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A Welcome from the Director

Carlin_Larry_.jpgWelcome to the website of the University Honors Program (UHP) at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Here you will find information about the Program, and the many opportunities it affords our highly motivated students.

The student-faculty relationship is at the center of our mission. The UHP fosters a community in which high-achieving students can experience the best educational practices: small discussion-based classes, unique team-taught classes, a low student-faculty ratio, opportunities for collaborative research, numerous co-curricular opportunities, and much more.  Our graduates are routinely hired by employers or accepted by the professional and graduate programs of their choice.

It is important to note that the UHP is not an AP program of the sort one finds in high schools. The emphasis is not on assigning extra work or extra classes needed for graduation, but is on providing special opportunities for our high-achieving students.

I invite you to navigate our website and see the many ways in which we carry out our dedication to student success.  I invite you also to come visit the Program at the heart of campus in the Oviatt House.  If you have any questions about the website, or about the Program, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Laurence D. Carlin

Director of the University Honors Program

News & Events

Honors Alumni Event: The Return of Kelly Genskow

Honors Alumni Event: The Return of Kelly Genskow

by Russo, Julie A. last modified Mar 04, 2015 04:27 PM

Please join us as we launch the first of what will be a tradition of Honors Alumni gatherings. Kelly Genskow, a University Honors Program graduate in spring 2013, is returning to campus as a special guest of the UHP on Wednesday, March 11, at 5:00 in Oviatt House:

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From a Firsthand Perspective: Welcome to Sarajevo

From a Firsthand Perspective: Welcome to Sarajevo

by Russo, Julie A. last modified Feb 20, 2015 10:41 AM

The University Honors Student Association is cosponsoring Welcome to Sarajevo, a showing of the acclaimed 1997 film, on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Sage 1210. It will be introduced by Mirza Mehmedovic, a Fulbright scholar in the Department of Journalism this year. A PhD candidate from the University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Welcome to Sarajevo is close to Mirza's heart: it is set in his homeland during the Bosnian War (1992-1995) and follows three journalists reporting from its devastated capital. A Q&A will follow. Please join us for this special opportunity.

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Shamrock Shuffle Preparations Underway

Shamrock Shuffle Preparations Underway

by Russo, Julie A. last modified Feb 16, 2015 04:47 PM

If you'd like to join the University Honors Program's Shamrock Shuffle team, the entry fee is $20. Race day will take place on Saturday, March 14, at 10:00 a.m., and fees will be collected at Oviatt House through Tuesday, March 3. Because we'll be running and/or walking as a team, "UHP Shufflers" do not need to register individually. However, we DO need your T shirt size (please see brochure):

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A Violin's Life: Frank Almond to Join Dr. Eli Kalman for March 13 Concert

A Violin's Life: Frank Almond to Join Dr. Eli Kalman for March 13 Concert

by Russo, Julie A. last modified Feb 16, 2015 03:52 PM

The UHP is happy to announce a very special evening featuring Mr. Frank Almond (Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra), who will be playing his three hundred-year-old Stradivarius, and Dr. Eli Kalman, Associate Professor of Piano in the Department of Music, whom many of you already know for his exceptional contributions to the music section of HNRS 275: Culture Connection. A Violin's Life will take place on Friday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Arts and Communication Music Hall. The event is FREE and is open to everyone.

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Fall 2015 Registration Starts March 2

by Russo, Julie A. last modified Mar 04, 2015 02:35 PM

If you need to be added to a waiting list, please email russoj@uwosh.edu or taylore@uwosh.edu with your ID plus the course name and section. If you need assistance planning your schedule for next fall, SIGN UP HERE for your advising appointment:

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Honors Graduation Ceremony to Recognize Twelve UHP Students

Honors Graduation Ceremony to Recognize Twelve UHP Students

by Russo, Julie A. last modified Nov 26, 2014 02:25 PM

A record twelve students successfully completed the Honors curriculum in addition to their major requirements and will graduate from UW Oshkosh this fall. The students represent all four Colleges and will be awarded Honors Medallions or Certificates from Chancellor Leavitt at the Honors Graduation Ceremony on Monday, December 8, at 5:30 p.m. in Reeve 221. A reception will follow. Please join us in congratulating our newest Associates and Graduates:

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Test Anxiety Sufferers Unite

Test Anxiety Sufferers Unite

by Russo, Julie A. last modified Nov 26, 2014 10:58 AM

Do you have test anxiety? A representative from the Counseling Center will hold a workshop with University Honors Program students and their friends from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 3, in Oviatt House. The counselor will shed some light on this common condition, help you recognize test anxiety symptoms, and offer coping techniques and strategies.

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Fifteen Honors Thesis Projects to Be Presented

Fifteen Honors Thesis Projects to Be Presented

by Russo, Julie A. last modified Dec 01, 2014 02:40 PM

All are welcome to the Fall 2014 Honors Thesis Symposia, which will take place December 1, 2, and 3 beginning at 4:00 p.m. each day. Your presence and support of these seniors as they complete this final UHP requirement--their Honors Senior Capstone--is much appreciated. Attend one session or all! Please see the schedule for a full listing:

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by burgk38 — last modified Feb 20, 2015 09:10 AM