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At Home in the Honors College

February 7th, 2017

Once he starts talking, he doesn’t stop for a while. He loves what he does—it’s obvious. It’s that sort of unapologetic passion that makes Dr. George Daniels a valuable part of the Honors College community.

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Honors Student Dedicated to Social Justice

January 4th, 2017

Before starting his freshman year at UA, Jeff Rogers took part in Alabama Action, a week-long service project for incoming freshmen in the Honors College, and as a result, “I saw what civic engagement could be.”

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Honors Student Grows Healthy Communities

December 15th, 2016

Plants change lives. At least, that’s what sophomore Olivia Howell believes. The biology and biochemistry double-major spends her free time finding her roots (literally) by volunteering for the Druid City Garden Project.

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Honors Common Book Experience

November 29th, 2016

Incoming Honors College students joined together in a common activity this past summer, long before they stepped foot on campus to begin classes.

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Life Lessons from Art

November 29th, 2016

To Honors instructor Rob Alley, a lot of life lessons emanate from art, and these lessons form the basis of UH 210, “Art for Life’s Sake.”

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Education Outreach

November 29th, 2016

Rachel Stewart became involved in mentoring “by accident. I signed up for a class as a freshman, and it turned out to be a mentoring class. I was hooked.”

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