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Race, Science and Society in the 21st Century

Ageliki Lefkaditou, a historian of science focusing on physical anthropology and human genetic variation, will discuss the emergence of biological racism on Monday, Oct. 3 in the Pugh Hall Ocora at 6 p.m. The lecture will explore how the technological advances in DNA research have reinvigorated scientific interest in human differences. The lecture will reflect [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on September 26, 2016.

DIY Game Day Swag

Create personalized UF swag for Saturday game days in the Swamp! Show off your Gator spirit by making your own orange and blue ribbon ponytails, beaded bracelets and bandanas to wear for every football game. Bring your favorite Gator t-shirt for shirt cutting tutorials and more. Also, they will have free mini orange and blue [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on September 26, 2016.

Celebrate the Florida Museum’s 11th annual ‘ButterflyFest’

Explore the lives of bats, bees, birds and butterflies at the 11th annual ButterflyFest on Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.! Learn about butterfly gardening, native pollinators, conservation, backyard wildlife and more. Enjoy the ButterflyFest plant sale Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, one of the museum’s largest sales of the year with more [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on September 26, 2016.

PINK Campus Tour

Spotted: The PINK Bus at the University of Florida. Find it where you work out at Southwest Recreation Center from 1-7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19. Feel the pride and check out exclusive fashions for Florida.

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on September 19, 2016.

Helmet Safety Fair

Monday, September 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Jennings Rec Room, Mrs. Fuchs is hosting a helmet safety fair.  The fair will show students the need to wear a helmet. There will be free food and a chance to win a free helmet. Coach Burleigh will also be present.
GatorWell will showcase their “I [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on September 19, 2016.

ACCENT Presents: Astronaut Scott Kelly

Kelly’s speaking engagement, including an audience Q&A, is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts with doors opening at 7 p.m. Tickets are free and open to the public and will be available at the Phillips Center box office. Students with valid UF ID may pick [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on September 19, 2016.

First-Generation Summit 2016

Memories Take Us Back, Dreams Take Us Forward. Are you a first-generation college student looking for an opportunity to learn valuable knowledge about personal narratives? The First-Generation Summit is a half-day retreat focused on the power of claiming your story and better understanding the significance identity has on the college experience. It will feature guest [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on September 18, 2016.

HESCAH Lecture Series

Thursday, Sept 29 at 6 p.m. in the Chandler Auditorium at the Harn Museum.
Dr. Christopher Roy, Prof. Elizabeth M. Stanley Fellow of African Art History at the University of Iowa, will deliver a lecture titled: “Fifty years of Tradition and Change in the art of Burkina Faso.”
The HESCAH Lecture Series is free and [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on September 18, 2016.

Meet UF

Interested in making sound connections with UF faculty and staff, graduate students, and other campus student leaders? Tuesday, September 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Ustler Hall, the Office of Academic Support will be hosting its annual event, Meet UF, to foster networking opportunities for all UF students. This year’s keynote speaker will be [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on September 18, 2016.

Our Community, Our Health: Prostate Cancer in the Era of Personalized Care

Join HealthStreet on September 24 for the Our Community, Our Health: Prostate Cancer in the Era of Personalized Care.
HealthStreet (a community-engaged research initiative of the University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute), the UF MiCaRT Center (a research center focused on eliminating cancer health disparities in Blacks), the Prostate Cancer Transatlantic Consortium and the UF [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on September 18, 2016.