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Virtual Pre-vet Advising Event

Join the College of Veterinary Medicine’s virtual “How To Get Into Vet School” talk on April 10, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to noon! Pre-vet advisors and the class of 2022 will talk about how to become a Gator and more about the journey to become a veterinarian.
No registration is required; this event will be hosted [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 29, 2021.

OAS Graduate Prep Symposium this Saturday

The Office of Academic Support presents our annual Graduate Prep Symposium which will be held THIS Saturday, March 20th at 9am. This is an opportunity you do not want to miss! Not sure which graduate program is right for you? Confused about financing a graduate degree? This is the event for you!
RSVP Here: https://oas.aa.ufl.edu/current-students/events/
The Office [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 16, 2021.

Environmental Injustice and Impossible Futures – Film Screening and Lecture Series with Dr. Esther Figueroa

March 23-29
Our beliefs, the stories we tell ourselves, the decisions, and actions we take every day, define possible futures going forward. Greta Thunberg started Fridays for Future, based on her frustration and despair that her future, and the future of generations to come, is being made impossible by the “hopeful” empty promises of hypothetical distant [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 16, 2021.

Hear from award-winning author Audrey Peterman on Earth Day

Hear from award-winning author Audrey Peterman on Earth Day
The Florida Museum of Natural History and the University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute will host Audrey Peterman on Earth Day, April 22, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Her talk is titled “Exposure to Love to Action: Mobilizing Advocates for our Earth” and will inform attendees [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 8, 2021.

Meet scientists and take part in fun activities virtually with ‘Girls Do Science’ Feb. 13

The Florida Museum of Natural History and Alachua County Library District will host ‘NEA Big Read: Girls Do Science’ Feb. 13 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. This free virtual event gives attendees the chance to meet educators and researchers and take part in activities!
A free activity book will be uploaded to the Florida Museum’s website [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 8, 2021.

Free Resume Printing: Feb. 7-11

The SG Graphics and Copy Center is offering to print 25 copies of your resume on parchment paper for FREE on Feb. 7-11! Just submit your resume through www.bit.ly/sgresumes and select a pick-up appointment for the next day. You must log in to Google with your Gatorlink@ufl.edu in order to access the form.
Only resumes are [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 8, 2021.

Florida Museum hosts ‘Museum in the Parks: Geology’ at Devil’s Millhopper Feb. 3

Learn about Florida’s geological history by exploring collections, hiking and participating in socially distanced activities with Florida Museum of Natural History researchers at Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Participants will receive a personalized tour of the area, an up-close look at Museum specimens and experts to [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on January 25, 2021.

Florida Museum hosts virtual ‘Science Off Tap’ Dec. 3

The Florida Museum of Natural History and the University of Florida Thompson Earth Systems Institute will host “Science Off Tap: Mangroves on the Move” Dec. 3 from 7 to 8 p.m. This FREE virtual event features an engaging conversation with Julie Walker, marine conservation fellow at UF’s Whitney Lab for Marine Bioscience, as part of [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 22, 2020.

Virtual Ethics Café on Reparations

November 17 from 5 to 6:30 pm
Zoom Event
At this ethics café, we will discuss the ethical issues raised by the question of reparations for Black descendants of enslaved people in the U.S.  In particular, we will ask how we, as a society, cope with and understand the racial injustices of the past. Free and open [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 16, 2020.

President’s Social Sciences Speaker Series

Join President Kent Fuchs to hear a presentation and be part of a Q&A with Professor of Florida Archeology Kenneth E. Sassaman.
Drawing on ancient Native American and contemporary experiences with hurricanes, Professor Sassaman will discuss how societies remember—and forget—the climate events that shape history.
Professor Sassaman is the Hyatt and Cici Brown Professor or Florida Archaeology [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on November 4, 2020.