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National scholarship winners, alumna Megan Hope, bringing celebrated speakers to Nunemaker, & graduation 2015 highlights.
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Message from the Director


As I wrap up my first year as the Director of the University Honors Program, I can’t but help reflect on how transformational this program is. We have an outstanding cohort of talented students who grow in unpredictable and magnificent ways. 
 
The University Honors Program is critical to KU's mission of attracting and retaining the best and brightest students at the University of Kansas. Personalized Honors advising, small courses, and engaging programming enables our students to tap into the best of what KU has to offer. 

In turn, our students demonstrate to the world how special it is to be a Jayhawk.  We look forward to telling you more about their accomplishments this semester, including As you read this newsletter, I hope you reflect on your KU Honors experience and will consider staying involved with University Honors in the years to come!

Sincerely,
Bryan Young
Director, KU Honors Program

National Scholarship Winners
2014-2015

Our students have been tremendously successful in their national scholarship applications this year! These scholars are some of the brightest and most committed students at the University of Kansas, and we are proud to count them as part of University Honors.

Click on the images below for more information about these national scholarship winners, their awards, and other students who received nominations or honorable mentions.

Student Events:
CelebriTeas

CelebriTeas provide Honors students with the rare opportunity to rub shoulders with the influencers, leaders, and intellectuals who are shaping the Lawrence community.

This year, we were proud to provide our students with the chance to meet with

Stay Involved

 
Share Your Honors Story
  • Tell us how University Honors helped you succeed.

Mentor a Current Honors Student:
  • Contact Director of Advising Ed Healy today to find out more.

Support Honors Students
  • Contribute to the Honors Opportunity Award Fund to help our students study abroad, attend conferences, complete service projects, and experience research first-hand.

Doing More:
Megan Hope, Honors Alumna

“I want to assure you that ‘doing more’ than a job is always a possibility, and even implore you that it’s always a necessity,” said Megan Hope, University Honors program alumna, at the Honors Program’s commencement celebration on May 16, 2015.

Since graduating from KU and the University Honors Program in 1995, Hope has had a career that has done just that: contributed more through her compassion and dedication.

Hope currently serves as the coordinator for the Human Trafficking Project and the Social Service Project at the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network in Westminster, Colorado. Read more online.

Graduation 2015

On May 16, 2015, we celebrated the accomplishments of 191 University Honors graduates with their families. Visit the Honors website to see the full gallery!
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