Whether you are eighteen or twenty-two, determining what you want to do in life can be stressful and overwhelming. Yesterday, at my internship, I listened to multiple people describe and stress over how they would manage to complete all coursework, volunteer and clinical hours, and extra circulars like study abroad and club organization requirements in […]
Like many students, Dr. Daniel Jones, an honors professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, struggled in his journey to find his passion. Growing up, he organized his interests in ‘feasible’ and ‘non-feasible’ categories. In doing so, his passion for music and desire to start a band were swept into the ‘non-feasible’ category while other […]
It all started when my parents asked my younger sister and me if we would rather do a summer trip to Disney World or on a llama-packing trip. Without hesitation, my sister and I responded that we preferred the latter. That summer was the first of many llama trips that became an annual tradition. When […]
The Saturday of Spring Break 2016, my phone alarm started ringing at three in the morning. With a groan, I got out of bed, turned it off, and went into the bathroom to wash the sleep from my face. There were already bags under my eyes from a demanding semester. Part of me wished I […]
Jesse Nestler graduated from CU in May 2016 with a double major in Geography and Environmental Engineering. He completed an honors thesis in Geography using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to analyze the local scale sustainability of trails in the Maroon Bells – Snowmass Wilderness (check out his thesis here). He presented his thesis research at […]
CU student Ian Smith is a member of the Honors Writing Club. The Writing Club discusses, writes, and goes on writerly excursions to readings, plays, and other inspirational outings. The Writing Club is full for 2016, and will open to new members in 2017! Warren Lewis once described his literary group, The Inklings, (of which J.R.R […]
Meghan Dulsky is a senior Norlin Scholar at CU Boulder and is majoring in Classics, with a minor in Italian and a minor in Technology, Arts, and Media. Meghan has been involved with the Honors Program for the majority of her career at CU Boulder, which has encompassed enrolling in honors courses and working on […]
A first impression is said to be the most important. CU is notorious for giving a great first impression based solely on campus appearance: there’s no denying that our campus nestled right at the base of the Flatirons is absolutely beautiful. I wanted to see how the Honors Program and the rest of CU did […]
The Honors Scholar Program Has Made Me Proud to Be an Honors Student A Guest Post by Senior Kyla Jung I remember the day I reluctantly decided not to do an Honors thesis as if it was just yesterday. Feelings of regret and disappointment came charging in like Ralphie at a CU football game. It […]
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 […]
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