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Call for Proposals Open | Faculty & Staff Career Symposium

University of Florida Gainesville

The University of Florida’s Career Connections Center invites presentation proposals for the 4th Annual UF Faculty & Staff Career Symposium. This year’s theme is Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Workforce, with a particular focus on emerging trends that impact students’ workforce readiness and the role faculty and staff play in preparing UF students for the future […]

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Funk And R&B Bands And Cultural Politics Of The “Old School”

University of Florida Gainesville

This talk explores the 1990s renaissance of veteran Black bands, such as Lakeside, Parliament-Funkadelic and Zapp, who had been prominent in Black popular music more than a decade earlier. Specifically, we will discuss the institutions, technologies, cultural politics and entrepreneurial activities that moved Black bands into a position to re-emerge as keepers of the ‘old […]

Breastfeeding Class

University of Florida Gainesville

This two hour class is designed for couples who are at least 28 weeks pregnant and desire to breastfeed their baby. The class covers subjects such as the benefits of breastfeeding, common problems and solutions and the basics of breastfeeding. Location UF Health keeps the safety and well-being of our patients, visitors, staff and volunteers […]

Hope Matters: A Conversation with Elin Kelsey

Marston Science Library 444 Newell Dr, Gainesville

Hope Matters: A Conversation with Elin Kelsey September 17, 2021 Marston Library L-136 & via Zoom 12:50–1:40 PM (EST) Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/98041026369 We are at an inflection point: today, more people than ever before recognize that climate change and biodiversity loss are urgent and existential threats. Yet constant reports of climate doom are fueling an […]

Conversations In The Neighborhood: Let’s Talk About Music

University of Florida Gainesville

Conversations In The Neighborhood: Let’s Talk About Music – #Verzuz: On Carework, Storytelling, And The Black Imaginary A workshop led by Kimberly Williams (Ph.D. Student, English) Timbaland and Swizz Beatz’s’ Verzuz is a testament of Black storytelling, archiving, and improvisation. Created during the 2020 quarantine, these sonic “battles” spotlight the cultural knowledges on contemporary and […]

Shadow to Substance

University of Florida Gainesville

Gallery Talk Sunday, September 19, 3 pm   Speakers: Co-curators Dr. Porchia Moore (UF Assistant Professor of Museum Studies), Kimberly Williams (UF Graduate Student in English) and Dr. Carol McCusker (Harn Curator of Photography) The exhibition Shadow to Substance creates a chronological arc from the past to the present and into the future through the lens of photographers, […]

UF Synergies: How To Engage With The Humanities In The Virtual Environment

University of Florida Gainesville

Reports from Ph.D. Student and Faculty Residencies in Virtual Summer 2021 Workshops Please register for the event through the Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEqdu2gqj0vHNEUS7Oj46n1WNWy4Ocg83Ic Dr. Neil Weijer (George A. Smathers Libraries) – “Learning How to Podcast: A Sense of Place” The text of a book is only a part of the story that it tells. As curator of UF’s […]

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UF Mindfulness 360

University of Florida Gainesville

The UF Mindfulness 360° Practice Group is offered online through Zoom this fall semester at no cost to the UF community. The sessions are offered by volunteers with kind hearts of the UF Mindfulness faculty team. With this group we aim to build a community of students, faculty, and staff members who share an interest […]

When seconds count: Identifying and treating sepsis

University of Florida Gainesville

More Americans die from sepsis every year than from opioid overdoses, breast cancer and prostate cancer combined, yet many of us haven’t heard of it. Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection, which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure and death. Sepsis is the leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals […]

Whole Health Approaches to Managing Arthritis

Zoom

The Aging and Integrative Pain Assessment and Management Initiative (AI-PAMI) at the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville is presenting two upcoming webinars on pain management topics for adults ages 50 and older and their caregivers. The events are free and presented by multidisciplinary guest speakers. Employees are encouraged to share this information with patients […]

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