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Coming up in the Honors College

ONGOING: The Justice Challenge
NOW : 2023-24 SGB Officers Announcement

Grand Challenges Forum
The New Grand Challenges Forum encourages students to thinek critically, discuss openly and learn unequivocally. The New Grand Challenges Forum offers students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the local community a time to hear a wide range of lectures dedicated to a compelling theme. Fridays from 1 – 2 p.m. in CEMO Hall.
The Justice Challenge
The Honors College at the University of Houston is part of consortium of honors programs and colleges across the nation that have created the Grand Challenge Scholars Academy (GCSA).  GCSA has created The Justice Challenge, an innovative approach to develop the future workforce in the fields of food, agriculture, natural, and human sciences (FANH) by leveraging the nimble and innovative framework of honors education.

Students from all majors are encouraged to apply. Honors students interested in participating in this year’s Justice Challenge, which will focus on Food Justice, should look HERE for additional details on the program and how to apply.  The application deadline has been extended until all spots are filled.  In addition, participating honors students at the University of Houston will register during the Fall 2023 semester for HON 3397: Food Justice Colloquium (Williamson). Questions about The Justice Challenge or the associated course should go to Associate Dean Jonathan Williamson at

2023-24 SGB Officers Announcement
Thank you to all of our candidates applying for an SGB Officer position for the 2023-24 academic year. We look forward to a successful year of creating community within The Honors College!Below are our new officers:President: Pavan KuretiVice President: Veronica NwannaSecretary: Vishruth KodikantiTreasurer: Logan TantibanchachaiHistorian: Helin ErdalOutreach Coordinator: Elisabeth StevensEvents Coordinator: Daniel CaoBrand Ambassador: Baycha Isik

The Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine May newsletter
Recent happenings in the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston

Bridge Builders is Hiring!
Bridge Builders Houston is a new non-profit organization coming to Houston summer 2023. BBH will offer a weeklong program where high school junior students will live, eat and work together in a shared experience at the University of Houston July 17 - July 21.

Open Postions include:
Facilitator: A Facilitator will lead and guide high school juniors through a week of learning experiences using the BBH curriculum. A facilitator must serve as a positive role model for students.
Resident Advisor: A Resident Advisor fosters a safe environment for all of the students attending BBH. Resident Advisors will lead evening activities and monitor their assigned dorm hall during the overnight stay.
Contact  Alex Capece at for more information.

SAT/ACT Tutors Needed
Looking for students who can do part-time SAT and or ACT in-person tutoring. We are looking specifically for applicants with previous SAT/ACT tutoring experience and can show results or references to demonstrate the quality of their tutoring.*In-person tutoring. We tutor in-home Sundays-Thursdays (after school and evening hours).*

Must have a properly working vehicle to drive to and from students' homes.

If interested in this position, please send a brief statement of interest and a current resume to karla@kscholastic.com___________________________________________________________________________________________________ 


Apply for the 2024-2025 Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Would you like to teach English abroad for a year? Do you have a research project that you want to conduct in another country? Not sure what to do after graduation? Apply for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program!

Fulbright Student grants provide rising and graduating seniors, master's and doctoral candidates, young professionals and artists from any field with opportunities for personal and professional development. During their grants, Fulbrighters meet, work, live with and learn from the people of the host country to foster mutual understanding. Fulbright is one of the largest academic exchanges in the world, providing approximately 2,200 grants annually in more than 140 participating countries. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. 

Applications for the 2024-2025 cycle are now open. Fill out this UH Fulbright Interest Form to arrange an advising appointment with the Office of Undergraduate Research and Major Awards. For specific questions about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, please contact the UH Fulbright Program Advisor, Ben Rayder.



Featured Research Opportunities for UH Students
Looking for a research experience? Check out the new Featured Research Opportunities resource on the Office of Undergraduate Research and Major Awards website. This web page contains updated information on upcoming research programs and deadlines. For more information, contact Ben Rayder at