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FAU CELEBRATES 51ST ANNUAL HONORS CONVOCATION AWARDEES

By | April 15, 2020

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Bret Danilowicz today announced the recipients of the 51st annual Honors Convocation awards. The celebration recognizes the University’s most outstanding students and faculty.

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Neuronal Glutamatergic Synaptic Clefts Alkalinize Rather Than Acidify during Neurotransmission

By | March 9, 2020

Gregory Macleod, an associate professor of biology in FAU’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College and the College of Science, and collaborators, used fluorescent reporters to investigate the acid/base balance in between nerve cells as they communicate with each other.

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Kenan Program Announces New Scholarship Winners

By | February 25, 2020

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

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20th Anniversary Wilkes Honors College Benefactors Dinner

By | February 21, 2020

Nearly 200 people attended the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors 20th Anniversary Benefactors Dinner on February 20 at the Pelican Club.

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WHC Student Published in Prestigious Hispanic Journal

By | February 12, 2020

Sunil Raju, a Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College National Merit student in the Medical Scholars Program, was recently published in Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, one of the most prestigious journals in the field of Hispanic literature. “¿Por qué Hugo llama a Sirena Sirenito?: Masculinidad e...

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In Memory of Bhagyashree Kundalkar, Ph.D.

By | January 29, 2020

Bhagyashree (Shree) Kundalkar, Ph.D. passed away peacefully Saturday, January 25, surrounded by her family and grandchildren in her home.

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Wilkes Honors College Interfaith Panel on Violence

By | December 5, 2019

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 hosted this event in an effort to understand this problem better and explore...

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

By | December 5, 2019

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 research regarding the involvement of African Americans of the Abraham...

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Groundbreaking Marks 20th Anniversary of John D. MacArthur Campus

By | November 21, 2019

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.

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Diplomacy Program Earns Five Awards at Model U.N.

By | November 20, 2019

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.