University of Kansas Honors Program

March 2014


University Honors Program
Nunemaker Center
1506 Engel Road
Lawrence, KS 66045
785-864-4225 (phone)
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The University Honors Program provides enriched educational opportunities to academically talented, promising, and motivated undergraduate students at KU.

Jonathan Earle
Jonathan Earle begins as new Honors Program director

Jonathan Earle, award-winning KU professor and American history scholar, assumed the helm of the University Honors Program in January. He replaces Kathleen McCluskey-Fawcett, who retired after four years as director. Read more.

Left to right, Dr. Barbara Schowen, mentor; Sandhu Sukhindervir, mentee;
Whitney Baker, mentor and mentee

University Scholars mentoring “tree” takes root

The University Scholars program, in its 34th year, long has produced the fruit of many mentoring relationships, but not until now has it produced a mentoring “tree.” Read more.

Junior Micah Melia makes education her policy

Micah Melia had lots of options of where to go to college, and she investigated all of them. KU was on the list for family reasons – she would be the 4th generation to attend KU – but it was academic reasons, particularly the University Honors Program, that ultimately brought her to KU. Read more.

Micah Melia

Volleyball player Cassie Wait digs Honors Program

Few college students have more time commitments than intercollegiate athletes in the midst of their sport’s season. With high academic expectations, it’s no wonder that the University Honors Program gets passed up by even the most qualified student-athletes.

Not so for freshman volleyball player Cassie Wait who has put herself in a high-stakes academic game, as well. Read more.

Cassie Wait


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