Director, Office of Undergraduate Research : Karen Weber
While Karen Weber's background is in theatre—she earned both her bachelor's and master's degree in the field—she has built her career around supporting Honors education, and has worked at the University of Houston’s Honors College since 2005.
As Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, Karen assists all University of Houston undergraduates seeking research and scholarship opportunities. She also administers the college’s ePortfolio program, which helps students build compelling online biographies for the graduate and professional school application process, or for their entry into the professional world. Karen is now pursuing her doctorate through the University of Houston's Learning, Design, and Technology Program, and her research focuses on the benefits of ePortfolios for students, potential employers, and selection committees. To learn more about Karen, visit her ePortfolio.