Honors in the News
Clatter of Dry, Black Wings and Tight Knots and Family Bonds Read and listen to two poems by Honors College professor Dr. John Harvey in The 2River View.
Undergraduate Research Day Features Work of More than 100 Students Honors student Iris Edelen and her research on Facebook are featured in this article about Undergraduate Research Day, happening on October 13, 2011.
The French Intellectual Crackup Honors professor Robert Zaretsky reviews some of the current crop of French Intellectuals and their recent works.
Emilie Glass: Medical tourism transforms Panama Honors College and sociology student Emilie Glass’s thesis research focuses on medical professionals, not tourists, in Panama.
Poison Pen Reading Series - Robert Cremins & Analicia Sotelo Honors College professor and fiction writer Robert Cremins appears on the radio show The Front Row (around minute 6:25).
UH Honors College's "Conservatism and Progressivism in America" Lecture Series Kicking Off in October The Phronesis Program in Politics and Ethics launches this series that features noted scholars and public intellectuals bringing a sense of history and reason to the political discourse.
Fiction Review: "On Canaan's Side" Honors College Professor Robert Cremins reviews this work by Sebastian Barry.
Coog Radio Signs Online As UH's First-Ever Student-Run Station Honors College students Conner Clifton and Markley Rogers are co-founders of the new Coog Radio.
UH Golf Preseason Preview Incoming Honors College student Kyle Pilgrim was profiled in this article about the UH golf team.
UH Alum Keeping Rock Alive with Sanctus Bellum Honors College alumnus Justin Waggoner's rock and roll has its roots in the Honors College.
District Judge Keith P. Ellison Delivering Keynote Address During UH Honors College Fall Convocation Sept. 1 The Honors College hosts the University-wide fall convocation on September 1. More Convocation coverage at the Daily Cougar: Convocation welcomes Honors College inductees.
HoustonPBS UH Moment: UH Cougar Junior Scholars Camp The Honors College's Cougar Junior Scholars camp was recently featured as a UH Moment on HoustonPBS.
UH Professors Envision Online Tool for Visual Analysis in the Humanities More on the story of Honors College Professor Dan Price's recently awarded NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant. Read more...
Following a path to Paris, success Honors alumna and 2010-2011 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar Mariana Forgie tells the story of her year in Paris and where she heads next.
Texas law seeks to keep students on four-year path Honors and Phronesis student Safa Ansari-Bayegan was quoted in this article about a new law in Texas.
New Rationally Speaking podcast: Robert Zaretsky on Rousseau, Hume, and the Limits of Human Understanding Honors College Professor Rob Zaretsky speaks about the friendship between Rosseau and Hume, his book The Philosophers' Quarrel: Rousseau, Hume, and the Limits of Human Understanding, and the time in which their dispute was the talk of high society.
Honors College Professor Dan Price was recently awarded a Digital Humanities Start-up Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The Critique of Pure Horror Honors College Fellow Cynthia Freeland is quoted in this New York Times article about why we love being horrified.
Read Harry V. Jaffa's New York Times review of Prof. Sue Collins' new book - Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics.
Filmmaker, Scholar Erica Fletcher Wraps UH Experience with Fellowship Fletcher moves on to UTMB with a Phi Kappa Phi Marjorie Schoch Fellowship. More Erica coverage at TheCypessTimes.com, TheVentureOnline.com, and as a HoustonPBS UH Moment.
Middle School Students Head to College for Junior Cougar Scholars Camp Honors and the Schools hosts Cougar Junior Scholars Camp this week at the Honors College. Also at the Cypress Times.
For the past year, Honors college alumnus Ed Burleson has been working at the American Embassy in Japan. In this blog entry, he talks about the "spirit of resilience, cooperation, and community" that he found in the people in the Miyagi prefecture during the crises.
Honors College Professor Susan D. Collins has a new translation out - Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics is getting great reviews.
Honors College Fellow Alison Leland-McKinney comments on the results of a taskforce that helps bring research opportunities to undergraduates at the University.
Jim Crow Laws Honors College Professor Christine LeVeaux-Haley joined a panel about Jim Crow laws, airing on Houston 8 on PBS.
Five UH Graduates Receive NSF Fellowships for Further Study Honors and Undergraduate Research students have received NSF Fellowships and honorable mentions to aid in their graduate work. Also at GuidryNews.com.
Living the American Dream: UH Grad Student Earns Prestigious Fellowships Recent Honors grad Yuribia Munoz recently earned both a Merage Foundation for the American Dream fellowship and a National Science Foundation (NSF) graduate research fellowship. See the related video.
2 students named Goldwater Scholars, 2 receive honorable mention Students in the Honors College and active with undergraduate research have been recognized by the Goldwater foundation. Also here, here, and here.
Freak show or thought-provoking? Mildred's Under the Big, Dark Sky showcases Houston's Dark Prince CCW's director, Dr. John Harvey, and his new play are highlighted in this article.
Honors Professor David Mikics was recently named a John and Rebecca Moores Professor, an award given to faculty who are outstanding in teaching, research and service. The recipient is awarded a $10,000 annual stipend.
Annual fest prep begins Honors College Director of Development Beth Kungel Borck is quoted in this article about the Frontier Fiesta events.
Info sessions explain process Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research Karen Weber explains the Research and Career Information Day events.
Revolution: 1848 and 2011 Honors Prof. Robert Zaretsky connects the recent revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt and beyond to France in 1848. Related articles on the revolutions and their impact include Across centuries, the urge for dignity remains in The Houston Chronicle and Egypt and the Longue Durée in Foreign Affairs.
Gladiator-epic fans give genre a fighting chance Honors Prof. Richard Armstrong is quoted in this article about the gladiator-epic genre and the new movie The Eagle.
Noted Political Scientist Michael Zuckert Visiting UH for Lence Master Teacher Residency The Honors College brought Prof. Michael Zuckert from the University of Notre Dame to be the 2011 Ross M. Lence Master Teacher. Also covered in The Daily Cougar.
Honors College Professor Robert Cremins blogs for Inprint about novelist Peter Carey and will serve as the on-stage interviewer during Carey's reading in Houston.
Rising French nationalism portends shift for Sarkozy Honors College Professor Robert Zaretsky discusses French nationalism and the National Front's new leader Marine Le Pen.
Career Fridays at UH's Honors College Connecting Students with Business Community, Professional Seminars Honors College Career Fridays continue in the spring semester (February 4, March 4, and April 1). Also at the Cypress Times