Story By Miranda Ingram “The therapy dog squad is ready to see you tomorrow in the Honors Office! No appointment needed — just show up and hang with the pups.” This post popped up on my Facebook feed alongside a photo of two adorable dogs in mid-September. I was surprised. This was the first I… Continue reading Say Hello to Our Honors Therapy Dogs
Story by Samantha Chery, Photo by Stephanie Cobb The University Honors Program is constantly growing and changing. Here are the latest developments to look out for now and in the near future. Harry Potter Camp likely to become a class First-year Honors wizards tried their hands at making magic for the second year of Harry… Continue reading Keeping Up With Honors: What’s New and Coming Soon
BY KATHERINE JOVANOVIC With registration approaching, Honors students have the opportunity to sign up for unique, fascinating Honors courses. Here’s a guide to finding the perfect course for Fall 2018. If you want to work with top faculty, sign up for a Signature Seminar course. The Extreme Cosmos will expose students to physical extremities of… Continue reading What Honors course are you going to sign up for?
BY ANGELA DIMICHELE Chris Bell was attending a vigil for Parkland shooting victims when he realized he could do more so that he wouldn’t have to attend another vigil. The 22-year-old UF political science, history and Spanish major, senior and Honors student searched online to find another student group advocating against gun violence. He found… Continue reading Honors student starts new club after Parkland shooting
BY MADISON HINDO Starting March 29, during Honors early registration, students will get the option to take a one-credit class on Gainesville native and rock legend Tom Petty. The University of Florida Honors Program will offer a one-credit course on Petty in the Fall as part of the (Un)common Reads program. The class is called… Continue reading “Learning to fly:” A class on Tom Petty offered
BY LEAH PALMER Toothbrushes, razors, socks and canned food. For the first time ever, the Honors Ambassadors is collecting toiletry items for the Gainesville homeless until March 16, said Corie Evans, an Honors Ambassador and the co-chair for Honors Giving Hope. Evans said the group is collecting items for the service project in the Honors… Continue reading Honors Ambassadors collect items for Gainesville homeless