Symposium: “How does green tea consumption reduce prostate cancer risk?” featuring Dr. Michael Carasto

Dr. Carastro’s primary area of academic expertise is in the field of biochemistry and molecular biology. His career specialties are in molecular oncology research, as well as biochemistry and molecular biology education. The current focus of Carastro’s research is on prostate cancer and tumor suppressor genes. His symposium was titled, “How does green tea consumptionContinue reading “Symposium: “How does green tea consumption reduce prostate cancer risk?” featuring Dr. Michael Carasto”

UT Honors Program Hosts Inaugural Spaulding Speaker Series featuring Dr. Robert Agnew

On March 31, 2022, Dr. Robert Agnew, gave his lecture, General Stain Theory: An Overview and Policy Implications.” Dr. Agnew is the creator of the general strain theory of delinquency in the field of Criminology. He explained general strain theory states that certain strains or stressors, such as economic problems and peer abuse, increase theContinue reading “UT Honors Program Hosts Inaugural Spaulding Speaker Series featuring Dr. Robert Agnew”

Honors Thesis Symposium 3/18/2022

Five graduating Honors students presented their Honors Theses Friday March 18 as an Honors symposium. Margaret Baker discussed her research analyzing the relationship between zooplankton and marine contamination. Alexandra M. Rodriguez discussed her research focusing on facial recognition and mask wear. Jana De Kock used her Honors thesis to analyze psychological and physiological effects ofContinue reading “Honors Thesis Symposium 3/18/2022”

Coffee Conversation: Why Learn to Write Well When an AI Can Do it for You

On February 15, Dr. Dan Dooghan Associate Professor of English and Writing facilitated the coffee conversation, “why learn to write well when AI can do it for you.” Dr. Dooghan led the Honors students in a conversation considering the complex process of finding our voices to communicate our intervention of change in the world. StudentsContinue reading “Coffee Conversation: Why Learn to Write Well When an AI Can Do it for You”

This Week in Honors 11/4/2021 Email

Hello Everyone, Please read below to learn about upcoming Honors events. Upcoming Honors Symposium: The Last Honors Symposium of the Semester is next Friday, November 12, from 6-7PM in the Vaughn Center Crescent Club. Dr. Eduardo De Souza, will discuss, “Body Recomposition – Can trained individuals lose fat and build muscle at the same time?”A (free) Eventbrite ticket is required forContinue reading “This Week in Honors 11/4/2021 Email”

Public Policy and Covid-19 Symposium

On November 4, 2021, Dr. Aaron D. Wood gave his symposium, “COVID-19 and Agent-Based Modeling: Using Computational Simulation to Examine the Impact of Public Policy and Viral Evolution on Transmission Outcomes in Heterogeneous Populations.” Dr. Wood is a Associate Professor of Economics. He is a microeconomist and specializes in agent-based modeling. Dr. Wood’s talk focusedContinue reading “Public Policy and Covid-19 Symposium”

UT Honors Program Service Activity- Cypress Point Beach Clean Up

Thirty-two UT Honors students spent two hours on Saturday, October 23 picking up trash at Cypress Point Park. The UT Honors Council adopted Cypress Point Park through Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful. We clean up the park and beach at least two times a year.

Coffee Conversation: AI Technology and Our Everyday Lives

On October 5, 2021, Dr. Ashley Longstreet Assistant Professor of Chemistry facilitated the Coffee Conversation, “How are AI and Automation Changing Material and Drug  Discovery.”  Dr. Longstreet led the students in a discussion considering how AI factors into our everyday lives. In addition, Dr. Longstreet asked the students to think about the ways AI technologyContinue reading “Coffee Conversation: AI Technology and Our Everyday Lives”

First UT Honors Social Fall 2021

The Friday before classes began, Tampa honors students kicked off the fall semester with their first social. Students spent the evening outside meeting, mingling, enjoying a live DJ, and eating food catered by Fresh Kitchen. As the night progressed, students participated in lively games of Jenga, cornhole, and sand volleyball. The first years left theContinue reading “First UT Honors Social Fall 2021”