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  • Faculty, staff and student spotlights
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Latest stories from the CHC Post

How three 2018 CHC alums have used their theses to support their careers.
CHC junior Sadie Creemer is a double major in economics and public policy, planning, and management. She wants to implement sustainability into every aspect of people's lives.
CHC alum Deborah Wang carried a heavy patient load in her optometry work, but her affinity for helping those around her began long before she became a doctor.
Animator Mary Vertulfo draws from her creative roots in Eugene and her time at the Clark Honors College to visually share the best of brands, social justice, and identity.
CHC sophomore Maya McLeroy explains how writing helps her cope with loss and fulfill her dreams.
CHC students have the chance to explore over the summer through a variety of study abroad options. Learn how alumni and current students’ experiences abroad have shaped them and what they want future participants to know about the benefits of traveling.
CHC junior Charles Petrik is a global studies and geography double major with an eye on joining the Peace Corps after graduation. First, he’ll attend the world-renowned McDonald Conference for Leaders of Character at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
First-year CHC student Sierra Hawes wants to be an educator. She’s been enamored with how people teach since she was a kid. “I want to be a teacher, someone who’s caring, loving, influences their students, but is firm,” Hawes says.
Liberal arts colleges like the CHC can produce excellent medical students, says Dr. Rob Cloutier of OHSU. The CHC Post sat down with him to hear about his holistic admissions philosophy and how he looks for potential in applicants.
Through personal experience, teaching, and research Honors College students and faculty address the ways hunger affects over one third of students on campus. Food insecurity, they say, continues to have an impact at the University of Oregon and beyond.
Ryan Theiss is the Clark Honors College office specialist who handles operations. He's also a talented artist in his spare time.
For CHC student journalist Sofia Rodriguez Baquero, a trip to Colombia unlocks a sense of identity.
Whether it’s in the lab or in the global health system, when Dante’ James encounters a problem, she gets to work on a solution. Along the way, she’s learned to validate her own experiences as a mixed-race woman.
Honors College students make up nearly half of the politically astute participants in the program. We talked to three about leadership, advocacy and their futures.
Two Clark Honors College sophomores teach Lane County residents with disabilities how to connect and find new purpose through songs.
Junior Waverly Wilson is one of 11 CHC students who participated in the 2023 Knight Campus Undergraduate Scholars program. Her research experience helped her make critical connections around the world.
CHC senior Lynette Wotruba took up data science three years into her college career. Today, she’s using her skills to make information about the dangers of tsunamis accessible for communities along the Oregon Coast.
Evan Reynolds is editor-in-chief of the Daily Emerald. It's a job he approaches by combining a passion for politics with a love of news. His goal is to make a difference.
Clark Honors College student Kyle Trefny and two CHC alums are using basketball to help shape a future for Oregon where people live with fire, instead of fighting against it.
Mia Owen is the only landscape architecture student in her cohort to also be in the Honors College. Her love for both has kept her involved, though she wasn’t sure it was possible at first.
Five new courses aim to diversify and expand the honors college curriculum this winter.
Clark Honors College students, faculty and staff share favorite meals to bring the community together.
In high school, Joshua Castellanos Ramos learned how to ask for help. Now, the CHC first-year advisor is teaching students to do the same.
Ryan Horiuchi is tapping into his Honors College education by using research and his roots to give fans the Trail Blazer experience he grew up with.
Through chemistry, Rebecca Altman saw the world in a new light, as well as resilience in times of self-doubt. Now, she leads a new generation to a love of science.