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 your 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, in addition to 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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Sean T. Mitchell

Sean T. Mitchell

Associate Professor of Anthropology; Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Laura Troiano

Laura Troiano

Associate Professor of Professional Practice and Dean of the Honors College

Amir Moosavi

Amir Moosavi

Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature

Isadora Grevan

Isadora Grevan

Associate Professor