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30th Annual UF Invitational Choral Festival

The UF School of Music will welcome more than 300 singers and choir directors from six choirs across the state for the 30th Annual UF Invitational Choral Festival on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The festival, which includes individual choir clinics, master classes and numerous performances, including one featuring a mass choir, will take place throughout [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

UF Students Present Stand Up Comedy Show at the Hippodrome Cinema

Need a laugh? Join the UF School of Theatre + Dance on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hippodrome Cinema for a free Stand Up Comedy Show. The show will showcase material written and performed by students enrolled in the new Comedy Practice course at UF where students learn stand-up and sketch [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

“Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived” Exhibit Celebration

The “Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived” exhibition is coming home to the Florida Museum of Natural History! Join the museum on Oct. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. to welcome the exhibit with a free, family-friendly celebration including hands-on activities and displays. For more information, call 352-273-2061.

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

Homecoming and Gator Growl

Gator Growl is Friday, October 17. Headlining Gator Growl is indie-pop band Foster the People, whose 2010 hit “Pumped up Kicks” hit #1 on the Billboard Alternative songs chart, and three-time Grammy award-winning artist Ludacris. Hosting the show is comedian and former Saturday Night Live cast member Brooks Wheelan.
Gator Growl will also feature a wide [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on October 13, 2014.

Pop-Up Culture

UF is celebrating National Arts & Humanities Month with Pop-Up Culture on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 between 8 am. and 8 p.m. From clay throwing to dancing and from painting to debating, student groups and classes will hold various moments of culture all aimed to increase awareness, appreciation and excitement for the arts and humanities [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events on October 13, 2014.

Indigenous Knowledge, Spirituality and the Future of Humans in Nature

Indigenous Knowledge, Spirituality and the Future of Humans in Nature is October 13 from 3 to 6 p.m. in Keene-Flint Hall 0105.
Opening Prayer Marcus Briggs-Cloud (Maskoke Nation)
1.    “Indigenous Ceremonialism”, by Marcus Briggs-Cloud (Maskoke Nation, UFL);
2.    “Peyote women”, by James Treat (Illinois);
3.    “The Interface of Quantum Mechanics and Magic”, by William Lyon (Missouri);
Interval
4.    “Maya Spirituality: the [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 13, 2014.

Trans* at UF

Trans* at UF is a discussion group open to folks who identify as transgender, gender variant and/or genderqueer, and their intimate partners. Trans* at UF meets every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Rainbow Room located on the fourth floor of Peabody Hall.

Filed under Cultural, Events on October 13, 2014.

Big Pink Volleyball Registration Closes Oct. 23

Big Pink Volleyball is happening Oct. 28 at Southwest Recreation Center. Unlike regular volleyball, Big Pink Volleyball is played with a hot pink Kin-Ball, a 4-foot-tall, 2-pound sport ball. Registration closes Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. on rsconnect.recsports.ufl.edu. Your team must have a minimum of four players to participate. Additional players may be on your [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on October 13, 2014.

Small Group Training Open House

Small Group Training offers the opportunity to explore fitness in a different way by merging Group Fitness classes with Personal Training. Small Group Training classes focus on a specialized format, individual progression and skill development at an affordable price. Stop by the Small Group Training Open House at the Southwest Recreation Center for a free [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events on October 13, 2014.

First-Generation Summit

The First-Generation Summit is an all-day retreat for 2nd, 3rd and 4th year students focused on the power of claiming your story and better understanding the significance your identity as a first-generation student has on your college experience. The First-Generation Summit, taking place on November 8, 2014 will feature guest speakers, group and individual reflection, [...]

Filed under Academic, Events on October 13, 2014.