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Honors Hives Update: Un-bee-lievable Honey

Honors Hives Update: Un-bee-lievable Honey

By Ana Luiza Ramos, Assistant News Editor

August 28, 2019

  The beehive is a symbol of hard work and industry. Not only that, it is the official state emblem of Utah. Beehives make an appearance in Utah’s state flag and the state seal, the Beehive Cluster is recognized as Utah’s official star cluster and the state insect is the beloved honeybee....

U Student Film Features Refugees Across the Valley

U Student Film Features Refugees Across the Valley

August 19, 2019

  A student film entitled "Refugee Voices" featuring student refugees and their stories of migration held its premiere Aug. 17 at the University of Utah College of Social Work. The film was part of an exhibit showcasing the refugee experience of coming to the United States. The film and accompanying ex...

What the MHC Summer Closure Has Meant for Students

What the MHC Summer Closure Has Meant for Students

By Delaney Sheppard, News Writer

August 14, 2019

  Earlier this summer, the students of the Marriott Honors Community (MHC) experienced an upheaval. For the first time in seven years, students living in the MHC were relocated to other housing on campus, due to the predicted impact of construction that the South Campus Housing & Dining pr...

A Scholar and an Artist: The Difficulty of Studying Fine Arts in the Honors College

A Scholar and an Artist: The Difficulty of Studying Fine Arts in the Honors College

By Abigail Raasch, Arts Writer

April 22, 2019

  “About 30% of honors students complete the Honors Bachelor Degree, the highest degree an undergraduate can earn at the University of Utah,” said Dean of the Honors College, Sylvia Torti. “This year, 175 students are scheduled to complete the degree and they will represent about 45 di...

Buzzing with Excitement: Honors College to Soon Construct Innovative Beehives

Buzzing with Excitement: Honors College to Soon Construct Innovative Beehives

By Connor Applegate

February 22, 2019

  The Marriott Honors Community (MHC) will be installing an artificial beehive during the spring semester. The hive is expected to be the most innovative and academically engaging of its kind on campus. The two “Flow Hives” are coming to the University of Utah as part of a program headed...

Honors Thesis sets Students’ Resumes Apart

Honors Thesis sets Students’ Resumes Apart

November 10, 2014

  Students in the Honors College are getting geared up to begin planning their thesis writing process, which typically requires three semesters to complete. The Honors College held a session about the importance of an honors thesis Thursday afternoon, conducted by Monty Paret, associate dean of th...

New Minor Focuses on Ecology

New Minor Focuses on Ecology

September 24, 2014

  A brand new minor gives honor students a chance to travel the United States and the globe. The ecology & legacy minor is being offered through the Honors College. Jill Stephenson, academic program manager for the Honors College, said the new minor was specifically designed to help students c...

Lecture relates Lincoln to Darwin

Lecture relates Lincoln to Darwin

March 21, 2013

The parallel lives of Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin were explored Wednesday night by Adam Gopnik, an award-winning journalist for The New Yorker and author of several books. He examined the prominent lives of Darwin and Lincoln, who were both born Feb. 12, 1809. Gopnik said his book was inspired by...

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