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COS student featured in Pivotal Momemts spotlight
Coonrod, Schnur and Smith recognized as top student athletes
Honors student named Campuswide Pre-Medical Mentoring Student of the Month
Honors student balances school, work, volunteering, and objects off his face
Honors sophomore Nader Rayyan can balance in almost anything in his life. He manages the rigors of majoring in Biology. He...
11 Honors students named to Mike Ilitch School of Business Top 25 under 25
On Monday, March 27 the Mike Ilitch School of Business accounced their Top 25 students under the age of 25, and the Honors...
Political science student lends voice to underserved on campus and beyond
Krieger leading WSU Gift of Life campus challenge
An hour with Irvin D. Reid in Hour Magazine
COS students spend MLK Day cleaning up houses, meet Lt. Governor
Over 60 Community of Scholars students joined forces with volunteers from AmeriCorps and Detroit Public Schools on Martin...
WSU Word Warriors releases 2017 list
Honors students bring social innovation organization to WSU
The power of social innovation is having such an impact at the University of Michigan that two Honors students want to make it...
Honors senior looks to bring winter wonderland to campus
Research@Honors compares European and American elections in special lecture event
Honors PS 1010 Instructor Dr. Kevin Deegan-Krause treated 80 Irvin D. Reid Honors College and Wayne State University Political...
16 Honors students awarded DII Academic Achievement Awards
16 Honors students were among the 65 Wayne State University student-athletes who were recognized with 2015-16 Academic...
Freshmen show off Warrior Pride at Eastern Market
Bert's Warehouse Theatre in Eastern Market was the place to be as 530 Honors freshmen descended upon the historic Detroit...
Honors junior wins IUPUI research award
Honors junior Sangini Tolia, a Nutrition and Food Science Major, received her first poster presentation award during the...
Honors student highlighted in Warriors in Action: Health Disparities series
Honors Pillar Awards honor 4 outstanding community members
The Irvin D. Reid Honors College at Wayne State University honored four distinguished members of the Metro Detroit community on...
Honors senior donates 1,380 books to DPS school
The Detroit Fellows Tutoring Project (DFTP) is impacting childrens' lives in classrooms throughout elementary schools in...
Two sophomores earn Women's Golf GLIAC Academic Awards
Honors swimmer Hannah Loesch earns Academic All-American honors
Honors graduate Hannah Loesch, a member of Wayne State’s Women’s Swimming and Diving team, found out today she was...
Honors Chemical Engineering student selected for NIST summer undergraduate research fellowship
Honors student helps raise awareness for organ donation
The loss of one’s parent is tough. Honors Sophomore Alyssa Krieger was 16 when her father passed. However, thanks to...
Detroit flood inspires Honors student to design better-draining roads
Honors senior lecturer James Buccellato in VICELAND documentary
Honors Senior Lecturer Dr. James Buccellato was interviewed as part of VICELAND documentary "Detroit with Big Sean, Danny...
Honors freshmen breaking The South End writing records
Aleanna Siacon, 18, holds the record for the most stories published in The South End in a single semester. Siacon is a...
Honors sophomore Kevin Mardirosian takes fourth in the nation at AFA NIET
Gainesville, FL – Wayne State University sophomore Kevin Mardirosian (Westland, MI) finished fourth in the nation in the...
Honors students shine during 1st Annual Talent Show
Honors students rocked out the Student Center Ballroom on the evening of Monday, March 28 for its first annual Talent Show....
19 Honors students spend Spring Break discovering Detroit
While most students spend their spring break on sunny beaches or binge-watching their favorite show, 19 Honors students traded...
Honors sophomore becomes first All-American in women's indoor track and field
PITTSBURG, Kan. -- Wayne State University sophomore hurdler Karrington Seals (North Farmington, Mich. / Farmington Hills)...
Honors receives 21 UROP Winter-Spring/Summer awards
The Office of Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program announced its Winter – Spring/Summer 2016 Undergraduate...
Fall 16 Pre-Priority Registration Dates
As you may know, registration for Fall 2016 is just around the corner. The University just sent out an email with the break...
Honors faculty member speaking at The White House
Honors Faculty Member Invited to Speak at Global HIV/AIDS Conference at The White House Laurel Sprague is a senior lecturer...
Spring/Summer Pre-Priority Registration Dates
As you may know, registration for Spring/Summer 2016 is just around the corner. The University just sent out an email with the...
Wayne State University 2015 Year-in-review
Tukel goes from making energy drinks to building drones
21 year-old Honors MedStart student Matthew Tukel has his hands full. He is in the process of selling 313 Energy, the energy...
Dean Herron elected President of NCHC
Dr. Jerry Herron, Dean of the Irvin D. Reid Honors College at Wayne State University, has been elected president of the...
