A Family’s Well and the Human Impact of an Honors College Thesis

It was a family’s real-world issue with their well that inspired Julianne Robinson’s thesis project – and inspired one of the biggest lessons the honors ecological engineering major took from her research experience: the importance of human interaction. This was something her teachers and mentors had been telling her all along. “I had an engineering […]

von Borstel Scholarship Makes HC Experience a Family Affair

Wayne and Marta von Borstel’s connection to the Honors College is both deeply personal and communal. For them–and their inspiration in establishing what is currently the HC’s largest scholarship–the college has the potential to turn individual change into transformation for entire communities. They have experienced this first hand, as the parents of two honors alums. […]