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Florida Museum kicks off free movie series with “The Wolf Man”

Join a panel of scientists, artists and special effects experts for a ‘howling’ good time as the Florida Museum of Natural History begins a free, werewolf-themed movie series with “The Wolf Man” (1941) (TV-PG) on July 11 at 7 p.m.
Friday nights, during July 11 through August 1, the museum and Creative B will screen a [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on July 7, 2014.

Black Student Assembly Performers

Applications for performers for the 2014 Black Student Assembly are available now. Held annually at the start of the fall semester, Black Student Assembly (BSA) is an entertaining evening designed to introduce students to university resources and the rich legacy of Black culture on campus at the University of Florida. Applications are due July 18 [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on July 7, 2014.

See Southeast Asian Butterflies at the Florida Museum

Visit the Butterfly Rainforest exhibit at the Florida Museum of Natural History from July 1 through August 14 to discover an exotic assortment of butterfly and moth species and see their extraordinary features as part of the theme “Butterflies of Southeast Asia.” Daily butterfly releases are held at 2 p.m. with additional weekend releases at [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on June 30, 2014.

UF Grads Becoming Nuns

Four UF grads. Going to the convent.
Meet four young women who feel called to religious life. One will share her story of miraculous healing and her journey to becoming a nun, and then all four will take your questions. This event is free and open to the public.
The event is April 22 from 7:30-9 p.m. [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on April 21, 2014.

Post Passover Pizza Party

What is one thing everyone misses on Passover? Pizza of course! On Tuesday, April 22 join UF Hillel for a Post Passover Pizza Party featuring the delicious pizza made by Gainesville’s own Humble Pie, a local pizza food truck. Hekshered bagels will also be available. The first dinner seating is at 7:30 p.m. and the [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on April 21, 2014.

Kosher for Passover Food at Gator Dining

UF Hillel is thrilled to partner with Gator Dining to bring kosher for Passover food as well as food that is made with out bread products to students in a convenient way this year. Check out Gator Dining’s website for more information!

Filed under Cultural, Events on April 14, 2014.

Annual Spring Pazeni Sauti Africa Choir Concert

On Sunday, April 20, the Pazeni Sauti Africa Choir will be presenting their annual spring concert at the University Auditorium. The concert will begin promptly at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Please come join them for an evening filled with music, song, and dance from Africa. You will not want [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on April 14, 2014.

Take Back the Night: A March and Rally to End Sexual Violence

GatorWell, STRIVE, Office of Victim Services, LGBT Affairs, and Alachua County Victim Services and Rape Crisis Center are holding the annual Take Back the Night: A March and Rally to End Sexual Violence on Thursday, April 3, 2014 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Plaza of Americas with kickoff remarks.  At 6 p.m., participants will [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 31, 2014.

Women Across Cultures

Although women, as a collective group, have experienced various forms of oppression throughout history, women from various cultures have faced unique lived experiences. Come learn about these unique lived experiences and the various journeys of a Muslim woman, Jewish woman, Black woman, White woman, Hispanic woman, and a Trans* woman to achieve personal and professional [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 24, 2014.

Pride Awareness Month and Women’s History Month present: Laverne Cox “Ain’t I a Woman? My Journey to Womanhood”

On Monday, March 24, Pride Awareness Month and Women’s History Month at the University of Florida are proud to present acclaimed actress from the popular Netflix show “Orange is the New Black” and inspiring trans* rights activist, Laverne Cox.
The event starts at 7 p.m. at the University Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Admission is free [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 24, 2014.