Bumpers College Honors Program


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Curt R. Rom,
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Department of Horticulture
316 Plant Science Bldg.
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
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E-mail: aflshnrs@uark.edu
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Welcome to the Bumpers College Honors Program!

Value-added Education, Exceptional Experiences

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.

 

Overview of Honors Program

  • August 25, 2014: Classes Begin

  • September 1, 2014: Labor Day Holiday

  • September 12, 2014, 4 p.m.: Honors College Study Abroad Grant, Fall Cycle 1,
    • Student Deadline - students submit names of faculty recommenders, resume, program information, cost estimate and essay.
    • Faculty must submit their letters of recommendation by September 20. (see: http://honorscollege.uark.edu/108.php)

  • September 21, 2014: Deadline Fulbright Post Graduate Grants (Teaching or Research): see: http://awards.uark.edu/1969.php

  • September 25, 2014: Deadline for Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates Cambridge Scholarships (Seniors): see: http://awards.uark.edu/1969.php

  • October, 2014 (date to be announced): SURF and Honors College Research Project Proposal submission Deadline (see http://honorscollege.uark.edu/98.php)

  • October 2014 (date to be announced): Bumpers College Undergraduate Research Grant Deadline see http://bumperscollege.uark.edu/honors/index.php)

  • October 15-November 21, 2014: Priority Registration Advising.
    • Honors students should enroll in an Honors course each semester.
    • Juniors and Seniors need to enroll in  AFLS 400vH Honors Capstone Project/Thesis hours by the completion of 90 hours

  • November 3 - 21, 2014: Priority Registration for Winter 2015 Intersession, Spring 2015

  • November 1 – November 28, 2014: Honors Capstone Project/Thesis Presentations and Defenses.

  • November 15, 2014: Deadline for Truman, Goldwater and Udall Scholarships. See: http://awards.uark.edu/1969.php

  • November 25, 2014: - Deadline for nominations for Outstanding Bumpers Honors Program Honors Project/Thesis (see: http://bumperscollege.uark.edu/honors/7599.php)

  • November 25- December 9 - Presentation of Outstanding Honors Project/Thesis Competition

  • November 26, 2014: Thanksgiving Break – No Classes

  • November 27, 2014, 4 p.m.: Honors College Study Abroad Grant, Fall Cycle 2,
    • Student Deadline - students submit names of faculty recommenders, resume, program information, cost estimate and essay.
    • Faculty must submit their letters of recommendation by December 11.

  • November 27-28, 2014: Thanksgiving Break – University Closed

  • December 11, 2014: Deadline for submission of Honors Capstone Project/Thesis for graduation 2014

  • December 19, 2014: Bumpers College Honors Program Graduate Recognition Reception, Ella’s in Carnall Hall. 4:00-5:30 p.m.

  • December 20, 2014: Fall 2014 All University Commencement

  • May, 2015 - Submission Deadline for DISCOVERY, the Undergraduate Research Journal of Bumpers College (date to be announced) (see http://arkansasagnews.uark.edu/397.htm )



Bumpers College Announces the Spring 2014 Call for Proposals for Undergraduate Project / Research Grants

Undergraduate research and creative activity is a capstone to quality educational experiences and critical to developing students as future leaders. Students who participate in quality undergraduate research and creative project experiences will be better prepared for careers and more competitive in the next steps of their academic or professional career.


  1. Bumpers Honors Program Undergraduate Research and Creative Project grants program (available to all Bumpers College students)
  2. Honors College Undergraduate Research Grants (available to all UA Honors students)

Students may concurrently receive grants from both sources and are encouraged to apply for all sources of funding to complete their projects.


Undergraduate research and creative activity enhances the educational experience and improves student learning, and marketability for careers and professional schools.  Students and their faculty advisors/mentors are encouraged to participate in these undergraduate capstone and honors grants programs supporting student inquiry and development.  


We look forward to your submissions.

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Contact Us

Curt R. Rom,

Professor

Department of Horticulture

316 Plant Science Bldg.

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR 72701

Voice: (479) 575-7434

Fax: (479) 575-8619

E-mail: aflshnrs@uark.edu

SKYPE: CURTROM

Discovery Journal

Discovery 2013

 

Undergraduate research journal of Bumpers College

 

Fall 2013

 

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