Florida Museum hosts virtual Earth Day celebration April 22

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with the Florida Museum of Natural History and the University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute from the comfort of your home. This free, virtual event allows participants to take part through Zoom webinars including a discussion about “The Materialists” podcast with its hosts and an engaging “Science [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on April 13, 2020.

GatorNights Virtual Events – Escape the Zoom Room and Virtual Mind Reader

Love solving riddles and puzzles? Join your friends or meet new friends as you compete to escape the Zoom room the fastest!  This event will take place on Wednesday, April 15 starting at 6:00 PM.  Register ahead of time to receive your first clue and access to your secret room.
Need help keeping your mind off [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on April 13, 2020.

Xenophobia: Addressing an effect of COVID 19

In a partnership with Multicultural and Diversity affairs, this BCLS workshop will address xenophobia during COVID – 19. The event will provide a safe space for Asian-identified Gators to share their lived experiences of discrimination or racism through this global pandemic. Resources on how to take an active approach towards inclusive leadership for any UF [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on April 13, 2020.

GatorNights Virtual Events – Playlist Bingo and Drawing Class

Do you love music?  Can you sing every chorus and name every artist for any song from your Spotify playlist?  If so, join your friends or make some new friends with GatorNights playlist bingo on Wednesday, April 8 at 6:00 pm.
Grab a pencil and paper and join us this Friday for our GatorNights drawing class!  [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on April 6, 2020.

A Historic Evening with Anne Frank’s Stepsister Eva Schloss

Eva Schloss is a survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, and stepsister of Anne Frank. At 90 years old, she is traveling to Gainesville from her home in England to share her story of terrible suffering and joyous triumph.
This historic event is taking place on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at the Phillips Center for the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 9, 2020.

GatorNights: Flashback Friday

Relive some of your favorite flashbacks of the decade at GatorNights! We are excited to partner with the University of Florida’s Relay for Life and welcome them to GatorNights for the first time ever from 6 PM – 12 AM on the North Lawn. Our ever-so-popular painting class returns this week and is available to [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on March 9, 2020.

Museum Nights: Avenues of Exchange

Thursday, March 12, 6-9 pm
Discover the cultural and artistic exchanges that inspire diverse regional aesthetics across China, Japan, Korea, India, Central Asia and South and Southeast Asia. View works in Tempus Fugit exploring the theme of time and its many meaning in Japanese art, create your own art and view original dance performances. Meet our [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 9, 2020.

HESCAH Lecture: Louise Nevelson’s Palace

Thursday, March 12, 6 pm
Professor Julia Bryan-Wilson, Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at University of California, Berkeley, lectures on the work of Louise Nevelson, the Ukrainian-American sculptor whose career intersected with the feminist art movement. Her talk focuses particularly on Mrs. N’s Palace (1964-77), Nevelson’s largest sculpture. Comprised of some hundred found objects, painted [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 9, 2020.

Public Ethics Panel on Immigration Reform

Wednesday, March 11, 7:00-8:30 pm Thomas Center (302 NE 6th Ave)
This community panel features local experts who will address immigration reform through religious, policy, and community efforts.  After hearing from each speaker, participants will have the opportunity to engage the panelists and each other in a civil discussion about how Gainesville can respond to the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 9, 2020.

From Here to Sustainability

Joel Makower, Chairman and Executive Editor of GreenBiz Group, Inc. lecture March 11 at 5 p.m. in University Auditorium. More information at

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on March 9, 2020.