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Honors Daily Opportunities List

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Honors Daily Opportunities List, Friday, December 4, 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 . For more updates on the Honors Program, join our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @UFHonors





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HONORS OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
1.      EVENT: Time Management Presentation (NEW POSTING):
STUDENT HONORS ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCEMENTS
2.      EVENT: SHOliday Party:
3.      EVENT: SHO General Body Meeting:
4.      LEADERSHIP: SHO Executive Board Application - Academic Committee (TODAY):
ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
5.      ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Brazil Exhibit Opening: Florida FlyIns (NEW POSTING):
6.      ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Mangrove Review Accepting Submissions and New Staff (NEW POSTING):
7.      RESEARCH: InvestiGators (NEW POSTING):
8.      RESEARCH: TRUST Summer REU:
9.      RESEARCH: Summer Research Program with US Department of Energy Global Change Program:
10.     INTERNSHIP: Gainesville Apartment Marketing Internship:
11.     INTERNSHIP: Florida Gubernatorial Fellowship Program:
12.     INTERNSHIP: Minority Science Writers Internship:
13.     INTERNSHIP: Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program:
14.     VOLUNTEER: International Volunteering Opportunity (NEW POSTING):
15.     VOLUNTEER: NaviGators International Now Accepting Applications:
STUDENT ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCEMENTS AND EVENTS
16.     ANNOUNCEMENT: Streetlight Organization Games for Teens (NEW POSTING):
17.     ANNOUNCEMENT: New UF Information Website:
18.     ANNOUNCEMENT: Apple for You - Recognize Faculty & Staff (TODAY):
19.     ANNOUNCEMENT: GatorLAN 09:







HONORS OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

1.      EVENT: Time Management Presentation (NEW POSTING):
Feeling crunched for time? Want to start your next semester the right way? IDEAL will be presenting on time management on Tuesday, December 8 at 8:30pm in the Hume Classroom! Coordinated by the Hume RCA's.






STUDENT HONORS ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCEMENTS

2.      EVENT: SHOliday Party:
We'll be celebrating the holidays in style at the SHOliday party on Sunday, December 6 at 4:00pm in Hume Commons. There will be column competitions for gingerbread house making, card making, and lots of other fantastic fun holiday activities! Plus, there will be delicious holiday candy, candy canes, maybe even some mistletoe!  Don't forget to bring your own mug too for some hot chocolate!

So bring a friend and share some seasonal joy!

3.      EVENT: SHO General Body Meeting:
We will hold our last meeting for the semester on Sunday, December 6 from 8:30-9:30pm. You can learn more about your local area government and voice your opinion!

4.      LEADERSHIP: SHO Executive Board Application - Academic Committee (TODAY):
The Student Honors Organization Executive Board is looking for a new member! If you would like to be a member of the Academic Committee on the Executive Board, then please submit an application by 11:59pm on Friday, December 4. Applications are available on the website: http://www.honors.ufl.edu/sho/ . We will hold interviews the following week.






ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

5.      ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Brazil Exhibit Opening: Florida FlyIns (NEW POSTING):
"Brazil in Words, Pictures and Sound," an exhibit by nine UF international journalism students, opens Tuesday, December 8, with a reception from 7:00 to 9:00pm in the Reitz Union Gallery, second floor. The exhibit features photography, writing and multimedia by students who spent a week documenting life in Icapui, a small, poor city in northeastern Brazil. Students covered the local lobster fishing industry, a group of afro-descendants performing ancestral theater, the tradition of Brazilian folklore, the rise of Pentecostalism and its impact on local women, and the high dropout rate in Icapuí's education system.

The reception is free and open to the public, and the exhibit will remain on display through December 19. Contact Professor John Kaplan at [log in to unmask] with any questions.

