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Final Reflections as an Honors Scholar

Final Reflections as an Honors Scholar

The University Honors Scholars Program has given me the unique opportunity to conduct high level research at the undergraduate level. Since one of my long-term goals has been to attend graduate school, participating in this program has given me insight into the fascinating world of research. Because my capstone project was done in collaboration with […]

Final Reflections

My honor’s Capstone experience was a little different from other honors students.  This was because I graduated a semester early, and therefore had to complete my Capstone project during the Fall semester only.  Thankfully, I already had a head start on my project because of the work I had completed during the previous summer as […]

Reflecting on my summer research

It is hard to believe that my University Honors Summer Scholar experience has come to an end and has transitioned into the year-long appointment of being a University Honors Scholar. My research and artistry experience this summer was very eye-opening, as well as exciting. While I had the opportunity to create elements of a television […]

Summer Reflections

Participating in the University Honors Scholars Program has been a highly rewarding experience. Looking back on the summer, I can see the many ways that I have grown as a person. I have had many great experiences, and there are many people to thank for helping make my summer research a success. I am very […]

Reflections of the past preserved by photography

Being an Honors Scholar has been an invaluable research experience. Being a part of this program allowed me to explore the topic I am passionate about in ways I might have not otherwise been able to do. I began this project by participating in the Seminar on Archival and Historical Research at the Center for […]

Reflecting on a great summer experience

Looking back, my summer research project was a great experience and has taught me many valuable skills as well as problem solving and the value of collaboration. I was able to put the skills I learned from my bioinformatics internship last summer into practice to compare amino acid transporter expression levels in human and mouse […]

My connection to the research

My love of history has its roots in a particular book that I read as a child: The Diary of Anne Frank. Around my ninth birthday, I received the book as a gift. I don’t recall my exact reactions to specific details in the book, nor do I remember having any prior knowledge of the […]