A message from the Acting Dean to the Honors Community

November 14, 2017

On behalf of the faculty and staff of the Honors College I want to reiterate our support of our DREAMer and DACA students. Honors is an inclusive Community, both on and off campus. Our Honors Community, like our country, is richer and stronger because of DREAMers.  We hope congress will support the Deferred Action for […]


September 8, 2017

Steven Calhoun I am an energetic and creative Multidisciplinary Design Student with a focus on sustainable practices and iterative thinking. My passion for design sprouts from my passion for nature. I believe that an iterative design process with a focus on materiality and global impact leads to a better quality of life for all.  If […]

March 5, 2017

Kem Gardner Policy Institute Sponsored: Worlds Apart? Assessing Utah’s Urban-Rural Divide 2017-18 Application This Praxis Lab will meet Fall 2017-Spring 2018, Mondays 2:00-5:00pm. The 2016 election put into sharp contrast the political and social divisions that exist between rural and urban areas in this country. Even here in Utah, we see marked social, political, and […]

Honors Undergraduate Research Fellowship: Jonah Katz

September 13, 2016

Jonah Katz Asian Studies Major, Honors College In “Analysis of Dream of the Red Chamber,” Katz plans to use geospatial and character network analysis to study the interactions of social hierarchies and cliques within the 18th century Chinese classic, Dream of the Red Chamber, one of the most beloved books in Chinese literature. Katz will […]


May 9, 2016

Four U students to travel across the globe teaching English, entering a master’s program and conducting research. Congratulations to Honors Student: Matt Kirkegaard! Source: 2016 FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS

Honors Student Charles Koronkowski to speak at Commencement

April 14, 2016

Student Speaker Charles Joseph Koronkowski was born and raised in Utah, and attended Juan Diego Catholic High School before being accepted to the University of Utah. He double-majored in Economics and Political Science, and will be receiving an Honors Degree. Charles has been an active member of the Hinckley Institute of Politics. He has interned for […]

Apply to be an Honors ACME Scholar

April 12, 2016

Some would see a museum closure as a daunting task. The UMFA saw it as an opportunity. As a way to stay connected with our community during 2016, the UMFA launched ACME (Art. Community. Museum. Education.), an outreach initiative dedicated to rethinking the public role of museums. The program, which will extend into our reopening, […]

Urban Ecology and Sustainability Scholars Launch their own Website

February 20, 2016

http://urbanecologyscholars.org/ We are The Urban Ecology and Sustainability Scholars, an honors student group at the University of Utah. We research, imagine, and implement strategies that will positively affect the sustainability of the University campus and Salt Lake City community. We determine our own collaborative path, come up with ideas about food systems and urban agriculture, […]

Formidable 45

February 8, 2016

More than a Women’s issue? Gender, Health, and Human Rights

January 31, 2016

We will grapple with some of the following questions: What defines ‘human rights’ and ‘health’? Do, and should, these definitions vary across place and time? How is health gendered? In what ways do human rights influence health? Are the issues that have garnered the most attention in the fields of human rights and women’s health really the […]