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Does Your Organization have an Intramural Sports Chair?

UF RecSports has a digital guidebook available to get your organization or friends started, including schedules, programming suggestions and even incentives for your hard work as chair.  We welcome all–from the fun and silly hearted to the fiercely competitive. To request the guide, email AndyH@recsports.ufl.edu.

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

LGBT Affairs:Gainesville Pride 2014 Community Lecture on LGBTQ Bullying

During childhood and adolescence youth spend significant portions of their lives at school. But what if school is an uncomfortable space where they feel harassed or even bullied? Sadly this is the reality too many LGBT youth face while in school. Join them  on October 21 as Dr. Elizabethe Payne hosts a discussion about the [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

Tough Guise 2 and My Masculinity Helps Film Screening and Discussion

STRIVE at GatorWell and the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research is screening two films on Monday evening, October 27, 2014, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Reitz Auditorium. Tough Guise 2 provides a stunning look at the violent, sexist, and homophobic messages boys and young men routinely receive from virtually every corner [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

GatorNights: Fall Carnival

Need some Fall weather in Florida? If pumpkin spice latte’s just aren’t enough, then come out to their Pumpkin Palooza Fall Carnival on Friday, October 24, 2014 from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. Experience the thrills and chills of carnival games and rides on the Breezeway and the North Lawn. Tantalize your taste buds with [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

ACCENT Presents: Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney

ACCENT Speakers Bureau at the University of Florida will bring journalist and former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney to campus Oct. 27.
The program starts at 8 p.m. at the University Auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m., and admission is free. Students and the general public can pick up tickets from the University Auditorium starting [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

ISIS and Islamic Militancy

On Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m. in Pugh Hall, The Center for Global Islamic Studies, in cooperation with the Bob Graham Center and the UF International Center, will present a panel discussion on ISIS and Islamic Militancy.The rise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq has spurred a renewed American tendency to generalize that violence [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 20, 2014.

Judaic Studies expert to discuss Pew Research Study, ‘the disappearing American Jew’

The Pew Research Center’s 2013 Survey of U.S. Jews has sparked widespread discussion about the current state of the American Jewish community and its future direction. On tonight, Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. in Pugh Hall, Laurence Kotler-Berkowitz, Senior Research Director at The Jewish Federations of North America and an advisor to the Pew Research [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

UF Panel on Violence Prevention and Resources

UF Panel on Violence Prevention and Resources is Thursday, October 23 from 4 to 5 p.m. in Smathers Library, Room 100. The panel is free and open to the public.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Advocates from the community will present information and share resources to students, faculty and staff regarding violence prevention. Join representatives [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

Department of Political Science Film Series, Dr. Michael Scicchitano will introduce, “The Ides of March”

Department of Political Science Film Series, Dr. Michael Scicchitano will introduce, “The Ides of March,” Monday, October 20 at 6:15 p.m. in 1002 NPB. All students, faculty, and staff are welcomed.  “The Ides of March” is a film starring George Clooney about U.S. electoral campaigns told from inside the campaign.

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

Colloquium on Islam with Michael Muhammed Knight

Colloquium on Islam (sponsored by ISN, Ismaili Student Network) presents their very first event at the University of Florida, co sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Affairs. Come out and engage in a  thought provoking seminar with Michael Muhammed Knight, “Representing Islam in America,” followed by a facilitated discussion and dinner (Indian [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.