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Coming up in The Honors College
Now-09/01:2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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ANNOUNCEMENTS & OPPORTUNITIES

Theology, 20th C. Social Movements, & the U.S. Course
If you need a course for your major or minor in Religious Studies, History, or Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, this course is for you. If you need an elective, this course is for you, too. Contact: Dr. Pegoda at ajpegoda@uh.edu
Fall 2017
Mon./Wed. 4-5:30 p.m.
RELS 3396 (26491), or,
HIST 3394 (26684) or
RELS 2396 (26490) 

SEO Internship Opportunity
Our internships are best suited for students looking to expand their horizons on what they would like to pursue as a career, or students that have a good grasp on the arena they would like to pursue, but just don't know which avenue to take inside their degree choice. Interns will benefit from seeing the vast array of what the online arena has to offer, and how we help businesses gain a better visibility online through the means from Google, Bing, Yahoo, Facebook, Youtube, etc. If you have any more questions about our internship program, please don't hesitate to call or email, Garrett Laidler at 888.439.4224, ext. 1, or Garrett@seohoustonpros.com

 

Interfaith Ministry Refugee Services Volunteers Needed
The Rice Moody Green Light Project is an artistic, ESL, and cultural workshop program for refugees recently resettled in Houston. The workshops are on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Volunteers are needed to provide transportation for refugee participants either to the workshops or from the workshops. Volunteers are welcome to remain for part or all the duration of the workshops, though this is not obligatory. Times listed indicate the time that the project begins - so a 12 p.m. shift may necessitate a pickup around 11 a.m. The Moody Center for the Arts is located on Rice's campus (6100 Main St.). The workshops usually start between 12-5 p.m. Please contact Ali Al Sudani and Interfaith Ministries Refugee Services if interested: aalsudani@imgh.org713-533-4940.

Paid Internship Opportunity with Interfaith Ministries Refugee Services 
This is part of a Shell Internship Program with the Interfaith Minitries for Greater Houston. The intern will assist newly arrived refugees reaching self sufficiency through the provision of Reception and Placement Core Services and to work with the Refugee Services staff to meet all program guidelines. Click here for more information. Send resumes to Ali Al Sudani aalsudani@imgh.orgKendall Bousquet kbousquet@imgh.org; and Elena Korbut ekorbut@imgh.org.

Student Summer Internship Opportunity
We at the National Student Leadership Conference are in the process of assembling a dedicated, passionate staff for our 2017 summer programs at universities across the United States. Attached you will find the posting for our Site Assistant position – Site Assistants work primarily from the office and are responsible for much of the “behind the scenes” work that makes our program run smoothly from day to day. Our ideal candidates are hard workers with flexible personalities and an eye for detail and organization.

Should you have questions about the application process, or the position itself, please do not hesitate to contact me. Check out our website at www.nslcleaders.org for more information about the National Student Leadership Conference and the programs and locations we have in store for the summer of 2017.

Now Hiring - Human Situation Omega TA
Applications are now being accepted for the Omega TA position. Applicants should have completed both semesters of Human Situation and be students in the Honors College during the 2017–2018 school year. See the application form for more details. https://goo.gl/forms/DPhW3tsEzxhiesQP2

Volunteer Opportunity at Baylor College of Medicine Academy at Ryan 
BCMAR is one of Houston's top-performing medical magnet middle schools. BCMAR offers its diverse students for rigorous high school programs, college, and careers through an innovative, accelerated health science program. Currently, we are seeking University of Houston students to serve as math tutors on campus, in collaboration with the school's math department. We are offering the following volunteer times: Daily from 1:30-2:30 p.m., Thursdays from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 4:15-5:15 p.m.. For more information, please contact perezswe@bcm.edu 
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TRAVEL & SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Interested in Going Abroad? 

Keep in touch with the Honors College’s very own study abroad blog, which outlines opportunities and reflects on students’ experiences: https://uhhonorsabroad.wordpress.com

Wales and Ireland:  Two Sides of the Sea, May 29-June 12, 2017
Robert Cremins and Dr. Jonathan Zecher will lead a group of students to explore the landscape, history, and literature of these two culturally rich Celtic nations!  The trip (Itinerary and cost) will feature hiking, literary festivals, workshops with Swansea faculty, Dublin city life, and the incomparable Yeats' country.  There will be components especially for students interested in medicine and public health.  The trip is now full, but if you would like to be added to the wait list, please email Dr. Jonathan Zecher

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SCHOLARSHIP RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Student Program
The Fulbright U.S. Student program provides support to students who wish to teach English or complete a study/research project in more than 140 countries around the world. Interested students are encouraged to meet with the UH Fulbright Program advisor as soon as possible to review the application components and requirements. Interested applicants are also strongly encouraged to attend the 2017 Fulbright Summer Workshop series.

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AROUND CAMPUS & AROUND TOWN  

TOPDOG/UNDERDOG Auditions
Jack Young, from the UH School of Theatre & Dance is directing Suzan Lori Parks's play TOPDOG/UNDERDOG for the School next fall, and is looking for African-American men who might audition for the show August 19 at the School of Theatre. Students interested (and for a script) should contact Jack Young at jyoung2@Central.UH.EDU. For a trailer for a production in Baltimore: https://youtu.be/o_X-PAV-OqM