Community Life

Community is one of the cornerstones of the UHP vision. We do our best to be a family— a place where you can find comfort, advice, and companionship for the long, hard journey of college. We develop that community through events, the impartation of peer advisor wisdom, and much more! 

Join us Monday 4/27 for a HSM Movie Night!

It’s 2006: Rihanna is calling S.O.S. (please) and it’s the Disney Channel movie premiere of High School Musical. Join us for a much needed throwback on our High School Musical movie night with Student Staff Ronnie and Program Manager Ben! One thing that...

Virtual Front Office with Josh

Miss hanging out in the front office with Josh and the student staff, and probably Jared as they all do work? Well we’re replicating the same feeling here in the Digital Townhouse! Welcome to the Virtual Front Office– where you can drop by Josh’s...

Virtual Reading Group with Professor Christov

Want to dive into a philosophical story of plague and bravery and determination in the midst of great collective suffering? Well join Professor Theo Christov on Saturdays at 2pm throughout the rest of the month to discuss Albert Camus’ The Plague with him and...

Career Advice with Peer Advisor Nicky and Brianna

Worried about your career in the context of the Coronaverse? You and everyone else! But have no fear, Nicky and Brianna are here to give you resume and LinkedIn advice! Nicky will give a presentation on resume tips and tricks (and, if there’s time, can look over...

The Fax Lunch Bunch with Professor Trullinger

Do you miss casual front office/club room conversations from the physical townhouse? Well Professor Trullinger is helping us take them virtual! This semester, join him on Fridays for some casual philosophy (or non-philosophy) discussion in Zoom! The next Fax Lunch...

Advice from the (Peer) Advisors: Some Things I’ve Been Nerding Out On

Check out the following delightful list of just random fun things former Peer Advisor and student staff Meaghan Gallagher has been nerding out on! If you’re looking for a non-COVID-19 related post, welcome. If COVID-19 is consuming your mind and you want to feel...

Advice from the (Peer) Advisors: Self-Care in Quarantine

Check out the following self-care tips from Peer Advisor Sydni! UHPers, we’re living in some very unnerving times. Quarantining at home sure wasn’t how I planned on spending the next few weeks, and I’m pretty certain you might feel the same way, but as a peer advisor...

It’s Okay to Hit Mute: A Guide to Staying Mentally Healthy in This Strange Age

Check out the following wisdom from Peer Advisor Ryan! Currently, there are 112 words on my muted words list on Twitter. I know that number seems rather high, but allow me to explain. In these strange, strange times in which we’re living, there is no shortage of...

Advice from the (Peer) Advisors: “Silver linings — Smiling in the Face of a Pandemic”

  Check out the following refreshing perspective from UHP Peer Advisor Nicky Cacchione! 72 hours ago, I was sitting in Buenos Aires, Argentina about 5,000 miles from our beautiful Foggy Bottom campus. I had just been on “vacation” (lol all of an abroad semester...

Advice from the (Peer) Advisors: Humanities Research and Wisdom from the Creative Writing Department

Check out the following post from Peer Advisor Chrissy House (CCAS ’20)! I’ve spent the last four years facing the infamous “exchange of glances” when I tell people I’m majoring in Creative Writing and English, the glance which means, “Ah, another unemployed...

Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives in the UHP

Dear UHP Students: The faculty and staff of the University Honors Program are committed to addressing and ending any negative experiences for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) students in our community. We write to share with you the steps that we are...

Statement on The Murders of Black Americans and Racism in the UHP

UHP Students, The UHP condemns in the strongest terms the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, David McAtee, Tony McDade and all other members of the Black community who have been killed as a result of anti-Black racism and systemic oppression....

‘Anotha One’- New Self & Society course for fall

“Theories of Political Development” taught by Harvey Feigenbaum is now being offered as a Self & Society course. You can read the course description here. This is a graduate-level class so for all of you looking for an added intellectual challenge,...

New Self & Society class for Fall 2020

There is still lots of time to add a new course to your fall schedule! Professor Jeffrey Spike will be teaching a brand new Honors Self & Society course titled “Ethics in Public Health”. You can read the course description...

UHP Graduation Reception

Listen, dear Seniors: quarantine is deeply unfortunate, but we will be darned if we can’t still do everything in our power to celebrate you with everything we’ve got, so come over and join us on May 16, 5PM EST. Wear something formal (regalia if you have...

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