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  • Honors Course Contract Spotlight: Insects in Human Society
    - | 28 Jul 2014
    Honors students at Texas A&M routinely seek additional challenge so it is no surprise that they look for ways to dig into course material and enrich their curricula with Honors courses. But what happens when the course they want to take is not offered as an Honors section? Many students in this situation ask faculty […]
  • HUR Staff Spotlight: Wallace Fanning
    - | 14 Jul 2014
    Honors and Undergraduate Research would like to welcome Wallace Fanning, our newest program coordinator. His responsibilities are is to work with the Honors Housing Community, develop content for the LCSE – 002 Family Meetings, and to support the Sophomore Advisor & Junior Advisor Team. Wallace is from Colorado where he graduated from the University of […]
  • Shelbi Polk: Healthy Tension
    - | 09 Jul 2014
    Honors Students away from campus for study abroad, co-ops, or internships are encouraged to write about their experiences to share them with the Honors community. Below is  Shelbi Polk’s  ’15 reflection on her study abroad in Paris. By Shelbi Polk – I have never in my life enjoyed doing the dishes. That is not to […]
  • Undergraduate Research Spotlight: Stephen McConnell Recognized at 2014 IEEE Conference
    - | 20 Jun 2014
    Stephen McConnell ’14 graduated in May 2014 with a degree in electrical engineering. He worked with Dr. Robert Balog to complete his thesis for the Undergraduate Research Scholars program. A portion of his thesis work, “Photovoltaic Arc-Fault Detection,” was published in the 2014 IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference in Denver, CO. He was listed as first […]