Honors College E-News
October 12th, 2015
_____________Gulf Park Edition_____________
♦♦♦♦♦ SPOTLIGHT ♦♦♦♦♦
Homecoming Party at the Honor House!
The Physics of NASCAR
The forum will be held at Bennett Auditorium, Tuesday at 6:30 pm.
Honors College Shirts
♦♦♦♦♦ HONORS COLLEGE ADVISEMENT FOR SPRING ♦♦♦♦♦
Advisement for Keystone Honors Students
Honors Keystone Advisement for Gulf Coast students will be held on Thursday, October 15. Please call the Honors College office, at 601.266.4533, at your earliest convenience and schedule a time to meet Keystone Adviser Paula Mathis. Appointments are available in 30-minute intervals beginning at 9. The meeting will be held in Hardy 316.
*Gulf Coast students can also give their shirt payments to Paula Mathis this Thursday, October 15th from 10-4 in Hardy 316.
♦♦♦♦♦ SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES ♦♦♦♦♦
MS Water Security Institute – Watch for It
Participants in the two-week Institute will receive a $1,000 stipend, plus food and lodging. Interested students (and faculty) are strongly encouraged to talk with Dr. Cliff Ochs, Director of the MS WSI, to learn more about the Institute’s aims.
Alternative Fall Break Volunteer Opportunity
This year’s alternative fall break focuses on cultural immersion and service. The Center for Community and Civic Engagement will take students to Houma, La., Oct. 22-24 to learn about the Unitied Houma Nation – a group of Native Americans living in the area. Service projects will involve restoring historical walking paths and replanting native plants in the area.
Cost for the trip is $125. Sign up here.
For questions, email Harry.Wadsworth@eagles.usm.edu or stop by Hub 104.
♦♦♦♦♦ OPPORTUNITIES ♦♦♦♦♦
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Graduating STEM (including STEM education), psychology or social science seniors should consider applying for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. The NSF GRF provides three years of portable full-funding for a research-based graduate program. You must be planning to pursue a career in research/industry. Any field which involves seeing patients or clients is not eligible. You can find a list of eligible fields here.
Need help managing citations?
Two session will be offered later this week:
Gulf Coast Library, Room 213
Wednesday, October 14 at 10:30 a.m.
Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Caylor Building Classroom 104
Wednesday, October 14 at 2:30 p.m.
For more information, contact Elena Azadbakht at Elena.Azadbakht@usm.edu or 601.266.6424.
Interested in swimming with Dolphins in Honduras?
Visit usm.edu/study-abroad or contact Dr. Stan Kuczaj.
Need an Appointment?
HON 321: Forum
Study Abroad? Deadlines are Approaching!
Contact Robyn Curtis to set up scholarship advising!