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Florida Museum to open new bat exhibit May 19

The Florida Museum of Natural History opens its newest featured exhibit, “Masters of the Night: The True Story of Bats” May 19 with special activities from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors can match bats with the foods they consume, learn about echolocation, visit a simulated bat nursery and discover the areas bats live worldwide. [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on May 14, 2018.

Check out ‘Ask a Scientist: Salamanders’ May 6 at the Florida Museum

Florida Museum visitors can find answers during an afternoon of discovery and learning on May 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. Participants for “Ask a Scientist: Salamanders” may talk one-on-one with salamander researchers and ask questions about these fascinating amphibians. For more information, visit www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/event/ask-a-scientist-salamanders or call 352-273-2062.

Filed under Academic, Events on April 30, 2018.

Florida Museum to host STEAM Wars May 4

The Florida Museum invites Star Wars fans for a fun event mixing cosplay and science on International Star Wars Day! STEAM Wars is a Star Wars-inspired event featuring STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) disciplines on “May the Fourth.” For more information, visit www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/event/steam-wars or call 352-273-2055.

Filed under Academic, Events on April 30, 2018.

No Fear, Only Joy | Film Screening and Discussion

Join the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art for a screening of the film “No Fear, Only Joy,” on April 19, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
This film portrays how artist Sandra Murphy-Pak, who is living with ALS, breaks the bounds of physical limitations to create works of art that express her inner creative universe and illustrate [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 16, 2018.

Eastern European Showcase: Connecting the Dots

Proud to present the University of Florida first Eastern European Showcase!
The show will begin with a flag parade and will be followed by live music, dances, interactive trivia and a variety of traditional food.
Our special guests are an Orlando-based fashion designer Inna Rudenko who draws inspiration from the Eastern European cultures and magical musicians Gosia [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 16, 2018.

Health Disparities Panel Hosted by Community Health Service Corps

For the last Community Health Service Corps General Body Meeting of the Spring 2018 semester, on Thursday, April 19 from 7-8:30 p.m. in TUR L011, they will be hosting their very first graduate student health panel! The speakers will be made up of CHSC’s very own founders, belonging to various health care professions, and the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 16, 2018.

Jewish Involvement in Revolutionary Movements of the 1960s and 1970s in Film

Presented by Stephanie Pridgeon as part of the Jews in the Americas Speaker Series. Pridgeon’s broader research addresses literary and cinematographic examinations of memory, commemoration, representation, and identity construction in conjunction with the study of Jewish-non-Jewish relations in South America.

Filed under Academic, Events on April 16, 2018.

Mexican-US Relations: A Modern-Day Examination

Juan José Sabines Guerrero, The Honorable Consul of Mexico in Orlando, will speak at the Bob Graham Center on Apr. 18 at 6 p.m. in the Pugh Hall Ocora about the current relationship between Mexico and the United States. Sabines is a Mexican politician and the son of the former Governor of Chiapas. He became a member [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 16, 2018.

UF Vet Med Open House

The UF Vet Med Open House is April 21 from 10 to 4 p.m. Enjoy a full day of animal and educational activities. Talks on how to get into vet school, canine and equine demonstrations by law enforcement, and special guest Chris P. Bacon. In addition, guests can enjoy a food truck rally, souvenirs for [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 16, 2018.

Art History Lecture with Dr. Rosalyn Deutsche

Dr. Rosalyn Deutsche, Professor of Art History, Barnard College, Columbia University will give a lecture entitled, “Mary Kelly’s Mood: A Study in Art and War?” on April 12 at 6 p.m. in Fine Arts Building B, Room 105. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit arts.ufl.edu/HESCAH

Filed under Academic, Events on April 9, 2018.