Key Dates for Bumpers College Honors Students
- April 2-13: Priority Registration for Summer and Fall 2012; Honors students should schedule advising sessions with their academic advisors the week prior to this.
- April 16: Bumpers Distinguished Lecture (details to be announced soon). Bumpers Honors Students are encouraged to participate.
- April 16: Reports due from Honors College Grant Funded students in spring and fall 2011. Submit to Honors College and Bumpers Honors Director.
- April 27: Deadline for submissions to Discovery undergraduate student research journal
- May 3 Last day of the semester *
- May 4 Dead Day
- May 7-11 Final Examinations
- May 11 Bumpers Honors Graduate Reception (details to be announced)
- May 12 Graduation
*Special note to Honors students completing a project/thesis in spring 2012 and graduating with honors. The deadline for submitting a final, approved copy of your Honors Project/Thesis is 4:30pm, on Thursday, May 3, the last day of the semester. Final, approved project/thesis copies must be submitted electronically to the UA Library (students will receive information on this), and both hard copies and electronic copies submitted to the Bumpers Honors Director.
A tentative schedule for Students preparing project and thesis for this semester in order to graduate.
- April 2-6: Finished, defendable draft of the thesis/project to your Honors Advising Committee. Notify honors director that the thesis/project has been submitted to committee for review. The committee should have two weeks for review. The thesis/project defense should be scheduled. Notify the Honors Director of the date, time, and location of the honors thesis/project defense.
- April 16-20: Thesis/project defense with the Honors Advising Committee. Schedule two hours for the project/thesis defense. Notify the Honors Director of the date, time, and location of the honors thesis/project defense.
- April 23-May 1: Final revisions on the thesis/project. Review and approval by thesis advisor/mentor and signatures by all committee members.
- May 3: 4:30pm, deadline for submission of the thesis.
The mission of the Bumpers College Honors Program is to provide students with the opportunity to participate in academic, research, and creative activities beyond the traditional undergraduate experience.
Curt Rom Named Director of Honors Program
Purpose of the Bumpers College Honors Program
The Bumpers College Honors Program is designed for undergraduate students who want to experience the satisfaction of completing creative projects or research aimed at discovering new knowledge in close association with faculty mentors.
Benefits of the Bumpers College Honors Program
- Opportunity to work with faculty mentors on their research or creative projects culminating in their honors thesis
- Specialized honors courses taught by outstanding faculty and instructors
- Opportunity to receive stipends to support thesis projects and study abroad opportunities
- Opportunities to publish results and present findings at scientific or professional meetings
- Advanced course pre-enrollment
- Opportunity for special housing in the Honors Quarters
- Special recognition by Bumpers College at the commencement ceremony
For more information, please contact:
Curt R. Rom, Professor,
Department of Horticulture,
Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences
E108 AFLS Building
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: (479) 575-2252
Fax: (479) 575-7273