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Student Profiles

Maryam Alam

Maryam Alam

Senior, Biology Major

"Students who want something more exciting out of their college experience should apply to the Honors College. It offers so many opportunities and resources that aren’t available to others on campus. Some of the College’s academic requirements, like the senior project, can be challenging, but the outcome is very beneficial."

Julio Colon-Gonzalez

Julio Colon-Gonzalez

Sophomore, Accounting Major

"I’ve enjoyed the various connections I’ve made with my professors in the Honors College. I’ve had the chance to get to know them on a personal level and conduct research on various interesting topics. The extra projects and research required by the program are teaching me to think more critically and problem-solve more effectively, which will give me a considerable advantage post-graduation."

Susan Kemboi

Susan Kemboi

Junior, Mathematics and Physics Major

"I would recommend the Honors College to anyone interested in an academic challenge. During my time here, I have been able to meet brilliant people who have motivated me and engaged me in interesting conversations about life, classes, and research."

Misty Martin

Misty Martin

Sophomore, Chemistry Major

"Joining the Honors College has been one of the best decisions of my college career. I have been privileged to attend classes by excellent, award-winning professors and develop relationships with research personnel and lab members through my Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Undoubtedly, graduating with an honors degree will make me more competitive when I apply to graduate and professional schools."

Virginia Morris

Virginia Morris

Sophomore, History Major

"One of the best things about being in the Honors College is the opportunity to interact with other dedicated students. Nearly all of my best friends on campus are in the College, and it’s been wonderful to have a support group of people who are committed to and excited about learning."

"Being in the Honors College offers so many benefits and opens so many doors to students. Honors students can apply for special scholarships, work closely with some of UTA’s best professors, and complete projects that help develop both their skills and knowledge in their chosen fields."

Caitlynn Reeves

Caitlynn Reeves

Sophomore, Microbiology Major

"The Honors College provides a small, liberal arts college experience within a larger university setting. My honors courses have smaller class sizes, which gives me the sense of being part of a tight-knit community. The College also enabled me to study abroad in Greece, an amazing opportunity I otherwise wouldn’t have been able to experience."

Ryan Stevens

Ryan Stevens

Senior, Biology Major

"Because of my affiliation with the Honors College, I have been able to receive various forms of funding in and outside of the program. This has directly enabled me to pursue my fulfilling and challenging work in Dr. Qing Lin's Neuroscience Research Laboratory."