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Did you know that the Wilkes Honors College reaches its 20th Anniversary in 2020? It is an exciting milestone! We invite you to partner with us to shape the next class of successful Owls like you! Take a moment to catch up on our latest achievements. Connect with fellow alumni. Volunteer at an upcoming FAU expo.

Position Announcement
Dean, Wilkes Honors College of FAU

Florida Atlantic University (FAU) welcomes nominations and applications from experienced candidates for the position of Dean of the Wilkes Honors College.
View the Leadership Profile to learn more about the position.
How to Apply

Stay Involved: Share your valuable experience at one of our upcoming events or for an alumni profile. We have many rewarding ways to stay involved, build professional contacts and help deserving students.

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Donate: There are so many ways to give back to your college. Donate to scholarship funds that directly help deserving students or to our general fund which assists with alumni gatherings, lectures, faculty research and more.

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Interfaith Panel on stage

Wilkes Honors College Interfaith Panel on Violence

The Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University hosted a panel discussion between representatives of different faith backgrounds on the issue of gun violence, specifically the problem of mass shootings. The College... more

Mellon Foundation Fellow Participating in the Schomburg Center Scholars-in-Residence

Mellon Foundation Fellow Participates in the Schomburg Center Scholars-in-Residence

Carmen Cañete Quesada, Ph.D., an associate professor of Spanish in the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of FAU recently participated in the Schomburg Center Scholars-in-Residence Program. Dr. Cañete Quesada conducted archival... more

Groundbreaking

Groundbreaking Marks 20th Anniversary of John D. MacArthur Campus

FAU faculty, staff and students came together with local officials and community partners today to celebrate the 20th anniversary of FAU's John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter with a ceremonial groundbreaking. more

Diplomacy program students

Diplomacy Program Earns Five Awards at Model U.N.

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at Florida Atlantic University recently received five delegation awards at the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C. more

Plastics, Microplastics, Pollution, Ocean, Sea, Plastic Debris, Marine Life, Rotating Ocean Currents, Subtropical Gyres

Study Reveals How 98 Percent of Plastics at Sea Go Missing Each Year

A study helps to solve the mystery of missing plastic fragments at sea by using simulated sunlight to explore removal mechanisms, microbial impacts and lifetimes of select microplastics on the ocean surface. more

 
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SPOTLIGHT STORIES

Destiny Twohill
Destiny Twohill

Destiny Twohill graduated valedictorian of her class at Berean Christian School. As a high school senior, Destiny attended the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College summer program MERGE, a program that focuses on the interaction... Read More

Tracey Tobkin
Tracey Tobkin

Tracey began her journey shortly after, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College captivated her with its idyllic landscape, genuine community, and intimate connections between students and professors. There is an all-around passion... Read More

Michael Metzner
Michael Metzner '12

Wilkes Honors College alumnus Michael Metzner, M.D., ’12, has always had two passions: art and medicine. But “Never in a million years did I think, ‘Oh, well writing for Grey’s Anatomy, that’s how I can do that.’... Read More

Kristina Klaas
Kristina Klaas '11

Kristina Klaas graduated from the Wilkes Honors College in 2011 with a concentration in International Studies and a minor in Spanish. During her years as a student, Kristina received various awards, including the Distinguished... Read More

Jacqueline Feweks, Ph.D.
Jacqueline Fewkes, Ph.D.

Jacqueline Fewkes, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, has written a number of articles on her research interests in topics as diverse as visual ethnography, transnational economic... Read More

Lucia Carvelli
Lucia Carvelli, Ph.D.

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

 
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