Maria graduated from the honors college in 2013 with a concentration in biological chemistry her thesis was titled development of cell-based assays to screen for gaba-b receptor allosteric modulators she now attends vanderbilt university school of medicine while she was a student at the hc,. The honors college encourages students to venture outside the classroom to apply their knowledge in the world we want any internship that meets the above guidelines, and produces an action research paper of 10 pages or longer is eligible to count that project as an honors thesis/senior project. Interested in applying to join the honors foundations program at wvu click the appropriate link below to learn more admission for first-time freshmen are you a senior in high school or a recent high school graduate learn more about the admissions process admission for current wvu. If you are curious about the world, love to learn, engage in everything, and take risks, then the honors college at wvu is the place for you combining the attention of a small college environment with the resources of a world-class research institution, the honors college provides opportunities to enhance. Programs the honors college houses several programs visit each program page for more information on those programs, who may be eligible, and how to apply.
We explore london orzolek will spend the spring term in south africa on a gilman scholarship honors students are encouraged to study abroad and wvu makes it easy to find a program that works with each major honorspeak is a weekly newsletter with opportunities like these for honors students. In 2000 garbutt was appointed director of the honors program at wvu a short six years later, the wvu board of governors approved the creation of the honors college and garbutt was named dean at wvu each residence hall has a faculty member, known as the resident faculty leader, who lives either in an apartment. Presidential honors 25 honors credit hours combination of honors hours (1- hour honors orientation + 24 honors hours) senior project/thesis/or approved substitution (semester of study abroad, internship, or community-based service experience) an undergraduate thesis can be taken from a major.
West virginia university libraries and the honors college selected hayley harman and janelle vickers as 2017 robert f munn undergraduate library to one or more graduating honors students for an outstanding humanities or social sciences thesis based on research conducted in the wvu libraries. The honors foundations program is a two-year program for entering honors students, beginning in fall 2017 the program is designed with the goals of engaging and developing high-achieving students by enriching their general education, while fostering community and service in honors, wvu,. The honors college at west liberty university is an academic community engaging advanced students in developing excellence in leadership, scholarship a freshman honors seminar (hon 150 honors gateway) 3 cr at least two advanced honors seminars (hon 378 special topics) 6 cr honors senior thesis.
University honors requirements presidential honors scholar students admitted to wvu prior to fall 2017 35 grade point average twenty-five hours of honors- eligible credit hours at least one credit hour of honors-eligible orientation ( honr 199 or eligible departmental first-year seminar) three to six credits of thesis or. The honors thesis/senior project students have multiple options to fulfill their honors thesis/ senior project requirement: a thesis-based 496 course that results in the production of a major final product a full semester (or more) of study abroad for which the additional honors work has been completed.