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WEDNESDAY-UPDATE 2002

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University of Florida Wednesday Update

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The University of Florida Undergraduate Wednesday Update
Vol. 8, October 16, 2002

Table of Contents:

IMPORTANT ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION:
1.  ADVANCE REGISTRATION FOR SPRING 2003
2.  GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS DAY
3.  PREPARING FOR OPPORTUNITIES FAIR
4.  OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN
EDUCATIONAL ENHANCEMENT ACTIVITIES:
5.  ART OF LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
6.  FLORIDA ALTERNATIVE BREAKS
7.  AMERICAN HEART WALK
8.  RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
9.  STUDENT SUBMISSIONS SOUGHT FOR JOURNAL
10. STUDENT HEALTH OUTREACH TEAM
11. HAUNTED HOUSING CARNIVAL
12. UNDERGRADUATE WOMEN IN SCIENCE
13. HAT AND HEAD SCARF DRIVE
14. UF FACES: A MODELING TROUPE
15. STUDENT TO STUDENT ATHLETE FORUM
16. GATOR GROWL TICKET INFORMATION
17. FALL OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING EXTRAVANGANZA

Detail:

IMPORTANT ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION:

1.  ADVANCE REGISTRATION FOR SPRING 2003:  Advance registration for Spring
2003 will occur October 28-November 14.  Students should prepare by
reviewing their degree audit, checking for holds, and speaking with their
advisors.  Information is available on ISIS under Registration Preparation
Information: http://www.isis.ufl.edu.  The online Schedule of Courses will
be available Wednesday, October 16 at http://www.reg.ufl.edu/soc/index.html.

2.  GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS DAY:  Come on out to Graduate and
Professional Schools (GAP) Day, TODAY, Oct. 16, from 9 am to 3 pm in the
Rion Ballroom in the Reitz Union. Representatives from 100 graduate
schools will be there to answer any questions students might have about
the admission and testing processes, and what kinds of programs different
schools offer.  Bring your Gator One card to GAP Day, and for more
information visit the CRC website to find out which schools will be at the
fair.

3.  PREPARING FOR OPPORTUNITIES FAIR:  Two weeks until Opportunities Fair!
On Oct. 30, the Career Resource Center and the Office of Community Service
will connect students and alumni with non-profit organizations, government
agencies and local companies.  Representatives will be available to
discuss full-time, internship and co-operative education opportunities.
Students should bring their Gator 1 card for admittance. To prepare for
the fair, students are encouraged to attend the following events: Bring
Your Heart to Work:  Careers in Government and Non-Profit Organizations at
4:05 pm on Thursday, Oct. 17; Thinking outside the classroom:
Opportunities for Education majors at 6 pm on Wednesday, Oct. 23; and
Careers in Government at 5:10 pm on Tuesday, Oct. 29.

4.  OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN:  If you need information or assistance
resolving issues with the university, please come by or call. We will
listen to your concerns, evaluate your situation and develop options to
assist you in finding a solution. Contact Tommie Howard, room 31 Tigert
Hall, phone 392-1308, or visit our web site at
http://www.ombusdman.ufl.edu.

EDUCATIONAL ENHANCEMENT ACTIVITIES:

5.  ART OF LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: Don't forget to sign up for the Art of
Leadership if you are a student leader…or want to be one!  It's free and
on Sunday, October 20 from 12:30 pm to 5 pm.  Refreshments will be
provided. For more information and to register on line, go to:
http://crc.ufl.edu/ArtofLeadership.

6.  FLORIDA ALTERNATIVE BREAKS:  There will be a general information
session on Oct. 21 at 6:30 pm in 284 Reitz Union.  FAB is a service
learning organization that is dedicated to providing the opportunity for
students, faculty and staff to immerse themselves in an intensive
community service experience outside of the local community in an effort
to heighten social awareness, advocate life-long social action, and build
friendships in an alcohol and drug-free environment.  This year, we are
celebrating our 10-year anniversary as an organization at UF. FAB takes
participants on spring break trips to various cities in the southeast to
work directly with social issues that are important not only in the host
city but also in Gainesville.  Spring Break 2003 issues are: AIDS/HIV,
elderly, urban poverty, rural poverty, low-income housing, equity in
education and urban development.  We invite you to become part of this
tradition and join us on a FAB 2003 spring break trip.  Visit our web site
at: http://www.union.ufl.edu/fab or e-mail [log in to unmask]

7.  AMERICAN HEART WALK:  The American Heart Walk will be sponsored by the
American Heart Association on October 26 to help raise money for heart
research and education. There will also be team and individual prizes
given out to participants. For any groups or individuals interested in
participating in this wonderful cause, information packets are available
in the Office of Community Service, located on the 3rd floor of the Reitz
Union.  More information is at the American Heart Association website at
http://americanheart.org/heartwalk.

8.  RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM:  The Center for Women's Studies and Gender
Research celebrates its 25th anniversary this year with a research
symposium featuring University of Florida faculty and students as well as
Gainesville community members.  Together, we will examine the ways we
develop and cultivate knowledges about women and gender issues; we will
focus on reclaiming, creating knowledges and action knowledges.  Please
join us for three days of growth, celebration, and enlightenment- October
24-26.  For more information, see http://www.wst.ufl.edu/cultivatingknowledges/ck.html.

