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Graduation Celebration for Psychology and Neuroscience Students

By | May 7, 2020

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.

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FAU Celebrates Spring 2020 Graduates

By | May 7, 2020

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.

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FAU Announces Winners of 'COVID-19 Change Challenge'

By | May 5, 2020

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

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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...


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.