Honors Program

 

The purpose of the Honors Program at Ferris State University is to provide intellectual challenges, resources and support to highly able and motivated students, while encouraging service and leadership for the public good.

Established in 1997, the Honors Program continues to provide Ferris State students the opportunity to join a community of engaged learners from many disciplines, to dialogue with enthusiastic, distinguished faculty in a supportive intellectual environment, and to critically engage with the community.

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  • Osip, Kristen (2015-04-30)
    When premature or very ill newborns are admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), they typically undergo one or more painful tests and procedures throughout the duration of their stay. When this pain goes unrelieved, ...
  • Candela, Kaylene (2015-04-30)
    Every college student knows how to procratinate, some students mor than others. However not every student knows the risks that come along with procrastination. Insurance is a function to help eliminate the loss that ...
  • Dunn, Michelle (2015-04-30)
    Extraocular muscles (EOM) are a unique population of muscle cells due to their myosin fiber type, myonuclei and innervation pattern. The purpose of this project was to compare the EMO of anophthalmic rats (rats without ...
  • Thomas, Amanda (2015-04-30)
    In Western culture, we primarily rely on allopathic methods of diagnosis and healing, while looking with skepticism at forms of alternative and traditional medicine. Despite this, most prescription drugs and treatments ...
  • Wright, Caitlin (2015-04-30)
    Having a wide variety of mouthwashes to choose from at the grocery store can often leave us wondering which on is the best to buy. Most people want the mouthwash with the best antiseptic effect. In order to determine the ...
  • Colletti, Vanessa (2015-04-30)
    As a student going into the field of Criminal Justice and also finding a personal passion for the importance of diversity, I was shocked when I first started hearing about the disproportionate amount of minorities involved ...
  • Motz, Danielle (2015-04-30)
    Lean is a method that is used to decrease waste, eliminate errors, and improve efficiency within an organization. This method was first applied in the manufacturing field and is now being utilized in many healthcare ...
  • Elenbaas, Andrew (2015-04-30)
    The purpose of my symposium project is to apply mathematical analysis towards the phenomenon of hot and cold shooting in basketball. There is research that both supports and refutes the occurrence of hot streaks. In order ...
  • Ladd, Jenna (2015-04-30)
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  • Wright, Caitlyn (2015-04-30)
    Having a wide variety of mouthwashes to choose from at the grocery store can often leave us wondering which one is the best to buy. Most people want the mouthwash with the best antiseptic effect. In order to determine ...
  • Divens, Caleb (2015-04-30)
    Caffeine is the most widely used drug in the nation- arguably in the world. Many consumers ingest caffeine in the form of coffee for an energy boost and increased mental focus. With Type II diabetes becoming the top ...
  • Heaton, Kathryn (2015-04-30)
    One of the most forward thinking architects of his time was Frank Lloyd Wright. In the begging of his career Wright used ideas that we now refer to as passive design to ensure his building worked well with nature to provide ...
  • Hedger, Christopher (2015-04-30)
    Christopher J. Hedger COP, PharmD "The Different Roles of Insulin in Diabetes" To begin, it is important to understand the pathophysiology of diabetes and why it occurs. There are two types of Diabetes Mellitus, and that ...
  • Hendrickson, Joshua (2015-04-30)
    Cocaine dependence is a chronic condition that even today, lacks solid treatment options. One drug that has been tested for this indication is disulfiram. Disulfiram (Antabuse) is currently approved for the treatment of ...
  • Hire, Aubry (2015-04-30)
    Shift change is an important time for nurses, it is when they give information to the oncoming nurses about the patients. The information received in report is what will help the incoming nurse to care for the patient. ...
  • Haven, Iva (2015-04-30)
    Haloperidol Decanoate is an antipsychotic medication that is used to treat schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a severe mental illness that interferes with normal thought processes. Some may think that oral dosage forms are ...
  • Hodder, Travis (2015-04-30)
    Whenever schools experience budget shortages, music programs are often times the first to be impacted or even dropped. Research suggests that this could ultimately have a profound impact on students' futures. There have ...
  • Kelley, Serena (2015-04-30)
    Multiple Sclerosis is a demyelinating degenerative disease that is rising in prevalence. Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis is a type of Multiple Sclerosis in which patients experience an onset of neurological symptoms ...
  • Kocefas, Melissa (2015-04-30)
    My project is a compilation of research I have collected about the different career pathways about a career in College Student Affairs. Many of the people in Student Affairs today have discovered their passion for this ...
  • Larson, Nicholas (2015-04-30)
    In the second year of the Pharmacy program at Ferris State University, it became clear that comparing and contrasting drugs and disease states was very important. Flash cards served adequately for studying the material, ...

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