Honors Symposium – Victoria Sunseri

On April 13th, Victoria Sunseri gave an Honors Symposium where she discussed her travel as the recipient of the Timothy M. Smith Inspiration Through Exploration Award. Victoria traveled to Sri Lanka where she volunteered with a non-profit that helps women who have been part of human trafficking operations. She spent close to a month workingContinue reading “Honors Symposium – Victoria Sunseri”

Conferences – Ashley Morales-Pacheco

The Florida Political Science Association (FPSA) conference at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) in Ft. Myers was an unforgettable experience. I enjoyed being around other political scientists looking to explore different questions relevant to our world today. It was fascinating to see what undergraduate and graduate students are coming up with and what research topicsContinue reading “Conferences – Ashley Morales-Pacheco”

Oxford – Hayley Alexander

My time studying at Oxford University has seemed to fly by! I only have a few more weeks until I return home to Florida and I’m just so happy with my experience here. It has been quite snowy in Oxford over the past month, which I have thoroughly enjoyed, as I am originally from NewContinue reading “Oxford – Hayley Alexander”

Oxford – Nicole Rothmeyer

Things are going great here in Oxford. It has been a little bittersweet now that the term has officially ended, but overall it has been an amazing term. I am still working on my research on British butterflies with one of my tutors. We are getting ready to analyze the data for the two speciesContinue reading “Oxford – Nicole Rothmeyer”

Conferences – Kamakshi Dadhwal

  The SEPA 2018 annual conference was the first time I showcased my original research on a poster. There is a common understanding in the academic world that poster presentations are the most casual and easy part of any conference. This understanding did not stop me from being excited or anxious as I drove to Charleston.Continue reading “Conferences – Kamakshi Dadhwal”

Harvard National Model United Nations – Ioana Zanchi

  Harvard National Model United Nations two time participant, Ioana Zanchi, shares her thoughts on participating in this Honors opportunity: I am so honored and humbled to have been able to be part of HNMUN for the second time. I really enjoyed being able to meet and exchange different world and regional views with people whoContinue reading “Harvard National Model United Nations – Ioana Zanchi”

Oxford – Hayley Alexander

Oxford is such a historic and beautiful city to be able to live and study in. The tutorial system that Oxford University utilizes is considerably effective in helping me fully understand the topics I am studying. My molecular biology and pharmacology tutorials keep me very busy, but I am enjoying learning about these areas inContinue reading “Oxford – Hayley Alexander”

Conferences – Laura Hearst & Dr. Abraham Miller

Working with Dr. Abraham Miller, Honors student Laura Hearst recently combined a trip to California to attend the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Conference with a visit to the California Academy of Sciences to examine some scorpion specimens. The pictures above show Laura and Dr. Miller examining the scorpions. The research is part ofContinue reading “Conferences – Laura Hearst & Dr. Abraham Miller”

International Travel – Ana Mejia

UT Honors student Ana Mejia is spending the semester studying abroad at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in Spain. In her first week in Barcelona, she has already had the opportunity to see some of the amazing sights Spain has to offer, including attending a fútbol match and visiting the La Sagrada Familia church.