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World Diabetes Day at UF on Nov. 14

Join the UF Diabetes Institute in recognizing World Diabetes Day on Thursday, Nov. 14, on the University of Florida campus. Events include glucose screenings, a poster session, a discussion panel, and a seminar. All World Diabetes Day events are free and open to the public. Visit diabetes.ufl.edu [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on November 4, 2019.

Speculative Archaeology: The Politics of Disaster Debris

with Shannon Lee Dawdy (University of Chicago)
Tuesday, Nov. 12,  2019
4pm – Smathers Library 100
The debris pile from 134,000 New Orleans buildings damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Katrina is visible from space. Although there was some effort to recycle materials through a little-known global market in demolition debris, most of the rubble amassed in place. In [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on November 4, 2019.

Ronald E. McNair Fall Open House

Are you a sophomore or junior who is interested in pursuing a PhD? Are you also a low-income/first-generation college student or underrepresented minority who would like assistance with applying to graduate school? Do you want to get involved in undergraduate research? If the answer is yes to [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on November 4, 2019.

Projects for Peace Information Sessions

Would you like $10,000 to create a positive change this summer? Projects for Peace, a grant program sponsored by the Davis Foundation, will be holding information sessions to guide undergraduate students through the process of designing a summer project proposal! Information sessions will be held November 6 at 7 p.m. in the Reitz Union, room [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on November 4, 2019.

Advising Hours with State Department Diplomat in Residence, Steve Hubler

The U.S. Department of State has selected senior American diplomat Steve Hubler as the new Diplomat in Residence (DIR) for the Southeast region (covering northern FL, southern AL and southern GA). Hubler will hold advising hours and info sessions in October and November in the UF International Center’s Large Conference Room.
Wednesday, November 6 10:00 a.m.-12:00 [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on November 4, 2019.

2019 York Lecture

2019 E.T. York Lecture – November 5 at 2 p.m., Harn Museum of Art
Keynote speaker Dr. Lisa Ainsworth, USDA Agricultural Research Service, discusses how agriculture can adapt to climate change.
Learn more by going to yorklecture.ifas.ufl.edu

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on November 4, 2019.

International Career Pathways Speaker Series with Peter Tinti

International Career Pathways Speaker Series with Peter Tinti   The UF International Center, Sahel Research Group, and Career Connections Center are pleased to host international investigative journalist Peter Tinti to speak as part of the International Career Pathways Speaker Series.
Join them for a discussion of careers in investigative journalism and to learn more about Tinti’s work [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 28, 2019.

UF Master of Science in Management (MSM) Information Session Wednesday, October 30

The University of Florida’s Master of Science in Management (MSM) is specifically designed to help non-business majors diversify their skills. MSM students come from a wide variety of undergraduate majors and backgrounds. Join them for an information session to learn about the on-campus UF Master of Science in Management (MSM) options and the admissions process.
Information [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 21, 2019.

UF Performing Arts to host National Geographic filmmaker Oct. 22

The Florida Museum of Natural History and the University of Florida Performing Arts present “National Geographic Live: Untamed” on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts beginning at 7:30 p.m. “National Geographic Live” is a night of exploration through film, photography and discussion with acclaimed National Geographic photographers. Filmmaker [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 21, 2019.

UF Master of International Business (MIB) Information Session Thursday, October 24

The MIB program is a flexible one-year graduate business degree designed for business majors or minors. The program provides students with an interdisciplinary approach to the study of international business skills. The first hour of the session is for students interested in all admissions options: Traditional, Combined or Dual Degree. The second hour is a [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 21, 2019.