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New exhibit ‘Frogs!’ leaps into Florida Museum Jan. 28

The Florida Museum of Natural History opens its newest featured exhibit, “Frogs! A Chorus of Colors” Jan. 28. Explore the musical, multicolored world of frogs and gain a new appreciation for the vocal amphibians. While the exhibit has an entrance fee, museum members and UF students with a valid Gator 1 card receive free admission. [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 23, 2017.

Registration open for UF Plant Science Symposium 2017

UF Plant Science Symposium 2017 will take place on April 13-14, 2017 at the Cancer & Genetics Research Complex, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. The symposium is a part of the DuPont Plant Sciences Symposia series and invited speakers will be talking on this year’s theme “Harnessing Plant Diversity to Cope with a Changing Climate”. [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 23, 2017.

Into the Open: What Animals Can Teach Us about Death

What counts as a “good” death for animals? How can we be sure that we facilitate such a death for the creatures with whom we have developed such intimate bonds? In this public lecture, Jessica Pierce will explore how moral judgments about animal life affect end-of-life care for our animal companions The ethics of end-of-life [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 23, 2017.

UF Innovation Week 2017 (February 6-9, 2017)

Gators are INNOVATORS and guess what, we now have our own week! You are invited to UF Innovation Week (iWeek) 2017, where artists, designers, engineers, entrepreneurs, government leaders, and students gather to DISCOVER, BE INSPIRED, PLAY, and CONNECT. UF iWeek2017 (February 6-9) is a four-day celebration hosted by the Innovation Academy featuring 40+ events led [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 23, 2017.

UF School of Art + Art History presents Visiting Scholar Lecture with Yissel Arce

The University of Florida School of Art + Art History and the Center for Latin American Studies is proud to present visiting scholar Yissel Arce on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building B, Room 103. Arce is a professor at the Autonomous Metropolitan University in Xochimilco, Mexico. She has [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 23, 2017.

Whodunit? The Role of the Rural Population in Post-Roman Economic Development

Whodunit? The Role of the Rural Population in Post-Roman Economic Development discussion is Thursday, January 26 at 5 p.m. in Marston Visualization Lab (L136).
The fall of Rome and its societal consequences are often perceived as one of the European continent’s most severe crises. How Europe overcame the collapse of the Roman state in the West [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on January 23, 2017.

GFSG Archive Symposium January 18-19

GFSG (Graduate Film Studies Group) will hold a 2-day symposium on archives. On Wednesday Jan. 18, 2017 from 4 to 6 p.m. there will be an archive talk and film screening in Smathers Library East Room 100. On Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 there will be an academic roundtable from 11 to 12:30 p.m. in the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on January 16, 2017.

Jan. 18: Failure Factories

In 2015 the Tampa Bay Times began publishing an investigative series, Failure Factories, which exposed how failed promises of money and resources resulted in five “average” schools in Pinellas County becoming some of the worst over an eight year period. The series was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2016.
Michael LaForgia, one of the award-winning reporters, [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on January 16, 2017.

UF School of Art + Art History presents Visiting Artist Lecture with Morgan Puett

The University of Florida School of Art + Art History is proud to present visiting artist Morgan Puett as part of the Spring 2017 Visiting Artist Lecture Series on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the School of Music Building, Room 101. Puett works as a transdisciplinary, creative producer of painting, sculpture, installation [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on January 16, 2017.

UF Innovation Week 2017 (February 6-9, 2017)

Gators are INNOVATORS and guess what, we now have our own week! You are invited to UF Innovation Week (iWeek) 2017, where artists, designers, engineers, entrepreneurs, government leaders, and students gather to DISCOVER, BE INSPIRED, PLAY, and CONNECT. UF iWeek2017 (February 6-9) is a four-day celebration hosted by the Innovation Academy featuring 40+ events led [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on January 16, 2017.