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Welcome back Honors College Students, Faculty and Staff! 

If you'd like to include an announcement in next week's newsletter please email the name, time, and location of the event to by 5pm on Thursday. 

And as always make sure to scroll all the way to the bottom...
Dr. Bhagyashree (Shree) Kundalkar is on sick leave indefinitely from her position as the Director of Academic Support Services for Chemistry and Physics at the Wilkes Honors College. Dr. K has been an exemplary colleague and a gifted teacher for more than fifteen years here at the college. She loves working with her students and takes great pride in all of their accomplishments. Her presence in our hallways, classrooms, and labs is already deeply missed.
Please take a moment to reach out to Shree by email to send her a note of appreciation and your best wishes at
Campus Announcements 

Jupiter Pop-up Bookstore
Monday, January 13-Friday, January 17:  
Open 2:00pm-6:00pm

The FAU Bookstore Merchandise Trailer will be parked between the HC and AD buildings.
Students may pick up textbooks that were ordered online and purchase FAU merchandise.

Burrow Hours for Spring 2020

Monday-Friday:     8:00am-12:00am (Midnight)
Saturday/Sunday   10:00am-8:00pm

Spring 2020 Courses with Available Enrollment:

IDS 3932 Honors Chemistry in Theater  
1 credit, Dr. Dragojlovic & Dr. Harrawood

W 2:00-4:50pm (1st five weeks), or W 2-4:50pm (2nd five weeks), or M 2-4:50pm (3rd five weeks)
POS 4414 Honors The U.S. Presidency
3 credits, Dr. Feinman
R 4:00pm-6:30pm
ANT 4930 Honors Digital Ethnography
3 credits, Dr. Fewkes
W 8:00am-10:50am
ANT 4930 Honors Physical Anthropology Lab
1 credit, Dr. Vannucci
W 2:00-4:50pm
ART 4654C Honors Electronic Objects for Art
 4 credits, Dr. Ruest
TR 9:00am-10:50am  
HC Tutoring Available:

You don't need to struggle alone, tutoring is completely FREE and open to all FAU students! 

Spring tutoring schedule: TBA

Library Hours:
Sunday         12:30pm-9:00pm
Monday         8:30am-11:00pm
Tuesday        8:30am-11:00pm
Wednesday   8:30am-11:00pm
Thursday       8:30am-9:00pm
Friday            8:30am-5:00pm
Saturday       11:00am-6:00pm
  • From now on you will need your OWL Card at all times to access the library.

Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI)
Spring 2020 Semester OURI Peer Mentor Office Hours in HC112:
  • Monday 8:00am-9:00am
  • Tuesday 11:00am-3:00pm
  • Thursday 11:00am-1:00pm
Job, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities  


Part-time Seasonal Jobs & Internship Positions 

This is a great opportunity for students and in walking distance to the campus. They offer a wide variety of paid flexible positions and will work with your class schedule!


For more information visit, . If interested in applying, please send a copy of your resume to Lynn Besaw, Lynn Besaw

Inter-Campus Opportunity  

Annual Florida Collegiate Honors Council Conference
February 2020, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College is hosting the annual Florida Collegiate Honors Council’s annual conference. The conference will be held February 7-9 2020 at the Embsy Suites Palm Beach Gardens. This is an exciting opportunity to meet honors students and faculty from around the state and to share your research. There are also fine art, creative writing, and academic writing contests that include cash prizes. We encourage you all to submit.

To read more about this conference and to submit a proposal, visit
4th annual Conservation Stewardship Training Course
Jobs and Internships!
You can see our up to date list of internships on the Honors College website here!

Scholarship Opportunities
View current scholarship opportunities here.

Study Abroad Office Hours
Madison McShane is our Study Abroad Advisor who visits the Jupiter Campus to advise students on the many opportunities available. To schedule an appointment phone 561-297-1080 or email  

FAU Career Center
Walk-in and in-person appointments available M-W 8 AM to 5 PM.Office is located in SR 139.
Appointments through (Skype, phone, email) via Handshake available M-F 8 AM to 5 PM. 
To schedule an appointment, please log on to your Handshake account –
Upcoming Events

January 13-23
Weeks of Welcome

Monday, January 13
Caffeine Kickoff (Burrow)

Wednesday, January 15
Crafting Corner (Burrow)

Thursday, January 16
Silent Disco (Burrow)

Friday, January 17
Karaoke Night (Burrow)

Saturday, January 18
Paint and Play (Between RH1 and RH2)

Monday, January 20
MLK Day of Service (Burrow)

January 22-25
Tunnel Vision (Boca Campus)

Thursday, January 23
Lecture: Why Ancient Philosophy is still relevant.
Dr. Rusty Jones, Associate Professor of Philosophy, will give a talk on why ancient philosophy is still relevant on Thursday, 1/23/2020, 3:30 PM in AD 202. All are welcome!

Saturday, January 25
WeLead Symposium (Boca Campus)

Trivia Time
Where am I?

Email your guess to The first two correct responses will win some HC swag.
Helpful Links
Honors College page for Current Students.
Current internship opportunities here.
Go to Student News to read more about upcoming events here.
Click here for today's library hours. 24/7 access to the lobby and computer lab is available to all students with a currently activated owl card.
Click here to submit announcements. The deadline is
5 PM Thursday.