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Registration for undergraduates for Spring 2014 will begin on October 30th. The Honors members who qualified for Honors Early Registration may register on Wednesday, October 30th, at 8:00 a.m.

The early registration date will show in your Mavlink by October 25, 2013.

As registration for the Spring 2014 semester approaches, it is *very important* that you read the official emails and notices concerning Mavlink.

You can look at classes online by going to the MavLink portal through "my.unomaha.edu."  You need not even sign in... all you need to do is check the blue ‘Search of Classes’ button on the screen.  On the next screen enter the semester:  Spring 2014.  Next, click “Honors Program” in the Special Programs box.  The Spring 2014 schedule has over 100 courses available for Honors credit, ranging from Honors only classes to Honors classes with Projects or Options.  Remember, contracts and Honors option courses need projects so be sure to talk to your professor!

All Honors Students:  There are nine Honors Colloquia available for Spring 2014!  Please enroll so that we fill all the available seats!

These are the colloquia for Spring 2014:

ENGL 2510-099:  Literature:  Middle Ages to Enlightenment.  Prof. L. Buchelt, TR, 11:39 – 12:45

HONR 3000-099:  The Nature of Truth. Prof. M. Marx, R, 5:00 – 7:40 p.m.

PA 4590-099:  Philanthropy and Democracy, Prof. A. Eikenberry, R, 5:30 – 8:10 p.m.

PSCI 3340-099:  American Political Thought, Prof. L. Bykerk, TR, 10:00 – 11:15 a.m.

ISQA 4140-099:  Teaching Computer Skills at the DCCC, Prof. D. Dufner,

Departmental courses also accepted for colloquium credit:

ECON 4340-099: The Economics of Technology, Prof. A. Diamond, T, 6:00 – 8:40 p.m.

ENGL 3000-098: Myth of the Melting Pot Theory, Prof. P. Smith, MWF, 12:00 – 12:50 p.m.

GERO 4720-899: Baby Boomers and the 21st Century, Prof. K. Shaffer.  Totally internet-mediated.  Limited to 3 Honors students.

SSCI 2000-099:  Schumacher Institute on Ethics     TR       10:00 – 11:15 a.m.      ASH    Prof. Joseph Brown   Application required – pick up in ASH 347!


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Note for Fall 2013: All contract work must be completed by the last day of classes, Friday, December 14th, 2012.     Enjoy the rest of the semester!

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Contract requirements for Spring 2014!  All contract forms must be submitted within the first five weeks of class.  All Honors option course decisions must be made and contracts turned in to the Honors office by February 14, 2014.  
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The courses that will admit only Honors students:

The Honors Internship, Honors 3970.  Please call the Honors Office for a permit.
The Senior Thesis/Project, Honors 4980.
Calculus I, II and III, MATH 1950, 1960, and 1970: are available for Honors credit by Option in sections 091 through 099.  There are also Honors option sections for Abstract Math, 2230 and Intro to Analysis, 3230.

SPECIAL NOTES

Students in the College of Arts and Sciences:
All upper level Foreign Language courses are available for Honors credit; contact the professor to make arrangements. 
All classes from the Department of Chemistry are available for Honors credit; please contact the course professor. 
Students in the College of Business Administration:
4000-level Accounting classes are available for Honors credit; please contact the course professor. 
Students in the College of Education:
All classes in the College of Education are available for Honors credit.  Please contact the Honors Coordinator, Dr. Saundra Shillingstad, RH 212D, 554-2807, for information.

There is an ongoing opportunity for the Volunteer Tutoring Initiative on the UNO campus.  Honors Program students offer free tutoring to other UNO students at a convenient time and place for both parties.  Three hours of Honors credit is awarded upon completion of 20 hours tutoring.  Information is available on the Honors Program webpage:  http://www.unomaha.edu/~wwwhonor/tutoring.php?t=c