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University Honors Program, 343 Infirmary, 352-392-1519, http://www.honors.ufl.edu

Honors Daily Opportunities List, Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Honors Daily Opportunities List is an official UF e-publication sent to all members of the UF Honors Program.





Table of Contents

HONORS OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENTS
1.	ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Frost Scholarship Info Sessions – Registration Required:
2.	ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Group Advising Q&A Sessions:
3.	ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Check ISIS / Spring Registration Prep:
4.	HONORS COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT: Scholarship Prep Course Application Available:
5.	HONORS COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT: Honors Admissions Course Applications:
6.	STUDY ABROAD: Summer in Denmark through University of Tennessee Honors (NEW POSTING):
7.	STUDY ABROAD: Summer in Tanzania through Long Island University Honors:
8.	EVENT: Honors Faculty Fair (TODAY):
HONORS ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCEMENTS
9.	ANNOUNCEMENT: Honors Family Roundup Events:
10.	EVENT: Trick, Treat, Travel!:
ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
11.	ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: ARTBASH (NEW POSTING):
12.	ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: ISIS and the Question of Islamic Militancy (H-Box) (TODAY):
13.	ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Graduate and Professional Schools Day (TODAY):
14.	SCHOLARSHIP / AWARD: Scholarships for DC Area Interns:
15.	STUDY ABROAD: Winter Break in Belize (HC):
16.	INTERNSHIP: CrowdLaw – Local Innovation Hub Start-up (NEW POSTING):
17.	RESEARCH: CURBS Fall Research Symposium (H-Box) (NEW POSTING):
18.	RESEARCH: Disparities Elimination Summer Research Experience at Georgia Southern University (HC):
LEADERSHIP AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
19.	VOLUNTEER: Day of Difference:
20.	LEADERSHIP: Gatorship Applications (HC):
STUDENT ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCEMENTS AND EVENTS
21.	ANNOUNCEMENT: Self Defense Lessons with UF Kickboxing Club:
22.	STUDENT ORG MEETINGS: Wednesday, October 22 (TODAY):
23.	STUDENT ORG MEETINGS: Thursday, October 23:
24.	EVENT: Extra Life – A 24-Hour Charity Gameathon (NEW POSTING):
25.	EVENT: “Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived” Exhibit Celebration (NEW POSTING):
26.	EVENT: UF Panel on Violence Prevention and Resources:
27.	EVENT: Female Attorney Panel:
28.	EVENT: Students For Liberty Florida Regional Conference:





HONORS OFFICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

1.	ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Frost Scholarship Info Sessions – Registration Required:
The Frost Scholarship Program funds current students of the State University System of Florida (SUSF) to study one-year, full-time master’s courses in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (‘STEM’ subjects) at the University of Oxford. Florida residents graduating in 2014/2015 and applying to an appropriate course at Oxford for 2015/2016 are eligible. A list of eligible courses and application information available at www.graduate.ox.ac.uk/frost

Last year, two UF students earned Frost Scholarships, and a representative will be visiting campus on Tuesday, October 28 to meet with prospective applicants. Information sessions will take place in the 3rd floor conference room of the Infirmary at 9:35am (3rd period) and 1:55pm (7th period). 

If you are interested in meeting with the representative, you *must* pre-register by emailing Regan Garner at [log in to unmask] no later than noon on Monday, October 27.

2.	ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Group Advising Q&A Sessions:
Dr. Johnson will be holding two group advising Q&A sessions for students who have questions about processes, resources, and other general advising and registration issues. Sample questions might be – How does early registration work? What the heck is on a degree audit? Who do I talk to about…(changing a major, dropping a class, adding a major/minor, etc.)? 

You don’t have to stay for the entire session – come and go as you please. Note, we will not be pulling up your individual records on ISIS during the session, so keep that in mind. We hope this will help for those of you who just have questions about these topics now that appointment spots are starting to fill and drop-in hours are busier.

Monday, October 27 from 10:40-11:30am
Tuesday, October 28 from 4:05-4:55pm

Both in 302 Infirmary. No pre-registration required.

3.	ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Check ISIS / Spring Registration Prep:
Spring registration will be here sooner than you think, so now is a great time for first year students in particular to check ISIS for holds and other information. Most of these holds cannot be removed by an honors advisor, so you don’t want to wait until the last minute to take care of them. Early registration for first and second year honors students takes place October 30 and 31 – this date will sneak up on you! Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/310095185856869/ 

Spring schedule of courses: http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/soc/201501/all/

Spring honors course descriptions (more will be added as they become available): http://www.honors.ufl.edu/courses/CoursesSpring2015.aspx

First-year students should have an alcohol education hold on their record – this hold will not be removed until you have completed the online alcohol education seminar. For more information about this hold, visit https://www.dso.ufl.edu/nsfp/first-year-experience/alcohol-education/ 

Engineering majors now have an advising hold – you must meet with an **engineering** advisor (**not honors**) to get your engineering advising hold removed. To view the list of engineering advisors by department, visit http://www.eng.ufl.edu/students/advising/who-is-my-advisor/ 

Other majors may also require you to meet with an advisor *in your department* so keep checking for these types of holds, as you can’t wait until the last minute to meet with an advisor.

Also check for other holds, including financial holds, admissions credentials holds (usually a missing HS transcript or dual enrollment transcript), and emergency contact or local address holds. Staying on top of holds will make the registration process much smoother. Note, you will not be able to register for classes until your holds are removed. No advisor is able to override that for you, not even for early registration. You are responsible for taking care of your holds in a timely manner.

While you are on ISIS, verify that UF has received your AP/IB/AICE scores – go to My Record -> Test Scores. If you do not see your scores listed, you will need to submit those scores to UF as soon as possible. Without those scores, you may have difficulty registering for courses that need those credits as prerequisites, or you may be considered off-track if you are counting those credits as tracking courses. Your spring registration start time may be impacted by the number of credit hours you have as well. If you have missing scores, you may contact College Board / IB / AICE to have them resend your scores. Alternatively, you may be able to talk to Admissions about how to verify your scores from your original reports. Please contact them directly for further clarification.

4.	HONORS COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT: Scholarship Prep Course Application Available:
Applications are now being accepted for IDH4715: Professional Development Strategies. This one credit class will meet Thursdays, 8th period and is reserved for first and second year students interested in applying for the UF nomination for prestigious scholarships such as the Truman, Goldwater, Udall, Fulbright, and more. For more information on these highly competitive awards, please visit the Honors website: http://www.honors.ufl.edu/Prestigious-External-Scholarships.aspx

IDH4715 will focus on how to write personal statements/essays and otherwise prepare applications, as well as how to prepare in other ways for the competition: researching and planning, organizing a timeline, preparing for interviews, acquiring good letters of recommendation, etc. Both oral and written communication skills will be addressed in the class, which will be graded S-U (pass/fail).

Email a complete application form to Regan Garner at [log in to unmask] by November 24. The application can be found at this link: http://www.honors.ufl.edu/Forms.aspx

Students selected for the course will be notified and registered for the course no later than December 12 (possibly much sooner based on when the application is received).

5.	HONORS COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT: Honors Admissions Course Applications:
Applications are now being accepted for the IDH 4905: Honors Admissions course, Wednesdays 7th period, for the spring semester. Students in this 1-credit class will read the 2000+ application essays from incoming freshmen applying to the Honors Program. We will spend the first half of the term reviewing old essays and developing rubrics for evaluating the new essays. Students in the class also develop some of the application questions. 

Students will also serve as reviewers for the lateral admissions essays during the month of November 2014. 

To apply for the course, please respond to the following prompt in a 1-page, single-spaced essay: Develop an interesting essay topic that you think would be suitable for applicants to the UF Honors Program, and then write your response to it. Attach your application in an email to Dr. Johnson at [log in to unmask] by 5:00pm on Thursday, October 23. Please include your name and UFID on your application. Students selected will be notified by email on October 29. Lateral admission reviews will begin one week following notification.

