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Leader within Oregon State’s Honors College Named UA Dean

November 20th, 2019

An English professor and associate dean who oversees the honors curriculum at Oregon State University has been named dean of The University of Alabama’s Honors College. Dr. Tara Williams’ appointment as dean is effective March 1, said Dr. Kevin Whitaker, UA executive vice president and provost.

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UA Honors College Freshmen Strive to Help Others in Alabama Action

August 9th, 2019

Entering freshmen in The University of Alabama’s Honors College will strive to contribute to the Tuscaloosa community through service Monday, Aug. 12, to Friday, Aug. 16, as part of the Alabama Action, Outdoor Action and Health Action programs.

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Honors College Announces 2019/2020 Common Book

January 30th, 2019

The University of Alabama Honors College has selected The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez for its Common Book Experience in 2019/2020. The Honors Common Book is selected by a campus-wide committee composed of faculty and staff. It is read by all new freshmen in the Honors College, and it is discussed by freshmen, faculty, and upperclass mentors, within and outside of the classroom.

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Honors Year One Intern Engages New Students

January 31st, 2018

Nelle Thomas knows how scary it can be to jump into new things, but personal experience has demonstrated that it’s worth it to try the new and unexpected, whether it’s going to college 500 miles from home or halfway around the world to study abroad. 

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HCA: Students Serving Students

October 16th, 2017

The Honors College Assembly was formed by students in 2010 to emphasize, promote, and highlight the four pillars of Honors: Innovative Scholarship, Advanced Research, Civic Engagement, and Cultural Interaction.

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