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Florida Museum hosts ‘Museum in the Parks: Geology’ at Devil’s Millhopper Feb. 3

Learn about Florida’s geological history by exploring collections, hiking and participating in socially distanced activities with Florida Museum of Natural History researchers at Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Participants will receive a personalized tour of the area, an up-close look at Museum specimens and experts to [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 25, 2021.

Florida Museum hosts virtual ‘Science Off Tap’ Dec. 3

The Florida Museum of Natural History and the University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute will host “Science Off Tap: Mangroves on the Move” Dec. 3 from 7 to 8 p.m. This FREE virtual event features an engaging conversation with Julie Walker, marine conservation fellow at UF’s Whitney Lab for Marine Bioscience, as part of [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 22, 2020.

Virtual Ethics Café on Reparations

November 17 from 5 to 6:30 pm
Zoom Event
At this ethics café, we will discuss the ethical issues raised by the question of reparations for Black descendants of enslaved people in the U.S.  In particular, we will ask how we, as a society, cope with and understand the racial injustices of the past. Free and open [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 16, 2020.

President’s Social Sciences Speaker Series

Join President Kent Fuchs to hear a presentation and be part of a Q&A with Professor of Florida Archeology Kenneth E. Sassaman.
Drawing on ancient Native American and contemporary experiences with hurricanes, Professor Sassaman will discuss how societies remember—and forget—the climate events that shape history.
Professor Sassaman is the Hyatt and Cici Brown Professor or Florida Archaeology [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 4, 2020.

Let’s Talk About… Policing

In the wake of protests and increased dialogue around racial equity, many have been grappling with questions of policing in our local community and on a national level. This Let’s Talk About program will feature an engaging and interactive discussion between national experts and UF students on the role of policing.
Panelists include experts from the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 4, 2020.

Nov. 12 Virtual Talk – Drone Publics: A Human-made Machine World (Katherine Chandler, Georgetown)

The Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere announces the first event of the 2020-21 Speaker Series. How do drone technologies imagine an automated public sphere? This talk analyzes early experiments with drone aircraft to show how machine autonomy is predicated on the contradiction of “unmanning,” in which pilotless planes are defined by the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 4, 2020.

2020 Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit

The UF Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center and the Collaboratory for Women Innovators invite students, faculty, staff, and members of the UF community to attend the 2020 Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit on Friday, November 6 from 10 – 11:45 a.m. This event offers inspirational stories and lessons learned from successful women entrepreneurs. Connect virtually with peers and [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 4, 2020.

2020 Fall Undergraduate Symposium

Join the Center for Undergraduate Research Board of Students (CURBS) at the 2020 Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium on November 5, 2020 from 5 – 7 p.m. All undergraduate students in all research disciplines are eligible and encouraged to participate. This is a great opportunity for students to present their summer work, such as research done [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 4, 2020.

McNair Scholars Open House

The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program invites the UF community to attend their Virtual Open House on Monday, November 2 from 6 – 7:15 p.m. The open house will provide interested students with an opportunity to learn more about the program.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the McNair Scholars Program prepares undergraduate students for [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 27, 2020.

10 Year Anniversary of Center for Undergraduate Research

Happy birthday to the Center for Undergraduate Research! This November, we are celebrating 10 years of excellence and creativity in undergraduate research at the University of Florida.
Starting November 2, join us online for a week of birthday celebrations! Follow us on Facebook (@UFCUR) to enter our daily trivia game, hear from current student researchers and [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 27, 2020.