Students who participated in the course last year may enroll again in the online section without submitting an application. If interested, please email Dr. Johnson by 5:00pm on October 23.

6.	STUDY ABROAD: Summer in Denmark through University of Tennessee Honors (NEW POSTING):
Spend three weeks studying parenting in Denmark and earn honors course credit! As you travel, you will experience family interaction in many different forms. Observe children and families during your visit to Denmark’s National Children’s Museum. Notice how parenting and parent-child dynamics differ from those in the United States to better understand cultural expectations of and socialization strategies for children. Analyze family interactions you find intriguing while visiting Tivoli Gardens. On three occasions throughout the trip, students will visit with a Danish family to inquire about and experience local family relationships. Travel to Christiania to witness the cultural norms of a different macrosystem. Enjoy a guided bike tour through Copenhagen to see how families spend their time together.

Students enrolled at any SEC school can take this course for UT credit for the same price as UT students at the in-state rate. All you need to do is apply to the program, and they will help you apply to UT as a visiting student. Please be advised that honors students will be responsible for doing the same work as graduate students taking the course. The bulk of the reading for the course should be done in advance in order to maximize your free time when in the country.

Program dates are May 25-June 12. To apply, visit https://studyabroad.utk.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=11349 

If you would like to see an advanced copy of the course syllabus, please email Dr. Johnson at [log in to unmask] who received it from the Honors Program at UT.

7.	STUDY ABROAD: Summer in Tanzania through Long Island University Honors:
Travel course to Tanzania on Wildlife Conservation and Sustainable Ecotourism from May 31-June 14 with Long Island University-Post Campus. Honors course credit available.

This course explores relationships between people, wildlife, and the environment in the savanna ecosystem of northern Tanzania, renowned for its abundant wildlife, scenic landscapes, cultural significance, and the challenges of competing demands for nature conservation and local economic development. Learn about the complexities of sustainable development in the nature tourism sector from the perspectives of wildlife ecologists, international environmental organizations, Tanzanian development agencies, local Chagga farmer and Maasai herder communities, and private-sector tourism enterprises.

Course activities include:
- Classroom sessions on local geography, economy, and the practice of ecotourism.
- Guided field excursions to Lake Manyara National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and the Mt. Kilimanjaro region.
- Meetings with representatives from international and Tanzanian environmental conservation organizations.
- A visit with faculty and students at the College of African Wildlife Management.

For more information, contact Professor Mark Pires at [log in to unmask]

8.	EVENT: Honors Faculty Fair (TODAY):
Check out the Honors Faculty Fair to meet with instructors who are teaching spring Honors courses, learn about positions to be tutors or teaching assistants, connect with research opportunities, and find potential study abroad programs.

The Honors Faculty Fair takes place on Wednesday, October 22 from 4:00-6:00pm in Smathers Library (East), room 100. Light refreshments will be provided. Presented by the Honors Special Events Interns and the Honors Office.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1571349903088858/ 




HONORS ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCEMENTS

9.	ANNOUNCEMENT: Honors Family Roundup Events:
The Honors Ambassadors, along with other Honors student organizations, are hosting several events as part of the University’s overall Family Weekend, from October 24-26. Whether or not you and your family are planning to attend the official Family Weekend events, we invite you to attend the Honors Family Roundup!

Friday, October 24: Meet at Hume Commons at 6:30pm to walk over to the UF Soccer Game vs. Tennessee 
 
Saturday, October 25: Join us for the NERD 5K at the Gale Lemerand parking lot starting at 8:00am. Dress up like a Nerd to walk/run the 5K with us, or come out and support the runners!

Sunday, October 26: Visit Hume Commons at 1:00pm for an afternoon of fun, food, music, and activities! We will have outdoor games like corn hole to play.

10.	EVENT: Trick, Treat, Travel!:
Been around the world, don't speak the language? Well, candy don't need explaining. Hume is going global with our international trick-or-treat, open to any costume. Come travel the world around Hume to explore unique cultures, customs, and candy! This event takes place on Thursday, October 23 at 8:00pm around Hume Commons.




ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

11.	ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: ARTBASH (NEW POSTING):
ARTBASH is the annual celebration of art at the University of Florida that takes place from 6:00-9:00pm on Friday, October 24. The College of the Arts’ School of Art + Art History (SA+AH) throws open its doors to members of the UF and Gainesville communities, offering them the chance to view a dazzling variety of projects by UF art students. This year’s Art Bash will feature guest alumni artist Chase Westfall (BFA UF, 2008; MFA University of Georgia, 2011), director of /protocoł, a contemporary art gallery and artist's residency program in Gainesville, Florida.
 
A special ARTBASH concert will take place in the Fine Arts courtyard just outside of University Gallery. The performance features live music by Westfall's band, “Dear and Glorious Physician” from 9:00-10:00pm. Opening the performance will be the 2013 NCFBS Blues challenge winner “The R. Mutt Blues Band” at 8:00pm.
 
12.	ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: ISIS and the Question of Islamic Militancy (H-Box) (TODAY):
On Wednesday, October 22 at 5:30pm in the Pugh Hall Ocora, The Center for Global Islamic Studies, in cooperation with the Bob Graham Center for Public Service and the University of Florida International Center, will present a panel discussion on ISIS and the Question of Islamic Militancy.
 
The rise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq has spurred a renewed American tendency to generalize that violence is inherent in the religion of Islam. 
 
Using ISIS and the current developments in Iraq and Syria as a point of departure, this panel will shed light on religious-based violence and will give a broader perspective with relation to Islamic teachings. The panel will also discuss the implications for international politics.
 
Speakers:
- Prof. Leonardo Villalon, Dean, UFIC: "Political Chaos and Islamic Militancy: Perspectives from Saharan African"
- Prof. Matt Jacobs, Director, Program for International Studies: "ISIS and its Implications in Middle Eastern and International Politics"
- Prof. Terje Ostebo, Center for Global Islamic Studies: "Religious Purity and the Politicization of Purity"

Moderator: Prof. Vasudha Narayanan, Dept. of Religion

13.	ACADEMIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Graduate and Professional Schools Day (TODAY):
Graduate & Professional Schools (GAP) Day is taking place on Wednesday, October 22 from 10:00am-2:00pm in the Reitz Union Grand and Rion Ballrooms. 

This event, hosted by the Career Resource Center, features representatives from more than 100 graduate and professional schools in a variety of disciplines (including 50+ law schools) who want to meet with you and answer your questions. Don’t miss the chance to speak with them in person.  Please try to stop by, even if it’s just for a few minutes. This event isn’t just for juniors and seniors; first- and second-year students are encouraged to attend as well. It is open to UF students and alumni only. For more information, visit www.crc.ufl.edu/gap and your GatorCareerlink account. Business casual attire is recommended since it’s important to make a good impression.

14.	SCHOLARSHIP / AWARD: Scholarships for DC Area Interns:
Now accepting scholarship applications from all Gators interning in the DC metro area (DC, Northern Virginia, Maryland)! The DC Gator Club will be awarding one (1) scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a University of Florida student interning in the DC area in the 2014 Fall term and/or the 2015 Spring term. Scholarships will be awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement as well as professional promise and a commitment to Gator Nation. 

Consideration will be given for the additional financial burden on those who have unpaid internships, but all Gator interns are encouraged to apply. The applicant’s online application, resume and unofficial transcript must be submitted by the application deadline, October 31. 

Go to http://www.dcgators.com/ and look for "Scholarships"

Results of the scholarship application will be announced on December 5. Scholarship winners may be asked to send official transcripts before awards are granted. Feel free to contact Lucy Fort or Sharyn Aufenanger at [log in to unmask] with questions.

15.	STUDY ABROAD: Winter Break in Belize (HC):
This December 20-January 3, join Dr. Leslie Thiele (Professor, Department of Political Science; Director, Sustainability Studies Program) for a Study Abroad experience in Belize that focuses on sustainability.

IDS 4956: Sustainable Systems (3 credits) is a 15 day study abroad program in Belize that is jam-packed with hands-on learning, cultural immersion, and nature adventures.  

This interdisciplinary course provides a sustainable systems approach to wildlife conservation, business enterprise, green building practices, forestry, agriculture, ecotourism, renewable energy, and social justice practices.  It blends academic research, with interactive classroom discussions, experiential site visits, hands-on learning, cultural immersion, and exclusive lectures with conservation and sustainable business professionals. 
 
Belize is known for its rich marine and terrestrial biodiversity.  Students will explore rainforest and ocean ecosystems, engage in a Service Learning Project that provides an enriched exploration of sustainable community development, and have cultural immersion experience with a family stay in a Mayan village. 
 
Our time in Belize will be organized and directed by the Belize Foundation for Research and Environmental Education.  Check out their website at http://www.bfreebz.org and watch their introductory video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_yG7dcpXkw
 
Deadline for registration is November 7. Limited to 18 students, so don't delay!

Apply online at www.ufic.ufl.edu/sas

16.	INTERNSHIP: CrowdLaw – Local Innovation Hub Start-up (NEW POSTING):
Do you care about justice? Do you want experience working in an up-and-coming tech incubator in an up-and-coming startup community? Are you a hard-worker with a go-getter personality? Do you want to be rewarded with great bonuses for great performance? If you answered yes to these questions, keep reading.

CrowdLaw wants good people to join our startup to help deliver our positively-disruptive products to those we serve.

About this position: A sales internship that gives you the opportunity to work for the sales team of a dynamic startup. Under the direction of CrowdLaw's Sales Director operating out of the Innovation Hub @ UF, you will assist us in building our brand, while gaining direct hands-on experience in the field. You will understand how sales functions work to support a growing organization. This is a part-time position for someone willing to put in up to 30 hours per week.  

What will you learn?
-You will learn how to manage accounts of vendors. 
-You will learn how to participate in sales/marketing distribution – on the phone, via email, and in-person.
-As a valued member of our team you will learn to work well with others and be a part of something unique and impactful.
-You will walk away with tremendous insight on how sales and marketing truly affects a company’s growth.

About you: The ideal candidate will have a passion for sales with a proven ability to get results in a fast-paced environment and the ability to handle a diverse and challenging workload.

Qualifications:
You like talking to people. You like influencing and motivating people. You are a go-getter. You want to help build and be a part of an iconic brand. You a competitor – you want the Cadillac, not the steak knives. You get the reference.

How to Apply: Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to [log in to unmask] No phone calls please.

For more information about CrowdLaw, check out this recent article about them: http://bit.ly/1x8Zezr and/or visit their website at http://launch.crowdlaw.net/introduction/ 

17.	RESEARCH: CURBS Fall Research Symposium (H-Box) (NEW POSTING):
The Center for Undergraduate Research Board of Students is hosting a free symposium Thursday, November 6, in the Marston Library's Visualization Room from 5:00-7:00pm. All undergraduate researchers are encouraged to present a poster. Participants will gain presentation experience, helpful feedback from faculty and professors, and networking opportunities with other students involved in research. Students who are interested in getting involved in on-campus research are also welcome to attend to experience the poster session and network with faculty and students. 

If you are interested in participating in this research symposium, please fill out the application here: http://bit.ly/10jNAaN 

18.	RESEARCH: Disparities Elimination Summer Research Experience at Georgia Southern University (HC):
Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Georgia Southern University’s Rural Health Research Institute is sponsoring a 6-week summer program called DESRE (Disparities Elimination Summer Research Experience). DESRE is a paid, hands-on research experience for undergraduate and graduate students. During the program, students engage in cutting-edge rural health disparities research and receive training in the unique factors associated with addressing health disparities. Students work with and learn from a team of experienced faculty researchers from both Georgia Southern University and Mercer University.
 
