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Women’s Welcome Assembly

The UF Women’s Student Association is excited to invite you to the fourth annual Women’s Welcome Assembly on Sept. 10, 6:30 p.m. in the Reitz Grand Ballroom. Enjoy wonderful performances by UF students, inspiring keynote speakers, free food and a large tabling fair to introduce you to the organizations Gainesville has to offer.

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on September 2, 2014.

Florida Gators Volleyball vs. Texas

Come out to the O’Connell Center to see the University of Florida Volleyball team take on volleyball powerhouse Texas Longhorns for the biggest volleyball game of the year.
It’s Great to Go Green Game! Presented by WCA
Students who check-in using their Rowdy Reptiles App between 7:30 and 9 p.m. receive 6 points towards their Rowdy Reptile [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on September 2, 2014.

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

Is it a Church or a Cult? A Campus Community Forum
This  is 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.
Tuesday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m.at the Baughman Meditation Center (located on Lake Alice)
Limited [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on September 2, 2014.

Speed Faithing

Speed Faithing  is September 8 at 7 p.m. in the Florida Gymnasium.
Here’s how it works: Representatives of various faith traditions and a non-religious group will be stationed at their own tables, where they’ll talk for 10 minutes about their respective beliefs and then answer questions for 5 minutes. Every 15 minutes, they’ll begin again, so [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on September 2, 2014.

“A Shadow Over the Earth: The Life and Death of the Passenger Pigeon”

Opening this week, the Florida Museum of Natural History’s new gallery exhibition tells the story of the Passenger Pigeon, which once numbered in the billions, and the human influence on its extinction. Highlights include personal accounts from famed naturalists who documented its biology and decline. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about related Florida [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on September 2, 2014.

Ask a Scientist

Science is all around you! Join the Florida Museum of Natural History for the “Ask a Scientist” event on Sept. 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. to explore Lepidoptera and their conservation in celebration of the McGuire Center’s 10th anniversary with director Jaret Daniels! For more information, visit http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/calendar/grid/ask-scientist-1/ or call 352-273-2062.

Filed under Academic, Events on September 2, 2014.

Fight the Hunger – Common Reading Program Event

Fight the Hunger is Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. in the Florida Gym.
Join them during Food Action Month with a panel discussion that takes you through the food chain journey. From Bread of the Mighty Food Bank to the agencies it supports and finally to the mouths it helps feed, learn why 1 in 4 [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on September 2, 2014.

American Medical Association President Ardis Dee Hoven

On Monday, Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. in Pugh Hall, Current American Medical Association President, Dr. Ardis Dee Hoven will discuss the organization’s aims to create a brighter future for American health care. As the nation’s health care system continues to evolve, the AMA is working to create sustainable physician practices that result in better [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on September 2, 2014.

Amendment 1: with Former Gov. Bob Graham

Join former U.S. Sen. and Gov. Bob Graham on Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. in Pugh Hall for a discussion of the Florida water and land conservation amendment that Florida voters will have the opportunity to vote on this November. Based on current projections, Amendment 1 would provide more than $5 billion over the next [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on September 2, 2014.

RecStravaganza: Free T-Shirts and Pizza

Don’t miss UF RecSports’ RecStravaganza, Thurs., Aug. 28, 6-8 p.m. at Southwest Recreation Center. Earn a free t-shirt by visiting RecSports stations, including Intramural Sports, Lake Wauburg, Sport Clubs, Fitness, Aquatics and more! Interested in joining one of UF’s 44 Sport Clubs? This is the place to meet them. To see this year’s shirt design, [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on August 25, 2014.