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Subject: The Honors Daily Opportunities List
From: "Dickison, Sheila" <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Dickison, Sheila
Date:Wed, 19 Mar 2003 09:36:55 -0500

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The Honors Daily Opportunities List
Wednesday, March 19, 2003


1. Your Body, Your Choice... Use Your Voice
2. Population Institute Speaker
3. Frontier Lecture Series:  "Analytic Philosophy and Narrative Philosophy"
4. Women's History Month Events
5. Call for Papers: University of Florida International Review
6. Gator Nights
7. Join the Most Prestigious Student-Run Office in the University


1. WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH WORKSHOP: Your Body, Your Choice....Use Your Voice!
In honor of Women's History Month, Vox: Voices for Planned Parenthood is
conducting a workshop called "Your Body, Your Choice...Use Your Voice!" on
Thursday, March 20th, from 6:00 until 8:00 pm in Florida Gym 245. Are you
interested in learning more about your reproductive rights, why they may be
in jeopardy, and what you can do to get involved? Access to contraception,
comprehensive sexuality education, and current legislative action are only a
few of the topics that will be talked about. Please come join us, and be a
Voice for Choice!

2.  POPULATION RESEARCH INSTITUTE SPEAKER: at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March
25, a speaker named Steven Mosher is coming to speak at the University
Memorial Auditorium.  He has spent time living in China, doing in-depth
research on the one-child policy, human rights violations against women, and
the idea of overpopulation.  He is the president of the Population Research
Institute.  He is a dedicated to human rights work, and is especially
concerned about the rights of women in China.  His talk will be informative
and interesting, especially for people who are concerned about human rights
and ethics in the world community.  To see more information about the
Population Research Institute, you can visit their webpage at
Thank you for your time. Betsy Hansen, member of PEACE (Pro-life Educated
Active Collegiate Effort)
(352) 846-8415

3. FRONTIER LECTURE SERIES: "Analytic Philosophy and Narrative Philosophy"
Richard Rorty, Professor of Comparative Literature
Stanford University,Wednesday, March 19, 2003, 7:30 p.m.,Harn Museum of Art.

One of America's leading analytic philosophers, Richard Rorty, earned his
doctorate from Yale University in 1956 and has served as a professor of
philosophy at Princeton University and as a professor of the humanities at
the University of Virginia. A former Guggenheim and MacArthur fellow, Rorty
is currently a professor of comparative literature at Stanford University.
Well regarded in his field for his work on the philosophy of mind, language
and truth, Rorty's 1979 book "Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature" was an
important criticism of the traditional ideal of knowledge as a faithful
representation of reality.

4. WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH: The Women's Leadership Council proudly presents:
Women's History Month 2003:  Can You Hear Us Now?

*The week of March 17th-21st:  Game Days!  Stop by the WLC table in the
Reitz Colonnade, answer a WHM themed question, and get FREE candy!

*Tuesday, March 25: Body Image and Disordered Eating Forum
-7:15, in room 361 of the Reitz
Interested in body issues?  Want to learn more about common eating, image,
and exercise problems? Then come to this forum, hosted by 2 of UF's own
specialists, and learn while having fun!

*Friday, March 28th;  Movie Night at Gator Nights!
Frida will be playing at the Gator Nights movie times

5. CALL FOR PAPERS: The University of Florida International Review is
accepting papers for the Spring 2003 issue.  The review can be found at

We are accepting both longer research papers (8-20 pages) written for
classes and shorter opinion pieces (2-6 pages) on pressing world events.
Submissions should include a brief (2-3 sentences) biography of the author
including major, year in school, and any other information concerning
knowledge of the subject written on.  Submissions should be in by April 14,
2003 to be considered for
the Spring issue.  Submissions should be sent via Email to [log in to unmask]
Questions concerning submissions may be sent to the same address.

6. GATOR NIGHTS: Gator Nights, this Friday March 21st, features an XBOX HALO
tournament.  This tournament will be held in the Reitz Union Auditorium from
9pm-1am.  All games will be played on massive 15foot screens where the
characters will be almost life size!  Additionally, the Cinemation Thrill
Theatre traveling semi will be making a one night stop on the Reitz Union's
North Terrace.  Cinemation is a mobile 3D Motion Theater.  All seats in the
theater are mounted on a hydraulic base so that all the motion of the movie
is felt by the audience.  The theater also has environmental effects so that
rain, wind, etc. will also be experienced by the audience (if it is raining
in the movie, you get wet).  There is also something called leg ticklers so
the audience will feel things like spiders or snakes trying to crawl up
their legs.  Smells have been added so that things like pine trees and ocean
air will be smelled by the audience.  Finally, this week's film is Catch Me
If You Can and will be played only once in the Reitz Union Amphitheater (in
front of the pond) at 10pm.  All events listed above are free to UF students
with a valid UF ID.  More information is available at

The Office of Community Service is currently accepting applications for
coordinator positions. Coordinators are motivated individuals dedicated to
the creation of phenomenal service opportunities for University of Florida
students. As part of a branch or student organization, OCS coordinators
learn leadership and programming skills as they help with the recruitment,
education, and support of student volunteers through a wide range of
community activities. Through their leadership positions, they learn the
successes and challenges of running a major non-profit organization.
We are seeking students with an interest in journalism, public relations,
business, community development, and education. Please pick up an
application in our office, 316 JWRU, or download it from our web
page, Applications are due Friday March 28, 2003 at 5

Sheila Dickison
Director, University Honors Program
352-392-1888 (fax)

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