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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 https://floridaclimateinstitute.org/

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

Florida Museum of Natural History Research Expo

Do you ever wonder what about the research that happens at the Florida Museum of Natural History? Interested in joining natural history research? Here’s your chance to find out! The Florida Natural History Museum and the UF Center for Undergraduate Research are hosting mini-expo for interested students to learn more about natural history research! Meet [...]

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Paula Poundstone at the Phillips Center

Paula Poundstone is at the Phillips Center on Friday, March 20th.
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Known for her smart, laugh-out-loud observational humor and spontaneous wit, Paula Poundstone is one of our country’s preeminent comedians, packing venues across the country.
Fans of NPR’s No. 1 show, the comedy news quiz, Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!, will be very familiar with her razor-sharp wisecracks, [...]

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Museum Nights: Asia Creates

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 [...]

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Social Justice Summit

(Re)Image Educational Spaces at this year’s Social Justice Summit. Learn about the inequities that exists in schools, analyze our roles in effecting change, and create action plans to reimagine equitable educational spaces. Hear from our speakers Lydia X.Z. Brown, and Gloria Ladson-Billings at this free event happening Saturday, March 21 from 9 a.m. – 6 [...]

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