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Black History Month’s Closing Ceremony & Women’s History Month Opening Ceremony

The University of Florida’s Black Student Union and the Women’s Student Association are hosting a collaborative ceremony in which our organizations conclude the celebration of Black History Month (February) and launch Women’s History Month (March). As such, it is with great pleasure that we announce Black History Month’s Closing Ceremony & Women History Month Opening [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on February 19, 2018.

Black History Month

Black History Month presents the following events:
Blood, Sweat, and Heels
Their ancestors bled for freedom, sweat for change, and stood high and proud in heels; join them as they discuss the truth about women empowerment. Come out on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Ustler Hall.
Flavors of the Diaspora
Join them on Friday, [...]

Filed under Cultural, Events, Newsletter on February 19, 2018.

Are you prepared for Midterms?

Midterm exams are right around the corner! Do you have all of the test taking skills that you need? Attend the workshop, Preparing For Midterms, on Wednesday, February 21 at 5 p.m. In this workshop, you will learn techniques to best tackle various types of exams and have your questions answered by a UF Teaching [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on February 19, 2018.

2nd Annual First-Gen CORE Trip

Want to try something new with friends? Spend a relaxing weekend canoeing the historic Suwannee River with fellow first-generation students! Join CORE (The Center for Outdoor Recreation and Education) and experience the true nature of Florida. We will canoe during the day and enjoy dinner by the campfire at night. All experience levels are welcome. [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Newsletter, Opportunities on February 19, 2018.

Warriors in Drag: Ottoman Prisoners of War Camp Theaters in Russia and Egypt, 1914-1921

During the First World War, nearly 250,000 Ottoman soldiers became prisoners of war. With much time on their hands, especially the officer prisoners turned to cultural activities, including theater, to bring some semblance of normality to their lives. This talk examines those theaters the Ottoman prisoners of war organized in captivity. In the homosocial environment [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on February 6, 2017.

Don’t Flunk Your Finals

Preparing For Finals workshop is April 4, 2016 from 4 to 5 p.m. Don’t be that person living in the library during finals week, start studying now! Come to the UF Teaching Center’s new workshop “Preparing For Finals” to learn some new techniques and tricks to help you ace those finals. Sign up today at: [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on March 28, 2016.

Dine with the Dean

“Not much in life is free, but here is a deal you can’t beat. The Dean of Students would like to treat you to lunch.”  Each month during the academic year, a group of students is invited to lunch with Dr. Jen Day Saw, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students. The [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on March 28, 2016.

AFA-NIET 2016 Competition Coming to Gainesville

The American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament 2016 speech competition is coming to Gainesville April 1-4. The event will host some of the speech communities finest competitors, and is open to the public for no cost. Kellie Roberts, director of forensics at UF, will host the event for the third time, and expects the [...]

Filed under Academic, Events, Newsletter on March 28, 2016.

ACCENT Speakers Bureau Presents: Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah, comedian and host of Comedy Central’s Daily Show, will perform stand-up comedy and answer audience questions at a March 30 event hosted by ACCENT.
The event will begin at 8 p.m. at the Phillips Center, with doors opening at 7 p.m. Tickets are free and open to the public. Students with a UF ID [...]

Filed under Entertainment & Dining, Events, Newsletter on March 28, 2016.

2-Person Golf Scramble

The 2-Person Golf Scramble Tournament will take place at the Mark Bostick Golf Course at the University of Florida. The tournament will be played Friday, April 1 and all skill levels are welcome. Registration is open to UF Faculty, Staff and Affiliates. Males and females are permitted to participate on the same team. Registration for [...]

Filed under Athletic & Health, Events, Newsletter on March 28, 2016.