Go Big Read Event Success

On Thursday, November 4, the L&S Honors Program hosted a special event with Yaa Gyasi, the author of Transcendent Kingdom. Gyasi, the author of highly acclaimed debut novel Homegoing and a recipient of the National Book …

Wednesday @ Washburn Returns

For the first time since early 2020, the Honors Student Organization hosted an in-person Wednesday @ Washburn. Dr. Matthew Brown, a UW alum and member of the African Cultural Studies department at UW-Madison, joins the …

Family Weekend 2021

Dear Honors Families and Students, The L&S Honors staff was happy to welcome Honors families on Friday, October 8 (virtually), and Saturday, October 9. The events included conversations and informational sessions with the Letters * …

L&S Honors Welcomes New Director

The L&S Honors staff is excited to welcome our new faculty director, Dr. Jenny Saffran (she/her), Professor of Psychology! She assumes the role previously held by Dr. Sabine Gross. While welcoming Dr. Saffran, the Honors …

Spring 2021 L&S Honors Commencement

To celebrate Spring 2021 L&S Honors graduates, you can visit the L&S Honors Program’s dedicated Spring 2021 commencement webpage. On that page, you will find commencement remarks from L&S Dean Eric Wilcots and L&S Honors …

“Day of the Badger” Success

The 2021 “Day of the Badger” on April 6-7 offered 1848 minutes of connecting with the UW-Madison and supporting current students. Honors alumni and friends rose to the challenge, helping to match and exceed a …