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Year at UW: Fourth

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About me: Hello all! My name is Emily! Nice to meet you! I am a current senior double majoring in English and the Comparative History of Ideas with an eye towards public school administration. But, if you had asked me four years ago what I was going to study, I might have said Journalism or Creative Writing. So much has changed since I arrived at the University of Washington. I distinctly remember coming to UW and having absolutely no idea what I was going to do: I had a sense of what I liked and what I didn't (namely math), but, beyond that, I couldn't anticipate what my experiences at the UW would be like. Honors provided me with the skills and reflection practices to actively contextualize my education and now, as I approach my final few quarters, I am confident that I know what I am capable of doing. I not only know what I like, I know what I truly love. I have found direction and have spent a great deal of energy thinking critically about my strengths and Honors has helped me with the sometimes messy process of growing up. Feel free to contact me with any questions!

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Email: ehnr@uw.edu

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=717643534&ref=tn_tnmn

Academics

General area(s) of study: Humanities, Arts

Current or intended majors: English and Comparative History of Ideas

Current or intended minors: (none)

Housing Experience

  • Honors Housing
  • Off-Campus Housing

Activities

Study Abroad: Honors Exploration Seminar in Morocco (2012)

Volunteering/Service: Inner Pipeline Seminars, Social Justice Film Festival

Leadership: Honors 100 Peer Educator, Honors Student Affairs Panel, Peer Facilitator for HONORS 394

Clubs/RSOs: Husky Marching Band

Campus Jobs: Student Staff at the Honors Office

Scholarships: English departmental scholarships, Honors Gerberding scholarship

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