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Creative B Movie Series: ‘Back to the Future’

The Florida Museum of Natural History continues its free movie series with “Back to the Future,” released in 1985 and rated PG, on Friday, July 28, at 7 p.m. The museum and Creative B will screen the movie and explore the balance between science and art with an expert panel. The panel discussion starts at [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on July 23, 2017.

Public Service Coffee Break

During Summer B 2017, the Bob Graham Center for Public Service will host a series of conversations with public service officials. The gatherings will take place every Friday between June 30 and July 28 at 10 a.m. They will be held in Pugh Hall’s second floor O’Neill Reading Room. Each gathering will be limited to [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on July 17, 2017.

Creative B Movie Series: ‘The Time Machine’

The Florida Museum of Natural History continues its free movie series with “The Time Machine,” released in 1960 and rated G, on Friday, July 14, at 7 p.m. The museum and Creative B will screen the movie and explore the balance between science and art with an expert panel. The panel discussion starts at 7 [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on July 9, 2017.

Creative B Movie Series: ‘Things to Come’

Join a panel of scientists, artists and special effects experts to view and discuss “Things to Come,” released in 1936 and not rated, at the Florida Museum of Natural History on Friday, July 7, at 7 p.m. The museum will host an opening reception at 6 p.m. Friday nights July 7 through July 28, the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on July 2, 2017.

Museum Nights: Mini Mania

Join the Harn Museum of Art on May 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. for Museum Nights: Mini Mania. This evening celebrates the miniature Asian art exhibition “Show Me the Mini.” View a petite dance performance, take a tiny tour and listen to the sounds of a toy piano performance. Art activities include painting a [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on May 7, 2017.

Layers

The University Galleries at the University of Florida presents “Layers” in the Gary R. Libby Gallery May 8 – September 22, 2017. This exhibition features work by Iryna Kanishcheva, a popular street artist. In “Layers”, Kanishcheva explores abstract photography in the study of urban art. The show will include abstract photographs of layers on the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on May 7, 2017.

April 19: Get with the Times

The New York Times announces a new event series, Get with the Times. Join us for the first Facebook Live Watch Party on Wednesday, April 19 from 8:45-10 p.m. in Matherly 0116. Snacks and NYT swag available!
New York Times reporter Yamiche Alcindor and Tony Award-winning actor Leslie Odom Jr. will host a Facebook Live Q&A [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 16, 2017.

Interface 2017

Interface 2017: Authentic and Creative Assessment:
UF Faculty will share proven assessment strategies. Learn how your colleagues effectively integrate and manage different types of assessments into their courses. Get tips on how to evaluate alternative types of assessments efficiently. Gain insights into helping your students get the most out of their feedback
Thursday, April 20th 2017
University of [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 16, 2017.

National Geographic Photo Ark Presentation

Join National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore for a presentation on April 21 from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. This event is part of a yearlong celebration of the Florida Museum’s 100th anniversary as the state’s official natural history museum. For more information, visit www.flmnh.ufl.edu/calendar/grid/lecture/ or call 352-846-2000.

Filed under Academic, Events on April 16, 2017.

Hymns & Heroes from the Movies

Can you imagine your favorite epic film without a rousing musical score? Can you imagine the final lightsaber duel between Qui-Gon Jinn, Obi-Won Kenobi, and Darth Maul in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace without the pulse racing beat of the drums, the driving orchestrated energy coupled with the “war-cry” lyrics in the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 9, 2017.