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Global Islam and the Quest for Public Space

John L. Esposito, professor of Religion and International Affairs and of Islamic Studies at Georgetown University, will speak at the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 18 in Pugh Hall.
Esposito will discuss the complex and contentious relationship between Christians and Muslims including: the future of Islam in an increasing globalized [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on September 16, 2014.

Café Cultural

Join the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures Tuesday, September 16 at 6 p.m. for their first Café Cultural of the semester. Enjoy this night of cultural celebration as they welcome Chilean music artist, MC Root, to La Casita.
MC Root is a music producer and musician of Reggae music. Originally from Chile, he has traveled throughout South [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on September 16, 2014.

Sal de Pacha: A Latino Film Festival Celebration

As part of the Gainesville Latino Film Festival, the Florida Museum of Natural History will display “Sal de Pacha” (Salt of the Earth) on Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to illustrate the importance of salt in human lives. The Uyuni Salt Flats, located in the Andes Mountains of Bolivia, is the world’s [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on September 16, 2014.

Got a Mentor? Sign up for RecSports Mentor Mondays!

Do you have a mentor or a mentee? RecSports’ Mentor Monday events are designed to enhance mentor relationships on campus.  Get to know your mentee while networking among other Gators.  Mentor and mentee must be UF students, faculty or staff.  The event is free and includes food and a t-shirt. Attend one of two dates, October 6 or 20. [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on September 8, 2014.

Is it a Church or a Cult? A Campus Community Forum

Is it a Church or a Cult? A Campus Community Forum
Join us for a community gathering to discuss the great religious diversity that exists at UF and what students should know about making healthy
decisions when getting involved with religious groups on/off campus.
The Community Forum is Tuesday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Baughman Meditation [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 8, 2014.

Yes Means Yes Applications Now Open

This fall, UF is becoming the 2nd school in the nation to implement a ground breaking positive sexuality program called Yes Means Yes. Yes Means Yes is a 5 week workshop series that focuses on issues of sexuality from increasing sexual satisfaction to understanding consent. YMY will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. each Wednesday evening [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on September 8, 2014.

Student Government Presents Angela Rose

Student Government as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Week is proud to present Angela Rose, a sexual assault survivor and today helps students dispel myths and understand the dangers of sexual violence both from strangers and from those we know and trust. The speech is free and open to the public, and will be Wednesday, [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on September 8, 2014.

UF Leisure Courses

Learn tennis, golf, horsemanship, archery, ballet, hula, and more with UF Leisure Courses. These classes are a service of the Reitz Union available to UF students and the community as an opportunity to enrich personal growth and develop new talents. Registration ends September 14, 2014. Courses are non-credit and teach fundamental skills in a small [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on September 8, 2014.

University of Florida Homecoming Pageant

On October 13, 2014, one of the university’s longest standing and celebrated traditions will take place in the Curtis M. Phillips Center. The annual Homecoming Pageant will definitely be a show that you don’t want to miss. Recruiting seniors from all walks of campus involvement, we encourage students to apply for a chance to UF’s [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on September 8, 2014.

9/11: United in Remembrance – A Panel & Candlelight Vigil

Join various student-led UF groups for a night of empowerment, learning, and remembrance of the September 11 attacks. They will be exploring the seldom discussed post-9/11 experiences of communities such as the Arab, Sikh, Muslim, and South Asian communities, from a panel of representatives. This will be followed by a candlelight vigil offering remembrance to [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on September 8, 2014.