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Midnight Fun Run

There will be a 24-hour early registration blitz on Wednesday, Feb. 25, for the Midnight Fun Run by UF RecSports. The race will be April 22 at 11:59 p.m. and registration includes breakfast and a t-shirt. Register this Wednesday at discounted rate of $13 and receive glow in the dark laces. Regular registration for MFR [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on February 23, 2015.

Education is Not a Crime Day

The Bahá’í Association of UF will be hosting the screening of a powerful documentary about the Iranian government’s denial of the right to higher education as a form of religious persecution. Join the conversation by attending the event on Thursday, February 26 at 7 p.m. in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. For more information: http://www.educationisnotacrime.me/

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on February 23, 2015.

Small Group Training Open House

Small Group Training offers classes that focus on a specialized format, individual progression and skill development and are available at an affordable price. Register on RSConnect for a free open house session where you can try the formats and equipment. Open House sessions are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on March 10 and 12 at [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on February 23, 2015.

Feb. 23: The Children’s Movement of Florida

David Lawrence and Vance Aloupis will discuss the history and progress of the Children’s Movement of Florida at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 23 in the Pugh Hall Ocora. The 2014 Citizen of the Year and Young Floridian award recipients will address the importance of improving Florida’s VPK program, implementing skill building programs for parents, [...]

Filed under Academic, Newsletter on February 23, 2015.

Florida Women’s Tennis vs. Alabama – Pink Day & RR Check In

Come cheer on the #2 Florida Women’s Tennis team as they face off against SEC rival Alabama on Friday, February 27 at 5 p.m.
To support Breast Cancer Awareness, the first 300 fans will receive free pink Florida Tennis sunglasses.
UF Students can sign in with the Rowdy Reptiles app or at the marketing table between 5 [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on February 23, 2015.

Families Like Mine

Today more than ever families are headed by LGBT+ identified parents. With the growing number of young people who are raised by LGBT+ parents it is important to find community and for their stories to be heard.
LGBT Affairs is holding a discussion on February 25 from 2 to 3 p.m. in Peabody 408 to provide [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on February 23, 2015.

ACCENT Presents: James Franco

The ACCENT Speakers Bureau will be hosting actor, writer and director James Franco on Wednesday, February 25.
The presentation will consist of a moderated conversation with Master Lecturer, and UF alumni, Mike Foley and will be followed by a question-and-answer session, which will be open to all attendees.
The event will be held at the Stephen C. [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on February 23, 2015.

Gator Global Initiative Conference

The Gator Global Initiative (GGI) Conference (March 14-15, 2015) is aimed at developing socially responsible leaders. Through panel speakers, workshops, and small group collaboration, they inspire participants to find their passion and give them the necessary tools to create a positive, sustainable impact in their community. Whether you are a founder of a non-profit organization, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on February 23, 2015.

Library Midterm Relaxation Days

Feeling stressed out about your midterm exams? Come to the Library Relaxation Days at Library West, Room 212.

Monday, February 23 from 3 to 5 p.m.: Kim and Zeus, the therapy dog
Tuesday, February 24 from 10 to 11 a.m.: Coffee and donut holes
Wednesday, February 25 from 4 to 6 p.m.: Massages
Thursday, February 26 from 5 to [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on February 23, 2015.

Florida Hispanic Latino Collegiate Forum 2015: Tu y Yo, Together We Can!

The Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures is proud to present  the 15th Biennial Hispanic Latino Collegiate Forum at the University of Florida. Registration is now open online. You may also mail in a hard copy of the registration form.
Registration deadline is Friday, February 27.
The theme for this year is “Tu y Yo, Together We Can!” The [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on February 23, 2015.