The exhibit is part of the Florida FlyIns program. For more information about the program or to see work from previous years, visit www.internationaljournalism.com

6.      ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Mangrove Review Accepting Submissions and New Staff (NEW POSTING):
The Mangrove Literary Review, a student-run literary magazine for UF, is still accepting submissions for the upcoming 2010 edition! We seek to provide a unique creative outlet for the student body at UF, and we accept fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and visual artwork alike. The best author for each writing category will receive special recognition, and a chance to read their work at our release party at the end of the spring semester. The deadline to submit has been extended to January 5, in order to give potential contributors a chance to polish up their works over the winter break. All UF undergraduates, including those who are not English majors, are encouraged to submit! Please e-mail your submissions as attachment to [log in to unmask], with the category of your submissions in the subject line.

We are also seeking new staff for the coming spring semester, especially those who may consider continuing to work on the staff the following fall and spring. No experience is required. Please contact Ashley Gallagher at [log in to unmask] for more information.

7.      RESEARCH: InvestiGators (NEW POSTING):
There are currently research positions being offered with the InvestiGators, dealing with nutrition and metabolism. The InvestiGators is a research group comprised of students from various disciplines who are interested in meaningful research. The group is under the direction of Dr. Peggy Borum. The InvestiGators is made up of three teams: the Carnitine Team (research dealing with an amino acid derivative involved in metabolism), the KetoGator Team (pediatric epilepsy research) and the Gator Team (pediatric HIV research). We strongly encourage freshmen and sophomores to apply. For more information on the InvestiGators, please visit: http://borum.ifas.ufl.edu/investigators/apply/interview.htm

8.      RESEARCH: TRUST Summer REU:
The Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technology (TRUST) will sponsor 20 undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and cultures, to participate in the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience located at TRUST partner campuses: UC Berkeley, Cornell University, Carnegie Mellon University, Stanford University, Vanderbilt University.

These students will be working with graduate student and faculty mentors throughout the summer performing research and supporting activities in the area of information technology and TRUST related topics. Educational activities include lab tours and industry field trips. Graduate school advising and subsidized GRE prep course. $4,000 Stipend. Travel Allowance up to $600. Room and board provided.

Past TRUST research topics have included:
-- Design of a Distributed Tracking System for Camera Networks.
-- Identifying Software Security Vulnerabilities using Fuzz Testing.
-- Time Synchronization Security in Sensor Networks.
-- Implementation of an Electronic Medical Record System.
-- Analysis of Wireless Connectivity in Sensor Network Deployments.

The program takes place from June 7-July 30. Applications are available at: http://www.truststc.org/REU/apply . Application deadline is February 1. Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident. A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 is required with upward trends in grades being preferable.

9.      RESEARCH: Summer Research Program with US Department of Energy Global Change Program:
The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is soliciting applications for the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE).  For information about GCEP-SURE and the application, visit http://www.atmos.anl.gov/GCEP/

The deadline for the submission of applications is 11:59:59 EST on December 31. Transcripts and letters of reference will be accepted via U.S. Mail, e-mail or fax through January 11.

Benefits: $475 weekly, plus travel. SURE participants have the opportunity to participate in Orientation and End-of-Summer Workshop.

Areas of interest: GCEP focuses on a number of technical areas, including atmospheric sciences, ecology, global carbon cycles, climatology, and terrestrial processes. GCEP is currently emphasizing research on aerosols, clouds, and their radiative effects as part of the efforts in atmospheric systems research, as well as climate modeling within the Climate and Environmental Sciences Division.

10.     INTERNSHIP: Gainesville Apartment Marketing Internship:
Trimark Properties is now interviewing for their Spring and Summer 2010 Marketing and Advertising Internship. UF students are encouraged to apply. Gain valuable professional experience, build your resume, obtain professional references, and learn how to implement a strategic marketing plan. Chosen interns will work within their in-house marketing and advertising department, conveniently located across the street from UF. Develop print ads, web-based advertising, coordinate marketing communications programs, write press releases, develop web content, and perform market research for 16 apartment complexes in Gainesville, two dorms, and numerous historic houses. 12-15 hour per week, with a flexible schedule, allowing you to work around your UF class schedule. Free parking decal allowing you to walk across the street to UF classes, too. For complete details, visit the Trimark Properties Gainesville Apartment website at http://www.TrimarkProperties.com. Applicants should be sophomore level or above, studying business management, marketing, economics, or advertising.

