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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.

UF/IFAS 2017 E.T. York Lecture Series Presents Cathie Martin: What can Plant Metabolic Engineering do for Human Health?

Please join us on April 13 at 2 p.m. in Emerson Alumni Hall. Dr. Cathie Martin is a group leader at the John Innes Centre, Norwich, U.K. and Professor at the University of East Anglia. She researches into the relationship between diet and health and how crops can be fortified to improve diets and address [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 9, 2017.

April 13: Rethinking Modern Counterterrorism

John J. Mulligan, the deputy director of the National Counterterrorism Center, will speak at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, in the Pugh Hall Ocora on the current terrorist threat environment, both global and national, reviewing recent history and examining the evolving nature of terrorist threats. Mulligan describes current challenges facing the U.S. counterterrorism mission [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 9, 2017.

Speed Science: Night at the Museum

Speed date a science subject! Join the Florida Museum for an evening of science and snacks April 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. At “Speed Science: Night at the Museum,” guests may ask scientists one-on-one their most burning questions. Pre-registration is required and participants must be 18 years or older. The cost is $20 for [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 2, 2017.

UF Plant Science Symposium 2017

Submit abstracts for the first annual DuPont-Pioneer Plant Science Symposium at the University of Florida. Registration is free. Monetary prizes for top 3 posters. Abstracts can be from any field related to plant sciences including but not limited to agronomy, horticulture, plant pathology, entomology, nematology, genetics, genomics, plant breeding, etc. Abstract submission deadline: April 3, [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 2, 2017.

UF/IFAS 2017 E.T. York Lecture Series Presents Cathie Martin: What can Plant Metabolic Engineering do for Human Health?

Please join us on April 13 at 2 p.m. in Emerson Alumni Hall. Dr. Cathie Martin is a group leader at the John Innes Centre, Norwich, U.K. and Professor at the University of East Anglia. She researches into the relationship between diet and health and how crops can be fortified to improve diets and address [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 2, 2017.

A Doorway to the Divine: Islamic Bodies and the Sufi Saints as Connecting the Living to the Dead

A historian of the Islamic world, France, and medicine from McMaster University will give a free public lecture on Thursday, 6 April at 5:30 pm in Smathers Library 100 on the UF campus.
Ellen Amster will discuss the role of the bodies of saints in healing the living in pre-colonial Morocco. For Muslim pilgrims visiting the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 2, 2017.