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World Sea Turtle Day Celebration

Celebrate World Sea Turtle Day on June 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Florida Museum of Natural History with the Sea Turtle Conservancy. The free event features sea turtle specimens, a turtle library, and stickers and bookmarks for all kids. Children also may create fun crafts to take home, meet sea turtle [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on June 15, 2015.

2015 University of Florida International Piano Festival

Saturday, June 13:
3:30-5:30 p.m.: Masterclass with Kevin Robert Orr
7:30 p.m.: Participant Recital
Sunday, June 14:
3:30-5:30 p.m.: Masterclass with Natalya Antonova
7:30 p.m.: Participant Recital
Monday, June 15:
12 p.m.: Participant Recital at UF Health Shands Hospital, South Tower
3:30-5:30 p.m.: Masterclass with Roberta Rust
7:30 p.m.: Participant Recital
Wednesday, June 17:
3:30-5:30 p.m.: Masterclass with Robert Roux
7:30 p.m.: Participant [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on June 8, 2015.

Bug Week @ UF May 18-23

Join in the fun celebrating Bug Week @UF!   Follow the bug of the day on Facebook and Twitter, learn all sorts of cool facts about bugs, and share your favorite bug stories. Visit bugs.ufl.edu  for more information.

Filed under Academic, Events on May 18, 2015.

‘A T. rex Named Sue’ exhibit now open

Tyrannosaurus rex has long commanded respect and sparked curiosity in the mind of the public, and Sue is the most famous T. rex of all. At 42 feet long and 13 feet tall at the hips, her skeleton inspires as much awe today as she did 67 million years ago. In the Florida Museum of [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on May 18, 2015.

Ask a Scientist: International Museum Day

Celebrate International Museum Day at the Florida Museum of Natural History on May 17 from 1-4 p.m. and take advantage of this opportunity to talk one-on-one with Florida Museum researchers. Bring your questions and find answers during an afternoon of discovery and learning celebrating museums. For more information, call 352-273-2064.

Filed under Academic, Events on May 11, 2015.

Archaeology Workshop: Pottery

Are you interested in prehistoric pottery? At the Florida Museum of Natural History on May 3 from 2-4 p.m., learn to identify different types of pottery found throughout Florida, and discover how archaeologists use these clues to study people in the past. Join the Florida Public Archaeology Network for a family-friendly workshop for all ages. [...]

Filed under Academic, Cultural, Events on April 27, 2015.

UF DNA Day

Join the University of Florida Genetics Institute (UFGI) and Genetics Club on Tuesday, April 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Reitz North Lawn for a campus celebration of National DNA Day. Enjoy interactive and hands-on activities provided by the UFGI, Genetics Club and other student organizations and faculty labs during the last [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 20, 2015.

Department of English Film Screening

Ditch your usual Friday night routine and come see what a few cameras can do in good hands.  Come out to The Wooly downtown on Friday, April 24 at 6 p.m. for a free screening of short films made by the students of the English Department’s video production and advanced production classes.  The films will [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 20, 2015.

THATCamp Gainesville 2015

The Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere and Smathers Libraries invites you to THATCamp Gainesville, on April 24 in Smathers Library East. THATCamp, The Humanities and Technology Camp, is an unconference which fosters informal and productive conversations about Digital Humanities projects, topics, and skills.
Participants propose sessions directly on the website where other participants [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 20, 2015.

FACC Juried Arts Exhibition

The 2014-2015 FACC Juried Arts Exhibition, presented by the University of Florida Fine Arts College Council, will be on display in UF’s University Gallery April 24-May 29, 2015. The exhibition features graduate and undergraduate student work in visual arts, dance and music composition. An opening reception, which is free and open to the public, will [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 20, 2015.