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Harry Won (2018 grad) is currently studying bacterial genetics in the Biological Sciences in Public Health Ph.D. program at Harvard University. Using genetic and biochemical approoaches, he studies the fundamnetal biology of protein degradation systems in Mycobacterium tuberculosis and how they can be targeted for antibiotic development.
Xavier Royer (2018 grad) is completing his M.S. at Villanova University and applying to Ph.D programs.
Evan Meduna (2019 grad) is pursuing his Master's in Social Work in Philadelphia, PA, while interning at the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania.
Kyla Buettner (2018 grad) is moving forwards in her Ph.D. Program in Neurophysiology in Oklahoma and engaged to be married!
Michael Palandri (2018 grad) spent a year in GA working at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center and is now undertaking field work with the U.S. Geological Survey.
Michael Herndon (2019 grad) is in his Ph.D. Program at UCLA.
Simon Saqueton (2019 grad) is now working full-time as a programmer--and teaching himself Japanese as he hopes to get back there again (he traveled there as an undergraduate).
Brent Ruswick (1999 grad) earned his Ph.D. from Wisconisn in 2006 and is now a faculty member at West Chester University in Pennsylvania, where he teaches in and administers the social studies education program. He notes that Honors and its faculty "encouraged and cultivated scholarly interests and leadership skills I did not know I possessed. Every day now, I do work that I love and that draws on the scholarly and professional skills and interests I first encountered through UNO and its Honors Program."
Andrew Jezewski (2012 grad) published his Honors thesis in the Journal of Biotechnology and Bioengineering and is now working on his Ph.D. in Molecular Microbiology at Washington University.
Honors grads note that "with colloquia and contracts, [they are] able to study and learn a wider breadth of subjects," while others find Honors helps them "become a better critical thinker and researcher." We'd love to hear what Honors does for you!