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Mission statement

The TAMIU Honors and Undergraduate Research Program seeks to provide TAMIU's best and brightest students with the opportunity to thrive and challenge themselves to their fullest potential. Honors students will work closely with their major's faculty mentor in research projects, conference presentations, leadership development, and community engagement. 

Benefits of an honor student

  • Access to
    • priority registration
    • leadership opportunities
    • special events 
  • Receive scholarship
  • Collaborate with faculty
  • Network with professionals in the field
  • Aquire research skills
  • Present at conferences
  • Improve resume
  • Participate in the community
  • Earn honors certification and medallion
  • Attend Hooding ceremonies and receive recognition 
  • Prepare for graduate studies

Committee Members  

Barbara Hong, Ph.D. | Chair | Dean | KLM 416B | 956-326-2807
Stephen Duffy, Ph.D. | Associate Provost 

For more information, contact honors@tamiu.edu or call 956.326.2133.


Barbara Hong, Ph.D.
Dean of University College
Professor of Special Education
KLM 416B

Stephen Duffy, Ph.D. 
Associate Provost
KLM 332A

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University Honors & Undergraduate Research Program
5201 University Boulevard
Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library 416
Laredo, Texas 78041-1900
Phone: 956.326.2134 | Fax: 956.326.3129