Honors student speaks at December Commencement, reflects on service work
Honors graduate Annemarie Yaldo offered a few words of congratulations and encouragement as one of the Commencement speakers...
Honors students selected as URCP Conference awardees
Six honors students were selected as awardees for their presentations during the 2015 Undergrad Research and Creative Project...
Krupp conducts research on, around, North Pole
Honors transfer student Katie Krupp got to experience a research opportunity so unique this fall that she needed to pack her...
Senior Lecturer explores crime in the early 1900's in new book
James Buccellato is a senior lecturer of political science in the Irvin D. Reid Honors College. His new book, Early Organized...
Movie afternoon at the Redford Theatre
More than 500 Honors freshmen and their families and friends arrived at the historic Redford Theatre in Detroit on Sunday,...
Detroit Fellows Tutor Co-Coordinators to receive Faculty Service Award
Two Honors College service-learning instructors are finally getting the recognition they deserve. Dale Thomas and Marcella...
Research@Honors kicks off year with proposal writing workshop
Research@Honors kicked off the first of its four workshops during the 2015-16 academic year by having Jule Wallis, the director...
Honors College students receive 11 UROP Research Awards
The Office of Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program announced it’s Spring/Summer - Fall 2015 Undergraduate...
Freshmen explore Eastern Market
The rain couldn’t damper student’s excitement to explore Eastern Market during the freshmen passport event on...
Induction Ceremony welcomes Honors freshmen class
A new year brings a new group of wide-eyed freshmen full of potential to Wayne State’s campus. Honors eligible...
Students bring garden to life
A select group of Honors students are bringing life back into the community gardens around campus, particularly in the plant...
Starbucks barista generates buzz with coffee competition
To hear Jasmine Hect speak about coffee is akin to hearing a sommelier discuss wine. The 21-year-old Wayne State student and...
Five freshmen earn Rosa Parks scholarship
Five freshmen from the Irvin D. Reid Honors College’s class of 2019 were recognized in the Detroit News on June 9 as Rosa...
Swinging for the fences: Honors students design therapeutic swing for Alabama special needs child
Call them the kings and queens of the swing. Honors students - Junior Lance Harmer, Sophomore Taylor Heilig, and Sophomore...
Service-Learning at the Detroit Public Library
Four Honors student lent their minds and research skills to the Detroit Public Library as part of a service-learning course for...
Honors senior wins national championship in persuasive speaking
Honors students backed up their words and delivered at the 2015 National Forensic Associate National Championship...
14 honors students present research at NCUR
18 Honors students were selected by Wayne State’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program to present at the 29th...
Dolinski excels in both the classroom and pool
Kaylee Dolinski not only excels in the classroom, but in the pool as well as a member of Wayne State’s Women’s...
Bernath filled for inaugural TEDxWayneStateU event
Over 100 people filled the Bernath Auditorium the inaugural TEDxWayneStateU event on Friday, April 17. Organized by Honors...
Freshmen get "Merry Widow" preview
Cast members of the operetta Merry Widow gave Honors freshmen a preview of their upcoming passport event to the Michigan Opera...
46 attend final Research@Honors workshop
It was standing room only on Thursday, March 12 as 46 students packed the Honors College classroom to hear Associate Professor...
Honors sophomore bringing TedX to Wayne State
Any students or faculty looking for an idea showcase need to look no further than the TedX event on Friday, April...
CoS student promoting love, smiles, unity through fundraiser
Twenty-year-old Community of Scholars@Wayne student Molly Rott is looking to spread her message of peace and unity across the...
536 students attend February Scholars Day events
The Fall 2015 recruiting season continued for the Irvin D. Reid Honors College with its second Scholars Day event the weekend...
Honors students, Warrior Racing on display at North American International Auto Show
It has become common to see Honors students present strong academic research at local and national conferences. However,...
Honors students shine in WSU year-in-review
Watch as our Honors student shine in the Wayne State's year-in-review video!
23 Honors students receive 2015 Winter-Spring/Summer Undergraduate Research and Creative Project awards
Honors students are known for the outstanding academic research, and the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program is taking...
Diplomacy, international relations on display at Model UN Conference
High school students from Oakland County got to experience what a session of the United Nations is like during on the Model...
Honors students collect 600 books for DPS
Service is one of the four components of the Honors College experience, with opportunities to give students a hands-on approach...
November Scholars Day draws 481 first-year applicants
The Irvin D. Reid Honors College began its Fall 2015 recruiting efforts by hosting Scholars Day on November 15-16. 481...
Honors Freshmen Explore Iconic Detroit Culture
Honors freshmen woke up early on Saturday, Oct. 22 to experience a great piece of Detroit culture as part of their Cultural...
