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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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