Honors Student Stories

Explore just some of the articles and news about University Scholars and their faculty members both past and present.

Scholarly Ascents: Caught Up in a Society of Scholars
Two senior UScholars describe the lifelong impact of the honors program academics and community.

From SPU to King's College London
UScholar alum Joseph Van Zanten Gallagher is studying at one of the world’s top 20 universities.

"Pure Imagination"
The Last Burning of New London, a science fiction novel by UScholar Danielle Myers ’14, was published by RainTown Press while she was still an undergraduate.

"From Intern to Paraplanner"
As an intern for the Smith Richards Group, UScholar Haley Hill ’14 so impressed her mentors that they hired her as a paraplanner.

"UScholar Brings Refugees' Story to Life"
Megan Hoye '12 spent three months documenting the lives of a family of immigrants from Burma.

"Scholarly Ascents"
Every year, a group of incoming students is invited to be a part of Seattle Pacific University's honors program. UScholars Aristides Diamant and Melissa Brittain explain what happens when you accept the invitation.

Shusaku Endo's Silence
Luke Reinsma, emeritus professor of English and former director of UScholars, considers Shusaku Endo’s landmark novel in Response magazine.