Archive for the honors Tag

Humans – accident or necessity?

Arete contribution by Whitney Allen College is full of choices.  Scholars in the Honors College at WKU choose from a wide selection of classes to fulfill Honors hour requirements. Each Honors student must take three hours of colloquium courses, and there are a variety of topics in this category. Dr. Gordon Emslie, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at
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WKU students bring leadership to Harlaxton College

Arete contribution by Shelley Spalding How about a spot of tea, a quick game of cricket, a trip to the local village, and a lecture on England’s “Glorious Revolution?” It’s all in a day’s work for the Honors College students studying at Harlaxton Manor in Grantham, England. One of those students, Justin Wellum, a sophomore from Louisville majoring in biochemistry,
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Community involvement key to new course

A new class is educating students on citizenship by getting them involved with issues they care about.

HON 251: Citizen and Self is a course designed specifically for Honors students and team-taught by three Honors faculty members: Professor Elizabeth Gish, Dr. Justin Litke and Dr. Paul Markham.

Harlaxton College Benefactor Recognized at Honors College

The Honors College at WKU is proud to present a Key to the College for John C. Schroeder, former Chair of the Harlaxton Committee. (Read more…)

Honors College selects 13 new HonorsToppers

Out of 32 strong applicants, 13 new HonorsToppers have been selected to serve as ambassadors to the Honors College at WKU for the 2011-2012 academic year. (Read more…)

Capstone Experience/Thesis Project Extends Beyond Undergrad

For many students, an opportunity to engage in a Capstone Experience or Thesis project is used as a catalyst for future research endeavors. (Read more…)

WKU Dance Around the World

If you thought that courses in the Honors College at WKU were simply about exploding chemicals and documenting results in a lab or sitting in a dull classroom and debating the philosophies of people from a millennium ago, it’s time to think again. (Read more…)