Honors Daily Opportunities List, February 8, 2005
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Table of Contents
1..... Men's Basketball Away Game Party (2/8/05)
2..... SHO Case:
3..... SHO Election Info.
EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES
4..... STUDY ABROAD: Moscow Summer 2005
5..... STUDY ABROAD: Deadlines Extended:
6..... OPPORTUNITY: Center for Arts in Healthcare Research:
$1000 Research Grants
7..... OPPORTUNITY: CLAS Hall of Fame Applications Due March 9
8..... OPPORTUNITY: G. Paul Moore Symposium
9..... EVENT: "V" is for... Open Mic - February 9th.
10.... EVENT: Janet Reno to speak
11.... EVENT: SHOT Club Meeting Tuesday the 8th at 6:15
12.... EVENT: Florida Women in Business meeting, February 8, 2005
13.... EVENT: Islam Awareness Month - Fri. Feb. 11th
1. Men's Basketball Away Game Party (2/8/05)
Looking for someone to watch the Kentucky game with? Come out to the
Hume Commons tuesday night at 9:00 and cheer on the gators with some
rowdy reptiles and delicious food.
2. SHO Case:
What is your artistic or creative talent? SHO will be hosting a SHOcase
in March for all honors students to SHO-off their talent. Start thinking
of what you would like to submit right now and look for more details and
3. SHO Election Info.
Are you interested in becoming a SHO Officer for the 2005-2006 school
year? If so, please attend the mandatory officer candidacy meeting on
Thursday, February 17th at 7:00 pm in the Hume Classrooms. At this
meeting we will discuss the various officer positions (responsibilities,
eligibility, etc.) and election rules and regulations. Some positions
require no SHO experience, so all are welcome to attend. If you wish to
run for office but are unable to attend this mandatory meeting, please
email Mandi at [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> with your
reasons for nonattendance.
EVENTS & OPPORTUNITIES
4. STUDY ABROAD: Moscow Summer 2005
This is your last chance to sign up for the Moscow Summer 2005
Study-Abroad Program that will be based at the Russian State University
for the Humanities in Moscow (www.rsuh.ru) and run from May 12 to June
25, 2005. If you have never studied Russian before, it's a good
opportunity to start learning it from scratch. The Program involves: 15
hours of Russian language and culture classes per week; 6 credit hours
at a 4000 level (RUS 4956 Overseas Studies in Russian)
transferred to UF; a rich cultural program with visits to St. Petersburg
and other Russian
cities; summer residency. The third orientation meeting will begin at
5.30 p.m. (Please, don't be
late) on February 9 (Wednesday) in room 201, LIttle Hall. Please bring
along VERY CLEAR photocopies of your passport pages, where you have your
photo and personal details, and also a sheet of paper with your TYPED or
CLEARLY PRINTED contact details (residence address/es,
e-mail address/es, and phone number/s), effective until May 11, 2005,
when you'll be leaving for Moscow.
5. STUDY ABROAD: Deadlines Extended:
As March 1st falls in the middle of this year's Spring Break, the UF
International Center has extended the deadline to Tuesday, March 8th for
students to submit their application for study abroad Summer 2005.
6. OPPORTUNITY: Center for Arts in Healthcare Research: $1000 Research
The UF Center for the Arts in Healthcare Research and Education (CAHRE)
announces the availability of research grant stipends in the amount of
$1,000 for students or faculty of the University of Florida conducting
research related to the arts and healthcare. The application deadline
is February 28, 2005. Awards will be announced March 21, 2005 for
projects occurring between April 1, 2005 and August 31, 2006. Studies
may be quantitative or qualitative, and may involve human subjects. See
application online for research categories and guidelines.
7. OPPORTUNITY: CLAS Hall of Fame Applications Due March 9
CLAS Hall of Fame applications are now available for seniors who are
graduating this spring with a bachelor's degree from the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences. Two students will be selected from each area:
social and behavioral sciences; natural and mathematical sciences; and
the humanities. Graduating seniors must have a minimum 2.75 GPA, and
submit a resume, transcript and essay. The selection process is based on
scholarship, campus leadership, involvement and
service to the college and university. Recipients must be certified to
graduate this spring and receive a diploma at the April 30, 2005 CLAS
undergraduate commencement ceremony.
Visit http://grove.ufl.edu/~classc <http://grove.ufl.edu/~classc> for
an application. The completed application packet must be turned in to
room 119 of the Academic Advising Center by 12 noon on March 9.
8. OPPORTUNITY: G. Paul Moore Symposium
February 10-11, 2005, 8:30am-4:30pm, Reitz Union Auditorium. Four
speakers in the fields of audiology and speech pathology. Topics
include: oral-aural education for deaf children, newborn hearing
testing, pattern perception, and swallowing. Check out our website at
www.iascp.ufl.edu/symposium <http://www.iascp.ufl.edu/symposium> or
e-mail [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
with any questions.
9. EVENT: "V" is for... Open Mic - February 9th.
The Apartment Poets and Lambda Theta Alpha are hosting V-Day's Open
Mic-Night, "V" is for... on February 9th at 7pm at The Orange and Brew.
V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and girls.
The V in V-Day stands for Victory, Valentine, and Vagina (in honor of
The Vagina Monologues and their creator Eve Ensler both for the event
and the play). So, come read, rant, perform, sing, or do your own thing
in celebration of women and whatever V stands for, for you.
10. EVENT: Janet Reno to speak
ACCENT Speaker's Bureau and the Women's Leadership Council have
collaborated to bring former Attorney General Janet Reno to the Stephen
C. O'Connell Center on Wednesday, February 9th, 2005. The show will
start promptly at 7:30 PM. Doors open at 7:00 PM. For more information,
visit www.sg.ufl.edu/accent <http://www.sg.ufl.edu/accent> .
11. EVENT: SHOT Club Meeting Tuesday the 8th at 6:15
The Student Health Outreach Team (SHOT) is having a meeting this coming
Tuesday!! It's at 6:15pm in Yon Hall on the 2nd floor (not the big
room, but the smaller one at the end of the hall). We would like to
invite anyone looking to get involved on campus or wanting to learn more
about the Student Health Care Center to attend. Refreshments will be
12. EVENT: Florida Women in Business meeting, February 8, 2005
Any women interested in supporting and inhancing their own educational
and professional growth in the field of business are invited to join.
Meetings are held every other Tuesday in MAT 108 at 7:30. New members
are invited for free food, intersting speakers, new friends, and no
membership dues. See you there!
13. EVENT: Islam Awareness Month - Fri. Feb. 11th
There will be an Inter-Faith panel presented by Islam on Campus. This
will include a discussion between faiths in an interactive debate. It
will be on Friday, February 11 at 7:00 pm in CSE 121.
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