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Florida Genetics Symposium

The UFGI Florida Genetics Symposium features speakers from around the world who present and discuss genetics and genomics topics, organized into three focused sessions. This year’s keynote speaker is Emmanuelle Charpentier. More than 130 students will present their research and findings during two poster presentation sessions. Poster session winners will be awarded certificates and monetary awards. [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on November 27, 2016.

Bob Graham Center: Future of Florida Summit

The 2017 Future of Florida Summit, held from Feb. 10 to Feb. 12 on the University of Florida campus and sponsored by the Bob Graham Center for Public Service, will focus on the upcoming 2017-2018 Florida Constitution Revision Commission.

Featuring some of the top scholars on the topic, the Summit will begin at 3 [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on November 27, 2016.

Florida Genetics Symposium

The UFGI Florida Genetics Symposium features speakers from around the world who present and discuss genetics and genomics topics, organized into three focused sessions. This year’s keynote speaker is Emmanuelle Charpentier. More than 130 students will present their research and findings during two poster presentation sessions. Poster session winners will be awarded certificates and monetary awards. [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 21, 2016.

Florida Genetics Symposium

The UFGI Florida Genetics Symposium features speakers from around the world who present and discuss genetics and genomics topics, organized into three focused sessions. This year’s keynote speaker is Emmanuelle Charpentier. More than 130 students will present their research and findings during two poster presentation sessions. Poster session winners will be awarded certificates and monetary awards. [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 15, 2016.

Center for Undergraduate Research Board of Students (CURBS) Fall Forum

The Center for Undergraduate Research Board of Students (CURBS) will be holding its first annual Fall Forum on November 17 at 7 p.m. in the HPNP building. The Forum offers the chance to network among their current Executive Board and Ambassadors. They invite you to come learn how to become an Ambassador for the Center [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 15, 2016.

International Career Pathways Speaker Series: Jake Kheel and UF Alum Dr. Yolanda Leon

As part of International Education Week, the UF International Center is hosting a talk with filmmaker Jake Kheel (co-director and producer of “Death by a Thousand Cuts”) and UF Alum and environmental activist Dr. Yolanda Leon as part of the International Career Pathways Speaker Series. See below for more information about the speakers and their [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 15, 2016.

Florida Genetics Symposium

The UFGI Florida Genetics Symposium features speakers from around the world who present and discuss genetics and genomics topics, organized into three focused sessions. This year’s keynote speaker is Emmanuelle Charpentier. More than 130 students will present their research and findings during two poster presentation sessions. Poster session winners will be awarded certificates and monetary awards. [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 7, 2016.

Sept. 8 – Great Storytellers Series: Love Wins

Pulitzer Prize reporter and University of Florida graduate Debbie Cenziper will sit down for a conversation about her book Love Wins and the legalization of same-sex marriage with College of Journalism’s Master Lecturer Mike Foley. The program will be held Thursday, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. in the Pugh Hall Ocora as part of the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 7, 2016.

The Ecology of a Corpse: Dead Bodies in American Environmental History

Environmental historian, Ellen Stroud, from Pennsylvania State University is giving a free lecture on Thursday, November 3 at 5:30 p.m. in Smathers Library 100 on the UF campus.
In this lecture, Prof. Stroud will examine why Americans have generally feared rather than revered dead bodies. Such anxieties about the place of corpses and corpse disposal practices [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 1, 2016.

HESCAH Lecture – Dr. Jeffrey Chipps Smith

Dürer on the Museum: Locating the Cult of the Artist in the Nineteenth Century
Dr. Jeffrey Chipps Smith, Kay Fortson Chair in European Art, University of Texas at Austin.

Wednesday, November 2 6 p.m. in the Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art. Reception to follow.
Painted and carved portraits of Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528) adorned the exterior [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 31, 2016.