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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!

Congratulations 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.

Melanie Sorman
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!

Camille Deller spotlight

Camille Deller, an Honors student and difference-maker in many student orgs, will be enrolling in a graduate program in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University in Boston in Fall 2018. Congratulations, Camille!

High-achieving honors student Nayeli Govantes Alcantar has been awarded the 2018 Outstanding Freshman Award by First Year Experience. Congratulations, Nayeli! We are so proud of you!

Nayeli Govantes Alcantar