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Starry Night

Observe the night sky and explore the world beyond at the Florida Museum of Natural History on Oct. 27 from 6 to 10 p.m.! Gaze through high-performance telescopes at the stars and see a portable planetarium show. Join the museum for this free, fun-filled night of astronomical proportions. For more information, visit www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/starrynight or call [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 22, 2017.

Slavery and the Humanities in the University

Thursday, 26 October at 5:30 pm, Smathers Library 100
Alfred Brophy (University of Alabama) will discuss the relationship between pre-Civil War Southern universities and slavery. Southern intellectuals once used university research and teaching in the humanities to defend the institution of slavery in the courts and promote it among the public. Abolitionists from outside the academy [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 22, 2017.

Visiting Artist Lecture with LaToya Ruby Frazier

The School of Art + Art History at the University of Florida is proud to present visiting artist LaToya Ruby Frazier on October 24, 2017, at 6 p.m. in Little Hall, Room 101 (LIT 101). The Fall 2017 Visiting Artists Lecture Series is free and open to the public. The lectures offer the community an [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 22, 2017.

Accessibility Expo: Fall out of Stigma

Help us Fall out of Stigma this semester and join the Disability Resource Center on October 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Plaza of the Americas for our event The Accessibility Expo. Be prepared for fun, thought-provoking activities and demonstrations including Disability Myth-busters and simulations. Like their Facebook event page to receive [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 22, 2017.

Why Gridlock Rules Washington and How We Can Solve the Crisis

Former members of Congress David Jolly (R) and Patrick Murphy (D) will speak at the Bob Graham Center about gridlock in Washington at 6 p.m., Oct. 25 in Pugh Hall’s Ocora. During their years in Congress, Murphy represented a Republican-leaning district in South Florida, while Jolly represented a Democrat-leaning district on Florida’s Gulf Coast.  Despite [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 22, 2017.

Pre-Homecoming Open House Tailgate

The Graduate School is a hosting a Pre-Homecoming Open House Tailgate on Thursday, October 5, 2017 in front of Grinter Hall. Homecoming officially starts on Friday, October 6 so to make sure they are not conflicting with other events and that you are ready for the weekend festivities, they decided to kick Homecoming off!
Come join them as they [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 1, 2017.

Women in Leadership Forum

The University of Florida’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service, the Women’s Student Association and the UF Student Government Women’s Affairs Cabinet are hosting a Women in Leadership Forum on October 4 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Pugh Hall. The aim of the forum is to connect growing student leaders with proven university, [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 1, 2017.

The Future of Freedom and Walls in Europe and Globally-Campus Weeks Events at UF in Fall 2017

The Future of Freedom and Walls in Europe and Globally
In 2009, UF participated in the Campus Weeks “Freedom without Walls” commemoration, and our events had broad visibility on campus, locally, and globally via Facebook and YouTube publications of our events. The focal point of these events was the nexus between Freedom, poetry, music, drama and [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 1, 2017.

First Installement of the “Future of Freedom and Walls” Film Festival: “The Other Europe”

On Wednesday, October 4, at 7:30 pm in the Reitz Union Auditorium: “The Other Europe” forms part of the “Future of Freedom and Walls” Campus Weeks Events. A brief introduction to the film will be given by Dr. Barbara Mennel, Interim Director of the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere.
<http://newsreel.org/video/THE-OTHER-EUROPE>
On Wednesday, October 4, [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 1, 2017.

‘Rare, Beautiful & Fascinating: 100 Years @FloridaMuseum’ exhibit now open!

The Florida Museum marks its 100th anniversary as the state’s official natural history museum with a free exhibit highlighting objects from its collections! The “Rare, Beautiful & Fascinating” exhibit showcases some of the Museum’s most treasured objects and features scientists in a working lab, extinct species, a 26-foot-long humpback whale skeleton and a 3-D printer [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 1, 2017.