News and Announcements

Honors Declassified (Online) School Survival Guide

March 23, 2020

Infectious diseases, social distancing, campus/community closures, and an earthquake to top it all off. I know things are less than ideal right now- I promise they are for me and all of us here at Honors too. We are moving through unprecedented waters with the complete removal of face-to-face classes and the tentative closing of […]


Completing Thesis Work

March 16, 2020

Dear Honors students: If you are actively working on your thesis, this message is of high importance. You are probably wondering about your honors thesis/capstone work and how that might proceed now that classes have gone on-line. Let me say that I share with you the sentiment that this turn of events is frustrating, saddening and anxiety-provoking. As for you, this is […]


Apply to be an Honors Peer Mentor

The Honors 1000 peer-mentors will serve to foster a sense of belonging among incoming students and to provide a connection to their Honors and University of Utah community in a way that is relatable and meaningful for both off-campus and on-campus students. Working along with Associate Dean Laurence Parker and lead peer mentor Liam Hammons, […]


A Message to our Students

Dear Honors Students: This is a brief communication to let you know that the Honors College is fully-functioning and although we might not be in the classroom together in the coming weeks, we are still all engaged as a community. As always, the University has your best interests and education in mind. As a reminder: […]


Fulbright Information Sessions

February 4, 2020


Dean Sylvia Torti: Resident Renaissance Woman

November 5, 2019

  Dean Sylvia Torti has been one of the greatest inspirations to me during my undergraduate career. She has encouraged me to find a truly wonderful honors experience by encouraging opportunities in areas across the board. I sat down with Dean Torti to learn a bit more about her and how her personal life has […]


Maria Correa- Free concert and a Powerful Story

September 23, 2019

Join the Honors College at a free concert by artist in residence, Maria Correa. She will be performing September 24th, 6 pm at 132 S 800 W (Sugar Space). During her performance, be prepared to be moved by her ability to mix her emotions into every note. Visiting us from Argentina, she will also be […]


L. Jackson Newell Lecture Series Kick Off- featuring Professor Scott Black

September 18, 2019

  The video of this lecture can be accessed using this link: http://www.kaltura.com/index.php/extwidget/preview/partner_id/670542/uiconf_id/36005582/embed/auto?&flashvars[streamerType]=auto&flashvars[playlistAPI.kpl0Id]=0_xtc0bqae   An exciting, new lecture series, in honor of Jack Newell, has been established within the Honors College. This series highlights the importance of the liberal arts and sciences on our University of Utah campus. The focal point and value in these […]


Honors Students and Prestigious scholarships

June 12, 2019

Honors students represent the U as the awardees of  the Truman all three of the Goldwater scholars and two of the Fulbright Fellows. Source: Prestigious scholarships


Graduates of the Honors College to Receive Honors Thesis Awards from Marriott Library

April 29, 2019

Every spring, the Marriott Library offers two awards, one for an outstanding senior thesis effort in a humanities-related discipline and one for a submission in the general category of sciences. Each student-recipient is honored at the luncheon event, and given a $1000 award. Jasmine Robinson Jasmine will be graduating with a double major – Peace […]