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Spring 2021

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Honors @ OU

Spring 2021

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Honors Dean Rich Hamerla

Dean's Welcome

Dean Rich Hamerla reflects on the past year at the Honors College and recognizes some of the least-noticed - but often most important - personnel of the College: the student employees.

Dean's Welcome

Creative Non-Fiction: A Monarch in the Mums

Honors senior Erin Bullock reflects on graduating from OU in the time of COVID-19.

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2021 Goldwater Scholar

Aanahita Ervin has been named a 2021 Goldwater Scholar in a prestigious national competition that recognizes outstanding achievements in science and mathematics.

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2021 Carl Albert Award

Ananya Bhaktaram has been named the recipient of the 2021 Carl Albert Award, presented each year to the outstanding senior in the University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences.

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Research Day at the Capitol

Research Day at the Capitol was established 25 years ago to showcase the outstanding undergraduate research being conducted at Oklahoma’s colleges and universities in the areas of science (including social science), technology, engineering, and mathematics. This year, three OU Honors students were invited to present the results of their research at the Oklahoma State Capitol building.

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2021 Boren Award for International Study

Rachel Williams has been named a recipient of the prestigious Boren Award for International Study, sponsored by the National Security Education Program.

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Undergraduate Research Day 2021

Once again, Undergraduate Research Day was conducted virtually via Zoom with great success. Congratulations to everyone who presented this year!

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Reacting to the Past

 OU Honors College Prof. Benjamin L. Alpers was selected for the 2021 University Distinguished Teaching Award. Learn more about this award and Prof. Alpers' popular 'Reacting to the Past' Perspectives course.  

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What's Next for Honors Grads

Spring 2021 Honors graduates share their career goals and plans for the future.

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Alumni Updates

Three Honors alumnae from years past give updates about life after graduation.

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Rhodes Scholarship Finalists

Honors students Munashe Mataranyika and Aurelius “Miles” Francisco were named finalists for the 2021 Rhodes Scholarship.

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 Truman Scholarship Finalists

 Honors students Kamryn Yanchick and Ethan Maddy have been named finalists for the 2021 Truman Scholarship.

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 Gaither Fellow Finalist

OU Honors student Miguel Vázquez has been named a finalist for the 2021 James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program.

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Honors Awards

Winners of the Honors Leadership Award and Reading Group Moderator of the Year

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THURJ Volume 20

The Honors Undergraduate Research Journal (THURJ) Volume 20 is now available!

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Honors Seniors and Alumni!

Stay connected with a growing community of intellectuals, scholars and leaders.

Honors College alumni represent an impressive aggregate of studies and professions with engineers, physicians, entrepreneurs, lawyers, educators, scientists, and others providing students and friends with valuable networking opportunities vital to professional development. In the spirit of loyalty and camaraderie, we invite you to be an important and valued member of this gifted multidisciplinary community. Sign up today! 

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