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Florida Museum presents art collection about Gulf biodiversity Jan. 27

Art and science unite at the Florida Museum of Natural History Jan. 27 from 1 – 4 p.m. to show the biodiversity of the Gulf of Mexico and the effects of oil spills and other environmental challenges to the Gulf region. This portable, pop-up, hands-on collection invites viewers to explore a series of customized steamer [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 22, 2019.

MLK Celebration

Join the University of Florida for the MLK Celebration with events running from Jan. 10 through 25.

January 10 – MLK Opening Ceremony featuring Jeraldine Williams at 10 a.m. in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. This event is sponsored by UF Multicultural and Diversity Affairs and the Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research.
January 10 [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 6, 2019.

Florida Museum 40th Collectors Day Jan. 12

Celebrate the Florida Museum of Natural History’s 40th Collectors Day on Jan. 12, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This free event attracts collectors from across the region. Enjoy a variety of personal collections and learn the history and context of these treasures. Discover how collecting isn’t just for scientists! For more information, visit [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on January 6, 2019.

Black Affairs Town Hall with President Fuchs

The Black Student Affairs Task Force and Office of Black Affairs invite you to a town hall with President Fuchs. One of the recommendations from the 2016 task force report was to have an annual town hall meeting with university leadership. Students shared the importance and value of having a space to voice ideas, concerns, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on December 3, 2018.

National First-Gen Day

First-Gen Day (November 8, 2018) is a national day of recognition designed to celebrate first-gen students, faculty, & staff!  At UF, 20% of our students are first-generation college students.
WHAT CAN I DO TO CELEBRATE?
• Wear green to show support
• Share content using the #FirstGenUF
• Celebrate with us:
o First-Gen Rally/Resource Fair for students: Reitz Union Auditorium, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on November 4, 2018.

AKM 2018: (Re)Catalyze – Closing Ceremony

They will be ending an exciting month of Asian Kaleidoscope Month programming with one last spectacular event— Closing Ceremony: (Re)Catalyze! Through this year’s 2018 AKM Closing Ceremony, they hope to (re)catalyze others with a sense of pride and excitement for their Asian American heritage, culture, and history. Their Closing Ceremony will feature a variety of [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 28, 2018.

Oct. 26 – Election of 2018: What’s at Stake. What to Watch For.

The 2018 election may well be the most momentous midterm contest in decades.  On Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. in the Pugh Hall Ocora, Glenn Altschuler, dean of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, and The Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies at Cornell University, will set the context of the [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 22, 2018.

Florida Blockchain Conference

Florida Blockchain Conference, November 2, at Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. To order tickets send email to us@flblockchain.org with promocode: GBCGATORTIMES. For more details visit http://flblockchain.org/.
Educational event welcomes for students, researchers, blockchain enthusiasts, and professionals interested in blockchain technology and its future impact and applications. Coordinated by Gator Blockchain Club – an official student group at [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 22, 2018.

(Re)writing History: Spoken Word Event for Asian Kaleidoscope Month

Come hear the stories of our community as they highlight what it means to be Asian American and the defining moments that led to who they are today.  Through the mediums of poetry and oral testimony, this event will showcase the lived experiences of the surrounding Asian American community and bring sensitive topics to light. [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 22, 2018.

UF Pop-Up Culture

Pop-Up Culture is part of UF’s celebration of National Arts & Humanities Month and takes place at the UF Plaza of the Americas on October 12, 2018 between 10am and 2pm. Join us for an array of activities that will celebrate the arts and humanities at UF. From musical performances to poetry readings and from [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 8, 2018.