Summer 2012 Arete

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Graduates Tell Their Honors Stories Recent Honors graduates share their Honors stories, from recruitment to what comes next.

Remembering Howard Terry Terry scholars have been contributing to the Honors community since 2004; they remember Howard Terry, their benefactor.

Teaching (For) America: Honors Grads Give Back Honors grads are giving back by returning to the classroom.

Connecting Honors Experiences Three new programs promise to enhance Honors students' marketability.

Scholars Invitational Offers Early Orientation Honors works with the Office of Admissions to offer early orientation to Honors and scholarship students.

HPA Students Take the Direct Route to Medical School The Houston Premedical Academy moves into the Honors College, offering 10 students each year a direct path to Baylor College of Medicine.

Mat Bosch and 8 Other Undergraduates Present at NCUR Honors students present their undergraduate research at a national conference for the first time.

UNlimited Plans: Randy Hannemann New Bauer Honors graduate Randy Hannemann has a plan to change the world.

Honors Abroad: Canvassing Europe Summer 2012 saw Honors groups travel across both Italy and Northern Europe. The FEET scholars also share their adventures in Diary of FEET.

Oral Finals: Conversations and Connections Oral final exams build connections between Human Sit faculty and students.

Lunch with Ulysses Students launch a lunch-time book club to read James Joyce's classic.

Sharing Student Poetry: Climbing Taxco Areté launches a feature to share student work, starting with a poem by Reyes Ramirez.

The Karim Family Legacy Jason, Justin and Nadia, and Alicia Karim tell their Honors legacy story.

Great Conversation & Donor Honor Roll The 20th Great Conversation brought together more than 350 people and raised more than $250,000 for student scholarships.

Minors and Programs: Center for Creative Work Recent CCW grads Kristen Flack and Jana Trojanowski share their experiences.

Minors and Programs: The Human Situation Teams Alpha and Omega worked together on joint lectures and events this spring. 

Minors and Programs: Medicine & Society Medicine & Society student Gene Harper integrates class and clinical as he prepares for medical school.

Minors and Programs: Office of Undergraduate Research Undergraduate researchers gained an additional opportunity to share their work.

Minors and Programs: Phronesis Phronesis Fellows share their impressions of this year's lecture series and preview upcoming speakers.

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