors to solicit, review and publish some of the […]
Have you ever thought about having a clone? What if your clone lived a life different from yours? What if you witnessed your clone’s death and are now living as your dead doppelganger? If you are up for the challenge, then you are in the same boat as Sarah Manning, the main character from Orphan […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Are you interested in writing an honors thesis? Do you want to learn more about what an honors thesis is and what writing one involves? Come to the Honors Thesis Symposium to hear from students who have just defended their theses and find out more about how to get started on yours. The following students […]
Honor, Gender, and Violence: A Recap of Jennifer Fluri’s Lecture on Conflict Mediation in Afghanistan
After just a few minutes of listening to Jennifer Fluri’s lecture on gender and conflict mediation in Afghanistan, I was shocked by the drastic differences between the culture outside our doors and Afghan culture. Despite hearing about Afghanistan on an almost weekly basis for the last decade, I was astounded at how uneducated I was […]
In the last few years, it seems that the world’s eyes have been truly opened to the plight of women around the world. From the kidnappings in Nigeria to the brutal attempt to murder Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, the violence against women, though not new in any way, has been brought to center stage. However, what […]
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