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Meet our distinguished professors

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Our faculty are top scholars with degrees from prestigious universities

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Our curriculum combines academic rigor and practical experiences

Congratulations, Graduates!
You made it!!!

A Message to the 2020 Graduates of the Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University

If I had been asked a few years ago to give a graduation speech, I would have filled it with pithy wisdom and inspiring quotations, seasoned with funny quips. I would have included lots of motivational platitudes. Aim high. Dream big. Shoot for the stars. Enjoy your successes. Stop and smell the roses.

2020 Graduates: learn more!



Our Faculty and Staff are Top-Notch!

The Wilkes Honors College hires faculty that not only hold the highest academic credentials in their fields, but also excel in getting students to engage in critical thinking and develop their ability to approach problems from interdisciplinary perspectives.

Faculty and Staff Directory: Meet our distinguished professors and staff.

Faculty Resources: one organized page featuring almost 100 links to forms, policies, processes and guides.

NEWS ALL NEWS

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HONORS COLLEGE STUDENTS CREATE INNOVATIVE ELECTRONIC ART IN RESPONSE TO QUARANTINE

Harriet L. Wilkes Honors students enrolled in ART4654C Honors Electronics and Electronic Objects for Art this spring worked to create electronic projects that are poetic and innovative. more

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Graduation Celebration for Psychology and Neuroscience Students

Professors Julie Earles, Ph.D., Kevin Lanning, Ph.D., and Laura Vernon, Ph.D., hosted a surprise virtual ceremony on May 5 for Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College graduates in psychology and neuroscience. more

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FAU Celebrates Spring 2020 Graduates

FAU will confer more than 3,400 degrees for the spring 2020 semester. The new graduates will join more than 175,000 alumni who have graduated from FAU since the University opened its doors in 1964. more

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2020 Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College Featured Graduate Features

2020 Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College Featured Graduate Features more

COVID-19 Challenge

FAU Announces Winners of 'COVID-19 Change Challenge'

FAU has announced the winners of the COVID-19 Change Challenge organized by the Division of Research. more

 
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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

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Professor Receives Presidential Award for Outstanding Community Engagement

Jacqueline Fewkes, Ph.D., is the recipient of a Florida Atlantic University Presidential Award for Outstanding Faculty-Led Community Engagement for Engaged Teaching. Dr. Fewkes is one of the three faculty members awarded... Read More

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Wilkes Honors Professor Recipient of Excellence and Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching Award

Kevin Lanning, Ph.D., received FAU’s Award for Excellence and Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching during the 51st annual Honors Convocation Awards. Dr. Lanning was among the founding faculty members of the Harriet L. Wilkes... Read More