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Bob Graham Center Event: Campus Conversations

The Bob Graham Center for Public Service is hosting an event for students called Campus Conversations on Wednesday, April 11 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Pugh Hall Ocora. The bipartisan event is meant to bring together students to talk about issues on college campuses. The topics at this event will be mental health resources, free [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 9, 2018.

Defining Hope Screenings

In recognition of National Healthcare Decisions Day, the College of Nursing presents ‘Defining Hope,’ an optimistic documentary about what matters most at the end of life. Please join us and learn more about efforts towards palliative care. All students, staff, and community members are welcome. Popcorn will be served! For dates and locations, please visit [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 9, 2018.

Eastern European Showcase: Connecting the Dots

Enrich your cultural network – connect the dots from the map of multicultural community at UF. Come to the Eastern European Showcase on April 18 at 7 p.m. to Reitz Union Grand Ballroom and get a new experience of Eastern Europe from the fashion show, dance, poetry, free food and more! They are waiting for [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 9, 2018.

First-Generation Summit 2018

Are you a First-Generation student looking for an opportunity to learn valuable knowledge about personal narratives? The First-Generation Summit is a free half-day retreat focused on the power of claiming your story and better understanding the significance identity has on the college experience. It will feature guest speakers and workshops that will emphasize empowerment, diversity, [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 9, 2018.

UF/IFAS 2018 E.T. York Lecture Series Presents Dr. Peter H. Raven: Saving Plants, Saving Ourselves

Please join UF/IFAS on April 10 at 2 p.m. in the Harn Museum of Art, Chandler Auditorium. Dr. Peter H. Raven is an engaging speaker with a vision for the future based on care for the living world. He headed the internationally acclaimed Missouri Botanical Garden for nearly 40 years. In 2001, he was awarded [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 9, 2018.

UF Vet Med Open House

April 21, 2018 from 10 to 4 p.m. Enjoy a full day of animal and educational activities. Talks on how to get into vet school, canine and equine demonstrations by law enforcement, and special guest Chris P. Bacon. In addition, guests can enjoy a food truck rally, souvenirs for sale and a Teddy Bear Clinic. [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 9, 2018.

Abdias Do Nascimento Speaker Series

The Abdias do Nascimento Fellowship Speaker Series hosts Monica do Nascimento Pessoa and Gisele Karine Santos de Souza for a lecture on April 16 at 6:15 p.m. in Grinter 376. She will discuss The Contemporary Griots and Djelys: The Trajectory of Toumani Kauyaté; and Gisele Karine Santos de Souza will discuss Latin American and Caribbean [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 9, 2018.

Florida Museum to host UF Bug Week scavenger hunt April 7

Celebrate the University of Florida’s annual Bug Week with a free scavenger hunt at the Florida Museum from 10 a.m. to noon on April 7. Teams will be given bug-related clues for a chance to win prizes. Visitors may also touch live insects at the UF entomology department’s Bug Zoo near the “Discovery Zone” exhibit. [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 1, 2018.

UF Vet Med Open House

The Vet Med Open House is April 21, 2018 from 10 to 4 p.m. Enjoy a full day of animal and educational activities. Talks on how to get into vet school, canine and equine demonstrations by law enforcement, and special guest Chris P. Bacon. In addition, guests can enjoy a food truck rally, souvenirs for [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 1, 2018.

Watering the Revolution

Prof. Mikael Wolfe of Stanford University will give a talk about his recent book, which re-examines Mexican agrarian reform—Latin America’s largest and most extensive—through an environmental and technological (envirotech) history of water management in the emblematic Laguna region. By uncovering the varied motivations behind the Mexican government’s decision to use invasive technologies despite knowing they [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on April 1, 2018.