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FluMist Vaccine for UF Students

For this 2014/15 flu season, the Alachua County Control Flu program is expanding to provide flu protection to students, faculty, and staff at the University of Florida. FluMist is an influenza vaccine that is gentle mist sprayed into the nose and recommended for those 2 to 49 years old. It is a safe and effective [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

UFApps – Free Access to Software & Services

Before you spend big bucks on expensive software, check UFApps!  UFApps offers over 40 services and software programs for free, all available from any location on any device.  New software options include Revit 2014, Maya 2014, and AutoCAD 2014.  Other services include access to UF’s e-Learning and Webmail portals, as well as M Drive File [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

Does Your Organization have an Intramural Sports Chair?

UF RecSports has a digital guidebook available to get your organization or friends started, including schedules, programming suggestions and even incentives for your hard work as chair.  We welcome all–from the fun and silly hearted to the fiercely competitive. To request the guide, email AndyH@recsports.ufl.edu.

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

Gator Tips of the Week

Monday, October 20 – Are you utilizing your time effectively to study? Try setting a minute-minute calendar! This will allow you to see your entire week and plan every piece of your day!
Tuesday, October 21 – Take time to disconnect and relieve stress. Cut out electronic use before sleep. This tip can help with developing [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on October 20, 2014.

Help Studying

Broward Teaching Center offers walk in and private tutoring for a variety of courses free of charge. You can also evaluate your personal study strategies with a Learning Specialist whom you can discuss techniques to make your study time more efficient and effective. Check out teachingcenter.ufl.edu for more information on services or visit teachingcenter.ufl.edu/study_skills.html to [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on October 20, 2014.

Gatorship Allyship Retreat

Are you interested in learning more tangible ways to apply what you learned at Gatorship? If so, you should apply for the Gatorship Allyship Retreat! This is a unique opportunity for past Gatorship participants to revisit some of the themes that were touched on during weekend retreats and further answer the question: Now What? This [...]

Filed under Leadership, Newsletter, Opportunities on October 20, 2014.

LGBT Affairs:Gainesville Pride 2014 Community Lecture on LGBTQ Bullying

During childhood and adolescence youth spend significant portions of their lives at school. But what if school is an uncomfortable space where they feel harassed or even bullied? Sadly this is the reality too many LGBT youth face while in school. Join them  on October 21 as Dr. Elizabethe Payne hosts a discussion about the [...]

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

Tough Guise 2 and My Masculinity Helps Film Screening and Discussion

STRIVE at GatorWell and the Center for Women’s Studies and Gender Research is screening two films on Monday evening, October 27, 2014, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Reitz Auditorium. Tough Guise 2 provides a stunning look at the violent, sexist, and homophobic messages boys and young men routinely receive from virtually every corner [...]

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

Gatorship Applications

Gatorship is a unique leadership experience for both emerging and experienced student leaders at the University of Florida. It is designed to be an intense and thought-provoking retreat in which over 60 participants and student staff have the opportunity to interact through team building activities and group discussions. The focus is to identify current leadership [...]

Filed under Leadership, Newsletter, Opportunities on October 20, 2014.

Off Campus Ambassadors

Do you live off campus and want to be more involved? Would you like to be an advocate for the 39,000 students that also live off campus? Then you should become a member of the Off Campus Ambassadors. The OCA’s are a UF student organization sponsored by the Office of Off Campus Life.  OCA’s serve [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Opportunities, Service on October 20, 2014.