The Honors college is a program for high-achieving, undergraduate students eager to challenge themselves. We are committed to ensuring students have the support they need to excel in their undergraduate careers and in preparation for their next steps. 

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Explore probing questions with faculty across disciplines to learn more about what most sparks their curiosity!


Create a student-designed, faculty-mentored Senior Thesis to investigate your most enduring questions and display your findings at Research Week in the spring! 

Create a student-designed, faculty-mentored Senior Thesis to investigate your most enduring questions and display your findings at Research Week in the spring!
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Engage in hands-on learning in labs and attend community events to broaden your horizons and discover something new about the world!  


Collaborate with a team of academic, honors, and thesis advisors and with alumni mentors who are here to support your pursuit of excellence!    

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Honors College

Engelhard Hall, Room 219-225
190 University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102
United States

Tel: 973-353-5860

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John Kuo Wei Tchen

John Kuo Wei Tchen

Director, Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience; Professor, Federated Department of History Rutgers-Newark and NJIT

Laura Troiano

Laura Troiano

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice and Director of the Honors College

Lynn Kuzma

Lynn Kuzma

Associate Professor of Sociology

Lacey P. Hunter

Lacey P. Hunter