The Weekly News

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Honors News

Tutoring for Chemistry, Math, and Physics Courses

UHP offers tutoring for CHEM 1071H and 2331H; MATH 1571H, 1572H, and 2573H; and PHYS 1401V. Honors students in both honors and non-honors versions of these courses are encouraged to participate in these groups! All Fall 2020 tutoring will take place via Zoom. Please visit this page on our website, scroll to the bottom for the tutoring calendar, and click a session on the calendar to find the Zoom link and password. You must be logged into your UMN Zoom account to join.

Other News & Opportunities

2020-21 Scholarship Deadlines from ONIS

Housed within the University Honors Program in 390 Northrop, the Office for National and International Scholarships serves enrolled undergraduates and recent graduates from all colleges at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. ONIS encourages and assists students with excellent academic records in the pursuit of highly-competitive national and international scholarships, such as the Rhodes, Churchill, Goldwater, Truman, Udall, and many more. An extensive list of 2020-21 scholarship deadlines can be found in the latest ONIS newsletter. We encourage you to explore this resource!

Virtual Student Leadership Summit

This year's Student Leadership Summit has been postponed until it can be held in person, but will kick off with a virtual event on October 3rd. Tune in for the premeir of a 30-minute video (available on YouTube after the premier as well) that will highlight the topics and speakers that will eventually appear at the full-day event. The video includes: an overview of the Student Leadership Competencies model to reflect on your leadership skills and goals, as well as an overview of the purpose and vision of the entire event; three speakers to highlight themes to be explored more deeply around anti-racism, racial justice, and leadership development; and an introduction to complementary written materials and resources that you can use to explore the themes and topics of the Summit on your own. Find more information at the Leadership Education and Development site.

Nutritious U Food Pantry Is Open

The Nutritious U Food Pantry is open this fall. Students in need can request a bag of groceries using the food pantry ordering form. Students can pick up their bag of food at the Theater Gallery on the first floor of the Memorial Union from 2-6 pm on several Wednesdays throughout the semester. Visit the Nutritious U website for a listof dates and additional details.

The Social Distance Digest

This semester, each edition of the Weekly News will include a section filled with fun resources, activities, and opportunities for students to engage in virtually during their free time. Please note that this digest aims to provide light-hearted extra-curricular entertainment and will not include news resources or official University messaging. For all University of Minnesota COVID-19 updates please refer to the Safe Campus website. Have a suggestion for us to share in this section? Email Samantha Hahn. Stay safe, friends!

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Harry Potter: A History of Magic is an exhibition of real-word magical artifacts and history presented alongside artifacts from the development of J. K. Rowling's fictional Harry Potter series. Through a collaboration with Google Arts & Culture, fans are able to experience this exhibit virtually. Check it out!

Reminder: UHP Hobby 101 Webinars

Are you a pro at origami? How about Photoshop? Have a knack for cooking or woodworking? UHP is interested in hosting student-led webinars that showcase the many unique hobbies our students have. Students would be asked to lead a webinar essentially teaching a brief 101-level lesson on their hobby, including giving a demonstration for participants. UHP is happy to work with all presentation comfort levels and can provide as much or as little guidance and support as you like!  Interested? Let us know!