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Honors Daily Opportunities List

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Honors Daily Opportunities List, Tuesday, February 3, 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.      ANNOUNCEMENT: Honors Open House (NEW POSTING):
2.      RESEARCH: Present at the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium:
HONORS ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCEMENTS
3.      EVENT: SHO: A Very Merry UNbirthday Party (TODAY):
ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
4.      ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Teach For America Panel (NEW POSTING, TODAY):
5.      ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Autry Fellowship for Social and Economic Justice (NEW POSTING):
6.      SCHOLARSHIP / AWARD: University Women's Club Scholarships:
7.      SCHOLARSHIP / AWARD: Outstanding Leadership Award for Graduating Seniors:
8.      STUDY ABROAD: Summer Field School in Italy:
9.      RESEARCH: Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference Needs Abstracts:
10.     INTERNSHIP: Pre-Optometry Internship:
11.     VOLUNTEER: Volunteer Orientation and Training at the Florida Museum of Natural History:
12.     LEADERSHIP: Gators of Tomorrow (NEW POSTING):
13.     LEADERSHIP: Run for Student Senate with the Orange and Blue Party (NEW POSTING, TODAY):
14.     LEADERSHIP: Gator Institute of Leadership Development:
EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
15.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Psychology Club and Psi Chi (NEW POSTING):
16.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: UF ONE Chapter Meeting (NEW POSTING):
17.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (NEW POSTING):
18.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Neuroscience Club (TODAY):
19.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Esperanto Club (TODAY):
20.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: International Business Society Study Abroad Panel:
21.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Sociology Club (TODAY):
22.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Engineers Without Borders (TODAY):





HONORS OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

1.      ANNOUNCEMENT: Honors Open House (NEW POSTING):
The Honors Program advisors and staff are pleased to invite you to our new offices in the Honors Residential College at Hume Hall. The Open House will take place on Wednesday, February 4 from 4:00 to 6:00pm at the Honors Program Office in 118 Hume Hall (directly across from the Hume Commons area). Light refreshments will be served. We are looking forward to seeing you!

2.      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

3.      EVENT: SHO: A Very Merry UNbirthday Party (TODAY):
Is your birthday NOT on February 3? Do you like delicious treats and friends? Birthdays only come once a year, but there are 364 UNbirthdays left to fill with merriment (a.k.a. cake, cookies, games, etc.)--come celebrate this one with SHO!

A Very Merry UNbirthday Party is taking place on Tuesday, February 3 at 8:30pm in Hume Commons.

...and you're welcome to join even if it IS your birthday!




ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

4.      ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Teach For America Panel (NEW POSTING, TODAY):
In America today, 9-year-olds growing up in low-income communities are already three grade levels behind their peers in higher-income communities.

This is our nation's most pressing problem - and you have the power to change things.
Learn more at the Gators in New Orleans: Teach For America Panel on Tuesday, February 3 in the Reitz Union room 363 at 8:00pm. Find out more information about the New Orleans education system and how Teach For America is working to solve the achievement gap.

Teach For America urges leaders of all backgrounds and academic majors to join the movement to eliminate educational inequity. To learn more, visit www.teachforamerica.org

5.      ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Autry Fellowship for Social and Economic Justice (NEW POSTING):
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.

6.      SCHOLARSHIP / AWARD: University Women's Club Scholarships:
The University Women's Club awards scholarships each spring to undergraduate juniors and seniors. These awards are named in honor of the wives of past University of Florida Presidents and distinguished administrators. The requirements for consideration include full time enrollment at the University of Florida, current junior or senior status, a minimum of a 3.6 GPA, and participation in campus and/or community activities. In addition, there are two awards specifically designated for undergraduate or graduate students with a disability that are presented from the Rita O'Connell Scholarship Foundation.

All of the monetary awards recognize scholarship, leadership, and service to the university and/or community. This year each award will be $1,000.

Applications may be downloaded from the Dean of Students website at www.dso.ufl.edu/scholarships/uwc

The following items must be submitted in one packet by 4:30pm on February 24 to the Dean of Students Office in 202 Peabody Hall:

* Five copies of the completed scholarship application, answering all questions on pages 1 and 2.

* Two letters of recommendation in sealed envelopes, including one from a community service agency with which the student has worked.

* One original plus four copies of the student's official transcript from the University of Florida.

Incomplete application packets will not be considered.

Should you have questions or need assistance, please feel free to contact Sylvia Parker in the Dean of Students Office at [log in to unmask] or 392-1261, ext 212.

7.      SCHOLARSHIP / AWARD: Outstanding Leadership Award for Graduating Seniors:
Nominations now are being accepted for the Spring 2009 Outstanding Leadership Award for Male and Female Graduating Seniors, sponsored by the University of Florida Alumni Association. The students selected for these awards will be acknowledged at the graduation ceremonies on April 30 through May 3. Applications may be downloaded from the Dean of Students website at
http://www.dso.ufl.edu/scholarships/ola.php

The application must be completed and submitted by the student. Letters of recommendation by faculty and staff are encouraged.

Deadline for all Applications: February 16.

Return Applications to:
Dr. Lee Patouillet, Executive Director
UF Alumni Association
1938 W. University Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32603
392-1905

If you have additional questions, please contact Sylvia Parker at [log in to unmask]

8.      STUDY ABROAD: Summer Field School in Italy:
I would like to inform you about our summer 2009 field school in Italy, the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program, now in its 11th year, which is dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage.

This year the program is sponsored by the Department of Art History and Studio Arts at John Cabot University (www.johncabot.edu), an American liberal arts university in Rome, in collaboration with the Historic Preservation Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and other preservation organizations.

