Here is an on-campus summer research program designed for Undergraduates who are interested in conducting research related to mental illness and related disorders. The 10-week program will provide students with the opportunity to work with a faculty member on a research project in an area of the student's interest as well as to obtain practical skills and training on research ethics. The NIMH funding will allow us to provide a $4000 stipend to participating students. We would appreciate it if you would notify students in the Honors College of our program so they may apply if they are interested. Applications are due by March 16, 2012.
Join the health professions advisors from Honors and Arts & Sciences to discuss personal statements, preparing for the MCAT, interviewing and more.
No RSVP necessary.
February 28, 2012: MCAT 2pm JPH 1317 March 6, 2012: Interviews 2 pm JPH 1317
More workshops will be added after Spring Break
2011 Admits Deadline for 7-Year Program Declaration
If you are a first year Honors student following the BS/MD 7 Year track, you must officially declare this track by Friday, April 13, 2012. To do so, simply go to the BS/MD webpage, Fall '11 Admit tab, and complete the BS/MD Interest Declaration Form. You must do this even if you indicated 7 Year interest on your initial application paperwork. Late submissions cannot be accepted. Contact Amy Sturrock at email@example.com with questions.
If you are planning to graduate this semester, please go to the Honors website/current students/graduation and "name your plan to graduate". After the University's application process is complete, we will send a request for additional information.
Think ahead for early funding for graduate school!
These workshops will cover information about the Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes, and Fulbright programs and their application processes. Students who will be seniors in Fall 2012, have at least a 3.7 GPA, and are otherwise very competitive should attend.
New National Intelligence Certificate Program at USF
This program will train students in all three aspects of intelligence: data gathering, analysis, and presentation skills. Students will attend workshops to strengthen these skill in order to make them a more competitive candidate in the work field and possibly gain an internship with a National Intelligence Agency .
You can learn more information about our certificate program and upcoming events:
Contact Ms. Schumacher immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org if you will apply. The scholarship deadline is March 16. You will need to fill out the application (including personal statement and essay) and get two letters of recommendation.
Studying Abroad in Asia in the Fall Freeman Asia Fall Deadline March 1
Do you have financial need? Are you studying abroad in Asia during the fall semester? Apply for the Freeman Asia! The USF deadline is March 1, 2012. Contact Lauren Townsend at email@example.com for more information and  to apply.
Florida Gubernatorial Fellowship Program puts you in the Governors Office
The FL Gubernatorial Fellows Program gives you firsthand insight into how the government operates. Students spent two semesters working alongside state government top staff. More information can be found at www.floridafellows.com.
The Scholarship Deadline is March 2. If you intend to apply, please email Dr. Linda Lucas at firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP!
New Whitaker International Undergraduate Program for Biomedical Engineering Students Deadline March 15
The application will be made available early January 2012 for the first round of grants which will be for Fall/Academic Year 2012-2013.
With support from the Former Whitaker Foundation, IIE will provide undergraduate biomedical engineers and bioengineers funding for a semester or one academic year to pursue, in an international setting, coursework in biomedical engineering.
To be eligible for the award, an applicant must be a US citizen or have permanent residency status, be enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior (with at least one semester remaining) and demonstrate a need for financial support to study abroad.
As the room selection weeks are fast approaching, we wanted to make sure you had all the information you needed in order to select your room for the Fall 2012-Spring 2013 academic year.
USF Housing wants to make you aware of the opportunity to select the Honors Living Learning Community- in Juniper Hall or Magnolia Apartments building B. If you wish to reside in one of these two communities, you must come to the Assignment Office, located on the second floor of the Argos Center above the Fresh Food Dining Hall, during the hours of 8 AM and 5 PM the week of Feb. 6 thru Feb. 10.
Should you choose not to select an Honors community space, you can participate in the online Room Selection Process scheduled for the weeks of Feb. 13 thru 17 and Feb. 20 thru 24 and select from general spaces throughout campus.
If you have questions about how to participate in any phase of the Room selection process, please feel free to call the Assignment Office at 813-974-0001 during normal business hours, Monday thru Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM.
Kinect with the Deans
We've all heard the saying about all work and no play...well here's your opportunity! Take the time to challenge Dr. Silverman and your fellow HLLC residents in a game of Xbox Kinnect and various board games! Not only is it a great way to relax, laugh, and have fun but the chance to get to know leaders in the Honors College on a more personal basis. Are you brave enough to go against the Dean?
Italy Summer Study Abroad Deadline Extended To April 2
Live and learn in the magnificence of Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. Courses offered in many disciplines including history, political science, sociology, business, art, and more. Honors College scholarships available.
Application Deadline: April 2
For more information:
Student-made videos for Florence 2011:
Young Mothers Association at USF
Are you a mother? Be one of the first to join the Young Mothers Association.
Make a difference in the lives of young mothers. Learn how to get FREE: pre-natal care, delivery, pre and post delivery care, daycare and food. Also make connections with other USF moms!
Join the Muslim Students Association in collaboration with the African Students Association in presenting a documentary, Prince Among Slaves. It is the true story of an African Muslim prince who was captured and sold into slavery in the American South. We hope to see you on Wednesday, February 22 at 5:30pm in MSC 3707. FREE FOOD and an educational as well as inspiring story!
Have an extra pen or pencil? The IDH 4000 class "Social Media, Social Change" is working with a Tampa-based charity to collect school supplies for Afghan children. These supplies are distributed during humanitarian missions and foster good will between the U.S. military and the people of Afghanistan. There is a drop-off box in the Honors College Main Lobby next to Mr. Friday's desk. Help your country. Support the troops. Help the children of Afghanistan.
Come check out the Tampa's first Electric Vehicle Exposition coming February 21-23, 2012! The EV Expo® will feature never-before-seen electric cars and motorcycles as a showcase for the latest EV technology. The expo will include an exhibition of electric drive vehicles, as well as conferences, workshops and networking receptions to help consumers, city planners, traffic engineers, environmentalists and technology enthusiasts understand the opportunities and benefits of conversion to electric vehicles. University students get in FREE to all lectures and workshops with a valid school ID. For more info, please visit the website or contact Jaclyn at email@example.com
Future Physical Therapists Organization Meeting Times
FPTO would like to invite all of you to any of our meetings for the Spring semester! Come out and hear about the profession of physical therapy, listen to notable guest speakers, and get helpful hints on graduate schools and the application process for PT! Meetings are Thursdays in MSC 3713 at 7:30 p.m. on the following dates: Feb. 16th, Mar. 1st, Mar. 29th, Apr.12th.
If you would like to be included in future editions of "Know-a-BULL News", articles may be submitted for consideration to Dr. Silverman through the submission form. Submissions should be brief and well written. Links should be JPG images or PDFs.