Honors Freshmen Experience A Piece of Detroit Theatre History
More than 500 Honors freshmen and their families and friends arrived at the historic Redford Theatre in Detroit on Sunday,...
The house that CoS built
Community of Scholars students dusted off their hammer and nails and took their last week of summer vacation to help build a...
Research@Honors give proposal writing tips at workshop
Students interested in research learned some helpful tips on constructing a research proposal on Monday, Oct 1. Hosted by...
Students, faculty pack Bernath to see award winning author
Students and faculty packed the Bernath Auditorium in the Undergraduate Library on Monday, September 22 to see accomplished and...
Junior high and high school students experience college life through Jumpstart
A select group of Metro Detroit junior high and high school students got to glimpse into the future and explore what life is...
Honors Senior Lecturer garners national attention for classroom exercise
Professors strive for innovative classroom teaching experiences, and in the case of Irvin D. Reid Honors Senior Lecturer Justin...
Honors College senior helps start tutoring program at local education center
As someone who can speak three languages – Spanish, Arabic and English – Elaria Essak understands the importance of...
Irvin D. Reid Honors College welcomes Class of 2018
The Irvin D. Reid Honors College officially welcomed the Class of 2018 as students took part in the Honors Induction Ceremony...
Honors Dean Jerry Herron elected NCHC Vice President
At the conclusion of its recent election, the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) announced that Jerry Herron, Dean of...
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT for 2014 National Merit Finalists!
If you have applied to Wayne State as an incoming freshman for Fall 2014 and have recently been named a National Merit...
Hundreds of Honors students serve our community on September 28 during Honors Day of Service
The Irvin D. Reid Honors College is sponsoring its annual Honors Service Day – an event dedicated to volunteerism in the...
Honors Induction Ceremony MOVED TO 2PM!
The Honors Induction Ceremony originally scheduled for 1:30pm on Tuesday, August 27 has been moved. It now begins at 2:00pm...
African Democracy Project - Travel to Ghana, Africa with Dr. Reid!
InsideOut Literary Arts Project Open House
InsideOut Literary Arts Project Open House Tues., April 12 3:00-4:30 RM 128 State Hall Featuring: Student...
Looking for nominations of graduating seniors for David Mackenzie Honor Society
Attention graduating seniors: Nominations sought for David Mackenzie Honor Society Each year, the David Mackenzie Honor...
Honors Transfer Information Fair
MedStart seniors are invited to apply for the George & Nancy Galster Annual Prize!
DEADLINE EXTENDED to March 15: Nominations sought for David Mackenzie Honor Society
Student self-nominations and faculty/staff nominations are now being accepted by the David Mackenzie Honor Society (DMHS) for...
Apply to be an iStart Peer Mentor by June 19!
Students and recent graduates encouraged to apply for national scholarships and fellowships (including Javitz, Mitchell, Marshall and Rhodes)
The Honors College is seeking qualified students or recent graduates to apply for several nationally competitive scholarships...
Spring/Summer 2009 Undergraduate Research and Creative Projects Awardees announced [PDF]
CommunityEngagement@Wayne request for proposals; grants available for faculty developing service-learning courses [PDF]
The Irvin D. Reid Honors College Alumni Association – open to all Honors alumni and friends –is focused on creating...
WSU Governor Emerita Washington, 18 students to join David Mackenzie Honor Society at April 27 ceremony
Jacquelin Washington, a Detroit resident who served on Wayne State University’s Board of Governors from 2001 to 2008, has...
Learn about African politics and travel to Mozambique with President Emeritus Irvin D. Reid; information session to be held Monday, April 13 at 5 p.m.
APPLY NOW for an Honors College Private Scholarship for 2009-10
Apply now for the $3,050 Undergraduate Research and Creative Projects Award; applications due April 10
The Robert L. and Louise Millender Memorial Fund — in partnership with Wayne State’s Irvin D. Reid Honors College...
Listen to Honors student Alex Marinica discuss the auto industry and career choices on NPR
Honors College Dean Jerry Herron will receive Michigan Campus Compact Service-Learning Award
Latest Honors newsletter, With Honors, now online
Four Honors students selected for State Department internship
Fifth Undergraduate Research Conference to be held Friday, Nov. 14
Wayne State University’s Office of Undergraduate Research will host the fifth annual Undergraduate Research Conference on...
Earn academic credit while tutoring children in Detroit
CommunityEngagement@Wayne seeks nominations for Community Engagement Awards
Honors newsletter gets top honor
The National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Publications Board has announced the winners of its annual newsletter contest....
Irvin D. Reid Honors College seeks students for Department of State internships in U.S. and abroad; students to receive $6,000 stipend
$2,000 grants are available to develop and teach service-learning courses
Faculty are invited to submit proposals that would integrate service-learning components with existing undergraduate courses....