To apply, send cover letter, resume and available schedule to [log in to unmask] . Use "Gainesville Apartment Marketing Internship" as the subject. The internship is unpaid.

11.     INTERNSHIP: Florida Gubernatorial Fellowship Program:
The Gubernatorial Fellows program provides students who are interested in public service with the opportunity to gain experience and exposure by working in key areas of government. Gubernatorial Fellows are assigned to the Executive Office of the Governor and the Governor's agencies, based on their major or area of concentration. Fellows work a minimum of 20 hours per week and are paid for their time on the job.

State agencies where the Gubernatorial Fellows are currently implementing projects include: Education, Juvenile Justice, Management Services, and Emergency Management. Fellows also currently serve in the Executive Office of the Governor in the Office of Policy and Budget, Energy Office, Office of Drug Control, and Office of Tourism, Trade, and Economic Development.

Fellows participate in a weekly lecture series, where they meet face-to-face with prominent leaders, including Governor Crist, Lt. Governor Jeff Kottkamp, Cabinet officers, agency heads and other top government officials. Fellows also participate in policy study trips throughout Florida and in Washington, D.C. These additional commitments are designed to broaden the Fellows' exposure to state government and enhance the experience of all participants.

Fellows live and work in Tallahassee throughout the program year and participate in Fellowship events in Tallahassee at least once a week, and often more frequently. They receive a $1,000 stipend for relocation expenses. Housing is entirely the Fellow's responsibility.

This program is open to full-time undergraduate (juniors and seniors) and graduate students statewide. In order to maintain full-time status, students take courses at Florida State University, online courses, or fulfill internship and directed independent study requirements. Applicants should exhibit strong leadership, written and oral communication skills, community activism and a desire to serve the people of Florida. Approximately 12 students from around the state will be selected based on a competitive application process.

Applications are due by March 12. The Fellowship will follow the university calendar starting in August 2010 and ending in May 2011. The Governor's screening and selection committee will announce the program participants during the first week of June 2010.

For more information on the Gubernatorial Fellowship program, please visit www.FloridaFellows.com

12.     INTERNSHIP: Minority Science Writers Internship:
Science is a global activity, but the demographics of the journalists who cover it don't reflect that diversity. The Minority Science Writers Internship is for undergraduate students who are interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about science writing.

The Internship takes place each summer at the Washington, D.C., headquarters of AAAS's Science magazine, the largest interdisciplinary journal in the world. Interns spend 10 weeks at Science under the guidance of award-winning reporters and editors, and have a chance to experience what science writers do for a living. Interns are expected to contribute to the weekly news section, including bylined articles in the print and electronic news service.

The paid internship includes travel costs to and from the internship site in Washington, D.C. Living accommodations and expenses are the responsibility of the Intern. The Internship runs from June to mid-August.

The 2010 summer program application deadline is March 1. Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate academic program when they submit their application.

For more information, visit http://www.aaas.org/careercenter/internships/scienceminority.shtml

13.     INTERNSHIP: Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program:
The Institute of International Education is pleased to announce the inauguration of an exciting new program. The Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program (FINIP), funded by the Freeman Foundation, aims to develop student leaders and strengthen the nonprofit sector in Indonesia. IIE will select and pair 10 Indonesian students pursuing U.S. degrees with 10 U.S. undergraduates and arrange internships for them to work together in an Indonesian nonprofit organization.

The 9-week experience, from June 15 to August 17, arranged by IIE's partner organization, the Indonesian International Education Foundation (IIEF), will take place in three cities: Jakarta, Bandung and Yogyakarta. All program-related costs will be covered.

Upon returning to the U.S., students will be expected to share their experiences with peers on their home campuses and to explore ways to incorporate what they learned over the summer into their academic and professional careers.

Interested American and Indonesian sophomores and juniors enrolled in U.S. institutions are encouraged to apply, using the online application at http://www.iie.org/programs/finip . The deadline for submission of completed applications is February 15.

