Florida Museum hosts ‘Museum in the Parks: Geology’ at Devil’s Millhopper Feb. 3

Learn about Florida’s geological history by exploring collections, hiking and participating in socially distanced activities with Florida Museum of Natural History researchers at Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Participants will receive a personalized tour of the area, an up-close look at Museum specimens and experts to [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 25, 2021.

Florida Museum hosts virtual ‘Science Off Tap’ Dec. 3

The Florida Museum of Natural History and the University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute will host “Science Off Tap: Mangroves on the Move” Dec. 3 from 7 to 8 p.m. This FREE virtual event features an engaging conversation with Julie Walker, marine conservation fellow at UF’s Whitney Lab for Marine Bioscience, as part of [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 22, 2020.

Beat Kentucky Tees

Join us for an ePortfolio Workshop through Zoom. We’ll go over how to get started and how to navigate, what you’ll need to include, and suggested guidelines for making a polished, reflective, and career-driven ePortfolio as part of the International Scholars Program and Peace Corps Prep.
All workshops will be held virtually via Zoom. Please [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on November 16, 2020.

Virtual Ethics Café on Reparations

November 17 from 5 to 6:30 pm
Zoom Event
At this ethics café, we will discuss the ethical issues raised by the question of reparations for Black descendants of enslaved people in the U.S.  In particular, we will ask how we, as a society, cope with and understand the racial injustices of the past. Free and open [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 16, 2020.

Portraits of Us Project

The “Portraits of Us” photo project focuses on uplifting first-generation college students and their experiences at the University of Florida. Initially born out of the research of Dr. Cecilia E. Suarez, “Portraits of Us” grew and flourished with the collaborative efforts of Erica Aguiar, Adrian Cruz, Christopher Gomez and the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program. [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on November 16, 2020.

Coffee Without Borders with ISP & HLA: What’s Cooking?

Wednesday, November 18th
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Click link below for Zoom Registration.
Grab a cup of tea or coffee and take a break with the International Scholars Program and Hispanic-Latinx Affairs! Participate in a cross-cultural event all about food and holidays from around the world, show off your favorite international snacks and recipes, and play trivia [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on November 16, 2020.

Florida Museum to offer virtual holiday camps in November, December

Students aged 6-10 are invited to enjoy virtual holiday camps with the Florida Museum of Natural History on Nov. 23, 24 and Dec. 21, 22. Dive into the sciences with these virtual sessions designed to educate and excite children about their natural surroundings. Topics include hiking, the beach, outer space and trees. Pre-registration is required, [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on November 16, 2020.

Watch the Florida vs. Georgia in the O’Dome

Florida vs. Georgia. A rivalry, like no other in college football.  Join UF Student Government Class Councils, Student Activities & Involvement, and the Reitz Programming Board to take in all the action Saturday, November 7 in the O’Dome, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Watch this historic match-up with your fellow Gators as well as participate in [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on November 4, 2020.

President’s Social Sciences Speaker Series

Join President Kent Fuchs to hear a presentation and be part of a Q&A with Professor of Florida Archeology Kenneth E. Sassaman.
Drawing on ancient Native American and contemporary experiences with hurricanes, Professor Sassaman will discuss how societies remember—and forget—the climate events that shape history.
Professor Sassaman is the Hyatt and Cici Brown Professor or Florida Archaeology [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 4, 2020.

Let’s Talk About… Policing

In the wake of protests and increased dialogue around racial equity, many have been grappling with questions of policing in our local community and on a national level. This Let’s Talk About program will feature an engaging and interactive discussion between national experts and UF students on the role of policing.
Panelists include experts from the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 4, 2020.