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World Sea Turtle Day Celebration

Celebrate World Sea Turtle Day at the Florida Museum of Natural History on June 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the Sea Turtle Conservancy. Children and families are invited to tour the museum’s sea turtle exhibit with staff from the Sea Turtle Conservancy. The free event features sea turtle specimens, a turtle library, [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on May 31, 2016.

Florida Museum’s new featured exhibit ‘Wicked Plants’ now open

Visitors can step into a realm where plants hold the power at the Florida Museum of Natural History’s new featured exhibition “Wicked Plants: The Exhibit.” Featuring more than 100 plants and thrilling two- and three-dimensional interactives, this eerie environment educates and entertains audiences with information about some of Mother Nature’s most appalling creations. The exhibit [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on May 16, 2016.

“Taking Informed Consent Seriously” Bioethics Conference in Orlando on April 29

In the era of patient-centered care, it is important to demonstrate that we are “Taking Informed Consent Seriously.” Live from the Magic City, join distinguished health care professionals in discussing the past, present, and future significance of perfecting the consent process for the research and clinical settings. Come master the drafting, soliciting, and recording of [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 24, 2016.

DNA Day 2016

DNA Day is commemorates the discovery of DNA’s structure, and the completion of the Human Genome Project.
Students, staff members and faculty will have the opportunity to win a 23andMe kit. All they have to do is tweet @UFGenetics using #UFDNADay telling them why they want to win the kit.
They’ll spool DNA from fruit, color science [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 18, 2016.

IPPD Final Design Review

The 21st Annual Integrated Product and Process Design (IPPD) Final Design Review is on April 12. IPPD is an innovative educational initiative at the College of Engineering where students spend two semesters designing, building and testing authentic products for industrial sponsor companies.
As the final event for the 2015-2016 year, they will feature presentations from 19 [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 10, 2016.

Migrations in World History: Peoples, Ideas, and Commodities

The History Graduate Society at UF will host “Migrations in World History: Peoples, Ideas, and Commodities” on Saturday 16 April, 2016 from 9:30 to 3:15 p.m.
From the Crusades to the Syrian refugee crises, this conference hopes to foster global perspectives by examining movements, transmissions, and connections across geographic and temporal boundaries.
Their keynote will be Dr. [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 10, 2016.

Faculty Discussion: Student-to-Student Teaching and Learning

Please join them Friday, April 15 for a Faculty Discussion.
Join conversation leaders, Dr. Christine Davis and Dr. Alice Harmon as they share the results of a pilot program for undergraduate Biology teaching assistants.  This is a face to face discussion which will be held in the new FDTE space in Yon Hall:  http://test.campusmap.ufl.edu/#/index/0158/17
Friday, April 15 [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 10, 2016.

April 13: China and Africa – Implications for the United States

David Shinn, a former United States ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso, will speak on Wednesday, April 13, at 6 p.m. in the Pugh Hall Ocora.Shinn will focus on the growing relationship between China and Africa and its implications in an increasingly global society.  Shinn currently teaches international affairs at George Washington University, in Washington, [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 10, 2016.

‘First Colony: Our Spanish Origins’ exhibit closes April 17

Hurry into the Florida Museum of Natural History to see “First Colony: Our Spanish Origins” before it sets sail! Museum members and UF students with a valid Gator 1 card receive free admission. For more information, visit http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/firstcolony .

Filed under Academic, Events on April 10, 2016.

LC-MS Hands-On Quantitative Proteomics Workshop

LC-MS Hands-On Quantitative Proteomics Workshop is April 28 – 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cancer & Genetics Research Center Room 184.
The UF Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry core is hosting a two-day introductory workshop on liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS), the integration of various techniques with LC/MS/MS [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 28, 2016.