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Browse the more than 200 seminar-style courses offered by Honors Carolina and discover the right course for you:

Spring 2016 Courses
Courses cover nearly every discipline in the College of Arts & Sciences

Spring 2016 First Year Seminars
Programs designed specifically for first year students.

Honors Carolina Course Equivalents
Learn about alternative ways to earn Honors Carolina course credit.

Blake Hauser is UNC’s 16th Churchill Scholar January 27, 2016

Blake M. Hauser, a fourth year Carolina student from Marietta, Georgia, has been awarded a Churchill Scholarship, a research-focused award that provides funding to American students for a year of master’s study in science, mathematics and engineering at Churchill College, based at

Three Honors Carolina Students Awarded Weir Fellowships January 14, 2016

Three Honors Carolina students have been awarded Weir Fellowships for Asian Studies. Christopher Burriss ’18, Olivia Holder ’18, and Emily Rose ’18 will spend the spring semester in Beijing studying Mandarin, then complete a summer internship in Beijing or Shanghai. The Weir Fellowship was established

Two Tar Heels receive inaugural Schwarzman Scholarships January 11, 2016

Larry Han, a senior biostatistics major from Raleigh, and Max Seunik, a 2015 Carolina graduate of the Gillings School of Global Public Health, were named to the inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars. It is an elite China-based scholarship modeled after the Rhodes Scholarship and founded by

Williams is UNC’s 17th Marshall Scholar, will study for two years in the UK November 24, 2015

James Williams is the 17th UNC student awarded a Marshall Scholarship, an award that provides graduate students the opportunity to study for two years in the United Kingdom. The Honors Carolina senior from North Andover, Massachusetts was one of 40

Weir Fellowship celebrates 10th anniversary with discussion of “The China Challenge” November 13, 2015

Jeffrey A. Bader, a former advisor to President Obama on Asia, will deliver the keynote address during the celebration of the Weir Fellowship’s 10th anniversary. Bader will discuss where China is headed and how the U.S. should respond in a

Honors Carolina First Year Student Wins “Peace First” Prize October 28, 2015

Brennan Lewis, a first year Honors Carolina student and Froelich Fellow, has been awarded a Peace First Prize by a national nonprofit dedicated to creating the next generation of peacemakers. Lewis is one of five students nationwide to receive the prize,

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Students who were not invited to join Honors Carolina as incoming students can still apply to join the program.

First Year Students
Apply at the start of the second semester. Deadline: January 22.

Second Year Students
Apply at the start of the second year. Deadline: September 2.

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From joining my professor at his home to use his personal printing press to seeing firsthand the landmarks that inspired J.R.R. Tolkein in Oxfordshire, Honors Carolina has brought me unique experiences that have indelibly shaped my UNC experience.

Sam Bondurant
English & Economics Double Major