Honors Student in the Spotlight Archives


Andrew Phillips, May 2015 graduate with a B.S. degree in Chemistry, a Goldwater Scholarship recipient, and Honors Student Association officer, has undertaken his MD-PhD studies at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Congratulations to Andrew! One of our amazing alumni!

Melanie SormanCongratulations to Melanie Sorman, a junior in the UHP and the winner of 2016's highly competitive national Goldwater Scholarship. Also a recipient of the $1,000 Honors Study Abroad/Travel Study Award, Melanie, a geology major, will be participating in a semester abroad as part of the Wisconsin in Scotland Program in Fall 2016.

Robert Noah Padgett Spotlight
Robert Noah Padgett, May 2017 graduate with a B.S. in Mathematics and Psychology, was a standout in both the Honors Program and the Undergraduate Research Program. He will be pursuing a PhD in Educational Psychology, with a specialization in Quantitative Methods, at Baylor University. Congratulations to Noah!
Haley Wiederhold, recipient of a 2017 Honors Study Abroad Award, is studying abroad this year at Phllipps Universtität in Marburg, Germany. Her coursework includes psychology, sociology, and German. She says that a highlight of each day is "seeing the Marburg Castle while eating fresh bakery items or Döner!" Haley, please bring back some Döner recipes!