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A Welcome from the Director

Welcome 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

Test Anxiety Sufferers Unite

Test Anxiety Sufferers Unite

by Russo, Julie 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 last modified Nov 26, 2014 12:45 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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HNRS 475 Fall 2015: First-Ever Fall Honors Senior Seminar

by Russo, Julie last modified Nov 13, 2014 04:55 PM

Good news! Beginning next year, the Honors Senior Seminar (HNRS 475), which was previously offered only in spring, will be available in fall as well. As the UHP continues to grow and as more students successfully complete the Honors curriculum, we are happy to offer another option (and more flexibility) for the Honors Senior Capstone. Juniors and Seniors, please take note! In hopes that we can continue to meet demand, in fall 2015 Dr. John Lemberger will teach the first-ever fall Honors Senior Seminar (HNRS 475: "Poverty") on T & Th 6:00-7:30pm.

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UHP Support for Better World Books in Overdrive

UHP Support for Better World Books in Overdrive

by Russo, Julie last modified Oct 28, 2014 06:07 PM

The University Honors Student Association is stocking up for its ongoing book drive to benefit Better World Books. Thanks to recent efforts, reports Liz Taylor, TWELVE cartons of books are now on their way. Do you have books you'd like to donate? We'd love to take them off your hands:

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Pizza with Professors Fall 2014: Meet Dr. Bill Mode

Pizza with Professors Fall 2014: Meet Dr. Bill Mode

by Russo, Julie last modified Oct 06, 2014 05:30 PM

The University Honors Student Association invites you--and your friends--to the next Pizza with Professors on Thursday, October 16, at 5:00 in Oviatt House. Professor Mode (Department of Geology) will be this semester's special guest! GEOL 110, which Dr. Mode has taught for more than ten years, remains one of the UHP's most challenging yet popular courses offered.

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Honors Advising Season in Full Swing for Spring Registration

Honors Advising Season in Full Swing for Spring Registration

by Russo, Julie last modified Oct 03, 2014 02:34 PM

Spring 2015 registration for UHP students has begun. To be added to a waiting list, please email Julie Russo (russoj). TO MAKE AN ADVISING APPOINTMENT, please access Liz Taylor's calendar to choose a day and time:

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UHP's Twelfth Annual Convocation

UHP's Twelfth Annual Convocation

by Russo, Julie last modified Oct 17, 2014 10:43 AM

The Convocation is the University Honors Program's annual gathering of new and returning Honors students and all the faculty and staff across campus with whom we collaborate and on whom we depend. We invite you to celebrate the 2014-2015 academic year with us on Wednesday, September 17, at 5:00 in Reeve 306

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Orientations for New Honors Freshmen

Orientations for New Honors Freshmen

by Russo, Julie last modified Aug 28, 2014 08:00 AM

Welcome, Honors Freshmen, to UW Oshkosh and to the University Honors Program (UHP). We are holding orientations especially for you from September 8 through 12; please choose from one of the following dates:

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