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Abuja, Nigeria, Aerospace Engineering

Ask me about: opportunities in the engineering school, the scholarship halls, being a student ambassador, adjusting to college, being an international student, and community service.

Political Science, Minor in Spanish

Ask me about: political science and public service.

Lawrence, KS, Finance and Business Analytics

Ask me about: the Business School, the Business Leadership Program, Greek life, and what Lawrence has to offer.

St. Louis, MO, Speech-Language-Hearing and Spanish

Ask me about: getting involved on campus, study abroad, volunteer opportunities, and research.

Overland Park, KS, Civil Engineering

Ask me about: engineering, studying abroad, internships, and Jewish life on campus.

St. Louis, MO, Human Biology (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: undergraduate research as a freshman, Watkins Health Center, and becoming a Peer Health Educator or Health Navigator.

Lima, Peru, Mechanical Engineering with a biomedical concentration

Chicago, IL, Supply Chain Management and Business Analytics

Ask me about: Greek Life, Business Majors, Clubs and Activities, Interning Abroad, KJHK, Volunteering, Being an out-of-state student, Networking at KU.

Edmond, OK, Chemistry

Ask me about: chemistry research and research abroad.

Garden City, KS, Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology, Minors in Spanish and German (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: studying abroad, research, volunteering, and Greek Life.

Elizabethtown, KY, Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology, Minor in Public Policy (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: undergraduate research, being pre-med, being out-of-state, and getting involved on campus. 

Mission, KS, Chemistry, Minor in French

Ask me about: balancing a bachelor of science major with a language minor, starting lab work as a freshman, and the SEA-PHAGE program.

Albuquerque, NM, Philosophy and Spanish (Pre-Law)

Ask me about: pre-law, the LEAD Program, working on campus, and becoming involved.


Ask me about: study abroad, internships, teaching assistant opportunities, and Greek life.

Hays, KS, Economics, Political Science, and Creative Writing

Ask me about: TedxKU, the Dole Institute, and getting involved in the KU community!

Overland Park, KS, Biochemistry, Minor in Psychology (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: being pre-med (such as research, MCAT, and studying biochemistry and psychology), the cool things he enjoys being involved with outside of school, and Greek Life.

Overland Park, KS, Public Administration and Spanish

Ask me about: study abroad, volunteer opportunities, and Greek life

Pratt, KS, Biochemistry and Chemistry

Ask me about: research (esp. the K-INBRE program), music groups for non-music majors, and campus ministries.

Andover, KS, Pharmacy

Ask me about: the SELF Program, Counseling and Psychological Services, pre-pharmacy, Honors Program Student Council, and biological research. 

Overland Park, KS, Chemical Engineering (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: Engineering, the Pre-Med track, Studying abroad, Greek Life, and Volunteering.

Lansing, KS, Communication Studies and Political Science, Minor in Arabic

Ask me about: Debate, Undergraduate Research, Residence Life, and the LEAD Program.

Lawrence, KS, English, Interest Areas in Economics and Sociology

Ask me about: faculty- and student-initiated study abroad, non-Greek sororities and fraternities, being a townie, volunteering and outreach, and exploring interest areas outside your major.

Overland Park, KS, Business Finance (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: business majors, being pre-med, research, and the Business Leadership Program.

Katie Bernard
Overland Park, KS, Journalism and Political Science

Ask me about: student media, the Dole Institute, and volunteering.

Wichita, KS, Biochemistry, Minor in Business

Ask me about: studying abroad, service organizations and leadership opportunities, club sports, research, and Greek life.

Creative Writing, Minors in Journalism and Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Topeka, KS, Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology (Pre-Dental)

Ask me about: being pre-dental, PLUS, campus involvement, and research. 

Andover, KS, Behavioral Neuroscience, Minors in Chemistry and Applied Behavioral Science (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: psychology research, volunteering (especially Special Olympics), and balancing involvement and classwork. 

Olathe, KS, Chemistry

Ask me about: arriving at KU uncertain of a major, balancing leadership and involvement with a physical science major, and time management.

Louisburg, KS, Computer Science

Ask me about: programming, gaming, or fitness and healthy lifestyle options on campus!

Biochemistry, Minor in Spanish (Pre-Medicine)
Denver, CO, Architecture

Ask me about: the School of Architecture, the Honors Program, and general life on campus and in Lawrence.

Lee's Summit, MO, Human Biology, Minor in Spanish (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: the pre-med track, Greek Life, the Multicultural Scholars Program.

Leawood, KS, Microbiology, Minor in Psychology (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: the pre-med track, undergraduate research, and how to balance school and other activities. 

Burdick, KS, English, Minor in Public Policy

Ask me about: navigating CLAS, Student Senate, networking with Jayhawks, and managing Type 1 Diabetes in college. 

Olathe, KS, Political Science, Economics, and Global & International Studies

Ask me about: balancing multiple majors, politics on campus, and getting involved as a freshman.

Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology and English (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: studying abroad, research, and the pre-med track.

Dodge City, KS, Biology (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: undergraduate research as a freshman, pre-health clubs, and volunteer opportunities.

Sabetha, KS, Journalism (News & Info), Political Science, and French (Pre-Law)

Ask me about: student media, pre-law, triple majoring, and the Honors Program student council.

Business Marketing (International), Minors in German and Spanish
Derby, KS, English and Spanish

Ask me about: opportunities for research and publication, KU's English department, Honors Program Student Council, how to find and balance everything you want to do in college.

Overland Park, KS, Biochemistry and Sociology (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: getting involved on campus, interdisciplinary studies, and being pre-med. 

Topeka, KS, American Studies and Biochemistry, Minor in Spanish (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: premedical advising, research, studying abroad with a Gilman Scholarship, PLUS, the University Scholars Program, leadership, interdisciplinary study, and volunteering.

Overland Park, KS, History and Chinese Language & Literature, Minor in Indigenous Studies

Ask me about: research in history, becoming involved in extracurricular activities, time management, and interdisciplinary studies.

Lima, Peru, Chemical Engineering (Biomedical Concentration) and Mathematics, Minor in Business

Ask me about: Research in biomedical engineering and mathematics, and the study abroad experience.

Roseburg, OR, Human Biology, Minors in Speech-Language-Hearing, Visual Arts, and Astrobiology (Pre-Medicine)

Ask me about: getting involved in research, volunteering in the Lawrence community, pre-med life, integrating your passions into your schoolwork, and how to stay active as a college student.

Smith Center, KS, Biochemistry

Ask me about: research, Student Senate, creating independent projects, and transitioning to KU from a rural high school.

Paraguay, Civil Engineering

Ask me about: Concrete Canoe, Steel bridge, Civil Engineering research, Civil and Environmental Engineering, being an international student.

Computer Science and Economics

Ask me about: summer internships, campus involvement, KU athletics, and fitness options on campus.

Eureka, MO, Chemistry, Minor in Mathematics

Ask me about: undergraduate research, volunteering, and campus involvement/leadership!

Course offerings are “among the most comprehensive in the nation,” according to “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs”
98% of University Honors Program graduates are employed or accepted to graduate school within six months of graduation
40% of students in the University Honors Program conduct research before graduation
9 to 1: Average ratio of KU honors students to faculty advisors
1 of only 7 programs nationwide to receive a top rating from “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs” in 2014
60% of University Honors Program students study abroad
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