Frequently Asked Questions

Hoping to learn more about the Thorson experience? Our Director and three recent Thorson students hosted a Winter Webinar in December 2020 to answer frequently asked questions about the program, the IDEAS class, and the application. Check out the clips below! If you still have questions, don’t hesitate to email thorson@mines.edu (please allow at least one week response time for emails).

Incoming students for the 2021-22 academic year – check out our new Incoming Students page for questions you may have about preparing for fall semester!

Frequently Asked Questions about the Thorson Application

What is Thorson and how does it fit into UHSP?

What are the benefits of joining Thorson?

What is the role of visual art in the Thorson IDEAS class?

How does the workload for the IDEAS class compare to other classes?

What are some opportunities and activities that happen outside of class?

How many students are in Thorson and how many typically apply each year?