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College Binge Drinking Trends and Prevention

Spend the afternoon of unpacking the realities and trend of College Binge Drinking on American Campuses. Dr. Michael Moorhouse, PhD, Director of the Bachelor of Health Science program and a Clinical Assistant Professor will be speaking on his research on this topic. Dr. Moorhouse has recently expanded his research agenda by conceptualizing an innovative approach [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on October 14, 2018.

GatorNights – Twisted Fairy Tales

Once upon a time, in a swamp far far away, GatorNights occurs every Friday! This Friday, escape the locked tower at our Fairytale Escape Room and watch a variety of riveting performances at the Greeks Got Talent Showcase.  Trap a fairy in a Fairy Lantern, summon a Garden Gnome to protect your home, and transform [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on October 14, 2018.

Micanopy Fall Festival Trip – Off Campus Life

“Fall” in love with the city we call home at our October Discover Gainesville Event. Join Off Campus Life as we attend the Micanopy Fall Festival in downtown Micanopy on October 28 from 12:30-4 p.m. The festival highlights more than 200 local food and art vendors. OCL will cover the cost of admission and provide [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on October 14, 2018.

Oct. 16. Defusing Hate: Counteracting Dangerous Speech

If hate speech is a warning sign of violence, than counteracting its dissemination provides us with an avenue for prevention. At 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16 in the Pugh Hall Ocora, the Bob Graham Center will host an open discussion with OverZero Executive Director Rachel Brown. Brown will explore the strategies and tools needed [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 14, 2018.

UF vs. FSU: Chomp the Flu

This year, for the first time ever, SHCC will be competing against FSU University Health Services (UHS) in a Flu Vaccination Challenge to see which university can vaccinate the most students on  Wednesday, Oct. 17th.
Come out on Wednesday, October 17th at the Reitz Union North Lawn from 10 am to 2 pm to get vaccinated [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on October 14, 2018.

Unmask Stigma at the Accessibility Expo

Unmask Stigma at the Fall Accessibility Expo. Participate in painting affirmation rocks, learn about and interacting with service animals, and de-bunking stigmas surrounding disabilities. Join us Oct. 23rd 10-2 p.m. on the Plaza of the Americas to see how you can promote a more accessible campus. Learn more at: drc.dso.ufl.edu
If you are an individual with [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on October 14, 2018.

Indian Classical Music Concert

FREE ADMISSION!
SPICMACAY, a student organization would like to invite you all to their Fall 2018 Classical Music Concert featuring a famous artist from India, Gayatri Venkataraghavan on Vocal, Mysore Srikanth on Violin, B Sivaraman on the Mridangam. SPICMACAY has been working for 10 years to create inclusion and diversity on UF campus.
Indian Classical Music is [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on October 8, 2018.

Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration by Professor Reuben Miller

This presentation examines the afterlife of mass incarceration. Drawing on fifteen years of research and practice with currently and formerly incarcerated people and ethnographic data collected in three iconic American cities, this presentation explores what it means to live in a “supervised society”—the hidden social world we’ve produced through our laws, policies and practices—and, more [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 8, 2018.

GatorNights – Relaxation

Treat yourself to a much-deserved break at GatorNights this Friday!  Catch a spoken word performance by Gabriela Medina in the Grand Ballroom, watch an Improv Comedy Show by Theatre Strike Force in the Chamber, or stretch out at Glow Yoga in the Lower Level Dance Studio B, all at 9:00 PM.  Just breathe at our [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on October 8, 2018.

Florida Museum to host 13th annual Butterflyfest Oct. 13

Explore the lives of bats, bees, birds and butterflies at the Florida Museum of Natural History’s 13th annual ButterflyFest on Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about butterfly gardening, native pollinators, conservation, backyard wildlife and more. Enjoy the ButterflyFest Plant Sale Oct. 12-14, one of the museum’s largest sales of the year [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 8, 2018.