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New crocodile exhibit now open at Florida Museum

Florida Museum of Natural History visitors may now test their strength against a crocodile’s bite, learn how they hunt using sound waves and see live reptiles in the new “CROCS: Ancient Predators in a Modern World” exhibit. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for Florida residents and $5.50 for ages 3-17. Museum members and UF [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on May 21, 2019.

Meet @ the Cade Inventor Series: UF Linguistics

Meet the UF Department of Linguistics at the Cade Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m.  – 4 p.m. and learn all about language!

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on May 21, 2019.

Florida Museum to open new crocodile exhibit May 18

The Florida Museum of Natural History opens its newest featured exhibit, “CROCS: Ancient Predators in a Modern World” May 18 with special activities from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitors can see live reptiles, test their strength against a crocodile’s bite, learn how they hunt using soundwaves and learn about Gomek, the largest crocodile exhibited [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on May 14, 2019.

Florida Museum, First Magnitude beer launch May 17 supports butterfly conservation

The Florida Museum of Natural History and First Magnitude Brewing Co. will release a specialty beer called “Frosted Elfin New England-Style Pale Ale” May 17 from 5 to 8 p.m. to support butterfly conservation. The new beer highlights the rare Frosted Elfin butterfly. The admission price of $10 includes $1 off all beers; $15 includes [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on May 14, 2019.

Summer GatorNights

Join us for GatorNights twice this Summer A semester on May 17 and June 7.  Kick back and relax this summer with Waffles & Ice Cream Sundaes.  Meet new friends as you stuff your own Safari Animal and make a Flower Pot Wind Chime.  Test your skills with the Karaoke Challenge or enjoy popcorn and [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on May 14, 2019.

Senior Sendoff Party May 2 at Gator Walk

Calling all UF seniors! Join the Class of 2019 on Thursday, May 2, at 5 p.m., at the Gator Walk at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium to celebrate your college experience with live music, free food, selfie stations, carnival games, free professional graduation photos, and much more.
This brand-new event, created by Student Government’s Senior Class Council, [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on April 15, 2019.

GatorNights – Power of the Elements

Water, earth, fire, air – which one are you? Have a splash at the Balloon Blast station. Connect with the earth by visiting the Seeds for Needs station, creating your own Leaf Coasters, and munching on Dirt Cups & Dip. Get heated with your very own DIY Lava Lamp, and check out the Polynesian Fire [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on April 15, 2019.

Family Night Out

Can’t make it to the museum during normal hours? Then be sure to check out this after-hours museum experience! Bring the whole family for a night of learning the Cade Way on Friday, April 26th from 6pm-8pm.
Tickets:
Adults (18+): $9 each
Youth (3-17): $7.50 each
Youth (0-2): Free
https://www.cademuseum.org/calendar2.html
Can’t make it to the museum during normal hours? Then be [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on April 15, 2019.

Transparency: Physiology, Wellness and Beyond in the Trans Community

Monday, April 15, 6:30-8:00 p.m. – Florida Gym, Room 105 (Gymnasium)
You’re invited to an informational and resource-driven event focused on physiology and wellness in the transgender community. The event will begin with a community expo featuring student and community organizations, as well as presentations from students of human physiology focused on the effects of medical [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on April 15, 2019.

UF Performing Arts to host National Geographic presentation on oceans

The Florida Museum of Natural History and the University of Florida Performing Arts present “National Geographic Live: Ocean Soul” on Thursday, April 18, at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts beginning at 7:30 p.m. “National Geographic Live” is a night of exploration through film, photography and discussion with acclaimed National Geographic photographers. [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on April 15, 2019.