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Brock Scholar Alum Featured in New York Times!

Sound Engineer Ben Williams (Brock Scholars Class of 2003) was recently featured in the New York Times for his innovative theatrical sound design:

Brock Scholar Alumnus Andy Walker Honored by American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Andy Walker, III, MD FAAEM (Brock Scholars 1981) has received the 2016 James Keaney Award from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM). Named after the founder of AAEM, this award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to our organization. Dr. Walker is recognized for his remarkable work in the Tennessee legislature to protect emergency physicians from restrictions on their right to practice. Dr. Walker is

Alumni Table Talk!

Sometimes the best advice comes from people who have walked the path you’re walking, and then take the time to double back and guide you along the way. That’s what happened Thursday, October 29 when a dozen Brock Scholar alumni returned to campus to meet with Honors College students at our first annual Alumni Table Talk event. Each alumnus led a “topic table” in the Reading Room, ready with a topic of

Save the Date: 2nd Annual UTC Honors Homecoming Gala

October 30, 2015! Last year, the UTC Honors College hosted the first ever UTC Honors Homecoming Gala. 50 some Brock/UHON/University Honors alumni (plus partners/spouses/significant buddies) ate hors d’oeuvres, drank drinks, collected funky wine glasses, and spent major catch-up time with their fellow UTC Honors alumni in the beautiful Lindsay Street facility right off campus. We showed pictures of what a renovated Guerry Center Honors College might look like, updated

From the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

Studies have shown that taking part in undergraduate research has a profound impact on a student’s college experience, including improved academic success, increased graduation rates, pursuit of an advanced degree, knowledge of potential career paths, and improved critical thinking and communication skills. Our students typically undertake research alongside a faculty mentor during the academic year, with a few projects taking place during the summer. The 2014-2015 academic year was the inaugural year

Brock Scholar Alum Wins National Poetry Award

Hannah Gamble, a 2004 graduate of the Brock Scholars Program (formerly called the University Honors Program), has received a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation.