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IBC and La Casita Ribbon Cutting Celebrations

Celebrate the opening of the new Institute of Black Culture and Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures this weekend.
IBC’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Reception is Saturday, Nov. 16 from 11-1 p.m. The event will begin on the lawn in front of Library West (between Library West and University Ave.) and then guests will cross the street to [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on November 12, 2019.

RPB and AASU Present: The Farewell

Join the Reitz Programming Board (RPB) and the Asian American Student Union (AASU) for a night of culture and fun! On Nov. 18 in the new Reitz Union Auditorium (Level 2), we will be showing the critically acclaimed film “The Farewell” starting at 8 p.m.
Before the film at 7 p.m., join us for a Chinese [...]

Filed under Cultural, Entertainment & Dining, Events on November 12, 2019.

Florida Museum celebrates LBGTQ+ community in STEM Oct. 19

The Florida Museum of Natural History is celebrating LGBTQ+ scientists on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. Hear from LGBTQ+ panelists as they discuss their experiences in STEM fields and educate guests on how to be better allies of the community. Get a behind-the-scenes tour of the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 13, 2019.

Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) Program

For over ten years, the Clinton Foundation’s Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) program has inspired young leaders (undergraduate and graduate students) to develop innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges.
The twelfth CGI U meeting at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland from April 17-19, 2020. Students can apply now to be a [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 7, 2019.

October is Disability Advocacy Month

Join the DRC as we recognize and embrace the disability community and further advocate for inclusion. The DRC will be hosting events all month long, join us for our Kick-Off event on October 1, 11 – 2 p.m. on the Reitz Union North Lawn.
• A Night of Conversations with Valeria Hernandez – Oct 10, 5:30 [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 1, 2019.

Enjoy an evening of live storytelling at the Florida Museum Sept. 26

In partnership with Guts & Glory GNV, the Florida Museum of Natural History will offer “Fieldwork Fails: A Live Storytelling Event” Sept. 26 from 6 to 9 p.m., featuring original, true, first-person storytelling. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Attendees must be 18 years or older. The program fee is $15 or $10 [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 24, 2019.

CSA Mid-Autumn Festival

Chinese Student Association (CSA) is holding the Mid-Autumn Festival at the Grand Ballroom in Reitz Union on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Door opens at 6:30 p.m. and the show is entirely free; there will be free food, including traditional moon cakes.

Filed under Cultural, Student Organizations on September 9, 2019.

Florida Museum hosts “Viva Museum” September 14

Celebrate Latin American culture from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on September 14 at the Florida Museum of Natural History. View Peruvian, Venezuelan, Mexican and Cuban artifacts from the museum’s ethnographic collection in celebration of the 250th anniversary of renowned scientist Alexander von Humboldt’s birth. This is a bilingual, family event. Este es un evento biligüe y [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 9, 2019.

Donald Trump and the Death of Evangelical Christianity

Tuesday, September 10th 6 pm, Pugh Hall Ocora, Department of Religion, Scudder Lecture, presented by Prof. Randall Balmer, Dartmouth College, free and open to the public. For more information: religion.ufl.edu

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 9, 2019.

Blue Star Museums ends Sept. 2

The Florida Museum of Natural History is offering free admission to all fee-based exhibits for active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day as part of the Blue Star Museums program. Free admission is available to any active duty U.S. military – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard, as well as [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on August 26, 2019.