By | March 20, 2019

FAU is now an official chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS), a global network inspiring bold leadership, research and solutions that advance women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The AWIS chapter is dedicated to promoting diversity and supporting women...

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FAU Inducted as Chapter of Association for Women in Science

By | March 13, 2019

FAU's Association for Women in Science chapter will be dedicated to promoting diversity as well as supporting women in scientific careers.



By | February 28, 2019

The Kenan Social Engagement Program at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce the selection of two new Kenan Social Engagement Program scholarship winners. Amanda Barstow is the 2019 winner of a $10,000 seed grant to launch her social enterprise,...


Honors College Student Presents Poster at GoMOSES

By | February 13, 2019

Harriet L. Wilkes Honors senior Austin Boutilier presented his poster titled, "Ecology of the Barreleyes (Opisthoproctidae) in the Gulf of Mexico," at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science (GoMOSES) conference in New Orleans this month. The research was conducted under the direction...


Honors College board member provides sponsorship for attending Easterseals Florida event

By | January 29, 2019

Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College students and alumni of the Kenan Social Engagement Program attended the Easterseals Florida “12th Annual Get Down to Business Lunch,” thanks to a sponsorship provided by an advisory board member, Ann Marie Rezzonico.

Student Crisis Assistance Training

Student Crisis Assistance Training

By | January 18, 2019

College student depression, anxiety, stress, self-harm, and suicide rates are rising across the country. Nearly 40 Florida Atlantic University John D. MacArthur Campus faculty and staff participated in a "Student Crisis Assistance Training" workshop. Laura Vernon, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Clinical...

Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, Owen Silvera, Jillian Hanley, and Cara Capp at EVCO 2019

WHC Students Attend Everglades Coalition Conference

By | January 15, 2019

Wilkes Honors College students, Owen Silvera, and Jillian Hanley received a scholarship to attend the 34th annual Everglades Coalition conference in Duck Key, Fla. The awards were made possible by through the efforts of Cara Capp, a Wilkes Honors College Alumna. Capp serves on the Everglades Coalition...


Honors College Student Presents Research at National Conference

By | December 14, 2018

Czoka presented her research Virtually a Criminal: A Visual Ethnography of the Urban Criminal Underground in Grand Theft Auto Five, during a gallery session on technology at the 2018 American Anthropological Association conference in San Jose, Calif. The conference is held each year to build lasting...


Wilkes Honors College Benefactor Dinner

By | November 16, 2018

Setting the standard for honors colleges nationwide. The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of FAU hosted its Annual Benefactors Dinner at the Abocoa Golf Club on Thursday. President John Kelly provided a university update, while inspiring the crowd. Students shared their transformative stories and...


Wilkes Honors College assistant biology professor receives mentoring award

By | November 9, 2018

Johanna Kowalko, Ph.D. the assistant professor of biology of the Wilkes Honors College and member of the Jupiter Life Science Initiative, recently received a Mentoring Award from FAU’s Division of Research for 2019. Kowalko will be mentored by Alex Keene, Ph.D. an associate professor in the College...