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Interested in Creating Mobile Apps?

Learn how to get started in mobile app development by attending an Open House at the new MADE@UF (Mobile App Development Environment at University of Florida) space located in room 100 of Marston Science Library.  The event will start at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 30.
First up will be John Shea, Associate Professor in Electrical [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 27, 2014.

Health Professions Day

Florida Blue Key’s Health Professions Day, presented by UF Health, will be on Monday, November 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Reitz Union. This event exposes students to careers in health care and provides students with the necessary tools to prepare for applying to professional school. There will be [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 27, 2014.

Florida Genetics 2014 Keynote: Dr. Roger Beachy

Dr. Roger Beachy, renowned scientist and food security expert, will give his keynote address during the Florida Genetics 2014 Symposium on Wednesday, October 29, at 5:30 p.m. in the HPNP Auditorium. The founding executive director of the World Food Center at University of California, Davis, Dr. Beachy is internationally known for his work on crop [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 27, 2014.

She’s a Scientist: A Girl Scout Exploration

Calling all Girl Scouts! Experience hands-on activities and experiments while meeting local scientists at the Florida Museum of Natural History’s “She a Scientist” event Nov. 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. The program is $5 per Scout including a patch created for the event.
Pre-registration is available, but not required. For more information, call 352-273-2062.

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 27, 2014.

Fulbright in a Changing World: Part of UF Fulbright Speakers Lecture Series and International Education Week

Fulbright in a Changing World: Part of UF Fulbright Speakers Lecture Series and International Education Week is Wednesday, November 19 from 11 to 12:30 p.m. in the Atrium at Ustler Hall.
The main speaker is Leonardo Villalón, Ph.D., dean of the UF International Center. Distnguisehd panelists include Sergii Balan, Ph.D. Fulbright Visiting Scholar in Political Science [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 27, 2014.

Department of Political Science Film Series, Dr. Conor O’Dwyer will introduce, “KOLYA”

The department of Political Science Film Series continues on Monday, November 3 at 6:15 p.m. in 1002 NPB when Dr. Conor O’Dwyer introduces “KOLYA.”
The feature film, “KOLYA” (Czech Republic, UK, France), is an Academy Award Winner for Best Foreign Language Film 1996; in Czech with English subtitles. A film about a musician and music teacher [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 27, 2014.

Tough Guise 2 and My Masculinity Helps Film Screening and Discussion

STRIVE at GatorWell and the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research is screening two films on Monday evening, October 27, 2014, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Reitz Auditorium. Tough Guise 2 provides a stunning look at the violent, sexist, and homophobic messages boys and young men routinely receive from virtually every corner [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 20, 2014.

ACCENT Presents: Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney

ACCENT Speakers Bureau at the University of Florida will bring journalist and former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney to campus Oct. 27.
The program starts at 8 p.m. at the University Auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m., and admission is free. Students and the general public can pick up tickets from the University Auditorium starting [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 20, 2014.

ISIS and Islamic Militancy

On Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m. in Pugh Hall, The Center for Global Islamic Studies, in cooperation with the Bob Graham Center and the UF International Center, will present a panel discussion on ISIS and Islamic Militancy.The rise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq has spurred a renewed American tendency to generalize that violence [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 20, 2014.

Judaic Studies expert to discuss Pew Research Study, ‘the disappearing American Jew’

The Pew Research Center’s 2013 Survey of U.S. Jews has sparked widespread discussion about the current state of the American Jewish community and its future direction. On tonight, Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. in Pugh Hall, Laurence Kotler-Berkowitz, Senior Research Director at The Jewish Federations of North America and an advisor to the Pew Research [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 20, 2014.