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Honors students smile next to the completed breath of life mural.

Honors Students Connect Art and Nature Through Mural at USF Botanical Gardens 

Last fall, Honors students at USF created a mural in the Botanical Gardens to illustrate the connection between humans and nature. Through the interdisciplinary course Art and the Environment, students explored their passions and gained new perspectives.

May 24, 2024Community, Teaching and Learning

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Future Audiologist Sally Selevan Pursues Passion Through Graduate Admissions Pathway

Honors grad Sally Selevan reflects on her time at the Honors College and how USF's GAP-AuD program is helping her achieve her dream of becoming a doctor of clinical audiology.

May 13, 2024Community, Teaching and Learning

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Jackson Haborak Receives Fulbright Award

Honors grad Jackson Haborak has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to study for a Master of Arts in Contemporary Theatre and Dance Dramaturgy at Utrecht University in the Netherlands starting next fall.

May 3, 2024Accolades, Teaching and Learning

Headshot of student Jo Barringer.

USF Freshman Jo Barringer Harnesses Research for Addiction Advocacy

In her first year at the University of South Florida, Honors student Jo Barringer has been serving as an undergraduate research assistant at the Substance Misuse and Addictions Research Traineeship (SMART) lab within USF's College of Behavioral and Community Sciences.

April 23, 2024Community, Teaching and Learning

Two students work in front of a microscope as part of a marine lab at the 2024 USF Climate Teach-In.

Photo Gallery: The 2024 USF Climate Teach-In

The importance of climate education was on full display as hundreds of students from across the University of South Florida participated in 2024 USF Climate Teach-In from April 1 to 7, 2024.

April 22, 2024Events, Teaching and Learning

Students walk across USF's scenic campus with faculty member Dr. Lucien

Number of National Merit Scholars at USF Grows Exponentially

A scholarship, support services, and a sense of community are attracting the highest echelon of high school seniors to study at USF.

April 15, 2024Teaching and Learning

USF honors students work with Professor Tina Piracci and Dr. William Ellis to engineer oyster bricks.

USF Students are 3D-Printing 'Oyster Bricks' to Build Back Declining Populations

Oyster reefs in the Gulf of Mexico are declining at an alarming rate. However, efforts to save and repopulate the invaluable organisms are underway, including in classrooms at the University of South Florida.

April 12, 2024Community, Teaching and Learning

Honors Peer Mentor Leads Joseph Ambrosino and Tanmayee Kanagala smile side by side for a photo.

Honors Peer Mentor Leaders Help New Students Find Their Footing

Honors students Joseph Ambrosino and Tanmayee Kanagala are working to help freshmen adjust to life at USF by training other students to become great peer mentors.

April 9, 2024Community, Teaching and Learning

Group photo of the Judy Genshaft Honors College Staff

Culture Committee Committed to Making the Honors College an Even Better Place to Work

Founded in 2019, the Judy Genshaft Honors College Culture Committee helps maintain community, fosters professional development, and provides support for staff and faculty of the college.

March 27, 2024Community, Teaching and Learning

Group photo of Judy Genshaft Honors College students on the Fall 2023 Dominican Republic Study Abroad Trip.

Honors Students Reflect on Formative Study Abroad Trip to the Dominican Republic

Over winter break in 2023, Honors students and faculty journeyed to the Dominican Republic for an immersive 10-day study abroad program focused on global health care and access to medical treatment.

March 8, 2024Community, Teaching and Learning

USF Honors Professor Tamara Nemirovsky

Award-winning Filmmaker Tamara Nemirovsky Teaches Honors Students to Tell Stories That Give Back

Tamara Nemirovsky discusses her award-winning documentary "Second Chances" and how she combines visual storytelling with thematic concepts related to social justice to creatively engage students in the Judy Genshaft Honors College.

February 23, 2024Accolades, Teaching and Learning

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

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