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Future of Florida Summit

The brightest young minds in Florida will gather in Gainesville on the weekend of Feb. 20-22 to discuss the modernization of voter registration in our state and to develop a comprehensive plan to address this issue.  Students will come together for a weekend of meaningful discussion and deliberation to develop and lobby for a viable [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 20, 2015.

Biomaterials Day 2015: Registration Open

The fourth annual Biomaterials Day hosted by the Society for Biomaterials at the University of Florida is schedule for March 27, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom.
The goal of Biomaterials Day 2015 is to promote academic and industrial advances within the fields of biomaterials, biotechnology, biomedical engineering, and translational research. [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 20, 2015.

TFA Educational Justice Week

Teach for America at the University of Florida Presents: Educational Justice Week. Open to both UF students and the community, these programs look to discuss diversity in the classroom and how Teach For America and others are working for justice. Join them all week for games, refreshments, and conversation centered on educational injustice and the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 20, 2015.

Upcoming Lecture: Christopher Phillips, “The Way Our Republic Ought to Be, and a Plan to Revive It”

‘What if, in order to really appreciate what our Constitution is all about, and how it can serve to evolve or impede the development of an open society, we need to hold thoughtful exchanges about it on a regular basis’? On Friday, February 6 (at 3 p.m., Anderson Hall, Rm. 216), join best-selling author Christopher [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 20, 2015.

Florida Museum to open famous ‘T. rex Named Sue’ exhibit Jan. 24

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 12 feet tall at the hips, her skeleton inspires as much awe today as she did 67 million years ago. In the featured exhibit “A [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 20, 2015.

Master of International Business – Combined Workshop

The upcoming Master of International Business (MIB) Combined Workshop on Thursday, January 22 at 2 p.m. in Hough Hall 338. The MIB program is a flexible one-year graduate business degree designed to equip students with global management business skills and set them apart from the competition. Combined option students begin MIB courses before completing their [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 20, 2015.

Department of Political Science Film Series, Dr. Matthew Jacobs will introduce, “Charlie Wilson’s War,” Monday, January 12, 6:15 p.m. in 1002 NPB

Dr. Matthew Jacobs will introduce our viewing of the film, Charlie Wilson’s War, Monday, January 12, 2015 at 6:15 p.m.  The insider story of an American politician, a woman philanthropist from Texas, a CIA agent, and their successful effort to get the Soviet Union out of Afghanistan. Based on a true story. Starring Tom Hanks, [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on January 5, 2015.

‘Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived’ exhibit closes Jan. 4

The largest shark ever known swims out of town on Jan. 4, 2015! Don’t miss your chance to be consumed with awe at the Florida Museum of Natural History’s featured exhibit about megalodon, a dominant marine predator that once cruised the world’s oceans. Walk through the full-scale jaw of a 60-foot-long shark sculpture to learn [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on December 8, 2014.

Department of English Film Screening

Come out to The Wooly downtown on Thursday, December 11 at 7 p.m. for a free screening of seven short films made by the students of ENG 4136.  The films all take Gainesville as their inspiration, and the screening will last about 45 minutes. Afterwards, the filmmakers will stick around to answer all of your [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on December 8, 2014.

Gators Going Green Sustainability Summit

Gators Going Green will be hosting a Sustainability Summit on Wednesday, December 10 at 7 p.m. at the law school in room HOL285C. With the holidays just around the corner, this month’s theme will be consumerism. The summit will feature a presentation by the UF Office of Sustainability as well as a short documentary showing, [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on December 8, 2014.