University Honors Program

News and Events

Upcoming Events

November 3rd, 2017

Senior and Alumni Happy Hour!

Ann Batenburg's Virginia Snider Apartment,5:00 PM

Seniors and Alumni are invited to join the UHP for a reunion in the VS apartment!

November 9th, 2017

Pop on Over for Steel City Pops

Respective Commons,6:00 PM, Location TBA, 6:45

At 6:00 PM mentees will meet with their mentors to talk about the fall semesterand then come together for steel city pops!

December 5th, 2017

End of Semester Study Break and Book Giveaway

Scholars' Den,4:00 PM

Past Events

October 18th, 2017

Second Gartner Lecture: Edward Miller

Texana Room in DeGoyler Library,5:00 PM

Listen to Ted Miller, author of Nut Country: Right-Wing Dallas and the Birth of Southern Strategy, discuss his work in Dallas and explore his latest book.

October 19th, 2017

Assembly #2: Looking Ahead to Spring Semester and Beyond

McCord Auditorium,5:00 PM

October 3rd, 2017

Honors Spring Class Schedule and Travel Course Launch Party

Respective Locations, 5:00 PM, Scholars' Den, 5:30PM

Come and meet the professors leading upcoming honors travel courses and learn about the fascinating new honors course offered next semester.

September 26th, 2017

UHP Movie Night

McCord Auditorium, 6:30 PM

Please join us for the Fall 2017 UHP Movie Night! The screening of Arrival will start at 6:30PM.

September 22th, 2017

Richter Fellowship Presentations

Hughes Trigg Forum, 12:15 PM

Our Richter Fellows have returned from points across the country and the globe and they will discuss their research findings and experience.

September 20th, 2017

Information Workshop on the Honors Culminating Projects

Scholars' Den, 4:00 PM

Juniors and Seniors invited to learn about the Honors Culminating Project.

September 9th, 2017

Walking Tour of the Arts District

Meet at Doak Walker, 10:00 AM

Dr. Doyle will lead a walking tour of the arts district ending at Klyde Warren. After lunch students will be able to take advantage of the many art museums in the area.

August 20th, 2017

Honors Common Reading Discussions

Respective Commons, 2:00 PM

Honors students will congregate in their respective commons to discuss Evicted with their honors mentors.

August 21st, 2017

UHP Welcome Assembly

McCord Auditorium, 5:00 PM

A special welcome to our new UHP students! A welcome assembly will be held before our annual BBQ celebration to introduce new students to the UHP and the opportunities it provides them.

August 21st, 2017


Clements Hall South Lawn, 5:45 PM

Welcome back, UHP students! Join us for our annual Welcome BBQ on the first day of classes of the Fall 2017 semester!

April 21st, 2017

UHP Junior, Senior, and Alumni Happy Hour

Hotel Lumen Front Room, 5:00 PM

UHP Juniors and Seniors! Come meet UHP alumni for a happy hour at the Hotel Lumen! Catch up with your classmates and connect with alumni in your area or field. 


 April 11th, 2017

Screening of Inglourious Basterds

Hyer Hall 100, 5:30 PM

Join us for a screening of Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds in conjunction with the DISC/ENGL 2306 curriculum! Pizza will be served at 5:30, and the movie will start at 6!


April 1st, 2017

UHP Field Trip to the Nasher Sculpture Center

Meet at Flagpole, 11:00 AM

The UHP hits downtown! Join us for a trip to the Nasher Sculpture Center in downtown Dallas! We will take the DART to and from downtown, so bring your DART pass or money for the ride as well as money for lunch at Klyde Warren Park!


March 31st, 2017

Richter Fellows Presentations

Scholars' Den, 4:00 PM

Come hear presentations from our 3 Richter Research Fellows on their independent research! 


March 22nd, 2017

Gartner Lecture Series: Hijacking History featuring Kathleen Wellman

Scholars' Den, 5PM

Kathleen Wellman, history professor at SMU, will discuss how Christian right textbooks are currently affecting the teaching of history throughout America. Email Dr. Doyle if you would like to join our speaker for dinner after the lecture!


January 27th, 2017

UHP Spring 2017 Welcome Back Party

Scholars' Den, 4:30 PM

Welcome back, UHP students! Join us for free Pokey O's ice cream sandwiches, a UHP t-shirt giveaway, LEC planner/study guide giveaway, and a screening of The Girl on the Train!


November 14th, 2016

Screening of The Matrix

McCord Auditorium (Dallas Hall), 5:30 PM

Join us for a screening of The Matrix! Pizza will be served at 5:30 PM and the movie will start at 6 PM.


October 29th, 2016

UHP Bus Tour of Dallas

Meet at the Flagpole, 10:00 AM

Join us for a bus tour of historic Dallas! Dr. Doyle will be our tour guide as we explore Klyde Warren Park, the Arts District, Fair Park, Turtle Creek, Freedmen's Town, Dealey Plaza, Oak Cliff, and more! We'll stop for lunch downtown so be sure to bring money! Contact Dr. Doyle to reserve your seat on the bus!


 October 27th, 2016

Lawyers Panel

Scholars' Den, 6:00 PM

Come learn first-hand how college did or did not prepare these lawyers for law school. They will share their experiences about law school and the world they encountered as they entered the legal profession.


September 28th, 2016

Bush Institute & Presidential Library Internship Information Meeting

Scholars' Den, 4:00 PM

Come learn more about exciting internship opportunities at the Bush Institute & Presidential Library! 

 September 23rd, 2016

Richter Fellows Presentations

Hughes-Trigg Forum, 12:15 PM

Come hear what our Richter Fellows have been researching! Several UHP students will present their Richter Research projects during the Engaged Learning Symposium as a part of Family Weekend. 

 September 6th, 2016

Honors Culminating Project Information Workshop

Scholars' Den Conference Room, 5:30 PM

Come learn more about the Honors Culminating Project! Juniors and seniors who have not yet identified their culminating projects are encouraged to attend. 

 August 31st, 2016

Hilltopics General Meeting

Scholars' Den Conference Room, 5:00 PM

Hilltopics is the official newspaper of the University Honors Program! Come learn about our production and sign up to help write, edit, design, take pictures, and more! All experience levels are welcome. 

 August 30th, 2016

Richter Research Information Meeting

Scholars' Den Conference Room, 5:30 PM

Interested in doing independent research? Come learn about the Richter Research fund for undergraduate research! We'll discuss the timeline for projects and highlight some examples of successful projects.