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Learning from the Community in Alabama’s Black Belt

Listening to the community is the key to effective engagement, according to 57 Miles intern Patrick Flanagan.
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Student Organization Advocates Sustainable Problem Solving

Design for America (DFA) is a multidisciplinary, collaborative student organization that uses a design thinking process to solve community problems.
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“Writing” Women Back into History – With Quilts, Cooking, and More

Dr. Anne Franklin Lamar first learned about the power of the traditionally female community in her mother's fabric store in the Mississippi Delta. Today, she shares it with her Honors students.
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Find Your Way in UA Honors

From your first visit as a high school student to your active involvement as an alumnus/a, parent, or friend, everyone in the Honors College values your engagement with us.

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Schedule a Visit

The best way to learn about the Honors College is to visit us. We’d love to meet you and tell you more about the outstanding opportunities in the Honors College.

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Honors Year One

The programs in HYO are designed to engage first year students with other Honors students, faculty, and staff, in order to help the newest members of the Honors College reach their potential.

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Honors College Assembly

HCA fosters community among Honors students through social activities; community service; research opportunities; and student/faculty interactions. HCA also provides numerous leadership opportunities.

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Alumni and Friends

Alumni and friends of the Honors College provide ongoing support for the College and our students through networking, internships, job shadowing, and financial support.

Our Vision: We promote academic and character development within our community of scholars, so that we can substantively impact our world with awareness, action, integrity, and humility.

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Randall Research Scholars Program

The Randall Research Scholars Program (formerly Computer-Based Honors) is a nationally-recognized undergraduate research program which pairs exceptional students with leading research professors and cutting edge computing technology to complete scholarly research projects in any field of study.

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University Fellows Experience

Following the classical purpose of education, UFE strives to prepare able and dedicated students for remarkable lives of leadership in and service to their community, state, nation, and world.