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Students Participate in National Courthouse Program
Students Participate in National Courthouse Program

Twenty-seven Wilkes Honors College students participated in the “Civil Discourse and Difficult Decisions” program, a national initiative of the federal courts. more

WHC Celebrates 2018 Medallion Ceremony
WHC Celebrates 2018 Medallion Ceremony

The Wilkes Honors College held its annual Medallion Ceremony in the Osher Lifelong Learning Auditorium, where 500 friends and family were in attendance. more

Tracy Mincer, Ph.D.
New Hire: Tracy Mincer, Ph.D.

Welcome new faculty member Tracy Mincer, Ph.D., a joint hire between FAU's Wilkes Honors College and Harbor Branch. more

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WHC Professor Publishes in Nature: Human Behaviour

Kevin Lanning, Ph.D., lead author of the study and a professor of psychology in the Wilkes Honors College examined how personality maturation or development was reflected in natural language. more

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Wilkes Honors College Celebrates 16th Annual Symposium

FAU’s Wilkes Honors College hosted its 16th annual Symposium, which showcased students’ theses and abstracts. more

 
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Students
Nathan Van Zee
Nathan Van Zee
Wilkes Honors College, Chemistry, 2010

Wilkes Honors College alumnus, Nathan J. Van Zee, Ph.D., is lead author on a study published in the journal "Nature" about water’s role in the formation of supramolecular structures. Read More

Michael Metzner
Michael Metzner
Wilkes Honors College, Biological Chemistry and Visual Art, 2012

From the OR to Grey’s Anatomy: A doctor’s path to Hollywood. Wilkes Honors College alumnus Michael Metzner, M.D., ’12, has always had two passions: art and medicine. 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