Kerry has written 26 posts for University Honors Program Blog

My Relationship with the UHP – Four Years Strong

As a graduating senior, I reflect upon my time at GW and the UHP with nostalgia and the clarity of hindsight. I raise my foot for the impending step into adulthood, and I remember the UHP fondly and with love (and hope it remembers me, too). To the Classes of 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. Take advantage of […]

Catherine Chandler, 2015 GW Award Recipient

Catherine celebrated the news by treating herself to gelato. And then ice cream. The “Double Down.” And with “lots of hysterical crying,” she says. “I am not a pretty crier.”   On Friday, April 17, Catherine was informed that she is one of three recipients of the 2015 George Washington Award by the Joint Committee […]

Why I Chose the UHP, and Why I’d Do It Over, and Over, and Over Again

This is my fourth admissions season on the University side of the table, and each year, I receive the question “Why the UHP?” a hundred times.   And yet, each year, I have a difficult time verbalizing all that it is great, good, challenging, and defining about the University Honors Program Experience. I have token […]

Attention UHPers: New Fall 2015 Course Added!

We’re so pleased to announce that our new and high-achieving Program Officer, Mary Rothemich, has volunteered to offer a Self & Society (2048W) course this coming Fall! While many of you have met Mary and see a spunky, Zumba and chocolate-loving adviser, you may not know that she has an intense interest in Animal Sociology. In her […]

Don’t miss the 2015 Commencement Fair!

Commencement Fair 2015 Tuesday, March 24–Saturday, March 28 Hours: Tuesday-Friday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday: 12-4 p.m. GW Campus Store, Marvin Center Lower Level Visit the fair and take care of all of your Commencement needs. Purchase caps/gowns and diploma frames. Save on the shipping and handling charges on diploma frame purchases the week of the fair only. Pre-order […]

Intern Files: On Thinking Big Picture

As the UHP heads onto Spring Break, undoubtedly many of you will be hustling to send out resumes and cover letters for coveted internships at this or that Agency, NGO, law firm, what have you…  It may be your first, or it may be a summer fellowship that you hope leads into a job after […]

Summer Opportunity in Vienna!

International • Intercultural • Interdisciplinary   univie: summer school International and European Studies European Studies Austrian Arbitration Academy & German Language Courses   Lake Wolfgang/Austria July 18 – August 15, 2015   Enjoy four weeks of European Studies and cultural exchange Choose from courses in law, politics, economics, history, cultural studies and German Meet students […]

Study Hours Schedule for the Educated Honors Student

Snacks, heat, quiet, and fellow students with whom you may share your misery. Monday 12/8-Tuesday 12/16 in both the Club Room and Basement Weekdays: 9am-10pm Weekends: 12pm-10pm

Holiday Decorating Party

See these?  That’s those big white walls.* Don’t miss your deliciously sweet chance to decorate your very own gingerbread house and deck these Townhouse hwalls!  SEE YOU FROM 1-4 IN THE CLUB ROOM FOR SOME HOLIDAY FUN! We’ve got the materials, you bring the spirit and set up by the roaring TV-screen-fire. Especially if finals […]

Join us Thursday for UHP Trivia Night!

Mad for minutiae? Titillated by trivia? Fascinated by facts? Come to the Club Room on Thursday from 7:30-9 for team-style trivia and the chance to win some phenomenal prizes! If nothing else, show up for the FREE ROTI BUFFET. See you there!