The University of Florida Undergraduate Wednesday Update
Wednesday, March 13, 2002: Vol. 9
Table of Contents:
IMPORTANT ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION:
1. SUMMER/FALL ADVANCE REGISTRATION
2. DEADLINE TO DROP OR WITHDRAW FROM COURSES
3. INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY IN WASHINGTON, DC
4. CAMP RECRUITMENT DAY
5. TRANSIENT STUDENTS
6. PRE-NURSING SEMINAR
EDUCATIONAL ENHANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES:
7. J. WAYNE REITZ UNION BOARD OF MANAGERS 2002-2003 STUDENT MEMBER APPLICATIONS
8. JEWISH AWARENESS MONTH
9. WOMEN'S PRE-MED, PRE-PHARMACY, PRE-LAW DISCUSSION
10. "AFGHANISTAN AND AFTER"
11. CAMP FLORIDA STAFF SOUGHT
12. COMMUNITY SERVICE GALA
13. PSO BIOETHICS FORUM
14. BODY IMAGE PRESENTATION
15. UNITY SOCCER TOURNAMENT
IMPORTANT ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION:
1. ADVANCE REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER/FALL 2002: Advance registration for
Summer/Fall 2002 will be March 25 through April 19. Check Registration
Preparation Information on ISIS at http://www.isis.ufl.edu.
2. DEADLINE TO DROP OR WITHDRAW FROM COURSES: The last day to drop a
class or withdraw from all classes for the Spring 2002 semester is Friday,
April 12. Drop forms (to drop one or more courses) are available in 222
Criser Hall or from your college advising office. Withdrawals
(withdrawing from all courses for the semester) must be completed at the
Dean of Students Office in 202 Peabody Hall.
3. INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY IN WASHINGTON, DC: Sandy Butler-Whyte of the
Washington Center will hold an information session and answer questions
about the program on Wednesday March 13 at 10 am in 349 Reitz Union and on
Thursday March 14 at 10 am in 349 Reitz Union. The Washington Center
offers internships for undergraduate students (second semester sophomores
and beyond with a minimum 2.75 GPA); internships are available in numerous
public, private and non-profit agencies in all fields and are open to all
majors. Students earn academic credits from UF. Complete information and
an application form can be found at http://www.twc.edu. Applications need
to be submitted to 140 Tigert Hall for campus approval before being sent
to TWC. You can also find information at
http://www.honors.ufl.edu/internships/washington.html. The deadline for
summer applications has been extended to April 15.
4. CAMP RECRUITMENT DAY: Not sure what you're doing this summer?
Polish your resume and visit Camp Recruitment Day, March 13, 9 am to 3 pm,
Reitz Union Colonnade. Camp counselors, administration, instruction and
recreation positions can develop the management, communication and
organization skills you need for future employment. Visit
http://www.crc.ufl.edu/CRC/start_search.asp to learn more about registered
camps or call 392-1601x219 to learn how it can benefit you.
5. TRANSIENT STUDENTS: If you plan to attend another college or
university this summer, review the instructions and complete the Transient
Student Form found at http://www.reg.ufl.edu/pdf/transient-student-instructions.html.
6. PRE-NURSING SEMINAR: A Pre-Nursing Seminar will be held March 13 from
7 pm to 9 pm in Turlington L005, sponsored by the Nursing College Council,
as a way to educate all students interested in pursuing a degree in
nursing from the University of Florida. Come learn about admission
requirements, course content, clinical experiences, student life, how to
become involved before you even start nursing school and what it means to
be a Gator Nurse! There will be a one hour information session followed
by questions and answers. Dress is casual and refreshments will be
provided. For further information contact Jessica Roberts at
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EDUCATIONAL ENHANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES:
7. J. WAYNE REITZ UNION BOARD OF MANAGERS 2002-2003 STUDENT MEMBER
APPLICATIONS: Applications are currently being accepted for the 2002-2003
Reitz Union Board of Managers. Student membership on the board is a
unique campus leadership opportunity. Board members are involved in the
daily activities and future plans of the Reitz Union. Applicants must be
currently enrolled for at least 12 credit hours, be free of conduct and
academic probation and have a minimum of 2.0 cumulative grade point
average. Applications are available at web site:
http://www.union.ufl.edu/BOM_Application.doc or at the Reitz Union
Information Desk. Completed applications must be returned in person to
schedule interview appointment to the 101 Reitz Union (Susan Wilson) by 4
pm on Friday, March 22. For more information, call 392-1644.
