Week of Sept. 14

The Lee Honors College offers honors students scholarships of up to $3,000 to help defray the costs of study abroad or to facilitate the pursuit of research and creative activities. The recipients of these competitive scholarships are chosen primarily on the quality of proposals rather than financial need. Click here if you’re interested in learning more, or would like to apply for spring 2016.

The deadline for spring 2016 scholarships is September 30 at 5 p.m. All applications must be submitted online. Applications that are late, incomplete or submitted in hard copy will not be considered.


Call for Editors:

The Lee Honors College is seeking applicants to serve as Editor in Chief for the 2015-16 issue of The Laureate. For 14 years, the honors college has published this distinguished literary journal. Each year an honors college student, typically a junior or senior, is selected as Editor in Chief. This student edits The Laureate under the close guidance and mentoring of Professor Becky Cooper. The editor is responsible for soliciting, reading and selecting poetry, prose and art/photography to be included in the issue. This important work may serve as the editor’s honors thesis, as it is a year-long endeavor. The ideal candidate will have a passion for literature and creative writing. To submit your resume and letter of interest, or for additional information, please contact Becky Cooper.


The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the largest Institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is looking for science students with a passion to improve global health in the 21st century for its Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities (INRO) program, held February 1–4, 2016, in Bethesda, Maryland. For more information, view this NIH Research Opportunity flier.


The Lee Honors College celebrates the 26th year of its Capitol Internship Program in Lansing in Spring 2016. Over 200 Lee Honors students have interned with the Capitol Internship Program. Various credit hour packages are available for interning. If interested, or for more information, contact Dr. David Houghton.


JET program information session—Learn about an opportunity for college graduates to work in Japan as an assistant language teacher from WMU alumna Ellen Knuth, on Friday, September 18, from 3 to 4 p.m. in 2037 Brown Hall. For more information, view the JET Recruiting Flyer.


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