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Kyler Little
Run Code – Honors student Kyler Little excels in the classroom and on the track
As a student-athlete, Kyler Little excels in the classroom and on the track, and he’s active in his campus community. “It can be a lot sometimes,” said Little, a senior studying computer science, “I can go a little too hard just because I like to do a lot with my time. Trying to participate in all these clubs along with athletics can sometimes be difficult.”
Jonathon Kirk, PhD.
Two researchers, one heart
How does one describe the amazing machine that is the human heart? What’s the most appropriate adjective to use? On a gray afternoon this winter, in the airy offices of the Center for Translational Research and Education (CTRE) on Loyola’s Health Sciences Campus, Seth Robia, PhD, and Jonathan Kirk, PhD (Honors ’04) batted around some ideas.
Sara Quenzer
Wordplay contributes humor, creativity to writing
Jokes aside, the English language is a huge and diverse system containing over 170,000 words. With the language constantly adapting, that number only grows. “Word choice and arrangement is foundational to good writing,” said Annie Lampman, a clinical assistant professor who teaches creative writing in the Honors College.


Honors Student Notable Achievements

Abdelrhman Mohamed,WSU graduate research assistant and Honors College graduate, co-authored a paper, In situ enrichment of microbial communities on polarized electrodes deployed in alkaline hot springs, in the Journal of Power Sources. Read More

Daniel Goto and his teammates took first place overall at the first annual Hack Washington hackathon at Seattle’s Space Needle.

The following Honors College students were recognized with the 2018 President’s Award for Leadership:

Parker Blekkenk

Devon Holze

Keesha Matz

Nam Nguyen

Hannah Oliason

Savannah Rogers

Garrett Snedecker

Elizabeth Warren

Honors College student Elizabeth Warren received the Virginia E. Thomas Endowed Scholarship

Honors College sophomore, Pierce Claasen received a 2018 summer fellowship to conduct clinical and translational research at the Mayo Clinic Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Honors College students Samantha Reyes and Camille Culbertson were awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships.

Honors College students Bogdan (Theo) Mynka, Garrett Snedecker, and Shi Min Tan were awarded Phi Beta Kappa scholarships.

The following Honors College students received Top Ten Senior Awards:

Campus Involvement: Garrett Kalt and Alyssa Norris
 for Campus Involvement; Joanne Kunze for Community Service; Alice Hiemstra for Performing Arts.

Honors Faculty Notable Achievements:

Honors College Assistant Dean, Dr. Robin Bond, received the 2018 President’s Award for Leadership

Honors College Administrative Manager, Debbie Howe, received a 2018 NCHC Award for Administrative Excellence.

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Double Your Dollars! — Your gifts to the new “Dean’s Notable Achievement Fund” allow you to, literally, double your dollars and your impact. Every gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar by an anonymous donor, providing up to $500,000 total to directly benefit Honors students pursuing high-impact educational experiences.

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