Opportunities for highly-motivated students to achieve excellence.
The UNL Honors Program gives students who strive for academic excellence an opportunity to explore new knowledge through research, to participate actively in a process of discovery, and appreciate and respect a diversity of opinions. The Honors Program requires an honors thesis.
Graduation with Distinction
In recognition of outstanding academic excellence, the College of Arts and Sciences recommends the bachelors degree With Distinction, With High Distinction and With Highest Distinction. Distinction and High Distinction may be recommended on the basis of a student's academic record alone although they may be awarded on the basis of the combination of GPA and a thesis. Highest Distinction requires a thesis.
The Department of Psychology recognizes outstanding undergraduate students who have completed exemplary research with the Jensen and Wolfe Awards and the Levine Diversity Research Award.