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Studio 352: An Interactive Art Experience

Studio 352 will be an interactive art gallery that anyone is welcome to attend free of charge. There will be food, music, art, design, an immersive gallery, interactive art-pieces, and clothing for sale. This event will be a great opportunity to introduce students to a special part of Gainesville in a fun and safe way, as they [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on March 29, 2021.

Back in Class: A Conversation with Past & Present Student Leaders

UF celebrates Women’s History Month 2021 with a virtual conversation with past & present student leaders on March 26 at 5:15 p.m.
Being a woman in leadership presents a variety of challenges, so what does it take to lead UF Student Government (SG) as a female student in the 1980s, 2010s and 2020s? Join Charlotte Mather-Taylor [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 23, 2021.

Children’s book discussion March 27 hosted by Florida Museum and Alachua County Library District

The Florida Museum of Natural History and Alachua County Library District will host “NEA Big Read Children’s Book Meetup: Finding Wonders” March 27 from 10 to 11 a.m. In this free virtual book discussion, library staff and scientists special guest speakers will talk about the children’s book “Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science” and [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 22, 2021.

UF to Host Bicycle Film Festival

The Bicycle Film Festival is coming to UF March 19 – April 22, 2021
UF Bikes, in partnership with the Office of Sustainability and Gators Going Green, is presenting an international selection of the most important short films from the Bicycle Film Festival collection. Join us as we observe Campus Bike Month (https://bikes.ufl.edu/cbm21/) and Earth Day [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 22, 2021.

Disability Ambassadors: The Human Library event

March 25 from 5 to 6 p.m.
The UF Disability Resource Center’s Disability Ambassadors invite you to listen as three students transform into open books and share their unique disability-related stories.
Unlike most books, these will be interactive and engaging, so come prepare to participate in an open discussion.
Register today by visiting disability.ufl.edu/events
If you have questions or [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 22, 2021.

Hear Disability-Related Stories at This Human Library Event

The UF Disability Resource Center’s Disability Ambassadors invite you to listen as three students transform into open books and share their unique disability-related stories. Unlike most books, these will be interactive and engaging, so come prepare to participate in an open discussion.
Register today by visiting disability.ufl.edu/events
If you have questions or anticipate needing accommodations in order [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 16, 2021.

Human Library

The UF Disability Resource Center’s Disability Ambassadors invite you to listen as three students transform into open books and share their unique disability-related stories. Unlike most books, these will be interactive and engaging, so come prepare to participate in an open discussion.
Register today by visiting disability.ufl.edu/events
If you have questions or anticipate needing accommodations in order [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 8, 2021.

Documenting Migration Stories: The Haitian American Dream Digital Archive

March 10, 2021 at 5:30 pm
Featuring: Ivanna Moreno, Alexandra Cenatus, and Dr. Margarita Vargas-Betancourt
Moderated by: Dr. Manoucheka Celeste
The Haitian American Dream Timeline examines the events and the forgotten narratives of Haitian immigrants in the United States. In this event, the project team will discuss their work highlighting marginalized voices from U.S. history while providing undergraduate [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 8, 2021.

Have you ever wondered how your identities will intersect in the workplace?

Attend Black in the Workplace Feb. 17 from 3 to 4 p.m. to discuss and learn from UF alumni and employers about the skills needed to navigate your identity in the workplace.
Register here: https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrcuyprD4oGNZ4FsmKPOvqoKPG3Z2CTa7-
For a full list of Career Connections Center events, visit career.ufl.edu/events.

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on February 15, 2021.

Race To The Future? Reimagining The Default Settings Of Technology & Society – Ruha Benjamin

From everyday apps to complex algorithms, technology has the potential to hide, accelerate and deepen discrimination, while appearing neutral and even benevolent when compared to racist practices of a previous era. This talk explores a range of discriminatory designs that encode inequity – what Ruha Benjamin terms the “New Jim Code.” This presentation takes us [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 15, 2021.