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Everything You Wanted to Know about Zika Research

Researchers from the University of Florida, the University of Miami and the Florida Department of Health are sharing the latest findings on the Zika virus to address community concerns at a national, live-streamed town hall event called Our Community, Our Health: Everything You Wanted to Know about Zika Research.
The event is Thu, March 30, 2017; [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on March 14, 2017.

Take Back the Night March and Rally to End Sexual Violence

Join STRIVE as they Take Back the Night to demonstrate support for sexual violence survivors, share stories, and create a culture of care. The event will take place on April 5, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at Norman Field. It involves a 1-mile march around campus that ends with an open mic. There will be speakers, [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on March 14, 2017.

Xtraordinary Joy Human Foosball Tournament

Want to stay active in sports, help your community and improve lives? Xtraordinary Joy, a local charity that funds medical research at UF, is hosting a Human Foosball Tournament on Sunday, April 9th at Trinity United Methodist from 2-6 PM. All proceeds from the tournament will help fund research for rare chromosome disorders. Interested players [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on March 14, 2017.

Energy Coach Training with the Community Weatherization Coalition (CWC)

The Community Weatherization Coalition is recruiting energy coaches! We will have a training session starting March 14, where you will learn how to help local, low-income residents save money on their utility bills by performing home energy tune-ups throughout Alachua County. You’ll make hands-on changes to immediately conserve resources in households, as well as offer [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on March 14, 2017.

Walk Alachua County

The UF Diabetes Institute is inviting the community to participate in Walk Alachua County. The program consists of 10 free wellness walks that will start with a Zumba warm up and end with a yoga cool down led by Alter Ego Fitness. The family-friendly walks will take place on Saturday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on March 5, 2017.

Florida vs. Arkansas Game

There’s still time to register for this Wednesday’s men’s basketball home game vs. Arkansas (7 p.m.). It’s Senior Night and a Rowdy Rewards Check-In game. Come out and see their seniors play One Last Game. For more information, visit FloridaGators.com/Students.

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on February 26, 2017.

Celebrate EveryBODY Event Series

GatorWell hosts the Celebrate EveryBODY Event Series to improve the culture of body acceptance on campus. Today GatorWell is partnering with a number of buildings on campus to carry out Mirrorless Monday. Look for covered mirrors on campus and leave a body-positive comment. Also today, the BeYOUtiful Health and Wellness Fair and tomorrow EveryBody can [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on February 26, 2017.

Noah’s March for a Cure 5K

Join the UF Diabetes Institute and Noah’s March Foundation on the UF campus on Sunday, March 26 to support type 1 diabetes research. Noah, a 10-year-old with type 1 diabetes, is marching 4,000 miles across the U.S. to raise funds and awareness for the disease. For more information, including registration and vendor and sponsor opportunities, [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on February 26, 2017.

Walk Alachua County

The UF Diabetes Institute is inviting the community to participate in Walk Alachua County. The program consists of 10 free wellness walks that will start with a Zumba warm up and end with a yoga cool down led by Alter Ego Fitness. The family-friendly walks will take place on Saturday mornings from 8:30 a.m. to [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on February 26, 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 Athletic & Health, Events on February 26, 2017.