Making News – Jessica Elson

The cover image for the story from the UT Journal on seahorses
The cover image for the story from the UT Journal
Honors student Jessica Elson was recently highlighted in a UT Journal story on the work being done on Sweetings Pond on Eleuthera Island in the Bahamas by UT professors Heather Masonjones and Emily Rose. The story noted Jessica’s important contributions and insights to the project as well as her own independent research she is conducting as part of the research team.

Making News – Bailey McQueen

John and Bailee McQueen prepare to scatter the ashes of a homeless person in the Gulf of Mexico last summer. John McQueen scatters the unclaimed indigent after 120 days when no one comes forward to say they were related to the deceased.

Honors student Bailey McQueen was recently featured in a Tampa Bay Times article on the homeless in Tampa Bay. She occasionally helps her father, John McQueen, dispose of the ashes of homeless individuals whose remains have not been claimed by family in the Gulf of Mexico.

Making News – Carla Shapira on Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

Honors Council President, Carla Shapira, was recently featured on the front page of UT. The primary focus of the article was on Carla’s interest in emotional intelligence and its connection to leadership. The article also noted how that interest aligned with her participation in the annual George C. Marshall Leadership Seminar at Fort Leavenworth, KS. The article also described Carla’s future plans in the Army.