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Elegance of Science winners to present their work April 1 at Florida Museum

The Florida Museum of Natural History and Marston Science Library organize the annual Elegance of Science art contest to showcase art inspired by the research, scientific tools or concepts of UF students, faculty and staff. This year’s winners will present their submissions in the Florida Museum Lucille T. Maloney Classroom from noon to 1:30 p.m. [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 24, 2019.

Florida Museum to host DIY butterfly specimen pinning workshop March 30

The Florida Museum of Natural History is hosting a new instructional butterfly pinning workshop on March 30 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. In addition to learning the process of pinning and preserving butterflies, participants will receive a behind-the-scenes tour of the “Butterfly Rainforest” exhibit and Florida Museum Lepidoptera collections, and a large exotic butterfly specimen [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 24, 2019.

Graduate School Prep Symposium (GSPS)

Every year, The Office of Academic Support (OAS) organizes the Graduate School Prep Symposium (GSPS), with the purpose of encouraging students to further their education with graduate school. During the symposium, students will have an opportunity to attend workshops on financial support, the application process, information on research opportunities and be able to network with [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 24, 2019.

Intellectual Property with Dr. Jaffers

Currently involved in research and want to know how to protect your intellectual property? Interested in even finding out what intellectual property is and why it is important? The Center for Undergraduate Research is hosting a workshop to answer any questions you may have or don’t know to ask about intellectual property in research. In [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 24, 2019.

We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria

Monday, March 25 in Smathers Library East 100 at 4 p.m.
Lecture by Dr. Wendy Pearlman
In 2011, against the backdrop of the wave of demonstrations known as the Arab Spring, millions of Syrians took to the streets demanding freedom and dignity. The government’s ferocious response, and the refusal of the demonstrators to back down, sparked a [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 24, 2019.

Graduate School Prep Symposium (GSPS)

Every year, The Office of Academic Support (OAS) organizes the Graduate School Prep Symposium (GSPS), with the purpose of encouraging students to further their education with graduate school. During the symposium, students will have an opportunity to attend workshops on financial support, the application process, information on research opportunities and be able to network with [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 17, 2019.

Florida Museum invites artists, designers to ‘SciArt Meetup: Birds’ March 24

Artists and designers are invited to visit the Florida Museum of Natural History before hours for SciArt Meetups to explore exhibits and create art inspired by Florida nature and culture! With partners Santa Fe College Art Gallery and Wayfaring Painter, join the museum on March 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a brief [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 17, 2019.

Florida Museum and UF Geological Sciences host ‘Can You Dig It?’ March 16

Dig into geology and discover the Earth at your feet during this fun-for-all-ages geology event! Presented in partnership with the University of Florida department of geological sciences and the Gainesville Gem and Mineral Society, enjoy hands-on activities from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 16 and watch demonstrations of volcanic eruptions as well as experience [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 11, 2019.

Global Challenges Speaker Series: The Rohingya Crisis and the Violence of National Territory

Monday, March 18, at 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the UF International Center Large Conference Room.
Today’s Rohingya crisis – spanning the borderland between Myanmar and Bangladesh – stands alone for its horrific brutality and legal intractability, but it can also be understood as one extreme example of the violence of national territory all around the world. In [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 11, 2019.

How Michelle Obama Became the Most Beloved Black Woman in America: A Look at Our Forever FLOTUS Before “Becoming”

March 19, 2019, 4:30 pm Ustler Hall Atrium followed by book signing and reception
How, in the course of a few short months, did Michelle Obama journey from being the presidential candidate’s wife who much of the media dismissed as the reason that her husband wouldn’t be elected president, to being one of the most beloved [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on March 11, 2019.