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Stay Involved, build professional contacts and help deserving students

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The rewards of making a contribution to the Wilkes Honors College are many

Welcome Back!

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.

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.

Keep us up-to-date: Update your contact information so we can stay in touch about alumni events, offerings and other benefits.

Connect with a faculty member! We are always happy to hear from our former students whether its to hear about your current accomplishments or help with recommendation letters.

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.


Andia Chaves Fonnegra, Ph.D


The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine selected Andia Chaves Fonnegra, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biology in Florida Atlantic University’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors... more

Neuroscience, Dream Team, Jupiter, Mexican Cavefish, Neuroscientists, Laboratory, National Science Foundation

'Dream Team' Awarded $1.1 Million for Blind Mexican Cavefish Research

FAU researchers have received a $1.1 million NSF grant to develop powerful transgenic tools and gene-editing technologies in the blind Mexican cavefish to significantly advance it as a research model system. more

National Merit Scholars

FAU Attracts Record Number of National Merit Scholars

Florida Atlantic University has welcomed a record number of National Merit Scholars for the fall 2019 semester. more

Christy Laflamme

Big Ideas, Big Winners

Christy LaFlamme, a Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College student just won the FAU Division of Research (DoR) "Big Idea Contest," which was designed to solicit ideas on how to communicate the importance of research to broad audiences.... more

I-HEALTH, Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention, Gregg B. Fields, Ph.D., Research Pillar, Research, Health, Research Pillars, Executive Director

Gregg B. Fields Named Executive Director of FAU's I-HEALTH

Gregg B. Fields, Ph.D., has been named as executive director of FAU's Institute for Human Health and Disease Intervention (I-HEALTH), one of the university's four research pillars. more

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