The Czech Republic, European Union and the Rise of Populism

Monday, April 15, 2019 – 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Turlington 3312
Lunchtime Symposium with Martin Nekola, PhD.
Dr. Martin Nekola received his doctorate in political science at the Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. His research is focused on non-democratic regimes, the era of Communism, Czech communities abroad and the East-European anti-communist exiles in the USA during the Cold [...]

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Moonshot with historian Douglas Brinkley

Marking the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing in 1969, historian Douglas Brinkley will speak at the University of Florida on April 19 on his new book, American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race. The perennial New York Times best-selling author and CNN presidential historian will speak at Pugh Hall, MacKay Auditorium at 6 [...]

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Science: Unsilenced

Students and faculty are invited to join the Science: Unsilenced series of campus events the week of April 15, devoted to expanding conversations about the First Amendment/censorship issues to the sciences:
Monday, April 15: Short film screening and lunch, “Let Science Speak,” Frazier-Rogers Hall, room 122 (Showings & pizza from 11:30-12:15; or 12:30-1:15).
Tuesday, April 16: Science: Unsilenced panel, Pugh Hall Ocora, 6 p.m. Join [...]

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Senior Sendoff Party May 2 at Gator Walk

Calling all UF seniors! Join the Class of 2019 on Thursday, May 2, at 5 p.m., at the Gator Walk at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium to celebrate your college experience with live music, free food, selfie stations, carnival games, free professional graduation photos, and much more.
This brand-new event, created by Student Government’s Senior Class Council, [...]

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Relax with the DRC at Art and Games Night

Join the Disability Resource Center, SOCIAL Gators, and TRIO Student Support Services for an evening of Arts and Games in the Cypress Hall Gathering Room on Monday, April 8 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Play board games with your friends, create art inspired by inclusion, diversity, equity, or access.  Learn more about the Disability Resource [...]

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UF College of Veterinary Medicine Open House

The Vet Med Open House is April 13, 2019 from 10 to 4 p.m. Enjoy a full day of animal and educational activities. Talks on how to get into vet school, canine and equine demonstrations by law enforcement, and service exhibitions. Guests can enjoy a food truck rally, souvenirs for sale and a Teddy Bear [...]

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Want to Watch a new Movie? See an Exclusive Screening of Deej

Join the Disability Resource Center and the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities on Thursday, April 11 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. in the Cypress Hall Gathering Room to watch Deej a movies about DJ Savarese, a young man who confronts the terrors of his past, society’s obstacles of inclusion and the sometimes paralyzing beauty [...]

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Loud and Proud: An Alternative Literary History of Haiti’s Women Writers with Nadève Ménard

April 16, 2019 at 12:30PM in Smathers Library 100
Dr. Nadève Ménard will engages with literary criticism specifically as it pertains to Haiti’s female authors and their works. Currently, most literary scholarship on Haitian women foregrounds the works of Marie Chauvet and Edwidge Danticat as well as a few other contemporary authors such as Yanick Lahens, [...]

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GatorWell End of the Semester Workshops

Are you feeling overwhelmed with everything you need to do before the end of the semester? GatorWell Health Promotion Services will be hosting a series of workshops for managing stress, planning for finals, reducing procrastination, and practicing mindfulness.
For more information about specific workshop dates: or
To sign up, students can call 352-273-4450, email, [...]

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GatorNights – Flashback Friday

Channel your inner child at GatorNights this Friday! Represent your UF Class at the Class Color War from 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM at the Outdoor Tabling Area, then show off your old-school dance moves at the Kidult Pop Party, from 9:00 PM – 12:00 AM in the Grand Ballroom! Check out the Freshman Year [...]

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