BYU Honors Program Bulletin - September 12th, 2017





Name: Thalia Pope

Hometown: Houston, TX

Major: English

Graduation: December 2017

Bragging Moment:

Thalia recently was published in Segullah, an online literary journal. Her work is a piece of poetry entitled "Unspoken Prayer." Please celebrate her and check out the work of a fellow Honors student here.



Honors Opening Social!

Thursday, September 21st | 5:30 PM-7:30 PM | Maeser Building West Lawn

Come PAR-TAY with us Luau style! There will be delicious food (thanks to Aloha Plate), a special performing group from SLC, and lots of classic Hawaiian fun! Join fellow Honors students, faculty members, and friends, and meet your Honors Coordinator. We will be recognizing newly committed and contributing Honors students.

Please RSVP here by THURSDAY at 9AM.


Chocolate Milk Discussion this Friday

Friday, September 15th | 12:00–12:50 PM | 150 MSRB

Join us this Friday for our Chocolate Milk Discussion! This event gives students the chance to interact with professors in an informal atmosphere and enjoy BYU's legendary chocolate milk. Dr. Brian Croxall will be leading a discussion entitled, "What are Digital Humanities?" Dr. Croxall imagines, designs, and delivers digital research projects, and recently published a book on steampunk, Like Clockwork.

Inivite your friends to join us!


Experiential Learning Opportunity: Projects Have Arrived!

Looking to complete your Honors requirements? Build your skills and contribute to something significant at the Ballard Center. Register today for an on-campus internship and work on projects for real organizations that are finding creative new ways to do good, covering topics such as human trafficking in Mexico, newborn health in Cambodia, and sustainable aid solutions in Africa. Go to to learn more, check out our partners, and apply.


$2,500 Essay Competition

Deadline: Friday September 22nd

In conjunction with the annual McCarthey Family Foundation Lecture Series: In Praise of Independent Journalism, students at colleges and universities (undergraduate and graduate ) in Utah are invited to submit an original essay of 500 words. The winning essayist on the topic will receive a cash prize of $2,500.00.

For further information, please visit their website.

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