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Wilkes Honors College Receives Top National Rating

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Community Engagement

The Wilkes Honors College has a unique commitment to authentic engagement with the surrounding community. We define community engagement as collaboration with our surrounding local, regional, and global partners characterized by mutually beneficial exchange and reciprocity. We believe that our students are at their best when they engage in experiential learning through internships, academic service learning, study abroad, and community based research that addresses community-identified needs. Our commitment reflects and builds upon the FAU Strategic Plan Platform of Community Engagement and Economic Development.

 
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Florida Fellowships
Wilkes Honors College at Sunposium

Wilkes Honors College students, Emily Willson and Milena da Silva were awarded "Florida Fellowships," by Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience during Sunposium, an annual Neuroscience Conference. more

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FAU INDUCTED AS CHAPTER OF ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE

FAU is now an official chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS), a global network inspiring bold leadership, research and solutions that advance women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The... more

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FAU KENAN SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

The Kenan Social Engagement Program at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce the selection of two new Kenan Social Engagement Program scholarship winners. Amanda Barstow... more

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Honors College Student Presents Poster at GoMOSES

Harriet L. Wilkes Honors senior Austin Boutilier presented his poster titled, "Ecology of the Barreleyes (Opisthoproctidae) in the Gulf of Mexico," at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science (GoMOSES) conference... more

From left to right: Mary Beth Mudrick, Anne Marie Rezzonico, Tim Steigenga, Ph.D., R.J. Muniz, Kanybek Nur-tegin, Ph.D. and Amanda Barstow.
Honors College board member provides sponsorship for attending Easterseals Florida event

Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College students and alumni of the Kenan Social Engagement Program attended the Easterseals Florida “12th Annual Get Down to Business Lunch,” thanks to a sponsorship provided by an advisory board... more

 
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Students
Abageal Roland
Abageal Roland
Biological Anthropology, 2019

Abageal Roland, a senior at Florida Atlantic University's Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, will graduate May 2019 with a major concentration in biological anthropology. Abageal will be entering FAU’s Christine E. Lynn... Read More

Morgan Cable
Morgan Cable
Wilkes Honors College, Chemistry, 2005

Wilkes Honors College alumna Morgan Cable, Ph.D., ’05, was highlighted for her research in the publication "Chemical and Engineering News" (C&EN). Read More

FACULTY
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Lucia Carvelli, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Lucia Carvelli, Ph.D., joined the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College as a tenured associate professor and the FAU Brain Institute as an Investigator. Carvelli also holds a secondary appointment in the Charles E. Schmidt College... Read More

Laura Vernon, Ph.D.
Laura Vernon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology

Laura Vernon, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology in the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, was FAU’s 2018 Distinguished Teacher of the Year, an award that is determined by FAU students. Read More

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