The seventh annual Honors Institute was held on March 1 and 2, 2012, and featured a Presidential Lecture Series keynote address by Robert Ballard, deep-sea explorer and discoverer of the Titanic. The following day's symposium featured luncheon speaker Cornelia Dean, New York Times science writer and author. Visit the Honors Institute website for details about this annual event.
Spring UH 202/203 Service Learning Class Trip
During Spring Break 2012 (March 16-22), fifteen students and their UH 202/203 instructors participated in a service learning experience in and around Athens, OH. The group bunked at Good Works, Inc. in Athens, a homeless shelter property, cooking meals daily for themselves and the residents. Each day they travelled to various sites in southeast Ohio to provide service or learn more about regional practices in coal mining, dairy farming, and sustainable agriculture.
June Honors Graduation Ceremony
On Thursday, June 7 the University Honors Program welcomed 145 new alumni to its ranks, a record number for any academic year! The ceremony, held in the Student Union Apollo Room, was attended by nearly 400 faculty, staff, students, family, and special friends. We were pleased to welcome back Danielle Rolfes ('97 B.S. Accountancy, University Honors Scholar), who provided inspiring remarks to those in attendance. Our sincere congratulations and best wishes to all!