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Fulbright Day – April 16

The Fulbright Program provides funding for students, scholars and faculty to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.
The International Center will be hosting Fulbright Day on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Smathers Library, Room 100 (formerly 1A).  Come and learn about the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on April 14, 2014.

Cookies with CARD (Center for Autism and Related Disabilities)

Stop by and meet UF CARD staff, learn about autism and their services, and eat cookies.
The event is Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the University Gallery Breezeway, Fine Arts Complex, Bldg B.
Learn more at www.card.ufl.edu, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/UFCARD, and on Twitter at twitter.com/UFCARD

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on April 14, 2014.

Celebrate UF/IFAS Extension’s 100th Anniversary April 17 on the Plaza

Celebrate UF/IFAS Extension’s Centennial on Thursday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Plaza of the Americas. Alligators, an insect-petting zoo and free lunch prepared by a former White House chef are among the free celebration’s attractions.  A tent will house displays that highlight Extension programs such as agriculture, family and consumer [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on April 14, 2014.

Dean Paul D’Anieri will introduce the film “Reds”

The department of Political Science Film Series, “Politics Through Feature Film,” is pleased to invite faculty, undergraduates, and graduate students to a viewing of their last feature film for the year: “Reds.”  Dean Paul D’Anieri, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will give a brief introduction of the film, which is based [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on April 14, 2014.

View UF Global Health Case Competition presentations, April 19 Saturday

The UF Global Health Case Competition will be premiering this Saturday in the HPNP Auditorium from 9:30 to 5 p.m. Ten interprofessional teams of students will present their recommendations to a global health issue. These presentations will be free and open to the public.
The UF Global Health Case Competition is a student-led initiative that aims [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on April 14, 2014.

Bridging Indigenous and Scientific Knowledges: Multicultural Solutions for Climate Change Research

The Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere is happy to announce that we will be hosting a lecture featuring Kyle Whyte, a philosophy professor from Michigan State University on April 14 at the University of Florida.
His lecture will take place in Weil Hall 0270 on the UF campus at 5:30 p.m.
Kyle Whyte is [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on April 14, 2014.

Happening at the CRC this week. . .

Check out the events presented by the Career Resource Center this week, and log onto your Gator CareerLink from www.crc.ufl.edu to get more information.
- Certified Gator Professional Series: Develop and Communicate Your Professional Brand on April 08 at 4:10 p.m.
 
- Intern U on April 10 at 5:00 pm
 
- Money Talks on April 09 4:00 pm
 
*All workshops are presented [...]

Filed under Academic on April 7, 2014.

Gear up for Grad School Series

The Gear Up workshops will go over everything you need to know about applying to graduate or professional school. In UF’s spring 2013 Graduate Exit Survey, 77% of undergraduates told us they were planning to attend graduate or professional school in the future. If you are one of the 77%, are you ready?
Attend the workshop [...]

Filed under Academic on April 7, 2014.

GatorRater Opens Saturday, April 12th

Gator Rater, UF’s Online Faculty Evaluations, will be available starting Saturday, April 12th. This is your chance to rate the instruction you receive while a student at UF. If you have instructors that “rock”, tell them why! If you have instructors that “need improvement”, tell them how.
Remember, these evaluations are used by department chairs and [...]

Filed under Academic on April 7, 2014.

Edible Book Contest

Do you like to read or eat books? The George A. Smathers Libraries are looking for entries for the 8th annual Edible Book Contest on Wednesday, April 9. For more information and to enter, see http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/readfest/ediblebook.html.

Filed under Academic, Events on April 7, 2014.