Eagle Scholar January 12, 2016

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Welcome Back Bagel Breakfast

Welcome back Honors College students.  We hope you enjoyed your winter break, and would like to see you this Wednesday, January 13 from 8 – 10 am for a Bagel Breakfast.  We’ll have fruit, juice, and everything you need to start your spring semester off right!  See you Wednesday at 1084 Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum (Honors College offices).

Honors Forum Orientation Meetings

Students enrolled in the Honors Forum course should attend one 30-minute orientation meeting. Times, dates, and locations are listed below:

Wednesday, January 20, 2016; 3:00 – 3:30 pm,1084 Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum
Wednesday, January 20, 2016; 3:30- 4:00 pm, 1084 Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum
Thursday, January 21, 2016; 3:00 – 3:30 pm, 1084 Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum
Thursday, January 21, 2016; 3:30 – 4:00 pm, 1084 Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum

Need a Class?

Sociology of Natural Resources and Environment (RSOC 5650/6650) still has seats open (Sp’16) for both graduate and undergraduate students.  The course is on the list of approved classes for minors in Sustainability; Community and Civic Engagement; Rural and Community Development; and Natural Resource Economics and Environmental Policy.  It is also an ideal course for students in technical writing, and those interested in environmental and natural resource issues including, but not limited to, public administration, environmental science, engineering, forestry, fisheries, and wildlife. More information and contacts can be found in the class flyer.

Korea Study Abroad Opportunity

The Honors College and the Harbert College of Business have Koreapartnered to create a unique study abroad experience for business majors within the Honors College. This summer the Harbert College of Business will offer a five week program to Ulsan, Korea for those students who plan to take Principles of Accounting or Business Law.  For more information please contact Dr. Kim Key or Dr. Robert Cochran.

 

Organizational Updates

Diversity in Honors

First meeting held Monday January 25, 2016 in the Student Center Room 3163 from 6:00-7:00

Honors Congress

First meeting held Monday January 25, 2016 location and time TBA (check here later)

Student Experiences

UNL Summer Research Program

UNL’s summer program offers research opportunities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields in addition to an interdisciplinary Minority Health Disparities program aimed at converting cutting edge social and behavioral research into an understanding and reduction of health disparities among minorities.

Summer 2016 research programs include:
During the Nebraska Summer Research Program, students receive first-hand exposure to research and the experience of graduate school. They work closely with faculty mentors and research teams of graduate students and other summer scholars. Students also have opportunities to participate in meaningful social and professional development activities outside of the laboratory.
Priority review begins Monday, February 1 and all applications must be completed by Tuesday, March 1. Students historically underrepresented in graduate education and students from academic institutions where research programs are limited are especially encouraged to apply.
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