Stories Content https://honors.ucdavis.edu/ Stories Content for University Honors Program en Naomi Murray '21 Awarded Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/naomi-murray-21-awarded-prestigious-goldwater-scholarship <p><span><span><span><span><span><span><span>UHP student Naomi Murray has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship, the nation’s premier undergraduate award in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> April 16, 2020 - 4:24pm Sharon Knox https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/naomi-murray-21-awarded-prestigious-goldwater-scholarship Putting People First: Facilitating Community in a Remote Learning Environment https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/putting-people-first-facilitating-community-remote-learning-environment <p><em>By Eric Thai '20</em></p> April 16, 2020 - 12:46pm Anonymous https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/putting-people-first-facilitating-community-remote-learning-environment The Beta Lab: A Maker Space for Educational Games https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/beta-lab-maker-space-educational-games <p><em>By Danielle Baza '21</em></p> <p><span><span><span><span><span><span>Up the stairs of the South Silo, tucked away in the Craft Center, lies the Textiles studio. A seemingly unusual spot for a class, the Craft Center is teeming with creativity and eccentric ideas and, as it turns out, is just the right spot for a course that thrives on unconventionalism: UC Davis’s Beta Lab.</span></span></span></span></span></span></p> April 15, 2020 - 10:10am Anonymous https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/beta-lab-maker-space-educational-games A Message to the UHP Community Regarding the COVID-19 Situation https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/covid-19-updates <p>March 17th, 2020</p> <p>Dear UHP students,</p> <aside class="wysiwyg-feature-block u-width--half u-align--right"><h3 class="wysiwyg-feature-block__title">Updates:</h3> <div class="wysiwyg-feature-block__body"> <p>March 17th -</p> March 19, 2020 - 8:18pm Jessica Ison https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/covid-19-updates Jumana Esau '20 Awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/jumana-esau-awarded-gates-cambridge <h2 class="heading--underline">UC Davis English major will study climate fiction from a human rights perspective.</h2> <p><span><span>Literary scholarship at the nexus of human rights and climate change has earned English major Jumana Esau ’20 a prestigious <a href="https://www.gatescambridge.org">Gates Cambridge scholarship</a>. The scholarship will fully fund Esau to earn her Master of Philosophy in Criticism and Culture at the University of Cambridge, where she plans to study climate fiction with the author Robert Macfarlane. February 26, 2020 - 2:39pm Sharon Knox https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/jumana-esau-awarded-gates-cambridge Humanizing Health: Ryan Vinh's Service Project https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/ryan-vinh-service <h2 class="heading--underline">Through service projects, UHP students are able to add dimension to their UC Davis experience by applying classroom lessons to the larger community.</h2> <p>Ryan Vinh, 4th Year Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior major, has been volunteering with Knights Landing since his 2nd year. <a href="http://knightslandingclinic.org/">Knights Landing One Health Center</a> is a clinic that serves the Knights, a small, rural town of less than 1000 people that is about 30 minutes north of Davis. December 10, 2019 - 11:45am Jessica Ison https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/ryan-vinh-service One Last Advising Appointment: Thank you Heidi! https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/heidi-van-beek <h2 class="heading--underline">Heidi Van Beek, UHP's Assistant Director and Year 3 and 4 advisor, has been an integral part of this program since 2015 for our students, the programming, and overall UHP community.</h2> <p>First joining in May 2015, Heidi entered the new position of Assistant Director to act as an advocate for students in the program. She mainly worked with Year 3 and 4 students, including honors transfer students, helping these students to find a home at UC Davis and to make the most of their time here. </p> November 20, 2019 - 1:40pm Jessica Ison https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/heidi-van-beek UHP 50th: Inside Scoop https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/uhp-50th-future-honors <h2 class="heading--underline">Honors alumni and current Honors students came together in celebration of 50 years of intellectual risk-taking, leadership in a diverse and complex world, and action on behalf of positive social change.</h2> <p>"It is not the program itself we are celebrating, but it is all of you that we are honoring and celebrating this weekend. You are what make this program," said Director Dave Furlow proudly during Friday night's alumni dinner. October 29, 2019 - 3:29pm Jessica Ison https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/uhp-50th-future-honors A Celebration 50 Years in the Making https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/celebration-50-years-making <p><em>by David Furlow, UHP Director</em></p> <h2 class="heading--underline"><span><span>On October 11th and 12th, 2019, the University Honors Program had the distinct pleasure of recognizing the 50th anniversary of the founding of Integrated Studies in 1969, and celebrating its legacy that helped shape, along with the Davis Honors Challenge, the program we have today. </span></span></h2> <p>Dear Friends,</p> October 24, 2019 - 8:57am Anonymous https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/celebration-50-years-making Honors Roots https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/honors-lineage <p><em>by Integrated Studies alumni</em></p> October 22, 2019 - 9:28am Anonymous https://honors.ucdavis.edu/news/honors-lineage