HONORS COLLEGE EVENTS
2016 Hult Prize Challenge | Monday, Nov. 23, 5:30 p.m.
Honors Common Room
How would you change the world with $1M?
A TRADITION OF COMMUNITY
BE INSPIRED by your professors and by your high-achieving classmates inside the special intellectual community that is UA's Honors College.
Our students come from a variety of backgrounds and possess broad academic interests and achievements.
Scholarships and academic benefits
Our college fosters a sense of community for self-challenged, high-achieving learners through:
- honors merit scholarships are $500 and $1,000;
- special honors sections of many introductory classes;
- honors seminars (Colloquia) for second- through fourth-year students;
- faculty advisers in the student’s major;
- an honors residence with private bathrooms; and
- personal academic/career advisers.
How will you change the world with $1M?
The Honors College is creating a team to enter the 2016 Hult Prize challenge. This year's focus is on ways to improve crowded urban spaces.
An informational meeting will be held Monday, Nov. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the Honors Common Room.
DREAM SERIES SPEAKER
Micah Mitchell Hines, Esq.
Wednesday, Nov. 18
Noon, Honors Common Room
As a member of the Governor of Minnesota's senior leadership team, Hines served as chief legal advisor to the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, worked on diverse legal and policy matters, spoke on the Governor's behalf at various events, participated in the Governor's interviews of candidates seeking judicial appointments, launched and led diversity and inclusion initiatives across the administration.
Welcome, Dr. Ransom!
We’re delighted to introduce Dr. Lakeesha K. Ransom as the new dean of the Honors College.
Dr. Lakeesha K. Ransom
Dr. Ransom is highly experienced in developing innovative learning initiatives and problem-solving strategies, along with entrepreneurship programs. Learn more about our new dean.
She succeeds the college’s first dean, Dr. Dale Mugler, who retired June 30. Thank you, Dr. Mugler, for your service and leadership!