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Prof. Winstead named Pi Beta Phi’s Teacher of the Year

The sisters of Pi Beta Phi named our own Professor Winstead teacher of the year.  They recognized that his “hard work and dedication impressed our sisters and made for a fantastic learning experience.”  They also drew special attention to his Origins of Modern Thought course. Congrats!

A Few Days Left to Win $300 [Eckles Prize]

Hey Freshmen rising Sophomores! Have you written a paper that is so good you deserve a prize? The Eckles Prize for Freshman Research Excellence recognizes research that has effectively utilized the library collections of The George Washington University. Students who have just completed their Freshman year are encouraged to submit a research project of any […]

The Return of Finals Distractions – Throwback Post!

Just when you thought you were safe from YouTube videos… It’s finals week over here in London, and in honor of the awesome distractions provided for you during finals, I thought I’d contribute some of my own. Enjoy these at your leisure – after all, you don’t have any more exams to worry about!! Hopefully […]

What’s up, Alum? – Tim Edge

Tim Edge is a 2009 Honors Grad.  He studied International Affairs, Middle Eastern Studies, and History. “Since Graduation: I spent two months studying advanced Arabic in Tangier, Morocco, through the Critical Language Scholarship program. Thanks to this intensive program, I was able to enroll in advanced language classes at Georgetown and successfully pass the Arabic […]

Hatchet Opinion on UHP in Thurston Way Off Mark

In a recent opinion article at the GW Hatchet Sophomore Phillip Ensler stumbles through a baffling series of outlandish assumptions and misconceptions about the living communities set to be in Thurston Hall next year (one of which, of course, is the Honors Community.)  Here’s what he has to say about UHP housing: Moreover, Housing erred […]

What if countries could move like people?

Check out The Economist to see an animated/narrated map of Europe being rearranged. See it all here! http://www.economist.com/blogs/theworldin2010/2010/05/map

Graduation Reception Pictures

Thanks to all who joined us for the Graduation Reception this past Saturday.  We couldn’t have asked for better weather for the event — it was a beautiful day to celebrate the fantastic achievements of our 2010 graduating class! I’ve uploaded quite a few pictures to our Facebook page.  Look through them and tag those […]

Congrats to Our Grads!

Congratulations to the 2009-2010 graduates of the University Honors Program at The George Washington University! “My very favorite class. I know that class discussions continued in the dorm long into the night, resulting in class rapport and cohesion and in terrific subsequent class discussions. It has been a joy and a privilege to work with […]

Final Distraction III

Okay.  It’s been a couple days since you got to explore the whole universe, then you got to check out a sweet internet throwback — now you can fill your “take a study break for the sake of your sanity” time by playing Super Mario Bros as any of your favorite old NES characters. My […]

NewsFlash!: Strasser Winners, Summer Internships, Graduation Reception

NewsFlash! The George Washington University Honors Program Issue 30: May 6, 2010