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The Pot Predicament: Is Marijuana Good Medicine?

The debate over medical marijuana is coming to UF on Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. in Pugh Hall.  It will feature a review of Amendment 2, the proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana. The panel includes a UF law professor; the Alachua County sheriff; a UF pharmacy professor; and a retired Air Force [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on September 29, 2014.

School of Theatre + Dance Students Perform in Clybourne Park on Stage at the Hippodrome

Clybourne Park, written by Bruce Norris, co-produced with the Hippodrome Theatre and directed by Ralf Remshardt, is a satirically funny and provocative play about race, class, and real estate. The play explodes in two acts set 50 years apart. Taking direct inspiration from Lorraine Hansberry’s classic drama, A Raisin in the Sun, Act One takes [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on September 22, 2014.

The State of the UF LGBT Union: Faculty/Staff/GA Reception & Stakeholder’s Meeting

The State of the UF LGBT Union meeting is Tuesday, September 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Ustler Hall for a recap on the state of LGBT Affairs at the University of Florida. Refreshments will be provided. This event is co-sponsored by the Provost’s Office, the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research, and [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 22, 2014.

2014 Graduate Student Research Day Registration

Graduate Student Research Day: “Standing Out, It’s a Race to the Top” is October 28 in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. The workshop rooms include the Auditorium, Career Resource Center & The Matthews Conference room.
The Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) will be hosting its Third Annual Celebration of Graduate Research. The event is open to [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on September 22, 2014.

GatorNights: Hot Miami

GatorNights is turning up the heat… for a Hot Miami Night at the Reitz. Transport yourself to South Beach, with a Surf Simulator and your favorite beach games. Beat the heat while sipping on ice-cold “Mock-aritas.” Laugh out loud with Comedian Dillon Garcia, sponsored by Hispanic Heritage Month. Always wanted to learn to salsa? Now’s [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on September 22, 2014.

Gator Open Climb

Gator Open Climb is September 27-28. Reach new heights at Lake Wauburg with Gator Open Climb! The High Ropes and Elements Challenge Course will be open climb for pre-registered students on Saturday and the Alpine Tower (no registration necessary) will be open climb on Sunday! Open climb will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on September 22, 2014.

#FLMedPot Forum with the Gainesville Sun

This November, voters will decide whether marijuana should be legalized for medicinal purposes. The Gainesville Sun and the Bob Graham Center will host a medical marijuana forum on Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. in Pugh Hall. Panelists will include: Jon Mills, former Speaker of the Florida House, Dean Emeritus of the University of Florida’s Levin [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on September 22, 2014.

ACCENT & JSU Present: A Conversation with Former Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren & Journalist Rula Jebreal

ACCENT Speakers Bureau and the Jewish Student Union will host A Conversation with Ambassador Michael Oren and Italian-Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal Sept. 16. The program starts at 8 p.m. at the University Auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m., and admission is free. Students with a valid Gator 1 ID can pick up tickets from the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on September 16, 2014.

4-Person Golf Scramble

4-Person Golf Scramble is September 26, Mark Bostic Golf Course.
In scramble format, players will tee-off on each hole and teams will select which shot to play from. The scramble will be played at the Mark Bostic Golf Course and is available for UF students, faculty, staff, spouses and partners. Register online by noon on September [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on September 16, 2014.

Gator Open Climb

Gator Open Climb is September 27-28. Reach new heights at Lake Wauburg with Gator Open Climb! The High Ropes and Elements Challenge Course will be open climb for pre-registered students on Saturday and the Alpine Tower (no registration necessary) will be open climb on Sunday! Open climb will be from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. on [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on September 16, 2014.