UHM Honors Represents at NCHC Conference!

Portz Scholar Brandy Dobson a Spring 2017 graduate, was honored and shared a moving presentation on her Honors Thesis, “A Murmur in the Weeds: A Memoir." Senior Kari Noe won first prize in the highly competitive Business, Engineering, or Computer Science contest with her poster on her Portfolio project incorporating 3D imaging technology with traditional navigation and archaeology. Honors Advisor Jayme Scally also presented on the on-going development of the UHM Honors Program along with Kari, whose insights into the program and what it means to be an Honors student as a Native Hawaiian and as one of our first Senior Honors Portfolio Project students were appreciated by all participants.

Michelle Huynh Awarded Summer Honors Project Prizes for Theater and English

UH Mānoa Honors student wins Portz Prize, second year in a row!

Brandy Dobson, Spring 2017 English graduate, has been named one of four national Portz Prize winners by the National Collegiate Honors Council. Brandy’s paper was based on her Honors English creative thesis, titled: “A Murmur in the Weeds: A Memoir,” which deals with topics of family trauma, abuse, obligation and love. See here for the full story.

Mānoa Horizons –Vol III

Volume 3 of Mānoa Horizons will be published in the fall of 2018. We invite submissions from all fields of inquiry and in different formats, whether in the form of a research paper or excerpt of a capstone thesis, an innovative approach to a problem, or a thought‐provoking example of artistic expression, that pushes the horizons of academic scholarship in novel ways. For more information on how to submit, see here.

Scholarships & Fellowships Office

To learn more about the RhodesMarshallLuce, and Schwarzman fellowships and other prestigious awards for valuable learning opportunities abroad attend an info session or contact the Scholarships & Fellowships Office. Pictured here is Sai Auelua-Toomey (second from the left), currently in South Korea as a 2017 Luce Scholar.

2017 Fall Undergraduate Showcase

Congratulations to all the students who presented on December 8, 2017! Award winners and event photos have been posted to the website. Check back in January for updated information regarding the 2018 Spring Undergraduate Showcase.  

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2017 Graduates and Faculty Mentors at our Spring Honors Graduation Tea.
Make the most of your undergraduate studies. Apply to the Honors Program today.

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Important Dates

Honors Graduation Information Sessions:

Wednesday Jan 10, 11:00AM

Thursday Jan 11, 9:00AM

Tuesday Jan 16, 4:00PM

Wednesday Jan 17, 3:30PM

Student Experience

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Major: Microbiology