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The Honors College

The University of Vermont Honors College offers talented and committed students the intellectual opportunity of a lifetime.

A residential college enrolling some of the most capable students from the full spectrum of academic programs at the University of Vermont, the Honors College provides students a rigorous, multi-disciplinary academic challenge that complements and enriches the entire undergraduate experience.

Top Honors College News

January 26, 2016

Honors College Sophomores Spend Semester Studying and Travelling through Scotland

This semester nine Honors College sophomores are studying, travelling, and adventuring through the United Kingdom. As a part of the Honors College partnership with Glasgow University and the Principia Program, students are completing their HCOL requirements while also immersing themselves in another culture. Follow their ...

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December 17, 2015

Two Students Win Prestigious Gilman Scholarships

Two University of Vermont students have been awarded prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships. The Gilman is a nationally competitive award given to accomplished students with financial need who wish to study abroad, and it seeks to support students as they prepare themselves to become active and engaged citizens in an ...

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November 05, 2015

Nationally renowned speakers engage Honors College first year students

This fall the Honors College has welcomed two amazing plenary guest speakers as a part of the Zeltzerman Lecture Series.  In September, Anne Fadiman, author of UVM’s first-year read, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, visited UVM, giving a public lecture and joining Associate Dean Peter VonDoepp’s first-year seminar ...

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