Sarah Thompson '12, a chemical physics major, explored her passion her science as a research assistant for two summers. But after taking a course on ethical theory, she designed a second major in bioethics.
"I really liked the opportunity to talk about issues," she said. "It makes you remember why you’re at a liberal arts school."
She interned with a clinical bioethicist and took a bioethics course at Oxford University through the Hendrix-in-Oxford program.
As a junior, Thompson was one of three Hendrix students to receive the Goldwater Scholarship, considered the country's highest undergraduate honor in the sciences.
Her Odyssey led her from Hendrix to a join M.D. / Ph.D. program at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md.
Seeing firsthand how disciplines such as science and philosophy are connected is just one benefit of engaged liberal arts and sciences education. Integrating them seamlessly into your life's path is another.
We pioneered engaged liberal arts and sciences education through the creation
of Your Hendrix Odyssey. Every Hendrix student completes at least three
hands-on learning experiences selected from six categories:
Your life's Odyssey starts here.