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Frank Conference

Unfortunately, the frank conference session for Feb. 15 has been cancelled. People will be able to sign in starting Feb. 15 online through their FB page.

Filed under Academic, Events on February 13, 2017.

Engaged and Personalized Learning Conference

Engaged and Personalized Learning Conference is February 16-17, 2017 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, Gainesville, FL.
What is Engaged and Personalized Learning?

Learn what are other institutions and faculty are doing in this area.
Hear what works and doesn’t work.
Meet with vendors one-on-one.
Network with colleagues across the state.

Vendor Showcase:
Three blocks of “Vendor Fair” only time.
Attendees [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 13, 2017.

Engineers’ Week 2017

Come explore new horizons at this year’s Engineers’ Week! This February 13-24 you will have the chance to celebrate in one of the biggest events of the year. Engineers’ Week at the University of Florida is a two-week celebration, hosted by the Benton Engineering Council through UF’s College of Engineering, that aims to recognize engineers’ [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 13, 2017.

The Diversity Project: Dr. Kitty Oliver

The University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine presents The Diversity Project: Dr. Kitty Oliver February 16-17, 2017. This two-day event will feature Dr. Oliver’s one woman show “An Evening of Jazz and Multicolored Memoirs” and a series of presentations.
Schedule of Events:
- February 16, 7:30pm “An Evening of Jazz and Multicolored Memoirs” at The [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 13, 2017.

UF Plant Science Symposium 2017

UF Plant Science Symposium 2017 will take place on April 13-14, 2017 at the Cancer & Genetics Research Complex, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. The symposium is a part of the DuPont Plant Sciences Symposia series and invited speakers will be talking on this year’s theme “Harnessing Plant Diversity to Cope with a Changing Climate”. [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 13, 2017.

Beyond the Podium – Humor in the Classroom

Humor in educational settings serves a variety of positive functions beyond simply making people laugh. Humor positively affects levels of attention and interest. It’s a way to keep students engaged and involved with the course material. Join guest discussion leader Dr. Wendell Porter as he shares his secrets on incorporating humor in the classroom
The lecture [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 6, 2017.

Engineers’ Week 2017

Come explore new horizons at this year’s Engineers’ Week! This February 13-24 you will have the chance to celebrate in one of the biggest events of the year. Engineers’ Week at the University of Florida is a two-week celebration, hosted by the Benton Engineering Council through UF’s College of Engineering, that aims to recognize engineers’ [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 6, 2017.

Fulbright Pechakucha

Fulbright Pechakucha is Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the UF International Center (The Hub).
PECHAKUCHA is a presentation format in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each. Networking and refreshments will follow presentations:

Anthropology of Images – Presenter: Daniel Barroca, Visiting Fulbrighter from Portugal and Ph.D. candidate in Cultural Anthropology
My Fulbright: Eating [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 6, 2017.

Same Text, New Look: Resurrecting the Classics of Childhood

Frances Gilbert is coming to Smathers Library East [Room 100] on Thursday, February 9, 2017 to give a talk entitled Same Text, New Look: Resurrecting the Classics of Childhood. Gilbert is the Associate Publishing Director of Random House Books for Young Readers. Her first two authored children’s books will be published in 2017: I Love [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 6, 2017.

Ten Great American Trials: Lessons in Advocacy

On Friday, Feb.3 at 6 p.m. the Bob Graham Center will host Cornell University Dean Glenn Altschuler in the Pugh Hall Ocora for a discussion of his book, “Ten Great American Trials: Lessons in Advocacy.” The talk will draw on some of the highly publicized court battles of the 20th century. President Fuchs will moderate [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 6, 2017.