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Call for Entries: ILR Aging Research Poster Day 2018

The Institute for Learning in Retirement invites undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows to present their research related to adult development and aging at their 8th annual exposition. Prizes will be awarded to the 5 finalists: 1st place = $1000, 2nd place = $800, 3rd place = $600, two honorable mentions = $300 ea. [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on December 10, 2017.

Become a LEAP Scholar

The Latino Educational Advancement Program (LEAP) is an academic success initiative offered by Hispanic-Latino Affairs. This program is designed to help first-semester Latin@/x students acclimate to college and provide them with the necessary tools for a successful academic career here at UF. To do this, LEAP hosts a series of weekly one-hour workshops that will [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on December 10, 2017.

Life Coach Program

The Life Coach Program is offered to all 3rd and 4th year first-generation students.By connecting with a Life Coach, you will have the opportunity to maximize your education by gaining guidance from professionals.The Life Coach is there to aid you in goal setting and outlining the steps necessary to reach your goals. The Life Coach [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on December 10, 2017.

Bob Graham Civic Scholar Applications Open

The Bob Graham Center is accepting applications for its 2018 Civic Scholars program. If selected, participants will be assigned a Florida county and tasked with investigating the critical challenges faced by the county as they work to ensure voter access. Students will research the issue, interview stakeholders and write a report outlining identified challenges and [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on December 10, 2017.

Science photo contest now accepting entries through Dec. 20

The Elegance of Science art competition is now accepting entries and is open to University of Florida students, faculty and staff. Submit your two-dimensional research images or photos that incorporate scientific tools or concepts for a chance to win cash prizes. The contest is organized by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the UF [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on December 4, 2017.

First-Generation Graduation Cords

Being the first in your family to graduate from college is a big deal! Your younger siblings, friends, mentors, community and family members must be very proud of you. UF is thrilled to offer a commemorative first-generation graduation cord for you to wear across the stage when you receive your UF diploma.
The cords are blue [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on December 4, 2017.

UF Global Health Holds 5th Annual Case Competition

This year marks the fifth consecutive year the University of Florida will be holding its intramural Global Health Case Competition. In the past, UFGHCC has provided the opportunity for students from various colleges and departments all throughout campus to come together to both elaborate and present creative solutions to relevant Global Health problems.
Typically, the event [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on December 4, 2017.

GatorWell Focus Groups

GatorWell wants student perspectives for our newest alcohol campaign.  Receive a $25 UF Bookstore gift card and FREE pizza for your participation in a two hour long CONFIDENTIAL focus group the throughout the months of October and November.  You must be a UF student and 18 or older to participate.  If interested please email GWProjects@ufsa.ufl.edu [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on November 26, 2017.

UF Big Idea Competition Applications Open

Registration for the 2018 UF Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition is now open!
Have a great business idea you’d like to work on?
All UF students with cool business ideas are encouraged to enter. No business experience necessary.
There are over $40,000 in prizes up for grabs.
1st Place – $25,000
2nd Place – $10,000
3rd Place – $5,000
4th Place [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on November 26, 2017.

Submit you idea, win $2050

ONE WORLD is an event like no other and creates an amazing opportunity for students to share their innovations that contribute to saving our world and recognize individuals dedicated to that cause. Students, submit your ideas to present your solutions in a TED talk style in front of UF faculty, policy makers, extension professionals, community [...]

Filed under Academic & Research, Opportunities on November 19, 2017.