Honors Peer Mentors are experienced honors students who have been involved with the program in leadership roles. Using their expertise, they will point you to classes and opportunities to enrich your academic experience while meeting the requirements to graduate with University Honors. These students share the conviction that University Honors is not just an achievement, but a community which fosters growth, connections, and self-discovery.

Please schedule all appointments at least 24 hours in advance. Should you need to cancel an appointment, let your peer mentor know as soon as possible.

Your Honors Peer Mentors

Walk-in Peer Mentor appointments are available every day of the week from 12-1:20, except Tuesday, when hours are 12:30-1:20 and 3-5.


   Logan Drake 
  • Major(s): Economics, Philosophy, and Ethics and Public Policy
  • Involvement: Iowa Policy Research Organization, research in Political Science, Tippie Peer Mentor
  • Fun Fact(s): This winter Logan tried to strike a balance between enjoying his time off and studying for the GRE; a difficult balance indeed. 
  • Logan's walk-in office hours are Mondays 12-1:30PM.

Schedule An Appointment with Logan

Madeline Buauchene
   Madeline Beauchene
  • Major(s): Biomedical Engineering major, Pre-Medicine track
  • Involvement: Madeline has worked in a biomedical engineering research lab and volunteered on and off campus
  • Fun Fact(s): "Over the winter break I spent as much time as possible catching up on sleep, watching movies and hanging out with friends and family."
  • Madeline's walk-in office hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30-1:20PM.

Schedule An Appointment with Madeline


Aleisha Norton
   Aleisha Norton
  • Major(s): Biology (neurobiology track), Psychology, Pre-Medine track
  • Involvement: Research in Clinical Psychology, UIHC and community volunteering, Dance Marathon, and Honors Outreach Ambassadors
  • Fun Facts(s): Aleisha lived in North Carolina as a kid and remembers her dad always mowing the lawn in December.
  • Aleisha's walk-in office hours are Fridays, 12:30-1:20PM

Schedule An Appointment with Aleisha


Meagan Woodard
   Meagan Woodard
  • Major(s): Human Physiology major, Chemistry minor, and Pre-Medicine track.
  • Involvement: Research in the Chemistry Department, Volunteerism, Teaching Practicum and Student Ministry. 
  • Fun Fact(s): The first time that Meagan saw snow she was seven.
  • Meagan's walk-in office hours areThursdays 12-12:30PM.

Schedule An Appointment with Meagan


Gabbie Meis
   Gabbie Meis
  • Major(s): English and Creative Writing (Publishing)
  • Involvement: Psychology Research--Don't be surprised to see Gabbie behind the 4th floor desk!  She is also an honors admin!
  • Fun Facts(s): Ask Gabbie about honors classes The Green Room and Harry Potter and the Quest for Enlightenment!
  • Gabrielle's walk-in office hours are Wednesdays 12-1:20PM.

Schedule An Appointment with Gabbie


Grant Gullion
   Grant Gullion
  • Major(s): Human physiology, Pre-Dental track, with a minor in Chemistry
  • Involvement: Two-time Daum resident assistant, honors internship 
  • Fun Fact(s): "I spend time traveling in Europe in advance of my final semester of undergrad."
  • Grant's walk-in office hours are Tuesdays, 4-5:00PM

Schedule An Appointment with Grant

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