Science communicator and YouTube star Emily Graslie to speak Feb. 19

The Florida Museum of Natural History and Alachua County Library District will host “NEA Big Read Keynote: Emily Graslie” Feb. 19 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Hear from the award-winning science communicator and YouTube star of The BrainScoop in this free virtual event followed by Q&A! The event is part of the NEA Big Read, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 15, 2021.

Black American Experiences in Peace Corps Service

Wednesday, February 17th 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. on Zoom
Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language, and have the experience of a lifetime. Join us at this information session to learn about Volunteer experiences,  ask questions about service, and gain tips to guide [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 8, 2021.

Portraits of Us Project

The “Portraits of Us” photo project focuses on uplifting first-generation college students and their experiences at the University of Florida. Initially born out of the research of Dr. Cecilia E. Suarez, “Portraits of Us” grew and flourished with the collaborative efforts of Erica Aguiar, Adrian Cruz, Christopher Gomez and the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program. [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on November 16, 2020.

Coffee Without Borders with ISP & HLA: What’s Cooking?

Wednesday, November 18th
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Click link below for Zoom Registration.
Grab a cup of tea or coffee and take a break with the International Scholars Program and Hispanic-Latinx Affairs! Participate in a cross-cultural event all about food and holidays from around the world, show off your favorite international snacks and recipes, and play trivia [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on November 16, 2020.

October is Disability Advocacy Month

During the month of October, the Disability Resource Center and our campus partners will be hosting
a series of events to recognize Disability Advocacy Month. Disability advocacy embraces each person’s
ability to create change and values disability as a natural and beautiful part of human diversity. The DRC
invites the Gator community to be a Disability Advocate and [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 5, 2020.

Refurbished ‘Megalodon’ exhibit now open at the Florida Museum

The world’s largest shark has returned to Gainesville! Florida Museum of Natural History visitors can marvel at Megalodon, the gigantic prehistoric shark that once cruised the planet’s oceans, and walk through the full-scale jaws of a 60-foot-long replica of this apex predator. Guests can also learn about other ancient and modern sharks with teeth, fossil [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 29, 2020.

2020 Welcome Assemblies

Every fall semester, some of our largest student organizations set out to welcome new and returning students, faculty, and staff through Welcome Assemblies that celebrate the culture of their communities.
This year many of the Welcome Assemblies will be live streaming their event to the Gator Nation.
Hispanic-Latinx Student Assembly – Monday, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on August 31, 2020.

Xenophobia: Addressing an effect of COVID 19

In a partnership with Multicultural and Diversity affairs, this BCLS workshop will address xenophobia during COVID – 19. The event will provide a safe space for Asian-identified Gators to share their lived experiences of discrimination or racism through this global pandemic. Resources on how to take an active approach towards inclusive leadership for any UF [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on April 13, 2020.

Public Ethics Panel on Sex Trafficking and Toxic Masculinity

Join UF experts and community activists in a discussion of sex trafficking and its relationship to gender stereotypes and other forms of gender violence. The event will be held February 12 from 4-5 p.m. in Dauer 215.
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Filed under Cultural, Events on February 10, 2020.

HSA Solidarity Session #1

Join HSA and the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program for the first Solidarity Session discussion at La Casita on Wednesday, Feb. 12 featuring:
Dr. Rosana Resende, the Associate Director of Florida-Brazil Linkage Institute, and undergraduate coordinator and lecturer at the Center for Latin American Studies.
This discussion will focus on racism in the Latinx Community: examining a [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 10, 2020.