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IA Speaker Series with Director of the Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute

UF Innovation Academy is excited to host their second Spring 2017 Speaker Series with the Director of the Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute, Mark S. Long! This unique speaker series will offer an overview of a how a biotechnology incubator space works to support biological, health, and medical related innovations. It will also discuss how creative [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on March 20, 2017.

UF College of Education Research Symposium Keynote (Open to Public)

The School of Education is holding its 2nd Annual Research Symposium on March 30, 2017. Join us for the Symposium Keynote Speech given by educational historian Dr. Adam Laats from Binghamton University (SUNY), at Norman Hall Auditorium, Thursday March 30 from 6 to 7 p.m. In his talk, “Can We Have Dialogue When We Disagree? [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on March 20, 2017.

Fusing Research and Teaching: Kickoff

As the University of Florida moves forward with implementation of strategic goals, the integration of research into teaching serves students and the greater UF community on multiple levels. These sessions showcase faculty who have successfully melded teaching and research as well as providing an opportunity for participants to discuss potential research projects.
Keynote Presentation Event Kickoff [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on March 20, 2017.

Access Art: Touch Tours

Visitors with and without visual impairments can experience art specifically made to be touched at the Harn Museum of Art on Saturday, March 25, from 11 to 2 p.m. These tactile art works are made by local artists, and some are based on the current Harn exhibitions “Spotlight: Latin America” and “Meant to Be Shared.” [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on March 20, 2017.

March 14: Reducing Incarceration Rates among Mentally Ill

The Bob Graham Center will host a public talk on Tues., March 14 at 6 p.m. in the Pugh Hall Ocora focusing on the national “Stepping Up” initiative. Judge Steven Leifman and Leon Evans, a mental health advocate, will discuss cutting-edge community programs aimed at reducing incarceration rates among those with mental illness. The event [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 14, 2017.

HESCAH Lecture Series

Dr. Cynthia Hahn
Relics and Reliquaries: A Matter of Life and Death
March 16, 2017 at 6pm in the Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art. Reception to follow.
Dr. Cynthia Hahn will speak about Relics and Reliquaries: A Matter of Life and Death on March 16, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Chandler Auditorium, Harn Museum of Art. [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 14, 2017.

Graduate Student Appreciation Week 2017

The UF Graduate School is excited to announce UF’s 2nd Annual Graduate Student Appreciation Week!
This spring 2017 event is designed to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of more than 12,000 UF graduate students and highlight the services they provide to the university and the community through research, teaching, and mentoring via events like Graduate Student [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 14, 2017.

Cuba and the US in the 21st Century

The UF Center for Latin American Studies host their 66th Annual conference. This year the conference will feature expert presentations from diverse perspectives – agriculture, business, trade, natural resources and the environment, economics, the arts, humanities, and the social sciences. Learn more: www.latam.ufl.edu/calendar/events/2017/uf-center-for-latin-american-studies-annual-conference.html

Filed under Academic, Events on March 14, 2017.

Actualize Presents John Walsh: Standing Out – Telling Your Future Story

Hear the story, of writing your own story, with the company known for storytelling…
Join us for a career oriented talk from John Walsh, a Disney Corporate Finance Executive! John started as an intern for Disney in 1999 and is currently Director of Finance in the Capital Planning and Analysis Division. He also serves as a [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 13, 2017.

CALS Solution Seminar Featuring Chris Koch

UF students and the greater Gainesville community are invited to a very exciting College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Solutions Seminar, featuring Canadian farmer Chris Koch.
Chris was born with no arms and legs, yet despite the challenges he faces, he chooses to take life in stride and make the best of every situation he is [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 13, 2017.