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Food For Thought: Honors Students Research Plant-Based Burgers

Food For Thought: Honors Students Research Plant-Based Burgers

11/07/2019

USU Honors students and nutrition and food sciences professor Denise Stewardson are studying food choice awareness by surveying students about plant-based meat substitutes. Check out their event November 15!

Honors DHA Dr. Zachary Miller on a Bear-Safe Yellowstone

Honors DHA Dr. Zachary Miller on a Bear-Safe Yellowstone

10/30/2019

Departmental Honors Advisor and Environmental Sciences faculty Dr. Zachary Miller recently published research on human-wildlife conflict and communication in "Human Dimensions of Wildlife."

USU's Year of the Woman Highlights Honors Alum Dr. Katie Brown

USU's Year of the Woman Highlights Honors Alum Dr. Katie Brown

10/29/2019

Honors alumna Dr. Katie Brown, who is participating in this year's Honors Alumni Mentoring Program, is featured on Utah State Today's "Women of USU: Then and Now" series. She is an assistant professor of nutrition, dietetics, and food sciences.

Honors Last Lecturer Dr. Jen Peeples on Utah Public Radio

Honors Last Lecturer Dr. Jen Peeples on Utah Public Radio

09/30/2019

Utah Public Radio (UPR) interviewed Dr. Jen Peeples on her focus for the 44th annual Honors Last Lecture. Peeples spoke on perceptions and visual representation of toxicity in our environment.

Honors Think Thank Professors on Healthcare Disparity

Honors Think Thank Professors on Healthcare Disparity

09/27/2019

New Honors Think Tank instructors Dr. Seth Archer and Dr. Guadalupe Marquez-Velarde

Honors Student Christian Lange Pursues Nanoscale Light Research

Honors Student Christian Lange Pursues Nanoscale Light Research

09/05/2019

USU Honors student and undergraduate researcher Christian Lange is studying how to create the blackest surface possible to measure light accurately.

Honors Professor Dr. Julia Gossard Named Bennion Fellow

Honors Professor Dr. Julia Gossard Named Bennion Fellow

09/04/2019

Dr. Julia Gossard, who teaches an Honors breath course and serves as the History Department's Honors advisor, has been named the inaugural Bennion Faculty Fellow by the Mountain West Center for Regional Studies.

Honors DHA Dr. Charlie Huenemann Interviewed by BBC Radio

Honors DHA Dr. Charlie Huenemann Interviewed by BBC Radio

08/01/2019

Dr. Charlie Huenemann, departmental honors advisor (DHA) for philosophy, was recently interviewed by BBC4 radio on the true self. He was described as "Gandalf with Glasses," with equal wit and wisdom.

Honors Professor Says Windows Kill A Billion Birds Every Year

Honors Professor Says Windows Kill A Billion Birds Every Year

07/01/2019

USU Biology professor and departmental honors advisor Dr. Kim Sullivan studies the collision course between windows and birds.

Honors Students Win 2019 Goldwater Scholarships

Honors Students Win 2019 Goldwater Scholarships

06/26/2019

Honors students Bryce Frederickson and Ethan Hammer won the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for undergraduates in STEM.

Honors Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Walker (Interior Design, 2007)

Honors Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Walker (Interior Design, 2007)

06/18/2019

"Being in Honors put me with other driven people and gave me the opportunity for additional mentoring. It enabled me to create a portfolio piece with my own parameters that I later used to launch my career in a Fortune 500 company."

Honors Student Abbie Weight (2021)

Honors Student Abbie Weight (2021)

06/18/2019

"Something about being an honors student makes me feel less lost in the sea of students at Utah State University, and more like I belong."

Honors Alumni Spotlight: Ruth Margetts (2000)

Honors Alumni Spotlight: Ruth Margetts (2000)

06/18/2019

"The Honors Program assisted me while at Utah State in getting more out of my courses and helped me deepen my experiences."

Honors Students Win in USU Creative Writing Contest
Honors Student Karina Hernandez Serves on Latinx Panel at Community Event

Honors Student Karina Hernandez Serves on Latinx Panel at Community Event

02/02/2018

Honors student and faculty participated in a community event for the Latinx Creative Society, highlighting creative academic work by USU students involved with the Latinx Creative Society.

