Delanie Perez headshot

The Psychedelic Renaissance course encourages student in service and research

Brittany Torres Rivera Feature, Research

Honors College biology student Delanie Perez is currently researching the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the nation – adolescent brain cognitive development. Perez’s interest in neurocognitive and mental health disorders grew with the help of the Honors course, The Psychedelic Renaissance, taught by Professor Joseph Lichter during Spring 2021. The course explores the recent interest …

Emanuel Arias graduation photo

Alumnus uses social media to influence, guide pre-med students

Avery Coffey Feature, Spotlight

With the power of social media, this alumnus is using his journey at FIU and medical work experience to teach and guide pre-med students. Honors College alumnus Emanuel Arias recognized the struggles many students, especially pre-med students had in college with personal or academic challenges. While navigating his own way as a pre-med student, Arias wanted to create a platform …