The university was recently awarded a $100,000 grant by the Freeman Foundation to help fund select students to hold internships in East and Southeast Asia...

  Rachel Mourao speaks at The Croft Institute for International Studies on social media and political protests. (Photo by Xinyi Song The Croft Institute...

Students enter Blair McElroy’s office at 331 Martindale and tell her a place they have always wanted to visit.  “I ask, ‘Is there a place you are dying to see?’” McElroy, director of the study abroad office, said. “If they can narrow it down to that, then we’ll find them something to fit them academically.” The university’s study abroad program sends...

BY LEXI THOMAN alexandria.thoman@gmail.com This past Friday, my senior-class colleagues in the Croft Institute for International Studies and I hit a milestone in our undergraduate education: We turned in the second drafts of our senior theses for edits and review. After beginning the projects in August, it was a relief to turn in nearly finished products and see the hard...

 Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George Will addressed honors college faculty and students at yesterday’s spring convocation. Columnist and conservative commentator George Will delivered an address entitled “The Political Argument Today” at the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College (SMBHC) Spring Convocation on Tuesday night. Chancellor Dan Jones opened...

Let me begin this column with a disclaimer: I am not the kind of writer that typically devotes an entire column to complaining about the parking situation on campus. Frankly, I always find an ample amount of parking by the baseball fields and behind the Ford Center, and choose to park there leisurely instead of fighting for spots behind the Tad Pad with a hundred other...