Nightmare Avoided – Confronting Your Cybersecurity Fears

To celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), UFIT spent the month of October sharing advice about how to protect your online identity through three interactive tabling events, a video, and social media posts across all platforms. Here are some cybersecurity tips to keep in mind:
Use a password manager to organize [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on November 4, 2019.

First-Generation Celebration Day

This Friday, November 8 is national First-Generation Celebration Day. The First-Generation Student Success Office is hosting a First-Gen Celebration at the Plaza of the Americas from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. where UF first-gen students will receive a free t-shirt and lunch. Not a first-gen student? They encourage you to still support the day by [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on November 4, 2019.

World Diabetes Day at UF on Nov. 14

Join the UF Diabetes Institute in recognizing World Diabetes Day on Thursday, Nov. 14, on the University of Florida campus. Events include glucose screenings, a poster session, a discussion panel, and a seminar. All World Diabetes Day events are free and open to the public. Visit [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on November 4, 2019.

Veterans Student Luncheon

Students who are veterans are welcome to attend a luncheon on Nov. 7 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the CALS Collaboration Room (McCarty Hall D, Room 2025). The event is hosted by the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS).
The luncheon will feature Ed Rodriguez who will discuss careers in agriculture. Mr. Rodriguez [...]

Filed under Internships & Career, Newsletter, Opportunities on November 4, 2019.

UF in Sorrento Info Sessions

Are you interested in an internship abroad in Italy? Would you like the opportunity to learn about Business in Europe or Mediterranean Culture while looking out on the shores of Sorrento? If so, then UF in Sorrento is for you!
UF in Sorrento offers you the opportunity to expand your knowledge of European life, economy, history, [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Opportunities, Study Abroad on November 4, 2019.

UF First Generation Week 2019

The Office of First-Generation Success, Office of Academic Support and TRIO McNair Scholars Program are teaming up to host  First Generation Week 2019! This week will take place Friday, Nov. 1, 2019-Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Created to celebrate  first-generation students here at UF, the week will have a variety of events including Graduate School tours, [...]

Filed under Events, Newsletter on November 4, 2019.

Summer Dental Mission Trip to Dominican Republic

Do you love to volunteer? Have you been hoping to travel abroad? Then join the UF Dental Mission Trip on their 9-days excursion to Dominican Republic in summer 2020. Their Dental Outreach provides volunteers with an amazing opportunity to work first hand with experienced dentists. This is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience while [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Opportunities, Service on November 4, 2019.

Study Abroad Tabling Fair – Wednesday, Nov. 6

Interested in studying or completing an internship abroad? The Heavener School of Business has it all with programs during the spring, summer, and fall semesters. Programs are available in multiple locations. Courses cover many disciplines in addition to business. Non-business majors are welcome and encouraged! Financial aid is applicable to programs. Scholarships are available. Want [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Opportunities, Study Abroad on November 4, 2019.

Spring Course: A Black and Latinx History of the Gator Nation

AFA 4931, sec. 3091 Spring 2020  MWF Period 3 (9:35-10:25am) Little 127
In this course students will:
Learn oral history and qualitative research methods
Engage with African American Studies, Latino Studies, and Gender Studies
Explore the existing archives on UF history
Conduct and archive new interviews
If you have any questions about the course, please email
Dr. Ryan Morini at or [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on November 4, 2019.

Speculative Archaeology: The Politics of Disaster Debris

with Shannon Lee Dawdy (University of Chicago)
Tuesday, Nov. 12,  2019
4pm – Smathers Library 100
The debris pile from 134,000 New Orleans buildings damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Katrina is visible from space. Although there was some effort to recycle materials through a little-known global market in demolition debris, most of the rubble amassed in place. In [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on November 4, 2019.