About

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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Curiosity

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

Creativity

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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Discovery

Engage in hands-on learning in labs and attend community events to broaden your horizons and discover something new about the world!  

Excellence

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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Faculty

Samantha Heintzelman

Samantha Heintzelman

Assistant Professor

Gaiutra Bahadur

Gaiutra Bahadur

Assistant Professor

Laura Troiano

Laura Troiano

Assistant Professor of Professional Practice and Director of the Honors College

Manu Samriti Chander

Manu Samriti Chander

Associate Professor