ASM UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

University of Florida Microbiology and Honors student and Florida Opportunity Scholar, Ericka Kirkpatrick is the 2012 recipient of the American Society for Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship.  The Fellowship (co-sponsored by the University of Florida Honors College) will offer Ericka an opportunity to test the role of Salmonella virulence genes in the interactions with vegetables.

FOS STUDENTS TAKE PART IN UF’S ORAL HISTORY PROGRAM, DOCUMENTING THEIR PERSONAL HISTORIES

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The impact of a program for first-generation students to attend the University of Florida is being chronicled in their own words. The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program is conducting oral history interviews with students, past and present, who are Florida Opportunity Scholars. The goal is to document some of the program’s early participants. Florida Opportunity Scholars provides …

MCNAIR SCHOLAR AND FOS STUDENT, MONICA SOLOMON, ATTENDED A CONFERENCE IN ARIZONA WHERE SHE PLACED 8Th

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Second- year McNair Scholar and HEB student Monica Solomon was selected from all University of Florida McNair students to attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Phoenix, Ariz. She presented her research poster on the Sidney Lanier School where she won the award for “Outstanding Poster Presentation” and placed in the top 8 of …