Faculty members from across campus teach in University Honors. Here are a few videos featuring some of our students’ favorites. Click through to get a feel for who we are.
Leonardo and the Science of Art, taught by Dr. Meredith Gill, Dept. of Art History, explores the career and works of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) with a view to examining how he pursued art and science as ways to understand the world and the human place in it. A major aim of this class will … Read More
Black Holes and the Extremes of Space, Time, and Gravity, taught by Dr. Cole Miller, Dept. of Astronomy is a broad overview of thought on space, time, and gravity, from the apparently commonsense musings of the ancient Greeks to our latest discoveries about the active role played by black holes in our universe. Throughout the … Read More
The Spiritual Heritage of the Human Race: An Introduction to the Study of World Religions was taught by Dr. Suheil Bushrui (1929-2015), Kahlil Gibran Chair for Values and Peace. Prof. Bushrui was for many, many years one of the top-rated professors in the Honors College. We miss him very much. In this course, the study of … Read More
The Creative Process of Dance has been taught by faculty from the Department of Dance, including Professor Anne Warren. This course explores the process of creation in dance, focusing on ballet and modern dance. We will read articles by choreographers who share with us the sources of their ideas, the different shapes these ideas take, and … Read More