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Honors Daily Opportunities List

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Honors Daily Opportunities List, Thursday, February 5, 2009 

The Honors Daily Opportunities List is an official UF e-publication sent to all students who entered UF as an honors student. Opportunities listed range from those for freshmen to seniors. To submit an announcement for posting, please fill out the online form at www.honors.ufl.edu/honorsdaily.html 



Table of Contents

HONORS OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
1.	RESEARCH: Present at the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium:
HONORS ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCEMENTS
2.	ANNOUNCEMENT: Bands Needed for SHOstock:
ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
3.	ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Autry Fellowship for Social and Economic Justice:
4.	STUDY ABROAD: Summer Study in Amsterdam and Berlin:
5.	STUDY ABROAD: Summer Study in Ecuador:
6.	RESEARCH: Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference Needs Abstracts:
7.	INTERNSHIP: Internships at Harn Museum of Art (NEW POSTING):
8.	VOLUNTEER: Weekly Lunch for the Homeless (NEW POSTING):
9.	VOLUNTEER: Volunteer Orientation and Training at the Florida Museum of Natural History:
10.	LEADERSHIP: Gators of Tomorrow (TODAY):
EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
11.	STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Scrabble Club (NEW POSTING):
12.	STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Society of Academic Religious Studies Film Screening: Jesus Camp (TODAY):
13.	STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Student Investment Club presents: Bernie Madoff Info Session (TODAY):
14.	STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Student Finance Group (TODAY):
15.	STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (TODAY):





HONORS OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

1.	RESEARCH: Present at the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium:
Undergraduates who have been conducting research are invited to present the results of their research at the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium to be held on Saturday, February 28, from 9:00am to 4:00pm in Keene-Flint Hall.

Any student wishing to present their research at the symposium is invited to submit their abstract to be considered for inclusion at http://www.honors.ufl.edu/webapps/usp/ . Students who have participated in research programs such as University Scholars, McNair Scholars, HHMI Science for Life, as well as students who are working on an honors thesis or other independent research with a professor are especially invited to apply.

Students have the option of presenting a poster or conducting a 15-minute oral presentation. For more details about the symposium, see http://www.scholars.ufl.edu/symposium.html . This is a great opportunity for students to gain research presentation experience.

The deadline to submit your abstract for consideration is February 9.




HONORS ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCEMENTS

2.	ANNOUNCEMENT: Bands Needed for SHOstock:
The Student Honors Organization is hosting a concert named SHOstock on March 1. All interested musical groups are encouraged to apply for a spot in the line-up.
To apply, contact Patrick Wanninkhof at [log in to unmask]




ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

3.	ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Autry Fellowship for Social and Economic Justice:
Interested in Working for Social and Economic Justice in the South? Apply Now for the 2009-2010 Autry Fellowship!

For the last eight years, MDC has offered a talented and ambitious young person the opportunity to work at MDC for one year as a full-time, paid staff member through the Autry Fellowship.  At this time, the Board of Directors of MDC is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2009-2010 Autry Fellowship.

The Fellow's time will center on learning MDC's strategies for change by participating in a variety of project teams; the Fellow will have the option of devoting a portion of time to a project-specific assignment that will blend the interests of the Fellow with the specific needs of MDC during that year.

Applicants must either be in their final year of undergraduate or graduate study at or have graduated within one to two years from any accredited four-year college or university.  The 2009-2010 Fellowship will begin in the summer of 2009, with the exact starting date to be negotiated by the Fellow and MDC staff.  The application process is competitive; a selection panel of MDC board and staff members and Autry family members will review applications and interview candidates.  Applications must be received by February 9.  For an application, see MDC's web site, http://www.mdcinc.org/about/staff.aspx.

4.	STUDY ABROAD: Summer Study in Amsterdam and Berlin:
The Honors Program at the University of Washington is sponsoring two summer study abroad programs. Outside students are eligible to apply.

Amsterdam: Public Lives and Private Places: Urban Research in Amsterdam 
July 24 - August 22 
http://depts.washington.edu/uwhonors/international/amsterdam / 

Berlin: Berlin Borders: Identity Formation after the Wall 
August 1 - August 29 
http://depts.washington.edu/uwhonors/international/berlin/


5.	STUDY ABROAD: Summer Study in Ecuador:
Consider an adventure in learning by registering for a summer study abroad program on Environment, Society, and Culture of Ecuador taking place July 21 - August 9.

Eastern Illinois University invites undergraduate and graduate students, honors students, teachers, friends and adult family to experience the land and people of the Andes Mountains, Amazon rainforest and the Galapagos Islands July 21 through August 9. Geography, earth science, culture and history are part of this four-credit course titled "Environment, Society and Culture of Ecuador." Program fee includes first rate lodging, international and in-country airfares, meals, boat and ground transportation, estimated cost $6,600 plus tuition. Out of state students welcome and pay in-state tuition in the summer. 

For details, visit http://www.eiu.edu/~edabroad/programs/facultyled/smith or contact Betty Smith at 217-581-6340 or [log in to unmask]

6.	RESEARCH: Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference Needs Abstracts:
Abstracts for papers and posters are now being accepted for the Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference (SEEC), to be held March 27-29 at the Paramount Plaza Hotel & Suites in Gainesville. Graduate students, undergraduate students, and postdoctoral researchers are invited to submit an abstract for SEEC. Abstracts related to ecology and evolution are welcomed. Examples of topics from previous conferences are: behavior, biodiversity, conservation, functional morphology, population ecology, and systematics.

