Looking for our Fall 2014 courses?
Please note: These course offerings are current as of March 5, 2014. If/when additions or changes are made to the course listing, they will be noted here.
Honors is also offering two Summer 2014 courses:
On-Campus: HPR 319 - Meditation, Mindfulness and Peace (Within Ourselves and in the World)
Experience "hands-on" learning as we explore a variety of meditations, mindfulness, and contemplative practices, East and West. Within and beyond the classroom, our learning community can discover how this understanding relates to the quality of our human relationships and the challenges of building a more just, nonviolent, and sustainable world. Learn to... Deepen self understanding; manage stresses of everyday life; and integrate physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of our human nature within different cultural contexts. For more information, contact Prof. Stein at email@example.com or Deb Gardiner in the Honors Office.
Study Abroad: APG 301H - The Anthropology of Nutrition: Sustainable Communities and Food Cultures in Naples, Italy
Two-week immersion program in sustainable agriculture and food studies in Naples, Italy. Learn about the highly localized and seasonal food culture of the Campania region. Interact with local producers, foodies, and activists. Engage in hands-on learning through farm-stays cooking classes, food festivals, and music. Relish in the historical, cultural, and cosmopolitan richness of the City of Naples. For more information, contact Prof. Pisa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What are Honors Courses?
Announcing: Spring 2014 courses!
CONGRATULATIONS to the following students:
Alyssa Neill, '14, a Nutrition & Dietetics major and Honors student was one of only 61 juniors nationwide to be awarded the prestigious Truman Scholarship in 2013. Selected for her academic achievement, leadership ability and commitment to a career in public service, Alyssa received a $30,000 scholarship for graduate study, attended a Truman leadership institute, and has joined the ranks of a global network of Truman Scholars. Read more in the URI Press Release.
Juniors Christopher Bobba (Chemical Engineering/Biological Sciences) and Russell Dauksis (Marine Biology) who have been named as Goldwater Scholars, and to Farid Topchiev (Chemical Engineering and German) who has received a Goldwater Honorable Mention! See their URI Press release to learn more.
Brian Stack (senior History/Philosophy) who has received a prestigious Humanity in Action Fellowship!
Brittany O'Brien has been awarded a 2012 National Security Education Program (NSEP) Boren Scholarship to study Swahili in Kenya for the fall semester. Brittany has also been granted an NSEP African Languages Initiative Summer Supplement to study Swahili at the University of Florida prior to her departure.
These six URI sophomores who won Hollings Scholarships from NOAA this year: Michael Canton, Eilea Knotts, Sarah Merolla, Benjamin Sevey, Callie Veelenturf and Brenton Wallin. Read more in their URI Press Release.
Lynne Derbyshire, 401.874.4732
Cheryl Foster, 401.874.4022
Carolyn Hames, 401.874.2813
Kathleen Maher, 401.874.5875
Deborah Gardiner, 401.874.2303
Caitlin Green, 401.874.9483