DEFINE YOUR FUTURE
The Franke Honors College is transforming what's possible in Honors education through innovative programming, access to experiential learning opportunities, and a supportive, inclusive community.
TOGETHER, WE ARE FRANKE HONORS WILDCATS.
Grounded in the resources of a globally ranked research university, the W.A. Franke Honors College provides the opportunity to take small classes with the University of Arizona’s top educators, engage in research and creative expression with the University’s top researchers, designers, and artists, experience the world through study abroad, and create lifelong friends through shared experiences.
Seek ways of thinking, connect with others, create experiences and knowledge, evolve and grow as humans, and celebrate that growth. Don't wait to make an impact. The world needs you now.
INNOVATIVE ACADEMIC PROGRAMMING
The Franke Honors College offers academic programming that enhances a student's chosen degree path through transdisciplinary study, experiential learning, and funded, faculty-mentored research and creative inquiry.
- Explore the Honors Village, a dynamic space for all Franke Honors students, regardless of where they live.
W.A. Franke Honors College Forges Partnerships with Nationally Recognized Industry Leaders, Creative Machines and Core Spaces
This spring, Franke Honors students will have the chance to learn from and work alongside industry partners Creative Machines and Core Spaces. This incredible opportunity is a central part of the Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation curriculum, a new future-facing, dual degree program offered at the W.A. Franke Honors College.
Franke Honors Assistant Professor of Practice Trevor Hedberg Publishes Research in the Conversation
Trevor Hedberg researches and teaches about issues in moral philosophy. His research about environmental and procreative ethics was recently published on the Conversation, an independent news organization that publishes trustworthy and informative articles written by academic experts.
Mark and Mindy Zeitzer Named 2023-24 Franke Honors Alumni of the Year
Mark and Mindy Zeitzer both earned undergraduate degrees with Honors from the University of Arizona, and both have gone on to careers marked by impressive professional accomplishments in health care as well as profound commitments to the communities they serve.
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