Life in Honors
Students in the newly reinstated policy debate program find success at a recent tournament.
Honors in the News
UH Moment: Lindsey Brier Music inspires Honors junior and Goldwater Scholar Lindsey Brier.
Racial Mythologies: Günther vs. Huxley Professor Richard Armstrong discusses "racial science" and its antidote on "Engines of Our Ingenuity."
Alyssa Weathersby's Music Moving 'Ilium' at UH Honors junior and music performance major is featured on Chron.com for her work on Dionysia 2013.
Flannery O'Connor Celebrated During UH's 'O'Carnival' Graduating senior Chris Powell and Dean Monroe's Artists and Their Regions class pay tribute to Southern writers.
WITS Intern Shares Comic Book Lesson Honors sophomore Eriel Fauser shares what she's learned as a teaching intern for Writers in the Schools (WITS).
UH Math Biology Major Receives Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship Honors junior Lindsey Brier wins competitive national science scholarship.
Intelligent Life Rules at UH Honors College Great Conversation Fundraising Dinner The Honors College's signature scholarship fundraiser is featured in CultureMap Houston.
UH Alum Lindsey Slavin Mentoring Young Artists Honors alum returns to campus as a mentor for Blaffer's Young Artist Apprenticeship Program.
“Complicatedly multi-disciplined” student finds research passion in Bosnia Honors College student Diane Stout studies the impact of personal stories on public policy.
Égalité Meets Gay Marriage Honors College professor Robert Zaretsky writes this op-ed piece in The New York Times about gay marriage debate in France.
Digging a Ditch with UH's William Monroe Honors College dean William Monroe is featured in this profile and interview on the Chron.com's Creative Pride blog.
Literary program inspires teens The Honors College, in collaboration with the Houston Scholar Program, is running a monthly class on the Iliad for KIPP and YES students.
Students prepare for post-grad world The Daily Cougar covers the Honors College Career Friday series and its upcoming events, including a Career Networking Event on February 8 bringing alumni and companies to campus looking to hire for jobs and internships.
High Schoolers Head to UH for Epic Lessons on 'The Iliad' University of Houston Honors College's Houston Scholar Program is providing early college experiences for KIPP, YES Prep students. Also covered here.
Willam B. Allen Serving As 2013 Lence Master Teacher at UH The annual Lence Master Teacher Residency runs from January 30-February 1 this year and brings noted political philosopher William B. Allen to campus.
Exploring the Irish Angles of “Downton Abbey” with UH’s Robert Cremins Honors College professor Robert Cremins is interviewed on the Chron.com Creative Pride blog about "Downton Abbey" and his upcoming appearance on the "Manor of Speaking" show.
UH Students Front and Center in Texas Legislative Session The new Hobby Fellows program pairs undergraduates with Texas legislators, and one of the first Hobby Fellows is Honors December 2012 graduate Krystafer Redden.
UTHealth - UH Dual Bachelors Program for First-Time Students Speeds Nursing Education, Partners for High Quality Article in Caring Minds magazine quotes program liaison and Honors alumna Stephanie Meyers and mentions the new Honors Program in the Health Professions.
Smart Move: National Merit Scholars Choose UH and Houston Honors College and National Merit alumni are profiled in this cover story for the University of Houston magazine.
The Houston Clean Air Network, an online map showing real-time ozone and air quality in Houston, was launched by Honors Professor Dan Price, in collaboration with UH Professor Barry Lefer, the UH Texas Learning and Computation Center, the UH Law Center, , Air Alliance Houston, the American Lung Association, and others. (Press Release) Recent press includes: Online map shows Houston air quality in real time (KHOU), Real-time maps now track Houston ozone levels (Houston Business Journal), Website tracks ozone for Houstonians (KPRC), Houston Clean Air Network offering real-time online ozone report (PhysOrg), You can click on new tool to check smog (Houston Chronicle), Online map gives Houston area real-time smog data (AP), Map gives Houston area real-time smog data (KTRK), Hazed and Confused? (CultureMap)
Young energy execs take the reins in fast-paced field Honors alum Matt Steele is featured in this article about a new generation of energy executives and their successes.