Honors College

UA junior Abhijay Murugesan is chief of UA Emergency Medical Services. (Photo: David Scott Allen/Honors College)
May 8, 2019
UA junior Abhijay Murugesan was among 62 recently named Truman Scholars. Murugesan is chief of UA Emergency Medical Services and plans to attend medical school after completing his undergraduate degree.
Terry Hunt is one of the world's foremost experts on the Pacific Islands, which includes Rapa Nui, better known as Easter Island.
Jan. 10, 2019
New research suggests the locations of the iconic monuments on Rapa Nui can be explained by their proximity to the island’s limited freshwater sources.
Isabella Chea's honors thesis research, which she completed under the guidance of physiology professor Ann Baldwin, studied the effect of aromatherapy on horses.
July 31, 2018
Two years after her graduation, Isabelle Chea's undergraduate thesis on equine aromatherapy has been reborn as a published research paper in the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science.
As an undergraduate, Namrah Habib served as an image processing intern for NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission at the UA. As a Churchill Scholar, she will collaborate with students from the United Kingdom as she pursues a master's degree at the University of Cambridge.
Feb. 19, 2018
Namrah Habib is one of 16 students to receive a Churchill Scholarship, which will allow her to pursue a Master of Philosophy in Astronomy at the University of Cambridge.
Terry L. Hunt
July 28, 2017
One of the world's foremost experts on the human and environmental histories of the Pacific Islands, he seeks to foster "intellectual curiosity and lifelong learning" as dean.
A funny thing happened to Vip Sitaraman on the way to med school: His ideas started overtaking his plans, and now he's an entrepreneur. (Photo courtesy of Vip Sitaraman)
May 11, 2016
Meet Vip Sitaraman, an idea machine from the Class of 2016, who had his sights set on medical school until his path took an entrepreneurial turn. His most recent startup, DrawScience, is positioned to go big — and soon.