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Thesis Spotlight - September 18, 2018

  The Honors Thesis is the culmination of years of hard work for a student in the Honors Program. Rigorous coursework, professor mentorships, independent research, studying abroad, leadership experiences, and even consultation with professionals in the field are all key components of this project in a student’s senior year. The precise form of the Honors Thesis can vary depending on the student’s major field, and examples can be found by clicking here for a list of completed theses from...

Stand Out Student: Kelsey Williams - September 18, 2018

Kelsey Williams is a senior in the Honors Program studying Public Health.   Kelsey Williams is a senior in the Honors Program studying Public Health, and over the course of her time at Tulane, Kelsey has taken full advantage of opportunities that have enhanced her academic career. She has presented findings at the American Public Health Association, collected data in Kenya, and is now working on her Honors Thesis, as a culminating project of her work in the classroom and abroad.   Before...

Focus on Faculty: Chris Rodning - September 18, 2018

Professor Chris Rodning was named 2018 Honors Professor of the Year.   Professor and Graduate Studies Coordinator of Anthropology Chris Rodning has developed a positive working relationship with the Honors Program and Honors students, both by teaching Honors Thesis Bootcamp for the past four years and by serving on Honors Thesis committees for students within and outside of his discipline. His valuable contributions to Honors earned him the title of 2018 Honors Professor of the Year, an award...

Summer Research Students - September 04, 2018

Lauren Hitt, an Ecology & Evolutionary Biology and Classical Studies student, researched under Professor Jordan Karubian.   The Honors Summer Research Program is an opportunity for students to work with a Tulane professor on a scholarly project for six weeks during the summer. Honors freshmen, sophomores, and juniors in all Schools are welcome to apply, and it is open to students who have no research experience as well as to those who already have some experience with research. Funding...

Stamps Scholars go to Washington - July 18, 2018

Paige Montfort presenting with her group "Data Visualization" to various CSIS representatives.    One of the United States’ most competitive merit-based scholarship programs, administered by Tulane and the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation was awarded to two Tulane students this past academic year. As part of their scholarship, Paige Montfort and Stefan Suazo, both Stamps Scholars for the Class of 2021, were awarded enrichment funds as Stamp Scholars to use for their academic or professional...

2018 Fulbright Recipients - July 03, 2018

Eight Tulane Alumni, Two Students Receive Fulbright Awards

Honors Staff: Katie Fitzpatrick - May 10, 2018

Katie Fitzpatrick, a student in the Master of Preservation Studies program in the School of Architecture, is the Graduate Assistant in the Honors Program.    Katie Fitzpatrick, a student in the Master of Preservation Studies program in the School of Architecture, is the Graduate Assistant in the Honors Program.  She loves the intellectual and creative work environment she has become a part of, and advocates that all students work to engage with the Tulane and the New Orleans community. Katie...

Congratulations to our Grant and Scholarship Recipients - May 10, 2018

Over the course of this past academic year, 35 Tulane students and alumni have received nationally competitive scholarships or grants offered through the Honors Program.     This has been an incredible year for the Honors Program and its students. Over the course of this past academic year, 35 Tulane students and alumni have received nationally competitive scholarships or grants offered through the Honors Program.   The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the premier government- sponsored...

Focus on Faculty: Dr. James M. MacLaren - May 10, 2018

Dean MacLaren is a physicist by training, earning his undergraduate degree from Cambridge University and his PhD from Imperial College, London.    James M. MacLaren, the outgoing Dean of Newcomb-Tulane College, may be moving on to new academic pastures, but he still believes in what he sees as the mission of the Honors Program: to “provide a range of deeper intellectual engagements” for students to exploit.  In his time at Tulane, Dean MacLaren has taught an Honors Colloquium, served on...

Stand Out Student: Jake Ward - May 10, 2018

Graduating Senior and Honors Program student worker, Jake Ward, has been an integral part of the Program for the past four years.   Graduating Senior and Honors Program student worker, Jake Ward, has been an integral part of the Program for the past four years. His involvement began as a freshman in his Honors Calculus 3 class, and he went on to hold the position of RA in both Butler and Weatherhead. He was in charge of the still running Books and Reading Society, led by Professor Mike...

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