benfaulkner has written 10 posts for University Honors Program Blog

National Churchill Library and Center Undergraduate Research Fellowships

The National Churchill Library and Center at The George Washington University is pleased to invite applications to the inaugural National Churchill Library and Center Research Undergraduate Fellowship Program for the 2019-2020 academic year. This provides awards to GW undergraduate student researchers and faculty who work on topics of relevance to Winston Churchill’s example of global leadership. This funding will […]

Professor on the Town w/ Professor Jordan

This semester, Professor Jordan took her HONR 1034 students to the National Museum of Health & Medicine in Silver Spring, MD. There they had an interactive tour that include an Empathy Belly Pregnancy Simulation demo, and viewed a collection of preserved fetuses and reproductive organs. See photos below!

New Honors Courses This Fall

The UHP has added two new Self and Society courses this fall! Check out their descriptions and info below: HONR 2048: Technology and Human Rights PSC 6388: Theories of Political Development (Note: this is a graduate level course that will count as HONR 2047. Students must get signed in by the instructor. Please reach out to Professor Feigenbaum if you are interested.)  Please […]

New Honors Courses This Fall

The UHP has added two new Self and Society courses this fall! Check out their descriptions and info below: HONR 2047: Theories of Political Development (cross-listed with PSC 6388.) HONR 2048: Technology and Human Rights Please reach out to us if you have any questions, or need any support in rearranging your schedules.

Extended Townhouse Study Hours

Finals are fast approaching, and the UHP has you covered. We will be hosting study hours at the Townhouse for your convenience at the following times: May 3rd, 7PM-10PMMay 4th, 12PM-10PMMay 5th, 12PM-10PMMay 6th-10th, 9AM-10PM Stop by for a quiet place to study and snacks galore!

Spring 2019 Special Honors Verification

Graduating seniors, ensure your DegreeMap is a sea of green checks and blue waves: submit your Special Honors Verification Form to the UHP front office by 5PM on Friday, April 12th. This form is only necessary if you’re filling your Honors Thesis requirement by pursuing Special Honors in your major. You’ll need to get your form signed by your school […]

Welcome to Brianna Crayton, new Program Manager!

Hey everyone! My name is Brianna Crayton and I am excited to officially join the Honors Program community as a Program Manager. Everyone I’ve met so far has been incredibly open and kind, and I look forward to getting to know many more of you soon! A lil’ background about me: I’m a DC-area native […]

Fall 2019 Registration Guide

It’s almost time to register — WOOO! But before you can register for next semester’s classes, you have some housekeeping to do. Find out how to get your holds removed and where to find the best courses for you next semester. Registration Schedule***Friday, April 12, 7AM: Honors First-Years (Privileged Registration)*** April 15 Monday 90 or more hours […]

Senior Requirements Info Session – Spring 2019 Edition

Calling all Juniors! Yes, you! Come by the Club Room on Thursday, April 4th from 5:30 to 6:30pm for an info session about Honors senior requirements. Honors faculty will be on deck to talk about the ins and outs of writing a thesis (from finding an advisor to picking a topic to actually writing the thang) and advisors will be there […]

First-Year Small Group Advising – Spring 2019 Edition

Welcome back! Spring break is over and the finish line is in sight! Now it’s time for one last round of first-year small group advising sessions.  For this round, we’ll be prepping for fall 2019 registration, talking through your upper-level Honors requirements, walking through the major declaration process, and more. All first year Honors students are […]