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UF Innovation Week 2017 Kickoff Celebration

UF iWeek2017 begins today! UF iWeek2017 (February 6-9) is a four-day celebration hosted by the Innovation Academy featuring 40+ events led by different participating organizations. From panels to live performances, keynotes and interactive workshops to competitions, mixers to startup fairs, they are highlighting what makes us unique as a campus and city – our innovative [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 6, 2017.

a2ru | 2017 Emerging Creatives Student Summit

The Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities Student Summit will be hosted by the University of Florida, February 8-11, 2017. This year’s theme is WATER: New Directions Through Arts and Science. Join us to advance your own creative work or research through interdisciplinary collaboration with your peers at leading institutions across the U.S. Undergraduate [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 6, 2017.

Warriors in Drag: Ottoman Prisoners of War Camp Theaters in Russia and Egypt, 1914-1921

During the First World War, nearly 250,000 Ottoman soldiers became prisoners of war. With much time on their hands, especially the officer prisoners turned to cultural activities, including theater, to bring some semblance of normality to their lives. This talk examines those theaters the Ottoman prisoners of war organized in captivity. In the homosocial environment [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on February 6, 2017.

UF School of Art + Art History presents Visiting Artist Lecture with the Guerrilla Girls

The University of Florida School of Art + Art History is proud to present visiting artist group the Guerrilla Girls as part of the Spring 2017 Visiting Artist Lecture Series on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art. The Guerrilla Girls are feminist activist artists that use [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 6, 2017.

Family Day at the Dairy Farm

North Florida residents can get an inside look at how dairy farms produce milk at the 2017 Family Day at the Dairy Farm, a free open-house event presented by the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences with support of Florida Dairy Farmers.  Held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on January 31, 2017.

Engineering Futures by TBP

A free professional development workshop will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2016 from 1pm-5pm and is open to all students! The program, termed “Engineering Futures,” was founded more than 20 years ago in response to a need to provide engineering students training in the soft skills necessary for success in the workplace but rarely [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on January 30, 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 January 30, 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 January 30, 2017.

UF Innovation Week 2017 (February 6-9, 2017)

Gators are INNOVATORS and guess what, we now have our own week! You are invited to UF Innovation Week (iWeek) 2017, where artists, designers, engineers, entrepreneurs, government leaders, and students gather to DISCOVER, BE INSPIRED, PLAY, and CONNECT. UF iWeek2017 (February 6-9) is a four-day celebration hosted by the Innovation Academy featuring 40+ events led [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on January 30, 2017.

New exhibit ‘Frogs!’ leaps into Florida Museum Jan. 28

The Florida Museum of Natural History opens its newest featured exhibit, “Frogs! A Chorus of Colors” Jan. 28. Explore the musical, multicolored world of frogs and gain a new appreciation for the vocal amphibians. While the exhibit has an entrance fee, museum members and UF students with a valid Gator 1 card receive free admission. [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on January 23, 2017.