Honors College News
The Honors College is a selective college within the university that offers an exceptional undergraduate core experience for highly motivated students. Honors College is an educational partner with the "discipline" colleges of the university in which Honors students pursue their academic majors.
Current Honors News
Triple-major Martha Amaya’s research explores the interactions between policing, public policy, and crowd science.
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Undergraduates Michael Schwob and Dylan Wallace among just 496 nationwide to earn the prestigious honor.
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant looked at learning theories to build a better school design.
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant is as curious as he was in the third grade — only now he's an undergraduate researcher.
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant found her research mission early in life and has been pursuing it ever since.
Honors In The News
Record numbers of 19-century immigrants arrived in American port cities from the UK and Western Europe following the War of 1812—but that’s only if they managed to survive the journey. Many of the new arrivals were desperately poor, paid very little for their passage and were treated as nothing more than cargo by shipping companies.
In the year 2044, our cities might be energized by fusion power plants, our sleek cars may all run on electricity, and our doctors might regularly employ gene-editing to cure blindness.
A program that started in Las Vegas a little more than three decades ago continues to pursue its goal: Ensure the valley’s highest achieving high schoolers attend college in Nevada, get a top-flight education and don’t take their talents elsewhere.
It’s called the UNLV Honors College, and new enrollment has tripled in the past six years.
A little more than two decades after it was created, a program in Las Vegas continues with its objectives: Attract senior students with high academic performance, equip them better for entering the workforce, and graduate with honors from the university. In this episode, Luz Gray talks with the school's teacher, Joanna Kepka, and the student Ingrid Zárate about everything offered by the Honors College of the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV). Also, the weekly report from the state capital with Michelle Rindels.
On her final day as dean of the Honors College, Dr. Marta Meana received a thank-you card from her students.
This week's show is with Jaclyn Costello. Nothing is more satisfying to Jaclyn than helping people make breakthroughs to understand themselves more deeply.