Along with your abstract please submit the following:

Name
Institutional affiliation
Status (undergraduate, graduate, or postdoc) 
Whether the abstract is for a paper or poster presentation 
If you would like to volunteer to moderate paper presentations

The deadline for submitting abstracts is Tuesday, February 10.

Registration information and further details about the conference may be found at our website, http://snre.ufl.edu/seec and our e-mail address is [log in to unmask]

7.	INTERNSHIP: Internships at Harn Museum of Art (NEW POSTING):
Students who are interested in museum careers in all fields: journalism, graphic design, art history, education, non-profit program administration, fundraising, marketing, event management or community education are encouraged to apply!

Internships are available in all museum departments: Curatorial, Education, Development, 
Marketing/Public Relations, Registration, Finance /Operations

The deadline to apply for summer and/or fall internships is Monday, March 2.
          
For an application, click "Educational Opportunities" at www.harn.ufl.edu  

For information, call 352-392-9826 ext. 2149 to contact Allysa Browne, Intern/Volunteer Coordinator, [log in to unmask]

8.	VOLUNTEER: Weekly Lunch for the Homeless (NEW POSTING):
Project Downtown Gainesville hosts a lunch for the homeless every Saturday at 1:00pm in the Bo Diddley Downtown Center. We need sponsors and volunteers to serve the food every week. Visit http://www.pdgainesville.org or e-mail [log in to unmask] for more information. Please come out and support this worthy cause.

9.	VOLUNTEER: Volunteer Orientation and Training at the Florida Museum of Natural History:
You're invited to attend training and orientation to volunteer during the spring semester at the Florida Museum.

February 6, 8:30am to 1:00pm: Training for all docents. Learn about the ecology and environment of South Florida's Everglades and invasive species that could destroy it. Required training for spring semester exhibit docents.

March 05, 10:15am to 12:30pm: Orientation for all new volunteers. Many opportunities available in research and collections and exhibits and public programs.

To register for these events or receive more information, e-mail Julie Crosby, Volunteer Coordinator, at [log in to unmask] or phone 352.273.2055.

10.	LEADERSHIP: Gators of Tomorrow (TODAY):
Do you want to change the what, who, when, where and how of tomorrow, today? You can!

The University of Florida's chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa has created an outstanding freshman recognition program, Gators of Tomorrow (GOT), to honor the top 25 freshmen at the University of Florida for their accomplishments and ability to serve and lead. These select freshmen will be invited to attend ODK's prestigious Gators of Tomorrow event.

The GOT weekend event will include leadership activities, notable keynote speakers and breakout workshops. Activities foster networking, communication, and an open exchange of ideas between current and future campus leaders.

We encourage you to attend our meet and greet on February 5 between 7:00 and 8:00pm. Come to Ben & Jerry's to learn more about GOT and to meet those involved with the program. And don't forget to go to www.ufodk.com/got/ to complete your application (due February 20)!




EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

11.	STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Scrabble Club (NEW POSTING):
There's a new club on campus for those who love to play scrabble. Whether you're good, bad, a genius or whatever, we encourage all of you who love the game to join. Write to [log in to unmask] for more information if you're interested!

12.	STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Society of Academic Religious Studies Film Screening: Jesus Camp (TODAY):
UF's Society of Academic Religious Studies will be screening Jesus Camp this Thursday, February 5, at 7:00pm in Matherly room 102.

Jesus Camp is a 2006 documentary following the lives of children belonging to "Kids On Fire School of Ministry," a charismatic Pentecostal summer camp in North Dakota. The film provides a revealing snapshot into the lives of a specific community of American Evangelical Christians.

Directly after the film, there will be a brief meeting with light refreshments. 

13.	STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Student Investment Club presents: Bernie Madoff Info Session (TODAY):
Today, February 5 in BRY 130, from 5:30-7:30pm, our guest speaker, Chuck Gallagher, will explain things from the inside. Gallagher became the youngest tax partner at age 26 in a regional CPA firm. In ten years, Gallagher went from CPA to federal prison to motivational speaker. Read more here: http://www.chuckgallagher.com/

14.	STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Student Finance Group (TODAY):
Come out to the Student Finance Group meeting this Thursday, February 5 at 6:15pm in Keene-Flint room 50 to listen to Dr. Brian Ray, Dean of the Undergraduate Business School, present on the importance of networking. 

Free pizza will be served at the meeting. All majors are welcome, invite your friends!

There are lots of opportunities to get involved with the club. Be sure to come out so you don't miss any details on events! If you have any questions about the organization, feel free to e-mail any of the officers, all of whom are located on our Student Finance Group Facebook Group. 

15.	STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (TODAY):
Are you interested in global health? What about medicine, law, or economics? Business? Politics? Journalism? We have a need for all of these interests and more at Universities Allied for Essential Medicines, the UF chapter of an international student organization working to make life-saving medicines available where they are needed most- in the developing world.  If you're interesting in learning about some interesting issues that have a huge global impact, stop by our informational meeting on Thursday, February 5 at 7:30pm in 278 Reitz Union.





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