As an applicant interested in the UD Honors Program, please respond to one of the following questions with a 250-word minimum/500word maximum response. Question #1: The University of Delaware Strategic Plan emphasizes the role of the University in addressing the grand challenges of our time. Identify one or two grand challenges that you believe are most significant for your generation. What recommendations do you have for addressing these challenges and what outcomes do you hope to see? In what ways will your college experience be relevant? -ORQuestion #2: Wallace Bacon, an eminent literary scholar, wrote that the liberal arts and humanities, "are concerned with the question of what makes life worth living." Tell us what you think makes life worth living. Include a brief discussion of any particularly meaningful experiences, works of literature, art, music, etc… that have influenced your perspective, and tell us how you intend to explore this question as a UD Honors student. -ORQuestion #3: What are you optimistic about? Why?