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Honors students participate in the 2024 Unify Challenge College Bowl

Honors Students Take Part in the Unify Challenge College Bowl

Over 150 USF students participated in the 2023 Unify Challenge College Bowl, where they had the opportunity to develop leadership skills over the course of the seven-day program by engaging in discussions about politics with strangers.

February 8, 2024Events, Teaching and Learning

James Museum in Pinellas County

James Museum Partners with Judy Genshaft Honors College to Offer New Program for Visitors with Significant Memory Loss

The James Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, recently partnered with the Judy Genshaft Honors College to create an inclusive art experience for those suffering with hearing loss.

January 31, 2024Teaching and Learning

Judy Genshaft Honors College assistant visiting professor of instruction Dr. Blaze Marpet

Blaze Marpet Teaches Honors Students to Love Learning and Live Well

Get to know visiting professor Dr. Blaze Marpet, who inspires Honors students at the University of South Florida's St. Petersburg campus with his love for religion, philosophy, and ethics.

January 16, 2024Teaching and Learning

The welcome table at the 2023 2nd Annual Climate Teach-In on USF's Tampa campus

Judy Genshaft Honors College Helps Grow Worldwide Climate Teach-In

Since 2022, Honors students and educators have collaborated to share information on climate change, climate action, and climate justice as part of the Annual Worldwide Teach-In on Climate and Justice. Plans are now underway to expand the teach-in to a university-wide, weeklong event.

December 15, 2023Community, Events, Teaching and Learning

The students, judges and faculty that participated in the Grand Challenge competition smile for a group photo.

2023 Grand Challenge Competition Recap: Access to Meaningful Work

The 2023 Grand Challenge has come to a momentous close as student finalists pitched their proposals to conclude the competition. The winning student team, ARThritis, was selected by the panel of judges to implement their project in the Tampa community in spring 2024.

November 20, 2023Community, Events, Teaching and Learning

Students in the American Thinkers Wilderness class on a hike at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve

Learning in Nature About American Wilderness Thinkers

To cap a semester learning about thinkers who revolutionized our understanding of nature, Professor Rebecca Johns took her class on a camping trip. Exploring, journaling, and reflecting on course readings, students spent the day and evening at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve.

November 14, 2023Teaching and Learning

Steps going up to old Fort Dade at Egmont Key

Exploring Sustainable Tourism Through Virtual Reality in Egmont Key

Students spent the day exploring sustainable tourism on Egmont Key through an app developed at USF that digitally documents the island's rich history. The software application brings the buildings of old Fort Dade to life through virtual and augmented reality technologies.

November 6, 2023Teaching and Learning

Honors students smile in South Korea standing on the beach.

A Summer in Seoul

This summer, 19 Honors students alongside Honors advisor and adjunct instructor Kevin Lee and Honors advisor Dani Soluna, journeyed to Seoul, South Korea where they explored the city's culture and historical sites for three weeks.

October 13, 2023Community, Teaching and Learning

Honors Semester in Exeter students walk a beach

An Unbeliev-a-Bull Year Abroad: 2023 Study Abroad Recap

Over the course of 2023, 200 Honors students along with Honors faculty and staff embarked on once-in-a-lifetime experiences abroad.

October 5, 2023Community, Teaching and Learning

Judy Genshaft Honors College students and staff pose for a picture in the AMRoC Fab Lab in Tampa.

Getting FAB in the AMRoC Lab

Honors students had the opportunity to visit the AMRoC FAB LAB and discover the inspiring array of learning and service experiences the community makerspace has to offer.

September 29, 2023Community, Events, Teaching and Learning

Linguistics expert pivots course in response to new study on artificial intelligence chatbots

USF Linguistics Expert Pivots Course in Response to his New Study on Artificial Intelligence Chatbots

After examining the ability of linguistic experts to differentiate AI from human-generated writing, Matthew Kessler is integrating more hands-on projects in his classroom.

September 7, 2023Teaching and Learning

Student participate in the Judy Genshaft Honors College Summer Institute Mock Trial Intensive Program

New Summer Program Offers Honors Experience to High School Students

High school students from around Florida gathered on the University of South Florida’s Sarasota-Manatee campus earlier this summer to explore career possibilities in the field of law through a new summer camp program hosted by the Judy Genshaft Honors College.

September 1, 2023Community, Teaching and Learning

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Committed to intellectual curiosity, global citizenship, and service across three unique Tampa Bay campuses, Honors News shares the exceptional stories of the Judy Genshaft Honors College.