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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.

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 March 27, 2017.

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

Please join them 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 March 27, 2017.

Curator Talk: “The Art of Smallness: Looking at Asian Miniatures”

Join Allysa Peyton, assistant curator of Asian art, at the Harn Museum of Art on Sunday, April 2, at 3 p.m. Learn about the importance of Asian miniature art and the works on view in the current exhibition “Show me the Mini.” This talk is free and open to the public. Learn more at harn.ufl.edu/lectures-talks.

Filed under Academic, Events on March 27, 2017.

UF COE Research Symposium Keynote (Open to Public)

The School of Education is holding its 2nd Annual Research Symposium on March 30, 2017. Join us for the Symposium Keynote Speech given by educational historian Dr. Adam Laats from Binghamton University (SUNY), at Norman Hall Auditorium, Thursday March 30 from 6:00-7:00pm. In his talk, “Can We Have Dialogue When We Disagree? Exploring the Roots [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 27, 2017.

IA Speaker Series with Director of the Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute

UF Innovation Academy is excited to host their second Spring 2017 Speaker Series with the Director of the Sid Martin Biotechnology Institute, Mark S. Long! This unique speaker series will offer an overview of a how a biotechnology incubator space works to support biological, health, and medical related innovations. It will also discuss how creative [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 20, 2017.

UF College of Education Research Symposium Keynote (Open to Public)

The School of Education is holding its 2nd Annual Research Symposium on March 30, 2017. Join us for the Symposium Keynote Speech given by educational historian Dr. Adam Laats from Binghamton University (SUNY), at Norman Hall Auditorium, Thursday March 30 from 6 to 7 p.m. In his talk, “Can We Have Dialogue When We Disagree? [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 20, 2017.

Fusing Research and Teaching: Kickoff

As the University of Florida moves forward with implementation of strategic goals, the integration of research into teaching serves students and the greater UF community on multiple levels. These sessions showcase faculty who have successfully melded teaching and research as well as providing an opportunity for participants to discuss potential research projects.
Keynote Presentation Event Kickoff [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 20, 2017.

Access Art: Touch Tours

Visitors with and without visual impairments can experience art specifically made to be touched at the Harn Museum of Art on Saturday, March 25, from 11 to 2 p.m. These tactile art works are made by local artists, and some are based on the current Harn exhibitions “Spotlight: Latin America” and “Meant to Be Shared.” [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 20, 2017.