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Careers at USAID and the Department of State

Feb. 26, 5-7 p.m.
Please join us for the second installment of Careers at USAID and the Department of State. In honor of Black History Month, USAID and the Department of State will host a virtual information session that will focus on various internships and fellowships available, highlighting African Americans who have furthered the pursuit of [...]

Filed under Events on February 22, 2021.

‘Survival of the Slowest’ exhibit now open with live animals at the Florida Museum

Come to the Florida Museum of Natural History to see how slow and steady wins the race in the “Survival of the Slowest” exhibit! See 16 different species of live animals, including a sloth, iguana, tortoise and more! The exhibit will highlight the unique adaptations of slow, small or weak animals to show how they’ve [...]

Filed under Events on February 22, 2021.

Are you a healthcare student trying to find work/life balance?

Celebrate Valentine’s Day and learn more about the work/life balance in the health field by attending HEALTHy Relationships: Finding Work-Life Balance in Healthcare Professions this Feb.16, from 4 to 5 p.m. Our panelists will be couple/duos who both work within the field of healthcare and who will share their personal experiences about joining the field [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on February 15, 2021.

Have you ever wondered how your identities will intersect in the workplace?

Attend Black in the Workplace Feb. 17 from 3 to 4 p.m. to discuss and learn from UF alumni and employers about the skills needed to navigate your identity in the workplace.
Register here: https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIrcuyprD4oGNZ4FsmKPOvqoKPG3Z2CTa7-
For a full list of Career Connections Center events, visit career.ufl.edu/events.

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on February 15, 2021.

Race To The Future? Reimagining The Default Settings Of Technology & Society – Ruha Benjamin

From everyday apps to complex algorithms, technology has the potential to hide, accelerate and deepen discrimination, while appearing neutral and even benevolent when compared to racist practices of a previous era. This talk explores a range of discriminatory designs that encode inequity – what Ruha Benjamin terms the “New Jim Code.” This presentation takes us [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 15, 2021.

Science communicator and YouTube star Emily Graslie to speak Feb. 19

The Florida Museum of Natural History and Alachua County Library District will host “NEA Big Read Keynote: Emily Graslie” Feb. 19 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Hear from the award-winning science communicator and YouTube star of The BrainScoop in this free virtual event followed by Q&A! The event is part of the NEA Big Read, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on February 15, 2021.

Sex in the Swamp 2021

Sex in the Swamp is back on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m.! Join co-hosts Student Health Care Center and the Alpha Lambda Chapter of Eta Sigma Gamma for a live Virtual Sexpert Panel, Condom Design Challenge, Educational Booths and more! For more information, please visit: ufetasigmagamma.wixsite.com/sits2021

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on February 15, 2021.

Attend Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers’ Goals for Tomorrow Games

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) will be hosting its largest event, Goals for Tomorrow (GFT), on March 18-20 with games, competitions, raffles and food.

Thursday 3/18: virtual game night
Friday 3/19: on-campus twisted scavenger hunt
Friday 3/20: field day and carnival at Norman Field!

Attend each event to win daily prizes and compete for the final [...]

Filed under Events, Student Organizations on February 15, 2021.

March Is Campus Bike Month

Join UF Bikes for Campus Bike Month in March! Each March, UF celebrates all things bikes with events to encourage cycling on campus, classes to help you ride safer and resources to get you ready to ride more. This year, UF Bikes is moving many of our events and resources online at the all-new UF [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on February 15, 2021.

Meet scientists and take part in fun activities virtually with ‘Girls Do Science’ Feb. 13

The Florida Museum of Natural History and Alachua County Library District will host ‘NEA Big Read: Girls Do Science’ Feb. 13 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. This free virtual event gives attendees the chance to meet educators and researchers and take part in activities!
A free activity book will be uploaded to the Florida Museum’s website [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on February 8, 2021.