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Stay up to date with the latest happenings in the Honors College. Read up on features and events that represent what the Honors College means.

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NISO Fulbright Week 2016

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The National and International Scholarships Office (NISO) hosted Fulbright Week this week. Essentially, this entailed a week of events designed to inform the Purdue Community about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. These events included activities such as information sessions for anyone seeking to learn more about the program, callouts for those planning to apply for grants to go abroad during the 2017-18 school year, and a dinner event where U.S. students could speak with foreign students studying at Purdue through the Fulbright Foreign Student Program.

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HLC Visits IU

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This past Friday, our Honors Leadership Council (HLC) ventured down to Bloomington to visit Indiana University’s Hutton Honors College. This trip occurred entirely due to the inspiration and efforts of the members of the HLC themselves. Their adviser and attending staff member, Sashaun Wood, credits the entire experience to the students.

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Community in the Honors College

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Community is important to us here in the Honors College. Students are able to connect across disciplines with other students and faculty, making the Honors College a unique and well-rounded community. As we welcome students back to the community at the start of spring semester, we asked some of them, "What does community mean to you?"

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Study Abroad

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There are many opportunities to study abroad at Purdue, and what many may be unaware of is that the Honors College itself offers several study abroad programs for its students. These programs include everything from spring break to maymester to semester-long experiences, and they offer students a more interdisciplinary experience than opportunities offered through specific majors.

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Design Garage

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One important and beneficial aspect of the Honors College is the offering of interdisciplinary projects and opportunities. Although many interdisciplinary, thought-provoking HONR classes are offered each semester, the Honors College also provides smaller, less time-consuming opportunities for its students to experience teamwork and innovation outside the classroom.

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Brenda Ramirez: Rhodes Scholarship Finalist

Brenda Ramirez

Brenda Ramirez has been named a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship. The Rhodes Trust is the oldest of the major international competitive award foundations and the scholarship enables graduate study at the University of Oxford. After she graduates from Purdue, Ramirez plans to study refugees and migration from a global perspective.

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2015-16 Copernican Scholars

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An incredible and unique opportunity has been created through the Honors College and is currently in its first year of implementation. This opportunity is a chance for two honors students to partake in an exchange program with the Honors College at the Università Degli Studi di Padova.

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