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Subject: The Honors Daily Opportunities List
From: "Dickison, Sheila" <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Dickison, Sheila
Date:Fri, 3 Jan 2003 13:40:24 -0500

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The Honors Daily Opportunities List
Friday, January 3, 2003


1. Drop/Add Dates
2. S/U Deadline
3. Junior Honors Medical Program Info Session
4. Distance Ed Courses of Interest
5. Naval Research Enterprise Intern Program (juniors and seniors)


1.DROP/ADD DATES:  Drop/Add begins Monday, January 6 and ends Thursday,
January 9
at 11:59 p.m.  Students are responsible for all classes which remain on
their schedules after the end of Drop/Add, so please confirm that your
schedule is accurate.  You can access the Drop/Add link at

2. S/U DEADLINE to file an S/U option application is Friday January 24 at
5:00 PM.
Application forms are available in the Registrar's Office in Criser.

2003, 5:00 PM; Room C-1-7, Health Science Communicore Lecture room. Meet the
Program Director, currently enrolled students and the Chair of the Medical
Selection committee. Applications will be available at the session.
Questions, contact the College of Medicine Office of Admissions, 392-4569.

(It would be a good idea even for freshmen interested in this very
competitive program to get info about it. Each year JHM selects 12 students
for admission as juniors. SKD)

4. OnlineUF offers three undergraduate online courses to students around
the nation.  These courses are 100% online, so you may complete the
course work whenever you wish.  All exams, quizzes, and assignments are
performed online, so there is no need to leave your house!  One course
has 3 Gen Ed Biology credits and 4000 Gordon Rule credits as well.

Tobacco 101 - BMS3023 - Also called the Epidemiology and Health Issues
of Tobacco Addiction - a study of tobacco through its history, societal
effects, epidemiological effects, and the marketing strategies of Big
Tobacco.  No prerequisites.

Addiction and the Brain - BMS4029 - also called the Neurobiology of
Addiction - a study of addiction in general and how it manifests in the
brain/body.  Why are we addicted to certain chemicals/drugs and not
others?  Major drugs of abuse are used to illustrate addiction and the
brain.  The course also has 3 Biology Gen Ed credits and 4000 words of
Gordon Rule Composition credit.

Introduction to the Professions of Medicine - MEL5011 - begun by Dr.
Watson, senior associate dean for educational affairs at the UF College
of Medicine, this course takes students through a survey of the varying
health professions and their roles in society and the medical community.
This course is designed for any student with interest in the health
professions with special attention to allopathic medicine.  It is
suggested that any pre-health/pre-med student take this course in order
to gain more knowledge of the path in which they are heading.

For more information, please go to:  You can not
register for these courses through ISIS, rather you MUST use the
registration form found at the site above.  UF students, please be sure
to read the financial information as these courses are covered by all UF
scholarships.  Gurinder Virdi, Course Coordinator, Department of Continuing
Medical Education
University of Florida (352) 265-8081

10-week summer research opportunity at the Naval Research Laboratory, Naval
Systems Command Laboratory, or Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory.
Opportunities are available for students in many discipline areas.
Laboratory links are available and provide a description of the mission and
research performed at each laboratory.
        To apply, visit <>. The
application deadline is January 10, 2003, but may be extended depending upon
        Program Information
*       10-week summer research opportunity at the Naval Research
Laboratory,Naval Systems Command Laboratory (participating laboratories are
located in California, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Rhode
Island, Virginia, and Washington DC.), or Marine Corps Warfighting
*       Stipend: $3,000 undergraduate; $4,000 graduate
*       Travel & Housing allowance of $2,000
        Eligibility Requirements:
*       U.S. Citizenship required (Permanent Resident Alien status will also
be considered by some labs)
*       Junior (completed sophomore year by June 2003), Senior or Graduate
*       Enrolled at a participating university
*       Open to all majors relevant to the research interests of the
        Program Contact:
        Mariann Bleazard
        Associated Western Universities, Inc. (AWU)
        Phone: (888)841-5745
        Email: [log in to unmask]

Sheila Dickison
Director, University Honors Program
352-392-1888 (fax)

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