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President’s Social Sciences Speaker Series

Join President Fuchs to hear a presentation and participate in a Q&A with Political Science Professor and @ElectProject leader Michael McDonald. Professor McDonald will discuss his work tracking early voting activity in the 2020 presidential election. A record number of people have already voted early. Who are they — and what does it mean for [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 12, 2020.

Florida Museum hosts ‘Museum in the Parks: Pollinators’ at Paynes Prairie Oct. 19

Learn about Florida’s pollinators by exploring collections, hiking and participating in socially distanced activities with Florida Museum of Natural History researchers at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park. Available in two sessions at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 19, these unique events are best suited for families with children in grades 1-6. Participants [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 12, 2020.

2020 Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium

The Center for Undergraduate Research Board of Students is excited to announce the virtual 2020 Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium. All areas of research are accepted, and this is a great opportunity for students to present their summer work, such as research done at an REU, abroad, or at the University of Florida. Presenting at the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 12, 2020.

Florida Museum hosts online plant sale Oct. 10-15

The Florida Museum of Natural History will host a curbside plant sale with roughly 100 species of difficult-to-find and pollinator-friendly plants as part of October’s Pollinator Palooza. Orders can be made entirely online from Oct. 10, 4 p.m., to Oct. 15, 5 p.m., and customers can choose a time for curbside pickup between Oct. 16 [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 5, 2020.

A Historic Evening with Anne Frank’s Stepsister Eva Schloss

Eva Schloss is a survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, and stepsister of Anne Frank. At 90 years old, she is traveling to Gainesville from her home in England to share her story of terrible suffering and joyous triumph.
This historic event is taking place on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at the Phillips Center for the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 9, 2020.

Museum Nights: Avenues of Exchange

Thursday, March 12, 6-9 pm
Discover the cultural and artistic exchanges that inspire diverse regional aesthetics across China, Japan, Korea, India, Central Asia and South and Southeast Asia. View works in Tempus Fugit exploring the theme of time and its many meaning in Japanese art, create your own art and view original dance performances. Meet our [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 9, 2020.

HESCAH Lecture: Louise Nevelson’s Palace

Thursday, March 12, 6 pm
Professor Julia Bryan-Wilson, Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art at University of California, Berkeley, lectures on the work of Louise Nevelson, the Ukrainian-American sculptor whose career intersected with the feminist art movement. Her talk focuses particularly on Mrs. N’s Palace (1964-77), Nevelson’s largest sculpture. Comprised of some hundred found objects, painted [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 9, 2020.

Public Ethics Panel on Immigration Reform

Wednesday, March 11, 7:00-8:30 pm Thomas Center (302 NE 6th Ave)
This community panel features local experts who will address immigration reform through religious, policy, and community efforts.  After hearing from each speaker, participants will have the opportunity to engage the panelists and each other in a civil discussion about how Gainesville can respond to the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 9, 2020.

Florida Museum of Natural History Research Expo

Do you ever wonder what about the research that happens at the Florida Museum of Natural History? Interested in joining natural history research? Here’s your chance to find out! The Florida Natural History Museum and the UF Center for Undergraduate Research are hosting mini-expo for interested students to learn more about natural history research! Meet [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 9, 2020.

Social Justice Summit

(Re)Image Educational Spaces at this year’s Social Justice Summit. Learn about the inequities that exists in schools, analyze our roles in effecting change, and create action plans to reimagine equitable educational spaces. Hear from our speakers Lydia X.Z. Brown, and Gloria Ladson-Billings at this free event happening Saturday, March 21 from 9 a.m. – 6 [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 9, 2020.