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Honors Spotlight

Dr. Kurt Sandholtz

October 18, 2021 11:09 AM
Dr. Sandholtz is a sought-after professor in both the Marriott School of Business and the Honors Program. In his research, he investigates how occupations influence and are influenced by organizations and institutions. Read more about Dr. Sandholtz here.

Sarah Collins

October 18, 2021 09:20 AM
Sarah Collins
Major: Social-Cultural Anthropology
Minor: Asian Studies
Graduation: June 2022

I'm a huge nerd and I really love people. At BYU, I've been fortunate enough to work with two professors on research regarding spiritual experiences and political polarization in the United States. Read more about Sarah here.

Ashley DiPenti

October 11, 2021 11:00 AM
Ashley DiPenti
Major: Korean
Minor: TESOL
Graduation Date: 2023
Instagram: @ashley_dipenti

I am 20 years old and from Kirtland, Ohio. I am a Junior this semester. In my free time I like to work out, run, watch Netflix, and sleep (I would like more of that last one). When I graduate I plan on going to graduate school... Read more about Ashley here.

Dr. Janelle Macintosh

September 27, 2021 12:59 PM
Dr. Macintosh is a popular professor in both the College of Nursing and the Honors Program. As a registered nurse, her research focuses on neonatal care and immunization.

Honors involvement: Will be co-teaching HONRS 220 Section 2: “Literature and Health”, in Winter 2022 with Dr. John Talbot.

Beth Ericson

September 27, 2021 11:32 AM
Beth Ericson
Major: English Teaching
Minor: French
Graduation: April 2024

I’m a crossword enthusiast who can never eat too much lemon. I’m passionate about autumn leaves, beautiful sunsets, and constellations. Within my major I love British lit, Billy Collins poetry, and studying the importance of teaching vocabulary at a secondary level. Read more about Beth here.

William Wardinsky

September 20, 2021 09:13 AM
William Wardinsky
Major: Bioinformatics
Minor: Computer Science
Graduation Date: April 2024

I'm Will Wardinsky, and I'm from Houston, Texas! This will be my second year at BYU, and outside of class I'm either working in the Social Tech. and Privacy Lab, skiing at Sundance, or you can catch me at Cupbop. I'd love to go skiing in Japan... (read more)

Martha Harris

September 13, 2021 08:56 AM
Martha Harris
Major: Communications
Minors: Global Women's Studies, Theatre Art Studies
Graduation: December 2021

I'm originally from Portland, OR and when I started at BYU, I was a biology major and played for the women's rugby team. I then switched my major to acting and eventually made my way over to journalism. I love reading memoirs and watching movies... Read more about Martha here.

Sarah Fletcher

September 07, 2021 09:04 AM
Sarah Fletcher
Major: Communications Studies
Minors: Editing, Professional Writing and Rhetoric
Graduation: June 2022

I'm California born and raised, and I try to take California sunshine with me everywhere I go. I decided that I want to be able to share that sunshine, so I started studying all things communication. Now I share it in the forms of graphic design, videography, and the written word. Read more about Sarah here.

Anna Osguthorpe

August 30, 2021 08:33 AM
Major: Economics
Minor: Art History
Graduation: April 2022

I love travel, both international and to our lovely national parks. I love swimming, snorkeling, and sailing at the reef near where my parents live. Anytime I can be outside, I will! (Read More)

Alyssa Baer

August 02, 2021 12:46 PM
Alyssa Baer
Major: Public Health
Minor: Digital Humanities and Technology
Graduation: April 2021

I grew up in Holladay, Utah and absolutely love living close to the mountains and my family. I got involved in healthcare volunteer opportunities in high school and knew I wanted to pursue a career related to health, well-being, and finding solutions to social issues. (Read More)