What do seventeen presidents, 38 U.S. Supreme Court Justices, 136 Nobel laureates, fashion consultant Carson Kressley, actor Glenn Close, poet Rita Dove, broadcaster Tom Browkaw, poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and guitarist and singer for Weezer Rivers Cuomo have in common with ten students from UAA’s Robinson Center for Young Scholars?
Being a student of the popular TV show “Mad Men” isn’t necessary to recognize the significant shifts in American society in the 1960s. The UW Honors Program was created in the midst of these changes. In this brief history, learn how and why the Honors Program came about and how it’s different today.
UW undergraduates Monica Barrett, Alexandra Duncan, and Cameron Rule were recently selected as Fulbright Fellows. The Fulbright Program for US Students is the largest US international exchange program offering opportunities for United States students to undertake international graduate study, advanced research and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide.