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Honors thesis presentations slated to start Feb. 22
February 16, 2005

The WSU Honors College is preparing for its annual spring semester Honors thesis presentations, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 22 through March 2.Each day, these research presentations will be held in the Honors Hall Lounge Room 110 and Honors Hall Library Room 120. The presentations, which represent undergraduate research at WSU, will come from all departments and colleges within the university. Many honors students make research contribution to various fields of study, including the hard sciences, the social sciences, the humanities, business, nursing, agriculture and music and the arts. More than 150 faculty advisers assist students each year in … » More …

Honors College flourishes, setting course for future
March 28, 2003

(The following is an interview with Mary Wack, the first official dean of the Honors College, focusing on changes that have occurred in the past 18 months, since it moved into its new facility.)Q: When the Honors College is mentioned, there seems to be a variety of reactions that surface. What is the biggest misconception about the Honors College?Wack: There’s a term that’s thrown around in a somewhat pejorative manner. The term is “elitism.” It’s never quite defined, but it always has a negative connotation.The challenge is helping people — students, faculty, staff and the community — to better understand what we do. We view … » More …