TEDxUF 2019: Legacy

TEDxUF is Gainesville’s largest and longest-running independently organized TED event committed to the mission of spreading meaningful ideas. We welcome you to celebrate our 10th annual conference with us on Saturday, April 6th at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
At TEDxUF 2019, you’ll hear from speakers of various disciplines, engage in interactive labs, and [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 17, 2019.

REAL Talk Workshop

A REAL Talk workshop of the semester is coming up on March 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. REAL Talk was designed to celebrate and raise awareness of the multiple identities that make up the Gator Nation. This facilitated dialogue will be led by our Diversity and Inclusion Peer Educators and staff from the Multicultural [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 11, 2019.

Cuban Ingenuity: The Artistry of the Everyday Inventor

Join us Sunday, March 10th through Tuesday, December 31st for Cuban Ingenuity at the Cade Museum! Through videos, photographs, and objects collected for the Cade throughout Cuba, Cuban Ingenuity highlights the ingenious vision behind dozens of innovations and inventions of necessity. Manufactured products of the mid-20th century, from US automobiles to Soviet-made washing machines, have [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on March 3, 2019.

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.
• 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.