Honors Think Tank Project Published in Sustainability Education Journal

Honors Think Tank Project Published in Sustainability Education Journal

01/17/2018

The Honors Think Tanks bring professors and students together across disciplines to study a shared topic from different perspectives.

Dr. Brian McCuskey Delivers the 42nd Annual Last Lecture

Dr. Brian McCuskey Delivers the 42nd Annual Last Lecture

10/16/2017

USU English professor Dr. Brian McCuskey delivers the 42nd Annual Last Lecture, "Alice Vs. Sherlock."

2016-17 Honors Research Highlights

08/16/2017

2016-17 Honors Research Highlights. Research Awards and Grants.

2016-17 Honors Student Achievements

2016-17 Honors Student Achievements

08/04/2017

2016-17 Honors Student Achievements. National Fellowships/Scholarships/Awards

Honors Student Lunch with NPR’s Dr. Zorba Paster

Honors Student Lunch with NPR’s Dr. Zorba Paster

03/24/2017

On Friday, March 17, 2017, the University Honors Program offered students the unique opportunity to have lunch and conversation with National Public Radio’s Dr. Zorba Paster, who was on campus visiting Utah Public Radio.

HONORS OPPORTUNITIES | Honors

HONORS OPPORTUNITIES

01/19/2017

The idea is simple: faculty propose any book they would like to read with honors students, students sign up for the a book lab that fits their schedule and interests, and Honors buys the books for everyone. Honors schedules four meetings for each book lab...

HONORS COMMUNITY: 41st Annual Last Lecture

HONORS COMMUNITY: 41st Annual Last Lecture

01/19/2017

Dr. Cathy Bullock Delivers 41st Annual Honors Last Lecture “Rock the Vote: Putting the Communication Revolution to Work”

Honors Connections introduces students to author Steven Johnson

Honors Connections introduces students to author Steven Johnson

01/17/2017

HONORS EXPERIENCES: Honors Connections introduces students to author Steven Johnson

2016 Honors Research Highlights

06/20/2016

2016 Honors Research Highlights/Research Presentations list.

2016 Honors Student Achievements

2016 Honors Student Achievements

06/17/2016

2016 Honors Student Achievements. National Fellowships/Scholarships/Awards list.

In the Classroom: A Look at the Honors Think Tank

05/13/2016

Beginning in Spring 2016, the USU Honors Program will pilot its first Honors Think Tank in collaboration with the Center for Civic Engagement and Service-Learning.

Honors Alum on Team That Discovered Gravitational Waves

Honors Alum on Team That Discovered Gravitational Waves

05/13/2016

USU Honors graduate, Sydney Chamberlin, was one of the participants in the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, which announced the discovery of gravitational waves on February 11, 2016. Sydney joined the LIGO Scientific Collaboration during her graduate studie...

Dr. Fee Busby Delivers 40th Annual Honors "Last Lecture"

Dr. Fee Busby Delivers 40th Annual Honors "Last Lecture"

05/13/2016

On October 31, 2015, Dr. Fee Busby, Professor of Wildland Resources, delivered the 40th Annual Honors Last Lecture to an audience of more than 200 people in the Caine Performance Hall. The Last Lecture is a long-standing Honors tradition that gives Honor...

Honors Think Art Exhibit

Honors Think Art Exhibit

05/13/2016

Students in the honors humanities Think Tank course, which focuses on local issues of food, water, and agricultural sustainability, selected and researched art focused on this topic.

Madelyn Fife Wins truman Scholarship

Madelyn Fife Wins truman Scholarship

05/12/2016

Madelyn Fife, an Honors student and Huntsman Scholar double-majoring in economics and political science, is one of only 54 students nationwide to win a 2016 Harry S. Truman Scholarship. Madelyn is only the fourth Utah State student to receive this prestig...

Honors DHA Dr. Zachary Miller on a Bear-Safe Yellowstone

Honors DHA Dr. Zachary Miller on a Bear-Safe Yellowstone

Departmental Honors Advisor and Environmental Sciences faculty Dr. Zachary Miller recently published research on human-wildlife conflict and communication in "Human Dimensions of Wildlife."