Southern Regional Honors Conference

Rachel Lane, Caitlin Cifaldi, and Megan Darling went to Birmingham, Alabama to present their research at the Southern Regional Honors Conference. Rachel Lane’s topic was “A Rehabilitative Approach to Correctional Institutions Using Evidence-Based Practices.” Megan Darling presented on “Pleasing the Male Audience: Erasing Female Agency in Works Inspired by Richardson’s Pamela.” And Caitlin Cifaldi’s paperContinue reading “Southern Regional Honors Conference”

Honors Students win awards at Florida Communication Association annual conference

Several UT Honors students won awards at this year’s 90th Annual Florida Communication Association Conference. Tamar Shimon won the Best Undergraduate Paper Award: Lauren Steed won the Poster Award for Best Research Question/Topic with her teammates who were unable to attend, but contributed to the project Tiffany Maziarz (Honors alum) and Thomas McMullen (also anContinue reading “Honors Students win awards at Florida Communication Association annual conference”

Florida Collegiate Honors Conference

On Feb. 13, 2021, UT Honors students Noah McNair and Eden Davenport presented their research at the Florida Collegiate Honors Conference. McNair, a Senior in Film & Media Arts, presented his Honors Thesis “Pie in the Sky: A Making of a BTS Documentary,” which concerned the creation of Behind the Scenes (BTS) projects capturing howContinue reading “Florida Collegiate Honors Conference”

NCHC in New Orleans

Dr. Ryan Cragun, Co-Director of the Honors Program, accompanied two Honors students, Brianna Kelly and Abigail Nelson, to the National Collegiate Honors Council conference in New Orleans. Abigail presented a paper from work she has done as part of the Honors Program at the conference, analyzing Charlotte Temple with an eye toward psychological and psychiatricContinue reading “NCHC in New Orleans”

International Whale Shark Conference in Australia – Katie Serba

Honors student Katie Serba presented her research at the International Whale Shark Conference in Australia during the summer of 2019. Here is a brief description of her experience: “I was actually the only undergraduate at the conference, so I was able to make many new connections with other researchers and professors, as well as shareContinue reading “International Whale Shark Conference in Australia – Katie Serba”

Honors Students Present at Florida Communication Association convention

Professors Chris Gurrie, Meredith Clements, and Kristen Foltz took several Honors students to the Florida Communication Association convention over the October 19-20 weekend. The students received a variety of awards, including: Best Scholarship, Crowd Favorite, Visually Appealing, and Best Oral Presentation.

International Travel – Sara Casareto

I had the incredible opportunity this past May to share my current undergraduate research at the 39th Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean (AMLC) Scientific Conference in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. My research consisted of the growth and mortality rate of a photosynthetic sea slug, Elysia subornata, which is found native in the Caribbean,Continue reading “International Travel – Sara Casareto”

Honors Tutorial: Sara B. Lattman

Life is composed of the endless pursuit of knowledge, yet little to no research has been done on how learning adapts to the adult brain. The study of androgogy, the art and science of teaching adults, attempts to uncover just that. Honors student Sara Lattman set out alongside her Communication professor, Dr. Beth Eschenfelder, toContinue reading “Honors Tutorial: Sara B. Lattman”

Conferences – Adeline Davis

Adeline Davis recently presented some of her scholarship at the Irish Studies Conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Her presentation was well-received, as attested to by her mentor, Kathleen Ochshorn: I wanted to thank you again for your support of Adeline Davis’s trip to the Irish Studies Conference in Jackson Hole. Her paper was well attendedContinue reading “Conferences – Adeline Davis”