Symposium: Cynthia Heil – Red Tide/Harmful Algal Blooms

The final Honors symposium of the 2018-2019 academic year was organized by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry. Dr. Cynthia Heil, from MOTE Marine Aquarium, discussed her research on red tides, which are now referred to as Harmful Algal Blooms or HABs.

Aquarium Assistance with Jessica Larson

Seeking out your dreams and aspirations is an important aspect of college, yet one that most students save for graduation. Freshman honors student Jessica Larson, however, seized the opportunity the moment that one arrived. Rising from a impermanent assistant at the Halloween event to a consistent staff member, Larson was able to earn a positionContinue reading “Aquarium Assistance with Jessica Larson”

Making News – Jessica Elson

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 conductingContinue reading “Making News – Jessica Elson”