8. JEWISH AWARENESS MONTH: The month of March is Jewish Awareness Month
(JAM), a celebration of Jewish life. Events will be held all month long
including Sex and Sects of Judaism: A Roundtable Discussion with Romance
Novelist Darlene Marshall (Thursday, March 14 at 7 pm in Anderson Hall
Room 101) and an Acappela Performance by UF's Tanin and No Southern Accent
accompanied by Tufts' Amalgamates (Mar. 18, 7:30 pm, Center for Performing
Arts Black Box). Visit the website, http://www.ufjam.org, for an entire
schedule of events and more information."
9. WOMEN'S PRE-MED, PRE-PHARMACY, PRE-LAW DISCUSSION: All undergraduate
women interested in pursuing a career in medicine, pharmacy or law should
not miss the forum on Women in Medical, Pharmacy, and Law professions.
It will be held Thursday, March 14 at 7 pm in the Florida Gym, rooms 220
and 230. Don't miss this great opportunity to ask questions to practicing
physicians, women who teach in the College of Medicine, women who are
practicing law in Gainesville or teaching at the College of Law. This is
part of Women's History Month: http://www.dso.ufl.edu/WHM/whmcalendar.html.
10. "AFGHANISTAN AND AFTER": The University of Florida International
Center (UFIC), ACCENT, & The Political Science Honorary Society presents
"Afghanistan and After," a public discussion of international issues as
part of UFIC's International Issues Forum in Flint Hall Auditorium (Room
50) on Thursday March 14 at 7:15 pm. See
http://www.ufic.ufl.edu/ipd/ipdpages/IIF.html for more details.
11. CAMP FLORIDA STAFF SOUGHT: An interest session for students
interested in being Camp Florida Staff for Fall 2002 will be held on
Tuesday, March 19 at 8:30 pm in the Graham Area Library (second floor
above area desk of Graham Hall.) See http://www.ufsa.ufl.edu/campflorida/
for more information.
12. COMMUNITY SERVICE GALA: The University of Florida Office of
Community Service (OCS), is hosting the first annual 2002 community gala,
"Building Bridges of Unity, Service to the Community" on Thursday, March
21 at 7 pm in the J. Wayne Reitz Union Ballroom. This event is designed
to build relationships between the University of Florida and Alachua
County communities by highlighting the importance of civic service. The
event will recognize faculty, staff, students and community agencies for
their contributions to Alachua County. Student tickets are available at
the Outfitter in the J. Wayne Reitz Union for $25.00. For more
information, contact the OCS at 392-1655.
13. PSO BIOETHICS FORUM: The Preprofessional Service Organization (PSO)
will be hosting its first annual Bioethics Forum on Tuesday, March 19 from
7 to 8:30 pm in the Medical Sciences Building (MSB) Auditorium in the UF
Health Sciences Center. The Forum will feature a panel of distinguished
bioethics discussing topics including genetic cloning, stem cell research,
ethical issues in clinical research, and end-of-life issues. For more
information, contact Rani at [log in to unmask]
14. BODY IMAGE PRESENTATION: The Panhellenic Council invites all
students from the University of Florida to attend Mirror vs. Mirror, a
presentation by Jessica Weiner on Body Image. The event will be held at 7
pm in the Auditorium of the Reitz Union on Tuesday, March This event is
also part of Women's History Month.
15. UNITY SOCCER TOURNAMENT: The SG Multicultural Affairs Cabinet
presents the 4th Annual Unity Soccer Tournament on Saturday March 16 and
Sunday March 17 from 10 am to 3 pm at Hume Field. If interested in having
your team participate, please fill out a form in the Student Government
Office (305 Reitz Union) to the attention of Multicultural Affairs.
Minimum of 6 people on a team, and no entry fee. If you have any
questions, call Olivia at 317-4884.
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