Weekly News & Announcements
Honors College Student News/Events/Opportunities
December 9 - 15, 2013
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NEW: Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve Money for Nothing is an independent, non-partisan documentary made by a team of AFI, Sundance, and Academy Award winners that examines America's central bank in a critical yet balanced way. The acclaimed documentary film will be screening in Stuart, Florida at The Lyric Theatre on Tuesday, January 7th at 4 pm and 7 pm. See press reviews.
IDS 3932-002 Honors Writ & Illustrat Comics New interdisciplinary co-taught course exploring the intersection of writing and illustrating comics. For more information on the class, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. The class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30 am-10:50 am (CRN 27954).
Jupiter Campus Pop Up Bookstore Open Mon 12/9-Thu 12/12 from 2-6 pm for cap & gown sales and rental book return. Students can also create a free UPS shipping label to return books at www.shopfau.com.
Reminder: Frost Scholarship Programme to the University of Oxford Full scholarships available to students to study one-year, full-time Master's courses in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at the University of Oxford. Scholarship applicants should also submit applications for admission to the University of Oxford. Apply by either January 10th or January 24th depending on discipline. Learn more.
Present Your Undergraduate Research!
Florida Collegiate Honors Council Conference
Free Flu Shots! Don't let the flu interrupt your semester! Be smart and healthy; get your free flu shot at Student Health Services (SR106). Call 561-799-8678 to make an appointment today!
HC Music Practice Rooms in HA 109, 110 & 111 are available. All enrolled Wilkes Honors College students need to have a current, approved permission form on file with Jeremy Hoyt, 561-799-8103 in the Dean s suite, HC 131. This form, which outlines the rules and regulations for use of the rooms, is available online. Please bring your completed form, along with your OWL card, to Jeremy for approval and processing.
New Scholarship Opportunity at the University of Oxford! New Frost Scholarship awards 10 students of the State University System of Florida (SUSF) a full-ride (tuition, fees, and living expenses) to Oxford for one year of study. Students must wish to obtain a Master of Science Degree in the area of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). The program aims to have one graduate from each of the SUSF universities represented in each annual cohort. Learn more about the Frost Scholarship and how to apply.
Don't Forget: Application Deadlines Approaching for the Goldwater and Udall Scholarships for Sophomores and Juniors!
Upcoming deadlines for Prestige Scholarships For further information, please go to Prestige Scholarships.
US Student Fulbright Program to Study Overseas
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Summer 2014 Institute on Comparative Political & Economic Systems Internships in Washington, DC Internships are guaranteed, you can earn up to 9 credits, and housing is furnished in DC. The early deadline to apply is December 9, 2013; early applicants receive priority scholarship consideration and a 5% tuition discount. Learn more about DC Internships at www.DCinternships.org/ICPES
Journalism and Web Design Internship Opportunities Internships are available for aspiring journalists and web designers at Raith media. Interns will either experience writing for online news outlets and trade publications or aiding in the development of websites. Contact Eric Raith at eric@RaithMedia.com for more information.
El Sol, Jupiter Neighborhood Resource Center - Multiple opportunities
Need ideas for an internship? Check out the Internship Opportunities page! Click here to go to the Honors College Internships and Study Abroad page. Internship opportunities are listed alphabetically and by discipline.
Meet with Study Abroad Advisor Amanda Frederick There are many opportunities to study in another country as a Florida Atlantic University student! To learn more about the study abroad program options available to you and how to apply, please contact Amanda Frederick, 561-297-1080, Honors College Study Abroad Advisor. She can assist you in taking the next steps in discovering the world while earning academic credit. For additional information, you may also visit the Office of International Programs website.
Peace & Conflict Resolution in the Middle East & Beyond: Summer Program Spend your summer in London and Amman exploring the process of peace and the sensitive cultural and societal roots of conflict. Your program will begin in the U.K. by studying peace and conflict theory, using Northern Ireland as a case study for beginning to understand how those theories translate to Middle Eastern issues. Once in Amman, use your new understanding of peace and conflict to examine how the Arab/Israeli conflict; regional conflicts such as those in Lebanon, Yemen or Iraq; and tribal conflicts are being addressed. Includes an intensive Arabic language program extension option and a study tour in Derry and Belfast, Northern Ireland. Visit the program website or email firstname.lastname@example.org (phone: 1-800-856-4358) for more information.
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Career Development Services Luis Santiago will be available for career advising on Mondays and Fridays from 8:30 am- 5:00 pm in SR 130. Drop-ins are welcome, but the best way to guarantee an appointment is to schedule one with the Career Development Center by calling 561-297-3533. Please be sure to specify that you are making the appointment for the Jupiter campus.
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