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Honors Student Experiences


Because of my contracts and thesis, I discovered what I'm passionate about and decided what career path I wanted to pursue.

Natalie Homan

Honors challenged me and helped me to work harder in my education. The Honors Capstone prepared me for graduate work better than anything else in my schooling.

John Kidd

Latest News on the Blog

  • Holiday Faculty-Student Social...

    The University Honors Program held a Holiday Social for faculty and students on Thursday, December 4th, in the Living Learning Community. Faculty and students from across disciplines came for a chance to meet new people and have a treat.

    The University Honors Program holds socials, like this one, …

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  • Honors Graduates, Nate and Laurel A...

    Nate and Laurel Cannon Alder were named the 2014 USU Alumni of the Year at Homecoming. Laurel and Nate met at a USU Honors program concert in the canyon just days before fall semester started in 1989. At Utah State, Laurel and Nate were involved …

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  • Food for Thought- Research Presenta...

    The Honors Program hosts monthly Food for Thought events that give students information about a variety of topics on campus and feed them lunch. Honors Students, Natalie Homan and Sean Bedingfield presented their research at the October event.
    Natalie, a student in technical writing, shared her experience …

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