9.  STUDENT SUBMISSIONS SOUGHT FOR JOURNAL :  The University of Florida
International Review is seeking articles in which writers make an argument
on a notable issue pertaining to world affairs. Nearly any issue with a
global scope of some sort will be considered for publication.  While there
are no set limits on length of articles, it is recommended that articles
fall somewhere in the range of 4 to 12 pages (1200 to 3000 words) in
length.  Articles should make complete and well-supported arguments
without using jargon terminology that would complicate the comprehension
of the article by a widespread readership.  Submissions should include
citations whenever outside material is incorporated into the article. All
submissions should include a brief (2 to 3 sentences) biography of the
author that includes major, class standing, and any other information
showing interest and knowledge of the subject.  All submissions to be
considered for the Fall issue of the University of Florida International
Review should be received by November 8, 2002 and should be sent via Email
to [log in to unmask] Any questions concerning submissions can also be sent
to [log in to unmask]

10.  STUDENT HEALTH OUTREACH TEAM:  Make A Difference!!  Be involved
improving student health care!!  The Student Health Outreach Team (SHOT)
invites you to attend a meeting Tuesday October 22nd at 5:30 pm in Yon
Hall – Room 271 – between Gates 12 & 13 in the Stadium. Refreshments
served (not pizza)  For more information, call 392-1161 ext. 4283 or email
us at [log in to unmask] Check out our website:
http://grove.ufl.edu/~shot

11.  HAUNTED HOUSING CARNIVAL:  The Dean of Students Office along with
Campus Diplomats invites all student families to a very scary Haunted
Housing carnival.  There will be a shrieking haunted house, and tons of
games with prizes and snacks.  All students are welcome to bring their
children to Maguire Village on Monday, October 28th from 6 to 9 pm to make
for a very festive Halloween.  Make sure to come in your favorite
Halloween costume, and we'll see you there!  For more information you can
check out the website, http://www.dso.ufl.edu/diplomats/hauntedhouse or
contact Campus Diplomats at:  [log in to unmask] .

12.  UNDERGRADUATE WOMEN IN SCIENCE: UWIS is a new organization here at UF
with the goal to connect female science majors, reach out to young girls
interested in the sciences and motivate them, and many other activities.
We are having our next meeting Thursday, October 17th at 6:30 pm in 309
Leigh Hall.  Come join us for a guest speaker talking about women in
science and career opportunities, refreshments, and interaction with other
women in the sciences!  For more information, contact Kristina Winters at
[log in to unmask]

13.  HAT AND HEAD SCARF DRIVE:  Hat and Head Scarf Drive continues the
Tuesday and Thursday of the next two weeks (through October 25).  We are
collecting hats and head scarves during periods 3-7 at the Reitz Union.
All contributions will be donated to patients of The American Cancer
Society. For every hat/head scarf donated, you receive a raffle ticket and
may win one of our many awesome prize packages including gift certificates
to Hooters, Ivey's, and 6th St Station. You may even win a free Verizon
Wireless Cell Phone!  Check out the STOP CANCER Website at
http://grove.ufl.edu/~aed/.

14.  UF FACES: A MODELING TROUPE is looking for a few good men... and
women to fill executive board positions for this new student group. If you
have interest in the modeling and fashion world, apply for an e-board
position with UF Faces Modeling Troupe: An organization that cultivates
self-confidence, creativity and leadership through the fashion industry.
Pick up an application today at the Career Resource Center room 101,Reitz
Union. For more information contact Jannita Jackson at
[log in to unmask]

15.  STUDENT TO STUDENT ATHLETE FORUM:  Get to know some of UF's
outstanding student athletes while enjoying free pizza and beverages
together. Come out and meet these athletes and participate in prize
giveaways and small group discussions which will help bridge the gap
between these athletes and other students. All UF students are welcomed to
attend on October 29, 2002 at 7 pm at Touchdown Terrace (in the Ben Hill
Griffin Stadium). Guest speaker TBA.  The event is sponsored by Florida
Cicerones/SAA and the University Athletic Association.  Visit our Web site
at http://cicerones.ufalumni.ufl.edu for more information.

16.  GATOR GROWL TICKET INFORMATION:  Ticket deadline approaching!  In
order to be in a block for Gator Growl, tickets must be purchased through
the UAA by Friday October 18.  Individual student tickets, not block
seats, must be purchased through the UAA by October 25 at 4 pm.
Individual student tickets may be picked up at Gate 13 of the Stadium on
Oct. 22-25.  Block tickets should be picked up by the block chairman on
Oct. 24.  If you wish to be in a block, tickets must be purchased from the
UAA at Gate 13 of the stadium, or by calling 384-3262.  Student tickets
are $10 and student guest tickets are $13.  An unlimited number of student
guest tickets may be purchased.  Having football tickets or already having
scanned into a block does not mean that you have Gator Growl tickets.
ATTENTION:  Gator Growl tickets are NOT included in the season ticket
package.  Individual student tickets and student guest tickets can also be
purchased by visiting the University Box Office.

17.  FALL OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING EXTRAVANGANZA:  The Fall Off-Campus Housing
Extravaganza will take place this Tuesday, October 22 from 10:30 am to
3:30 pm on the North Lawn of the Reitz Union.  This event allows students
to explore over fifty different off-campus housing opportunities in one
location.  There will be Coca-Cola drinks, food, and prizes including MP3
players, DVD players, and gift certificates for food and products.
K.I.S.S. 105.3 FM will be broadcasting live from the North Lawn.  This
event is organized by Student Government's Off- Campus Housing Cabinet and
is sponsored by Apartment Hunters and The Independent Florida Alligator.

**************************************
Your source for timely academic and student information, published every
Wednesday during the semester. Please read all of the previous
announcements, because students are responsible for knowing the
information and taking appropriate actions contained in the notices.  To
receive additional information, follow any of the links in the
announcement.  The "contact information" is a source for additional
inquiries.  Archives of these announcements are located at
http://lists.ufl.edu/archives/wednesday-update.html.

This e-mail is distributed by the Office of the Associate Provost for
Undergraduate Education, and is edited by Jeanna Mastrodicasa.

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