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Archive, March 2012

Kit Gordon wins the John Tate Award

March 14, 2012

We're very pleased to announce that Honors Advisor Kit Gordon has won the John Tate Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising! Named in honor of John Tate, Professor of Physics and first Dean of University College, The Tate Awards recognize qualities that are exemplified in Kit's work—namely, high-quality academic advising and an unmatched dedication to students. Continue reading »

Grant Remmen Receives Prestigious Hertz Fellowship Award

March 23, 2012

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation announced today that University of Minnesota Honors Program student Grant Remmen has been awarded a prestigious Hertz Fellowship to support his future graduate studies. Considered to be the nation's most prestigious and generous support for graduate education in applied sciences and engineering, the Hertz Fellowship is valued at more than $250,000 per student, with support lasting up to five years. Continue reading »

Three UHP students named 2012 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars

March 30, 2012

Please join us in congratulating Paul David Carlson, Chung-Yun (George) Chao, and Mark Strom, all UHP students who have been named 2012 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars. The prestigious Goldwater Scholarship is awarded annually to outstanding sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research-oriented careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering. The scholarships provide up to $7,500 per year for up to two years of undergraduate study. Continue reading »