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Florida Supervisors of Elections (FSE) to award three $1,200 scholarships

Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Kim A. Barton, through the Florida Supervisors of Elections (FSE), is proud to offer Florida college and university students the opportunity to apply for one of three $1,200 scholarships.
The scholarships are awarded as part of the association’s ongoing commitment to education in Florida.
Eligible students must be enrolled as a full-time [...]

Tech Tasks Prior To Winter Break

Happy holidays, Gators! We hope you finished the fall semester strong. If you live on campus, be sure to check these tech-related tasks from Student Affairs off your list before you leave for winter break:

Lock up any devices you leave behind. Store your tech in a cabinet that’s at least [...]

Survive Finals with these Tech Resources

Gators, it’s that time of the year – finals week! Studying for finals can be overwhelming, but we have several resources to relieve some of the stress.
As you finish up your classes, don’t forget you have access to over 100 FREE software applications with UFApps. All you need is an active GatorLink account. This is a [...]

Office of the University Registrar

December 4: Drop/Add a Course or Withdraw (All Fall Courses) after the Drop/Withdrawal Deadline. Students must petition their college with appropriate documentation for approval to drop/add or withdraw (all Fall courses) after the deadline.
December 4: Last day of classes
December 4: Honors Theses due to College Advising Offices
December 5-6: Reading Days (no classes)
December 7-13: Final Exams
December [...]

Opportunities

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Elegance of Science now accepting entries through Jan. 12, 2020

The Elegance of Science art competition is now accepting entries and is open to University of Florida students, faculty and staff. Submit your two-dimensional research images or photos that incorporate scientific tools or concepts for an opportunity to win cash prizes. The contest is organized by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the UF [...]

Consider adding a major in Women’s Studies

Do you want to learn about issues of diversity, power, equity, and justice and gain the scholarly knowledge and skills to change the world? Adding the Women’s Studies major can deepen your critical thinking, analysis, and skills in intersectional feminist approaches to studying and transforming gender, race, class, sexualities and other systems of power. The [...]

Spring 2020 Graduate & Undergraduate Course: Latina Narratives

Latina Narratives
WST4930-Section 49EG
WST6935-Section 65EG
R 6-8; 3 Credits
In this course we will explore how Latinx women navigate citizenship and belonging In the United States as represented in the literary narratives of Latinx women. Given the historical anti-immigrant discourse that has existed in this country and which has targeted Latinx populations in particular ways, how do Latinx [...]

New Spring Course in African Popular Music

A new course, African Popular Music and Globalization (MUH 4930/6935 and African Studies 4935), will be offered in spring 2020. This course, open to undergraduates and graduate students, engages with a wide variety of African popular musics in different contexts of transformation through readings, performance projects, and listening assignments. The course will explore popular African [...]

Events

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The Future of Florida Summit

The Bob Graham Center for Public Service would like to invite you to apply for the Future of Florida Summit. The summit gathers students from across the state to explore important issues facing our nation through interdisciplinary problem-solving. The 2020 Summit will focus on Criminal Justice Reform and will take place Feb. 21 to Feb. [...]

Museum Nights: Our 352

Thursday, December 12, 6 – 9 pm
Participate in art making and enjoy Art Blast gallery tours. Meet local artist and makers, or browse our “Books for Bucks” sale for unexpected finds. At 6:30 pm., hear from Carol McCusker, Harn Curator of Photography in the new exhibition “André Kertész: Seven Decades.” Enjoy a Mini Art Sale [...]

6 x 6 Mini Art Sale

On December 12, 6 – 9 pm, purchase a mini work of art by community artists for $40 during this evening event. We thank our local artists for donating these works. All proceeds will be divided equally between the Harn Museum of Art and UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine.
Member Presale: Members only get early [...]

“Lighting of the Gator” This Week

Everyone in the UF community is invited to celebrate the end of the semester with the ceremonial lighting of a new alligator sculpture to be erected temporarily in December.

The “Lighting of the Gator” ceremony is set for Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 5 – 6 p.m. on the lawn of the University Auditorium near the [...]

Student Organizations

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Register for LEADUF Today

LeadUF, hosted by the David & Wanda Brown Center for Leadership & Service, is a foundational leadership development experience that includes an overnight retreat and several meetings. LeadUF allows you to build personal skills and understanding, become a leader on campus, and connect with other students. This unique, limited access experience is ideal for 1st [...]

Honors Involvement Conference

Are you a UF Honors Student interested in becoming more involved on campus? Well, look no further than the Honors Involvement Conference (HIC)! HIC is an annual event hosted by the Student Honors Organization in which Honors Gators can learn about involvement opportunities through tabling from diverse organizations and workshops tailored to their interests.
HIC will [...]

Summer Dental Mission Trip to Dominican Republic

Do you love to volunteer? Have you been hoping to travel abroad? Then join the UF Dental Mission Trip on their 9-days excursion to Dominican Republic in summer 2020. Their Dental Outreach provides volunteers with an amazing opportunity to work first hand with experienced dentists. This is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience while [...]

UF Environmental Horticulture Club’s 23rd Annual Poinsettia Sale

UF’s Environmental Horticulture Club puts on an annual poinsettia sale, run and organized by its members. This year the sale dates are Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, and Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Poinsettia Greenhouse at 2475 Memorial Road, Gainesville, FL 32611. Proceeds from the sale are used to [...]