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Interactive Research Poster Workshop

The Center for Undergraduate Board of Students (CURBS) presents an Interactive Research Poster Workshop. Members of CURBS will be at your disposal to help with designing, proofing, and finalizing research posters for the UF Undergraduate Research Symposium (or any other conference and symposium you may attend).
The event is Monday, March 20 from 4:30 to 5:30 [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on March 20, 2017.

UF Plant Science Symposium 2017

Submit abstracts for the first annual DuPont-Pioneer Plant Science Symposium at the University of Florida. Registration is free. Monetary prizes for top 3 posters. Abstracts can be from any field related to plant sciences including but not limited to agronomy, horticulture, plant pathology, entomology, nematology, genetics, genomics, plant breeding, etc. Abstract submission deadline: April 3, [...]

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Get a $20 Prepaid Card for 2 hours of transcription

The ACIS lab (UF) needs your help to participate in a transcription (digitization) experiment.
Description: Volunteers will be presented museum specimen images and asked to transcribe or crop the text of certain fields.
Payment: $10/hour, made through a prepaid credit card. Participant can complete 1 or 2 hours of experiment.
Prerequisites: Basic usage of computer’s mouse and keyboard. [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on March 20, 2017.

Florida Museum to host photography workshops March 25-26

Snap the picture of a lifetime March 25 from 8 to 10 a.m. and March 26 from 8 to 11 a.m. in the Florida Museum of Natural History’s “Butterfly Rainforest,” featuring 60 to 80 species at any given time. During this special event, use your tripod and other photographic equipment not usually permitted inside the [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on March 20, 2017.

Worried about finals coming up?

Sign up for the free Teaching Center hosted workshop “Crash Course on Study Skills” to learn how to better prepare yourself for final exams. We will cover most of the topics we typically cover over an entire semester in one hour! The workshop will be held March 22 from 5 to 6 p.m. in LIT [...]

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Exploratory Courses Within the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

A number of elective and introductory courses in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences can help students explore interests, meet requirements for their individual degrees, and decide on a potential major or minor. Take a look at course offerings today: http://www.cals.ufl.edu/students/courses.php!

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on March 20, 2017.

Digital Collections Available for Student Research

Next time you have a project or a paper due, you might want to check out the University of Florida Digital Collection. UF’s digital collection (http://ufdc.ufl.edu/) is an archive of diverse materials from around the world, providing open access to more than 300 digital collections consisting of 12 million pages, on 78,000 subjects, all for [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Newsletter, Opportunities on March 20, 2017.

Before I Die Wall – Reitz Union

The Before I Die Wall is an international project encouraging life reflection. More than 2,000 walls have appeared in 70 countries in 35 different languages, http://beforeidie.city/. The UF Life Story Lab is partnering with UF Health to host a wall in the Reitz Union, March 26 – April 1. The wall is in tandem with [...]

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Josephine West Memorial Service Scholarship

The Josephine West Memorial Service Scholarship provides an annual grant of $1,000 to an outstanding undergraduate, female student at the University of Florida. It was established by the Office of Student Affairs in 1985 after her untimely passing, in memory of her fine contributions to the University.
Josephine West served on the staff of the University [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on March 14, 2017.

Master of International Business Information Session

Master of International Business Program (MIB) information session on
Monday, March 20th at 3pm in Hough Hall 120.
The MIB program is a flexible one-year graduate business degree designed to equip students with global management business skills and set them apart from the competition. The first 45 minutes of the session will be for students interested in [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on March 14, 2017.