The Washington Center – Marley Gleason

Hi everyone! My name is Marley Gleason and I am a senior at UT this year. I am spending the fall 2019 semester in Washington, DC while I intern at the Capitol Riverfront BID through The Washington Center. This program connected me with a full-time, semester long internship so that I can gain a new experienceContinue reading “The Washington Center – Marley Gleason”

Oxford Semester Abroad – Danielle Gresia

Being at Oxford so far has been nothing short of incredible! Just walking around the town you really get a sense of how much history is here and why Oxford is known around the world. While the architecture amazes me time and time again, it’s really the nature all around that takes my breath away.Continue reading “Oxford Semester Abroad – Danielle Gresia”

Partners in the Parks – John Callahan

John Callahan recently traveled to Costa Rica for Partners in the Park, which is an outdoor learning experience supported by the National Collegiate Honors Council. PITP projects at national parks across the country offer unique opportunities for collegiate honors students and faculty to visit areas of the American landscape noted for their beauty, significance andContinue reading “Partners in the Parks – John Callahan”

Partners in the Parks – Alexandra Marter

I had a wonderful trip with the Appalachian Trail PITP program two weeks ago. The Virginia mountains were gorgeous and I learned a lot about conservation issues along the trail. Included are a few pictures from the trip. Some are of my group doing trail maintenance volunteer work, some are of the forest, and oneContinue reading “Partners in the Parks – Alexandra Marter”

The Washington Center – Mariane Ntagungira

I’ve been in Washington DC a little over a month now, and it has already been the most incredible experience. I am currently spending the semester at The Washington Center, which includes an internship from Monday to Thursday, an evening course once a week and a career readiness seminar on Fridays (that we call LEAD).Continue reading “The Washington Center – Mariane Ntagungira”

Conferences – Adeline Davis

Adeline Davis recently presented some of her scholarship at the Irish Studies Conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Her presentation was well-received, as attested to by her mentor, Kathleen Ochshorn: I wanted to thank you again for your support of Adeline Davis’s trip to the Irish Studies Conference in Jackson Hole. Her paper was well attendedContinue reading “Conferences – Adeline Davis”

Making News – Jessica Elson

Honors student Jessica Elson was recently highlighted in a UT Journal story on the work being done on Sweetings Pond on Eleuthera Island in the Bahamas by UT professors Heather Masonjones and Emily Rose. The story noted Jessica’s important contributions and insights to the project as well as her own independent research she is conductingContinue reading “Making News – Jessica Elson”

The Washington Center – Sara Lattman

During my time in Washington D.C., I interned at a small public relations firm called Epic PR Group. I worked closely with the CEO and Founder and formed a great connection with her, as well as made other network connections in the PR industry. Throughout the summer I worked on media pitches for the CEOContinue reading “The Washington Center – Sara Lattman”

The Washington Center – Marcella Benner

I had the amazing opportunity to spend this past summer up in Washington, D.C.! Through an educational program called The Washington Center, I was able to spend two and a half months not only exploring and getting to know an exciting and bustling city, but also to gain experience through an internship as part ofContinue reading “The Washington Center – Marcella Benner”

International Travel – Ana Mejia in Spain

Since my time abroad is coming to an end I thought I’d share more pictures. Being abroad has been an amazing experience and I am grateful to the honors program for being part of making it a reality. I took classes at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona’s study abroad campus, which is called Casa ConvalescenciaContinue reading “International Travel – Ana Mejia in Spain”