Know-a-BULL News
Week of 06/04/2013 - Issue # 267

Here is your weekly copy of Know-a-BULL News. Please read this issue to keep up-to-date with all the exciting events and news from the USF Honors College and the Office of National Scholarships.

At a Glance

Upcoming Events

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 6/7/2013 Freshmen Orientation
 6/11/2013 Freshmen Orientation
 6/14/2013 Freshmen Orientation
 6/18/2013 Freshmen Orientation
 6/28/2013 Freshmen Orientation
 7/16/2013 Freshmen Orientation
 7/19/2013 Freshmen Orientation
 7/23/2013 Freshmen Orientation
 7/26/2013 Freshmen Orientation
 7/30/2013 Freshmen Orientation
* "Freshpeople 5 Events"

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Honors College

Dean's Update:

  • New! - Volunteer Opportunity

    Please join the Student Coalition Against Homelessness and Poverty on June 7, 2013

    at Hyde Park United Methodist Church (500 West Platt Street, Tampa, FL 33606,

    during the hours of 8:30-2:00 pm for the annual Stand Down and Health Fair for

    homeless Veterans, individuals, families and children. Volunteers are needed to assist

    with all the activities during the day. This is a great way to get to know various

    community services and medical providers. Please contact Yesha Amin at for more information.

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O.N.S. - Office of National Scholarships

  • Upcoming Information Sessions Regarding National Scholarships

    Please join us for our upcoming information session to learn more about nationally competitive opportunities and how to build your profile to become a winning applicant! You can come in person or view the workshops live online. Sign up for an information session at

    General Workshops (all years):
    Wednesday, June 5 from 1:00-2:00 in ALN 252

    Link: httponsusfedu

ONS has information on a wide variety of Scholarships and fellowships for graduate study. Please check the ONS website and speak with Dr. Lucas or Ms. Schumacher.

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USF Honors College Student Council

  • New! - MoveIn Day Volunteers Needed

    The Honors LLC is looking for a handful of volunteers to greet families and students on move-in day, Wednesday, August 21 at Juniper and Magnolia Halls!

    We'll allow you to move in one day early (Aug. 20) free of charge in exchange for your assistance welcoming residents for the start of the new year. Open to incoming or returning students.

    For more information, or to volunteer, please contact Honors LLC GA Christine Simone at

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Student Submissions

  • New! - Volunteers Needed for Student-Led Thesis Project

    An Honors student conducting EEG research is seeking volunteers willing to fall asleep while having their EEG signal recorded. Prospective participants looking for more information may contact the study investigator Michael Del Valle at

  • New! - Neuroscience Research Internships Available

    Volunteer neuroscience internships are available for research involving structural changes in neurons and in brain circuitry that impact cognitive function. Studies include: assessment of animal models of brain aging and Alzheimer's disease (and evaluation of possible treatment strategies) evaluation of treatments for traumatic brain injury, effects of stress on neuronal morphology and relationship to PTSD neurotoxicology studies effects of diets on the developing brain animal models of autism. Opportunity for real research involvement and recognition for building your resume. Requirements include: 10-12 hrs per week minimum, minimum commitment of two semesters, exceptional attention to detail, reliability, curiosity, and absolute integrity. Lab is 5 min off-campus near I-75(Telecom Park). The research lab is run by Ronald Mervis, MS,PhD Neurostructural Research Labs & Center for Aging and Brain Repair, USF Morsani College of Medicine. If interested in this opportunity please contact Stephanie Foley (

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