Courses offered (3 credits each): Introduction to Art Restoration in Italy. Surveying and Analyzing Historic Buildings. Traditional Painting Methods and Restoration Techniques. Preservation Theory and Practice in Italy

Field Projects: Surveying the 12th Century San Giovanni Battista Church complex. Surveying the Church of Santo Gemine. Archaeological survey of the public baths in Carsulae

To find out more about our program, please visit our website at http://www.sangeministudies.info

Our program offers both undergraduate and graduate credits and is open to students from many disciplines. The program is taught in English. Application deadline is March 15.

9.      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]

10.     INTERNSHIP: Pre-Optometry Internship:
The VA Eye Clinic is currently accepting applications for the Pre-Optometry Internship. Interns will be required to make an 8-hour weekly commitment to the program. Interns will have the opportunity to administer ancillary testing such as Humphrey Visual Fields, ocular photography, pachymetry, GDx and RNFL scans on patients visiting the clinic. There are also many opportunities to eventually begin independent research study, observe optometrists, residents and externs during patient visits and pursue leadership positions within the program. The internship program is conducted under the supervision of Dr. Anna Wong, OD.

Please e-mail [log in to unmask] for an application, due March 6.

11.     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.

12.     LEADERSHIP: Gators of Tomorrow (NEW POSTING):
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)!

13.     LEADERSHIP: Run for Student Senate with the Orange and Blue Party (NEW POSTING, TODAY):
Do you want to change your University? Gain leadership experience? Get involved in Student Government?

Run for Student Senate with the Orange & Blue Party, a group of students that have come together to change our University. We're looking to recruit a diverse group of leaders to be the students' voice in Senate.

Interviews will be held Tuesday, February 3 from 9:00am-5:00pm in Reitz Union 286. Contact [log in to unmask] for more information.

14.     LEADERSHIP: Gator Institute of Leadership Development:
Lead101, a student organization sponsored by the Center for Leadership and Service, is hosting its 6th annual G.I.L.D. (Gator Institute of Leadership Development) conference on Sunday, February 22. G.I.L.D. is a one-day retreat skillfully designed to offer new and refreshing perspectives on leadership. G.I.L.D. will challenge each individual leader to move away from conventional views of leadership and become engaged in self-enrichment and leadership development. Due to the content of the conference, applicants should have some previous leadership experience, however it does not necessarily need to be through the University of Florida or through methods typically associated with leadership.

To apply, visit http://www.dso.ufl.edu/studentorgs/lead101/gild.php and submit an online application today! Applications are due February 6. Address all questions to [log in to unmask]





EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

15.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Psychology Club and Psi Chi (NEW POSTING):
UF Psychology Club and Psi Chi will be holding our second meeting of the spring semester this Wednesday, February 4 at 7:20pm in the New Physics Building, room 1001.

Our guest speaker this week is Suzie Banks, a certified addictions professional working with a contracted drug treatment program at the Gainesville Correctional Institution.

In addition, we will be telling you about exciting new research opportunities, philanthropy events, upcoming fundraisers and socials!

16.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: UF ONE Chapter Meeting (NEW POSTING):
The UF ONE Chapter will be having a meeting this Wednesday, February 4, at 6:00pm in room 284 of the Reitz Union. New members are more than welcome.

We are a national organization committed to raising awareness about global poverty. Through weekly campus challenges, community service, and political activism, we compete with other colleges across the country in an effort to be the school that rallies the most support for the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals. There will be food and shirts at the meeting. We are especially looking for curious new members who are interested to learn more.

Please contact Andrea Morley at [log in to unmask] if you have any further questions.

17.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (NEW POSTING):
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.


18.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Neuroscience Club (TODAY):
The second Neuroscience Club meeting of the semester is taking place on Tuesday, February 3. It's held at the same time and same place as last semester: 7:20pm in room NPB1002 of the New Physics Building. There will be snacks! And don't forget to buy and pick up your awesome shirts!

We will be discussing all the exciting things that we have planned for this semester, including the research fair. Also, Dr. Edward Valenstein will be coming to speak about ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease): A Clinician's View of the Science.

19.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Esperanto Club (TODAY):
What if everyone could speak a common language?

At the Esperanto Club's first event of the spring semester, we will introduce Esperanto, a language created for international communication. If you've ever wanted to learn about many cultures, travel inexpensively, and make friends around the world, come and find out why two million people in over 120 countries already speak Esperanto.

The presentation will be held on Tuesday, February 3, at 7:30pm in Anderson 19. For more information, see our Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=58143577118

20.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: International Business Society Study Abroad Panel:
International Business Society is hosting a Study Abroad Panel on Wednesday, February 4, at 6:30pm in MAT018. For all majors interested in studying abroad, here is the perfect opportunity for you gain a student's perspective on living with a host-family, getting over the language barrier, how students funded their trip, etc.

21.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Sociology Club (TODAY):
Come to the next Sociology Club meeting on Tuesday, February 3 at 6:00pm in TUR 2306.
A guest speaker will be talking about careers in retail.  Anyone is welcome, and free food will be served!

Questions?  Find us on Facebook, or e-mail us at [log in to unmask]

22.     STUDENT ORG ANNOUNCEMENT: Engineers Without Borders (TODAY):
We'll be having an EWB general body meeting on Tuesday, February 3 at 7:30pm in ROG 122!

If you're interested in being on the exec board, this is a good meeting to come to; all of the exec board will be describing their positions and how much fun it is!  If you're not interested in being on the exec board, it's still a good meeting to come to because there will be the usual good times and updates on our international projects, local projects, research projects, and other fun ways to get involved with EWB at UF.

Come to find out more about how to get involved and save the planet in the process.




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