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Welcome to the Honors College

The Irvin D. Reid Honors College is city-based and service-oriented; we promote excellence and challenge our students to engage the world around them as problem-solvers and leaders. Our curriculum requires that students inform themselves about what it means to be citizens, of this city, this country, the world; we give our students tools, tools to be catalysts for innovation and improvement, and the skills necessary to create powerful solutions. The women and men who are students here — with the generous support and guidance of faculty, staff, friends and alumni — are inventing our shared future.

Mariela Sanchez

"Honors has taught me so much in the short time that I have been a student here. The various community service events that I have been a part of through Honors 1000 have given me a sense of community. Being surrounded by my peers who strive to achieve such excellence, both in and outside of school, has been a true motivation for me to do well and work hard to achieve my goals. With everything that I have already experienced through Honors, from the community service to having a strong relationship with my Honors professor and learning about the great city of Detroit, I am eager to see what's next!"

Upcoming Events

Calendar of Events

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Data Analysis, Interpretation and Presentation
November 11 2014 at 3:00 PM
Honors College, Irvin D. Reid
Research @ Honors is hosting a workshop "Data Analysis, Interpretation and Presentation". The workshop will inform you how to analyze research data, interpret and present your findings. Presenter: Dr. D. Carl Freeman, Professor, Biological Sciences.
MedStart Information Session - November 13, 2014
November 13 2014 at 3:00 PM
Undergraduate Library, David Adamany
This information session is for students interested in applying to Wayne State University and the Honors College MedStart program. Information will be provided about the MedStart application process, what students should be doing to prepare for their MedStart application, and information about the program itself, including the selection process.   The MedStart information sessions are all held in the Community Room - located on the third floor of the Undergraduate Library. Sessions run from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.
Scholars Day on November 15 - Honors Student Volunteers
November 15 2014 at 8:00 AM
McGregor Memorial Conference Center
The Honors College needs CURRENT HONORS STUDENTS to help with the Scholars Day events taking place on November 15 and 16, 2014. Honors students will serve as guides and ambassadors to prospective students and their parents, helping to guide groups of guests around campus and answer questions. Honors student will receive a WSU scarf, breakfast and lunch for helping, and its a great way to connect with other students! A short training session will held in the morning, followed by the day's activities. Start time will be about 8:00am and the event will end around 1:00pm.  
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