Written by: Kaitlyn McGowan Kira Zautcke is a freshman biochemistry major with a large affinity for conservation efforts. She spent most of her childhood living at Sanibel Island, which she believes molded her passion for environmental awareness and marine life. Her middle school education was centered around marine science. She completed research on sand dollar … Continue reading Humans of Hume: Kira Zautcke
Meet the new Honors Recruitment and Transitions Coordinator, TehQuin Forbes. Forbes is from Miami, Florida, and Memphis, Tennessee. He graduated from the Honors Program at the University of Florida in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. He then went on to get his master’s degree at Florida State University and is currently working … Continue reading New Staff Profile: TehQuin Forbes
Meet the newest advisor in the Honors office, Mike O’Malley. O’Malley comes from the Boston area, but spent a lot of his youth in Chicago and Florida. He received undergraduate degrees from the University of Florida and Columbia College, and he attended graduate school at the University of Chicago. His educational career was … Continue reading New Staff Profile: Mike O’Malley
Story by Hannah Calderazzo As Fall semester gets underway, the UF Honors Program and the Department of Housing and Residence Life have been hard at work bringing a new and exciting update to the Hume Cup competition. Previously, each floor from both Hume East and West competed in the Hume Cup. They earned points by … Continue reading Meet the New Hume Cup Captains!
Story by April Rubin, Photo of Hume Hall by Stephanie Cobb Mark Law has been the director of UF’s Honors Program since fall 2014. When he started, the program had six employees. It is now nearing 13, and the Honors office is even looking forward to a new location. “Goals-wise, I came in wanting to … Continue reading A Chat with Mark Law About his Time as Honors Director
BY CLAIRE LAYTON From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven Honors staff members work in the Infirmary building to advise Honors students, plan events, counsel Honors student organizations and better the 58-year old program. Of these staff members, advisor Miranda Sims is the newest addition and business manager Fran Green has been working for Honors the … Continue reading Honors staff members talk about what it’s like in the office
BY AATIYA ALI A junior at the University of Florida, Anna Burbano has accomplished much in and out of the classroom. Even though she is an English major, her love and passion for writing is demonstrated through her extracurriculars. Burbano serves as the president of UF’s English Society, which introduced her to College Fashionista, an online … Continue reading Does your Instagram compare to this Honors fashionista?