Fall 2017 Honors Course Descriptions

Check out the full list of Honors courses and some of the course descriptions (below) offered for Fall 2017.  Early Registration opens on March 28th for Honors Seniors.  Take note of the Pre-Registration Priority Dates for the Fall 2017 semesters.  If you have not done so already, schedule your mid-semester advising meeting with your Advisor to make sure you are on track for reaching your goals. This list will be updated, so check back soon. 

Faculty: if you do not see your course listed, please contact Dynita Washington at dynita.washington@mail.wvu.edu to update the list.

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Cookies & Conversation With Drs. Martin and Kunz

How would you fix our economy? Join Professors Jena Martin and Karen Kunz to discuss this hot topic and their book When the Levees Break: Re-Visioning Regulation of the Securities Market. Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 7 pm at Honors Hall in the RFL Apartment.

See the flyer for more details.

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Fulbright Scholarship Workshop

All undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning more about the Fulbright U. S. Student Program should attend the workshop on Monday, April 3rd 5-6 pm in Colson Hall 130. RSVP to aspire@mail.wvu.edu. Pizza will be served. See the flyer for details.

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Honors College Monticello Overnight Trip, April 21-22, 2017

On Friday and Saturday, April 21 & 22, 2017, Drs. Ken Blemings, Victoria Sanchez, and Kevin Gooding will be leading a trip to Charlottesville, Virginia, during which time we will  tour Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, have lunch at a tavern built in 1784, and tour the areas of the University of Virginia designed by President Jefferson. Registration is now open for the entire Honors College Community.  The cost is a mere $15 and covers transportation, room, meals, and admission costs. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today, using the following link: https://honorswvu.wufoo.com/forms/z1mvifoq1ibu8ox/

*Registration is now closed.

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Mountaineer Week Seeking Non-Paid Interns

The Mountaineer Week Program is offering non-paid Internships to work with the 17 committees in the Mountaineer Week Program.  To apply for a Mountaineer Week Internship, please email the Mountaineer Week Advisor, Sonja Wilson at Sonja.Wilson@mail.wvu.edu or Mountaineer Week Student Co-Chairperson, Jennifer Skinner at JASKINNER@mail.wvu.edu.  The deadline to apply is Monday, April 10, 2017

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The 4th Annual Lavender Graduation 2017

Join us on April 30th at 3 pm in a ceremony honoring the achievements of graduating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, other gender and sexual minorities, and allies. The ceremony will be held in the Erickson Alumni Center Ruby Grand Hall. Register online by April 17 at https://goo.gl/JCe4sO and contact the LGBTQ+ Center with any inquiries at lgbtq@mail.wvu.edu or (304) 293-9593. For more details, check out the event flyer.

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Destination Dentistry 2017

Did you know that Oral Health jobs are ranked in the top five best jobs in 2017 according to U.S. News and World Report? Yes, General Dentistry is #1 and Orthodontics comes in at #5. If you are thinking of a career in dentistry then Destination Dentistry (flyer) is for YOU. This event will be held on April 22nd from 8:30 am - 5 pm at the WVU School of Dentistry in Morgantown. All WV college students are invited to a full-day interactive workshop that provides prospective dental school applicants insight into application and admission procedures, dental career opportunities, the dental curriculum, and more. Program attendees will also participate in hands-on activities and view dental lab demonstrations. Early registration is strongly recommended, because space is limited. Email the Office of Dental Admissions at Samantha.Bolyard@mail.wvu.edu  or call Samantha Bolyard at 304-293-1680. See the registration form to get signed up.

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Campus Read Just Mercy Panel Discussion

Three panelists will lead an open dialogue about the death penalty, partnerships between police and community, and the impact of wrongful convictions. Thur, Mar 30th 7-8 PM in the Mountainlair Rhododendron Room. Professor Jessica Wolfendale (Philosophy), Professor Jim Nolan (Sociology), and student Takara Robinson (Legal Studies) will be on the panel. Come join in the continued discussion of this year’s Campus Read, Just Mercy. All are welcome! See the event flyer.

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