Psychology major Jessica Booker dedicates herself to improving Drake's campus through the Honors Program. Q: Why honors? A: I wanted both a challenge and an opportunity to allow my skills as a student to grow. I wanted to be surrounded by students who want the same so that we can grow together. Q: Have you … Continue reading 2017 First Year Rep Jessica Booker
Pre-pharmacy major and First Year Rep Lily Oram makes big plans for her future on the honors council. Q: Why Honors? A: I think the best way to approach something is from all angles. An interdisciplinary perspective is important to understanding anything in its entirety, and especially as a pre-pharmacy student I want to bring … Continue reading 2017 First Year Rep Lily Oram
Recently elected First Year Representative Runal Patel, a Politics and Economics major, has jumped right into life as an honors student here at Drake. Q: Why honors? A: The idea of interdisciplinary seminar style courses really appeals to me. They're classes where you are really learning together, rather than being taught. Q: Are you taking … Continue reading 2017 First Year Rep Runal Patel
Sarah Birholz graduated from Drake University in 2014 with my BA in Biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology. She is currently in her second year of medical school at Creighton University. While at Drake, she was in the Honors First Year Seminar her first year and therefore lived on the Honors floor. Through this, she benefited from … Continue reading Where are they now – Sarah Birkholz
Megan graduated from Drake in 2013 with degrees in journalism and anthropology. During her time at Drake, she took advantage of a number of activities relating to the Honors Program, but the most memorable was her study abroad experience in Barcelona. Not only did her semester in Spain count for honors credit toward her degree … Continue reading Where are they now -Megan Bannister
This week everyone is busy preparing for all of next week's Relays related activities. The Honors program is no different. The date for Pie and Alumni has been set for Friday April 25 from 1 to 3pm. All local alumni are invited to attend, eat pie, and share their interesting life experiences after the Honors Program … Continue reading Prelays
As students head home for spring break and a week of home cooked meals, I would like to share a recent event held by the Honors department. The event, called Random Night Dinner, was held on February 24. On this night Honors Council invited Professor Jennifer McCrickerd, director of the Honors Program to come and … Continue reading Random Night, Dinner!
Drake University Honors student Jess Hoffert attended the third Drake sponsored trip to Uganda in 2009. During this time, he was able to explore various aspects of the country, including the joys and hardships. These experiences turned Jess's life upside - down. As a result of this experience, Jess formed the organization Provia's dream. To read the full … Continue reading DUH alumnae Reflects on Experience