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UF Holds 5th Annual Global Health Case Competition

This year marks the fifth consecutive year the university will be holding its intramural Global Health Case Competition. UFGHCC allows students from various colleges throughout campus to come together to present creative solutions to relevant Global Health problems.
Important dates:
Applications open: Dec. 4
Deadline to submit: Dec. 15
Acceptances released: Jan. 5
Kick-Off Meeting: Jan. 17
Competition: Jan. 17-20
Final Presentation: [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on December 10, 2017.

Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from The Horvitz Collection

Join Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art for Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from The Horvitz Collection, from October 6 – December 31, 2017. The exhibition is free and open to the public.
Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from the Horvitz Collection
Becoming a Woman in the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 19, 2017.

Rolling Stone’s Jeff Goodell on Campus

Wednesday November 15, 2 p.m., Emerson Alumni Hall: Rolling Stone’s Jeff Goodell, who writes on climate change for the magazine including the controversial cover story Goodbye, Miami, will visit UF to talk about his latest book, The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities and the Remaking of the Civilized World (Little, Brown Oct. 24th 2017). Sponsored [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 14, 2017.

One Tree, One Planet Premiere

See art and science merge during a celebration of biodiversity on Nov. 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Florida Museum of Natural History. Experience an interactive outdoor light projection of the Tree of Life by internationally renowned artist Naziha Mestaoui and a Pixar-style animated short film. For more information, visit www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/event/tol or call [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 14, 2017.

Future of Florida Summit 2018

The Future of Florida Summit hosted by the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at UF selects students from across Florida to discuss important issues facing our state and work together to create public policy solutions.
This year’s summit will take place from Feb. 9th to the 11th and will focus on the environment and sustainability.
Meals [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 14, 2017.

Endangered Species, Endangered Truth

Tuesday, November 7, 6 p.m., Smathers 100:
Park ranger turned environmental writer Jordan Fisher Smith will speak on “Endangered Species, Endangered Truth: A Park Ranger’s Perspective,” at Smathers Library 100 on the UF campus Tuesday evening Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. The author of award-winning Engineering Eden: The True Story of a Violent Death, a Trial and the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 6, 2017.

Florida Blue Key Legal Professions Day

Legal Professions Day 2017 will be held on November 8th from 4:30 – 7 in the Grand Ballroom of the Retiz Union.
Legal Professions Day is an event that Florida Blue Key puts on for all pre-law students. It is designed to provide pre-law students with important information concerning the admissions process for law school, the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 5, 2017.

Starry Night

Observe the night sky and explore the world beyond at the Florida Museum of Natural History on Oct. 27 from 6 to 10 p.m.! Gaze through high-performance telescopes at the stars and see a portable planetarium show. Join the museum for this free, fun-filled night of astronomical proportions. For more information, visit www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/starrynight or call [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 22, 2017.

Slavery and the Humanities in the University

Thursday, 26 October at 5:30 pm, Smathers Library 100
Alfred Brophy (University of Alabama) will discuss the relationship between pre-Civil War Southern universities and slavery. Southern intellectuals once used university research and teaching in the humanities to defend the institution of slavery in the courts and promote it among the public. Abolitionists from outside the academy [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 22, 2017.

Visiting Artist Lecture with LaToya Ruby Frazier

The School of Art + Art History at the University of Florida is proud to present visiting artist LaToya Ruby Frazier on October 24, 2017, at 6 p.m. in Little Hall, Room 101 (LIT 101). The Fall 2017 Visiting Artists Lecture Series is free and open to the public. The lectures offer the community an [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 22, 2017.