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Honors stories

Our community does some amazing things. On this page, you'll find news and features that take a close look at the developments and accomplishments of our program and the people tied to it.

Featured stories

Student’s journey begins and ends unconventionally at honors program home  

Offered by KU’s School of Public Affairs & Administration and led by Honors Faculty Fellow Thom Allen, last spring's UBPL 735 Site Planning and Design gave students the chance to rethink Nunemaker Center, the program's iconic home.

Honors students, faculty, and staff travel to Tanzania for Global Humanities Institute

Last summer, five honors students joined Honors Faculty Fellows and program staff members for a two-week conference exploring topics of social suffering in Africa and the African diaspora.

Professor reflects on his time as Honors Faculty Fellow: “Don’t hesitate”

“One of my favorite things to say is just ‘be kind’ ... I’m where I am because people were kind.”

Key into Public Service Scholar pursues four majors with one goal: helping others

Atadurdyyeva has made the most of her time at KU, pursuing four majors along with two minors and three certificates at KU.
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