Please feel free to contact us at [log in to unmask] or (212) 984-5542 with any questions. More information and a program flyer can be found at the program website at http://www.iie.org/programs/finip

14.     VOLUNTEER: International Volunteering Opportunity (NEW POSTING):
Are you interested in:
-Volunteering abroad for a reasonable cost?
-Connecting with people from different cultures?
-Making a difference in the lives of those less fortunate?

Service for Peace can help. They will be offering an informational session here at UF on Tuesday, December 8 in room C1-11, located in the Communicore Building by the Health Science Library (http://www.library.health.ufl.edu//about/VirtualTour/locate_Start_1.html). The session will start promptly at 5:00pm and will cover information about international volunteering opportunities. Students in all majors who are interested in making a difference are welcome to attend.

If you have any questions, please e-mail [log in to unmask]

15.     VOLUNTEER: NaviGators International Now Accepting Applications:
Interested in learning more about other cultures or have just returned from studying abroad? Join the NaviGators International Program, a global network of internationally - minded students from over 20 countries! As a NaviGator, you will be paired with an international student for the whole semester!

So what does a NaviGator do? You simply serve as the first point of reference for a student who has arrived here from another country, a type of informal mentee. Showing them around, answering any questions they may have, helping them to get settled, and of course taking them out for lunch, and going to our socials and trips. NaviGators have the privilege of giving their international "NaviGatee" the priceless gift of an insider's perspective into American culture!

Fill out an application on Surveymonkey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DSJXDQP by December 18. You will hear back who your international "NaviGatee" is by the next week via e-mail.

Also, join our Facebook group "NaviGators International Spring 2010".

If you have any questions, feel free to e-mail us at: [log in to unmask]






STUDENT ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCEMENTS AND EVENTS

16.     ANNOUNCEMENT: Streetlight Organization Games for Teens (NEW POSTING):
Interested in helping teens that are stuck in hospitals? The Streetlight organization works with teenagers who are in extended stays in Shands. Streetlight is in need of game consoles for the teens. We need PS2's, Xbox's, or Wii's, both consoles or games. With the holidays coming up, here is the perfect opportunity to get rid of your old video game systems. Please contact Matthew Bivens at [log in to unmask] to donate or for any additional information.

17.     ANNOUNCEMENT: New UF Information Website:
How do I start my own organization? How do I spot a freshman? Where are the best places to sleep between classes?

Find the answers to these questions as well as helpful hints for success at UF at a newly developed website, UFHelp.com. This website serves an insider source of information on anything related to UF or the Gainesville community.  Search our listing of over 100 answered questions or submit your own new question to us and we'll post the answer on the site.

"Today's information for tomorrow's leaders"- UFHelp!

Check out our quick promo video on our facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/#/pages/UFHelp/146247699438?ref=ts

18.     ANNOUNCEMENT: Apple for You - Recognize Faculty & Staff (TODAY):
Looking for a way to show your appreciation to a professor, faculty or staff member? Campus Diplomats can help! Come stop by our tables at Turlington and the Reitz Colonnade, November. 30 to December 4 from 10:00am-2:00pm (Dec 1st and 2nd at the Reitz Colonnade only) and send an apple-themed gift along with a personal message.

Campus Diplomats will package and deliver the gifts right before finals. Best of all it's completely free! Come knowing your professor, faculty or staff member's office building and room number.

For more information visit our website at: www.dso.ufl.edu/studentorgs/diplomats

Campus Diplomats is a student organization sponsored by the Dean of Students Office and the Division of Student Affairs, striving to personalize the university.

19.     ANNOUNCEMENT: GatorLAN 09:
Attention Gamers! Gator Gaming is currently planning its debut event: GatorLAN Fall 09! This LAN party will serve as a fundraiser for its parent club, Phi Beta Lambda, and will take place on December 9 in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Preregistration begins Monday, November 22 and will continue until Friday, December 4. Preregistration is $10; registration after December 4 is $15 and will be $15 at the door if space is still available.

For more information, visit www.gatorgaming.com or stop by our table in Turlington between 12:00 and 5:00pm to preregister.






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