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Fulbright Talk with Dr. Eileen Ariza

Dr. Eileen N.  Ariza is a professor at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida, USA. Dr. Ariza’s involvement in the Fulbright programs include a 2008/2009 Fulbright award as García Robles scholar at La Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, Mexico; Fulbright Ambassador for fall 2013 – summer 2015;  Fulbright Peer Reviewer (TEFL) 2014-2015; Senior [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on January 26, 2015.

Policy Summit Application Deadline Feb. 1

Applications for the Bob Graham Center’s second annual Future of Florida Public Policy Summit are due Feb. 1. The brightest young minds from Florida’s colleges and universities will gather in Pugh Hall, Feb. 20 to Feb. 22, to discuss modernizing voter registration in our state. Participants will work to develop an action plan to advocate [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on January 26, 2015.

Travel the World Without Leaving Gainesville

Would you like volunteer with international students? Volunteer with us as a Conversation Volunteer through the English Language Institute at UF. No foreign language experience is needed. The program is designed to help students practice English in a friendly setting while meeting Americans and making friends. Volunteers should plan on spending about an hour each [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on January 26, 2015.

Three-Minute Thesis Information Session

The Graduate Student Advisory Council is hosting a Three-Minute Thesis information panel session with last year’s finalists and winners. This will take place on Wednesday, January 28 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the DeWeese Auditorium, which is located in the McKnight Brain Institute. If you are interested in competing in the Three-Minute Thesis this [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on January 26, 2015.

MSM Information Sessions

Interested in Business? Go to the MS in Management Information Sessions.
Want to diversify your transferable skills? The Master of Science in Management program is designed for students without a background in business. Students gain a solid business foundation and strengthen transferable skills to open up advancement opportunities within their undergraduate major field or business sector.  [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on January 20, 2015.

Graham Civic Scholar Deadline Jan. 21

The application deadline for the 2015 Graham Civic Scholars program is Wednesday, Jan. 21.  2015 Civic Scholars program which will focus on food insecurity in Florida. Students will assess food availability and access in a selected Florida county and will provide recommendations to identified shortfalls.  Research must be completed by April 8. Upon satisfactory completion [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on January 20, 2015.

Askew Scholars Program

The Bob Graham Center is accepting applications for the Askew Scholars Program. The program will identify an outstanding cohort of spring semester sophomores, selected on the basis of their commitment to community service and civic engagement. Undergraduates from any major at UF may apply but students must be in their fourth semester at UF in [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on January 20, 2015.

UF Global Health Case Competition

The goal of the case competition is to provide students with the opportunity to tackle current and critical global health issues in a collaborative and competitive environment. Interprofessional student teams present their recommended solutions for addressing a complex global health issue to a diverse panel of expert judges. The case issue may be centered on [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on January 20, 2015.

McNair Scholars Program Application Deadline

The McNair Scholars Program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, is a training program designed to support undergraduate students from low-income/first-generation or underrepresented backgrounds in their pursuit of a Ph.D. McNair Scholars receive training, faculty-guided research experience, a stipend, travel opportunities, mentoring and peer support to help them become successful applicants to graduate school.
Applications [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on January 12, 2015.

Call for Entries (Due February 3): Student Aging Research

The Institute of Learning in Retirement welcomes abstract submissions for the 5th Annual Student Aging Research Exposition and Awards to be held February 24, 2015. The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. on February 3, 2015. This event is an excellent opportunity for up to 25 students (undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral welcome) to present and [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on January 12, 2015.