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Time Management Group Wellness Coaching Series

In the spring, GatorWell will be offering a six session group wellness coaching series focusing on time management.  The group coaching program offers students a community of support that empowers them to commit to exploring and growing in their vision of wellness and how it relates to time management and academic success.
The group will meet [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on January 22, 2019.

UF Performing Arts to host National Geographic presentation on Birds

The Florida Museum of Natural History and Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts present “National Geographic Live: Birds of Paradise” on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Phillips Center beginning at 7:30 p.m. “National Geographic Live” is a night of exploration through film, photography and discussion with acclaimed National Geographic photographers. Tim Laman, a [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 22, 2019.

Florida Museum presents art collection about Gulf biodiversity Jan. 27

Art and science unite at the Florida Museum of Natural History Jan. 27 from 1 – 4 p.m. to show the biodiversity of the Gulf of Mexico and the effects of oil spills and other environmental challenges to the Gulf region. This portable, pop-up, hands-on collection invites viewers to explore a series of customized steamer [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on January 22, 2019.

GatorNights – Reitz Royale

Can you beat the odds at GatorNights this Friday?  See how far your luck takes you at the Glow Casino Games, then test your wit at the High Stakes Scavenger Hunt. Compete with your friends at the Giant Checkers and Chess, and then create a Luck of the Draw craft in the Arts and Crafts [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on January 22, 2019.

iDigTRIO Biology Conference & Career Fair

On Friday, February 1 – Saturday, February 2, 2019, the UF Office of Academic Support, TRIO Student Support Services Program, and iDigBio Education Program will be co-hosting the 1st Annual iDigTRIO Biology Conference & Career Fair.
This is a free Two Day Conference for TRIO & TRIO Eligible Students (First-Generation, Limited-Income, and/or Underrepresented) to expose them [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 22, 2019.

Pam & Doug Soltis: Building, Using and Teaching the Tree of Life

This lecture and book signing are free and open to the public at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 24 at the Harn Museum of Art. Pamela and Douglas Soltis are principal investigators in the UF Laboratory of Molecular Systematics & Evolutionary Genetics (Soltis Lab) and contributing authors of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. They are major contributors [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 22, 2019.

Ruins for the Future: Materializing Memories of the 1896 Hurricane at Atsena Otie, Florida Workshop with Kenneth E. Sassaman

The workshop is noon on Monday, January 28, 2019 in Walker Hall 200 (Humanities Center).
How can virtual reality and other digital technologies be used to mobilize historical knowledge that we may find useful in mitigating the negative consequences of imagined futures? The 1896 hurricane that destroyed the Gulf coastal community of Atsena Otie and the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 22, 2019.

MLK Celebration

Join the University of Florida for the MLK Celebration with events running from Jan. 10 through 25.

January 10 – MLK Opening Ceremony featuring Jeraldine Williams at 10 a.m. in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. This event is sponsored by UF Multicultural and Diversity Affairs and the Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research.
January 10 [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 6, 2019.

Author Talk with Distinguished UF Alumnus, David Lawrence Jr.

Join the College of Education for a discussion with the former publisher of the Miami Herald, David Lawrence Jr., about his new book “A Dedicated Life: Journalism, Justice and a Chance for Every Child.”
The Author Talk is Thursday, Jan. 17 at 3 p.m. in Reitz Union, Room 2365.
Please RSVP to ashaffer@coe.ufl.edu.

Filed under Academic, Events on January 6, 2019.

Florida Museum 40th Collectors Day Jan. 12

Celebrate the Florida Museum of Natural History’s 40th Collectors Day on Jan. 12, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This free event attracts collectors from across the region. Enjoy a variety of personal collections and learn the history and context of these treasures. Discover how collecting isn’t just for scientists! For more information, visit [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 6, 2019.