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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.

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.

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.

“Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived” Exhibit Celebration

The “Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived” exhibition is coming home to the Florida Museum of Natural History! Join the museum on Oct. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. to welcome the exhibit with a free, family-friendly celebration including hands-on activities and displays. For more information, call 352-273-2061.

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

First-Generation Summit

The First-Generation Summit is an all-day retreat for 2nd, 3rd and 4th year students focused on the power of claiming your story and better understanding the significance your identity as a first-generation student has on your college experience. The First-Generation Summit, taking place on November 8, 2014 will feature guest speakers, group and individual reflection, [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 13, 2014.

2014 CURBS Fall Symposium

The Center for Undergraduate Research Board of Students is hosting a free symposium Thursday, November 6, in the Marston Library’s Visualization Room from 5 to 7 p.m. All undergraduate researchers are encouraged to present a poster. Participants will gain presentation experience, helpful feedback from faculty and professors, and networking opportunities with other students involved in [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 13, 2014.

Gubernatorial Debate Watch Party

Join the Bob Graham Center to watch live the gubernatorial debate will take place at Broward College in Davie on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The live watch party will be held in the Pugh Hall Ocora beginning at 6:45 p.m. with a pre-debate panel of political scientists. The debate will be broadcast live in Pugh Hall [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 13, 2014.

Sports Illustrated Photographer Bill Frakes Visiting Campus

Sports Illustrated photographer Bill Frakes will be giving a talk on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. in Weimer G037.
Frakes is a visual storyteller and educator based in Florida who has worked in every U.S. state and in more than 135 countries for a wide variety of editorial and advertising clients. His work has appeared in virtually every [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 6, 2014.