Creative B Movie Series: ‘Dinosaur 13’

Join a panel of scientists, artists and special effects experts as we view and discuss “Dinosaur 13” (2014) (PG) Friday, July 31 at 7 p.m. The museum and Creative B will host a free movie screening and explore the balance between science and art with our expert panel. UF students receive free admission to “A [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on July 27, 2015.

2015 McNair Scholars Summer Research Symposium

Come out and support the 1st year McNair Scholars who will be presenting their research at the UF McNair Summer Research Symposium on Monday, August 3 from 9 a.m. to noon. The symposium will take place in G101 HPNP.
All are welcome. Students interested in the McNair program are especially encouraged to attend. Come any time [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on July 27, 2015.

World Sea Turtle Day Celebration

Celebrate World Sea Turtle Day on June 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Florida Museum of Natural History with the Sea Turtle Conservancy. The free event features sea turtle specimens, a turtle library, and stickers and bookmarks for all kids. Children also may create fun crafts to take home, meet sea turtle [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on June 15, 2015.

2015 University of Florida International Piano Festival

Saturday, June 13:
3:30-5:30 p.m.: Masterclass with Kevin Robert Orr
7:30 p.m.: Participant Recital
Sunday, June 14:
3:30-5:30 p.m.: Masterclass with Natalya Antonova
7:30 p.m.: Participant Recital
Monday, June 15:
12 p.m.: Participant Recital at UF Health Shands Hospital, South Tower
3:30-5:30 p.m.: Masterclass with Roberta Rust
7:30 p.m.: Participant Recital
Wednesday, June 17:
3:30-5:30 p.m.: Masterclass with Robert Roux
7:30 p.m.: Participant [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on June 8, 2015.

Bug Week @ UF May 18-23

Join in the fun celebrating Bug Week @UF!   Follow the bug of the day on Facebook and Twitter, learn all sorts of cool facts about bugs, and share your favorite bug stories. Visit  for more information.

Filed under Academic, Events on May 18, 2015.

‘A T. rex Named Sue’ exhibit now open

Tyrannosaurus rex has long commanded respect and sparked curiosity in the mind of the public, and Sue is the most famous T. rex of all. At 42 feet long and 13 feet tall at the hips, her skeleton inspires as much awe today as she did 67 million years ago. In the Florida Museum of [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on May 18, 2015.

Ask a Scientist: International Museum Day

Celebrate International Museum Day at the Florida Museum of Natural History on May 17 from 1-4 p.m. and take advantage of this opportunity to talk one-on-one with Florida Museum researchers. Bring your questions and find answers during an afternoon of discovery and learning celebrating museums. For more information, call 352-273-2064.

Filed under Academic, Events on May 11, 2015.

Archaeology Workshop: Pottery

Are you interested in prehistoric pottery? At the Florida Museum of Natural History on May 3 from 2-4 p.m., learn to identify different types of pottery found throughout Florida, and discover how archaeologists use these clues to study people in the past. Join the Florida Public Archaeology Network for a family-friendly workshop for all ages. [...]

Filed under Academic, Cultural, Events on April 27, 2015.


Join the University of Florida Genetics Institute (UFGI) and Genetics Club on Tuesday, April 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Reitz North Lawn for a campus celebration of National DNA Day. Enjoy interactive and hands-on activities provided by the UFGI, Genetics Club and other student organizations and faculty labs during the last [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 20, 2015.

Department of English Film Screening

Ditch your usual Friday night routine and come see what a few cameras can do in good hands.  Come out to The Wooly downtown on Friday, April 24 at 6 p.m. for a free screening of short films made by the students of the English Department’s video production and advanced production classes.  The films will [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 20, 2015.