Honors Faculty Fellow Dr. Rhine found a unique way to facilitate research collaboration between health professionals and scholars in the arts and humanities: she and her fellow colleagues started the Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative (HHARC) this spring and connected clinicians, faculty, students and staff with interests in collaborative research on health-related topics.

"Ethics, culture, history, globalization, and creative expression are so obviously central to understanding how and why Covid-19 has had the impacts that it has had," Rhine said. "We felt a real sense of urgency to bring researchers together to find common ground and purpose." 

Honors students found unique opportunities in this effort: by serving a scribes in break-out sessions in the meetings, they were able to witness the development of research β€” and contribute to it. For the entire, inspiring story, read on!