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Add an Event the UF MLK Celebration Calendar

The MLK Committee is interested in partnering and supporting the programs of other university departments and organizations that are celebrating the ideals of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. If you are interested in being placed on the MLK Celebration Calendar please fill out the form on this Website: http://www.multicultural.ufl.edu/programs/mlk_celebration/event_submissions/. If [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on December 15, 2014.

LGBTea Social

Finals are approaching and what better way to take a break than with a relaxing cup of tea! It is time for our annual LGBTea Social so come join us for a variety of hot teas and snacks from around the world. Bring your study materials or just come to hang out. It will be [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on December 8, 2014.

‘Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived’ exhibit closes Jan. 4

The largest shark ever known swims out of town on Jan. 4, 2015! Don’t miss your chance to be consumed with awe at the Florida Museum of Natural History’s featured exhibit about megalodon, a dominant marine predator that once cruised the world’s oceans. Walk through the full-scale jaw of a 60-foot-long shark sculpture to learn [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on December 8, 2014.

Department of English Film Screening

Come out to The Wooly downtown on Thursday, December 11 at 7 p.m. for a free screening of seven short films made by the students of ENG 4136.  The films all take Gainesville as their inspiration, and the screening will last about 45 minutes. Afterwards, the filmmakers will stick around to answer all of your [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on December 8, 2014.

Women’s Basketball vs. Wisconsin

Take a break from finals by coming out to the women’s basketball game this Wednesday as the Gators take on Wisconsin! The first 500 fans get a free tacky holiday t-shirt.
Students can also take part in the de-stress zone with games, giveaways, food and more. Gates open at 6 p.m. It’s Great to be a [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on December 8, 2014.

Fill The Void

The School of Theater + Dance and the Reitz Union Board Entertainment bring you Fill The Void, winner of seven Israeli Academy awards including Best Picture and Best Screenplay. On Monday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Reitz Union Auditorium, come enjoy a free film screening and stay for the Q&A after featuring the [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on December 8, 2014.

Gators Going Green Sustainability Summit

Gators Going Green will be hosting a Sustainability Summit on Wednesday, December 10 at 7 p.m. at the law school in room HOL285C. With the holidays just around the corner, this month’s theme will be consumerism. The summit will feature a presentation by the UF Office of Sustainability as well as a short documentary showing, [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on December 8, 2014.

2014 Poinsettia Sale

Each December, the Department of Environmental Horticulture holds the Poinsettia Sale at Fifield Hall greenhouses. The 2014 Poinsettia Sale will be held Thursday, December 11 from 8 to 5:30 p.m. and Friday, December 12 from 8 to 3 p.m. More than 30 varieties will be offered for sale including traditional reds and novelties such as [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on December 8, 2014.

RUB Entertainment Presents: Welcome to Hogwarts

Still upset that the owl missed your house when you turned 11?

RUB Entertainment welcomes you to Hogwarts in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom on Monday, December 1 from 8-11 p.m. You will have the opportunity to visit multiple classes and collect supplies. Create your own wand, write an Ancient Runes message with quill [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on December 1, 2014.

Uncertain Actions, Inexperienceable Evidence: Towards New Practices of the Future

In her talk “Towards New Practices of the Future”, Wendy Chun will explore the relationship between scientific data, theory, and practice. The scientific pursuit for truth is being questioned by the debate over climate change, and new big data research methods are changing how scientists make predictions about the future. As Dr. Chun will suggest, [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on December 1, 2014.