Honors College Inauguration photos now online
Honors College student receives $20,000 scholarship, seat in summer program at National Institutes of Health
Irvin D. Reid Honors College student Nicholas Bashour, who was the 2004 valedictorian at Lincoln Park High School, has been...
Apply now to present at 5th Undergraduate Research Conference
WSU to apply to Carnegie for community engagement classification
In fall 2008 Wayne State University will submit its formal application to receive the Carnegie Foundation’s elective...
Honors co-sponsors creation of successful green-build garden
Sign up for HON 4200 Honors Seminars
Students graduating with department or University Honors must complete at least one 4200-level Honors seminar. The...
Apply for Honors scholarships by Aug. 15.
Honors College Inauguration and Class of 2012 induction to be held Aug. 29
Special $2,300 Creative Projects and Research Initiative Announced
Honors graduates leave with highest honors
Again this year, both Howard A. Donnelly Award winners graduated with University Honors. Howard A. Donnelly Award recipients...
WSU students showcase research at NCUR 22
Honors College Dean-designate Jerry Herron, 16 students named David Mackenzie Honor Society 2008 inductees
Jerry Herron, who has served as Honors Program director since 2002 and a member of Wayne State University’s faculty since...
Urban Scholars Leaders Applications due Monday, April 14
Applications to present at Michigan Undergraduate Research Forum due Thursday
Honors College seeks individuals interested in forming Honors Alumni Association
Are you an Honors Program alum? Did you graduate with University Honors? Are you a past Merit Scholarship or Presidential...
Office of Undergraduate Research offers grants up to $3,050; Applications due March 28
Wayne State named to President's Honor Roll; CommunityEngagement@Wayne helps WSU connect with Detroit
Fifth Scholars Day added to 2008 lineup: additional volunteers needed Feb. 26.
Due to increased interest from prospective students and the highest-ever RSVP rate, a fifth Scholars Day has been added for...
Latest newsletter, With Honors, now available online (PDF reader required)
Wayne State University Board of Governors votes to create Honors College
WSU to show film on post-9/11 hate crimes on Jan. 24; Honors student coordinates film screening and filmmaker Q&A
Wayne State University’s Sikh Student Organization, Muslim Student Organization and Student have teamed up to show...
Prospective students to receive minimum $6,000 scholarship at Scholars Day
Volunteers needed for 2008 Scholars Day
Office of Undergraduate Research Offers Grants up to $3,050; Applications Due Nov. 21
The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is pleased to offer two types of grants for undergraduate students, each worth up to...
Honors Program Annual Report Highlights 2006-2007 Successes
Wayne State University’s Honors Program released its 2006-2007 Annual Report today. The Honors Annual Report highlights...
Honors Program Releases Self-Study Report in Advance of National Collegiate Honors Council Site Visit, Nov. 14-16.
Wayne State University’s Honors Program released a comprehensive self-study report today in advance of a National...
PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS: Honors/MedStart students and staff to attend Canton Information Night - Thursday, Nov. 8
LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Seeking One Excellent Delegate: Head to New York in March 2008
The Honors Model United Nations team is seeking one additional participant to round out its all-collegiate delegation that...
Historical Studies requirement looming? Take this class!
Honors has an exciting and new opportunity for students who still need to fulfill the historical studies requirement: Honors...
Honors Program students receive top awards at Wayne State commencement
Four students from the Wayne State University Honors Program will receive awards for having been judged as making the most...
President Irvin D. Reid, 16 graduates inducted to honor society
The David Mackenzie Honor Society at Wayne State University will induct WSU President Irvin D. Reid as an honorary member April...
Inaugural Model United Nations delegation wins Honorable Mention Award
The first Honors-sponsored Model United Nations student delegation to attend the MUN national conference was recognized as one...
Undergrad researchers celebrated at Capitol for their work
A dozen undergraduate researchers, including nine Honors students, were recognized for their efforts during the fourth annual...
Nominations Sought for David Mackenzie Honor Society
Attention graduating seniors: Nominations sought for David Mackenzie Honor Society Each year, the David Mackenzie Honor...
Honors students featured in fundraising video
Honors Program student receives national recognition for academic achievement, community service
Wayne State University senior Morgan Thompson is the only Michigan student to be named to a USA Today 2007 All-USA College...
Preparation for 2007 NCA Accreditation Visit
Winter 2007 Undergraduate Research Grant Recipients
National & Global Youth Service Day
Honors will lead effort in National & Global Youth Service Day Wayne State University is the only organization in...
Apply now for the 3rd Annual Undergraduate Research Conference
Urban Scholars/Leaders mentorship opportunity provides $500 stipend
UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS OF THE HONORS PROGRAM The Honors Program seeks applications for Urban Scholars/Leaders...