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Celebration of the Arts GatorNights

Come celebrate the arts with us this week at GatorNights! Be sure to get there early to participate in our first painting class of the semester after you check-in, sign-ups begin at 7:30 PM and the classes are at 8 PM and 10 PM in 3315 (spots are limited and first-come, first-serve). Watch the Theatre [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on January 27, 2020.

RPB Presents: Pet Ceramics

The Reitz Programming Board presents Pet Ceramics! Come seize the op-purr-tunity to paint animal ceramics in the Arts and Crafts Center (located on the Lower Level of the J. Wayne Reitz Union)! There will be ceramic doggos, cute cats, hopping bunnies and flipping fish ready for you to paint. We’ll also be serving cookies, brownies [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on January 27, 2020.

RPB Presents: Campus Movie Fest (CMF)

The Reitz Programming Board and GatorNights is proud to present the annual Campus Movie Fest (CMF), the world’s largest student film festival! CMF is open to all UF students with a valid student ID. We will be tabling on campus Jan. 21 to 28 so please stop by and say hello.
Join us for an info [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on January 27, 2020.

Ethics Cafe on Free Speech and Hate Speech

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3-4:30 pm, Smathers 100
Moderator: April Hines
(Librarian, College of Journalism and Communications)
Controversial speakers on campus have prompted vigorous debates about our approach to free speech in the public sphere: Are there limits to the speech that should be given a campus venue? How should universities like UF, and their local communities, respond?
This [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 27, 2020.

Learn about mosquitoes during Jan. 30 ‘Science on Tap’ at Cypress & Grove

The Florida Museum of Natural History and the University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute will host “Science on Tap: Mosquitoes” at Cypress & Grove Brewing Co. on Jan. 30, 2020, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. as part of the series “Is Florida Trying to Kill Me?” For more information, visit www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/event/sot-mosquitoes or call 352-273-2062.
The [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 27, 2020.

Who is Claude Shannon? Screening of the movie ‘The Bit Player’!

Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering would be screening the movie ‘The Bit Player’ based on the life and works of Claude Shannon, the father of information theory. The movie will be screened on Monday, February 3rd from 3 pm to 5 pm at the Reitz Union Auditorium. There is no registration required and the entry [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 27, 2020.

President’s Arts and Humanities Luncheon

The Luncheon features José Ruiz-Resto, Emmy award winner and UF assistant professor of music. The Luncheon is Wednesday, January 22 from noon – 1:30 p.m. at the Dasburg House.
Join José Valentino Ruiz-Resto for a presentation and discussion about how to establish your creative identity, purpose and role in enriching your journey as you become a [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on January 21, 2020.

Free Trip to Sweetwater Preserve

Let 2020 be your year of exploration! Join UF Off Campus Life for a FREE trip to Sweetwater Wetlands Preserve on January 25th at 10am. Bring your pals and discover one of the best woodland parks, complete with wetlands, wildlife viewing & walking trails, Gainesville has to offer! Snacks & transportation will be provided.
This event [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on January 21, 2020.

UFCSA 2020 Chinese New Year Gala

UFCSA cordially invites you to the 2020 Chinese New Year Gala. The gala will be held on February 2nd at 7pm in the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Doors will open 6:30pm.
Chinese New Year, a lunar new year celebration, is the most important festival in Chinese culture. We will be celebrating with [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 21, 2020.

Pirates of the Reitz GatorNights

AHOY Mateys! Come sail to the Reitz for a fun pirate filled night at GatorNights. Enjoy live rock band music with Mike Llerena & the Nerve from 9 PM to 11 PM in the Grand Ballroom. Afterwards, grab a friend and take your picture with Jack Sparrow himself. Munch on yummy shark bait snacks, then [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on January 21, 2020.