The application deadline is Monday, December 1. For more information and the application, visit www.GeorgiaSouthern.edu/rhri/desre




LEADERSHIP AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

19.	VOLUNTEER: Day of Difference:
Day of Difference is a one-day event in which pairs of volunteers go to low-income elementary classrooms and teach 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders about financial literacy, entrepreneurship and success skills. In the past, volunteers have taught 1st graders the difference between needs and wants. This is a skill that these kids can use to improve their decision making, which will be important when they are adults. Interested students don’t need to worry about a lack of experience. A comprehensive training session will be provided by Junior Achievement professionals, supplying volunteers with the skills and tools necessary to lead a class on October 28 and 29 in Bryan 232 at 6:40pm. This semester, Day of Difference will be held on Friday, November 14.

To apply go to ufenactus.org, click on "Projects", "Phase Two", scroll to "Day of Difference", and then "Apply Here!" or just click the following link:  http://bit.ly/1utEhww

The application deadline is October 23.

20.	LEADERSHIP: Gatorship Applications (HC):
Gatorship is a unique leadership and diversity experience designed for students who want to learn how to make UF a more inclusive environment. Apply to Gatorship and ‪#‎defineyourself‬. Applications are due at 11:59pm this Friday, October 24. Find them at http://www.multicultural.ufl.edu/programs/gatorship/applications/. For more information, email [log in to unmask]

*Note, the Honors Program will sponsor honors students who are accepted to Gatorship by covering the $60 or $20 (depending on weekend or one-day retreat) fee. Only the weekend retreat will count towards Honors Completion requirements (multi-day leadership conference).




STUDENT ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCEMENTS AND EVENTS 

21.	ANNOUNCEMENT: Self Defense Lessons with UF Kickboxing Club:
Interested in a unique team-building activity for your club or organization? The UF Kickboxing Club is offering free self-defense and kickboxing lessons to local groups. Please contact Genevieve at [log in to unmask] to organize an event.

22.	STUDENT ORG MEETINGS: Wednesday, October 22 (TODAY):
- CHISPAS at 7:20pm in Turlington 2319. Speaker: Marihelen Wheeler, Democratic nominee for U.S. District 3 Congress. She will be discussing her platform, issues surrounding immigration, the economy, and public education, as well as why voting matters.

- Neuroscience Club at 7:20pm in Little Hall, room 121. Speaker: Danielle Davis, a graduate student from the Cognition and Aging Laboratory. She works with Dr. Lise Abrams to investigate memory and language processes and the effects of aging on these processes. Contact: [log in to unmask]

- oSTEM (out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) at 7:20pm in Little Hall, room 125. Focus: Halloween-themed meeting featuring an episode of The Twilight Zone and refreshments. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/739663969456677/ 

23.	STUDENT ORG MEETINGS: Thursday, October 23:
- Gators for UNICEF at 6:00pm in Anderson 134. Focus: Watching two great presentations and passing out more Trick-or-Treat boxes. Contact: [log in to unmask]

24.	EVENT: Extra Life – A 24-Hour Charity Gameathon (NEW POSTING):
Tired of running charity marathons? Looking for a new way to give back to the community?

The BADAS-Society (Bachelor of Arts in Digital Arts and Sciences Society) is teaming up with Shands Children's Hospital to bring "Extra Life | A 24-Hour Charity Gameathon" to the University of Florida this weekend! 

The gameathon will be streamed live on Twitch and all the proceeds will be going to UF Health| Shands Children's Hospital. 

How can you support Extra Life?
1. Come and Play with us
2. Donate on our page
3. Tune in and watch 
4. Volunteer to Help Set-up and take down
5. Share

Date: October 25-26 
Time: 8:00am-8:00am 
Place: The REVE at Norman Gym
Food and Drinks: YES

Check out our Facebook event page for more information:
https://www.facebook.com/events/313421575512519 

25.	EVENT: “Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived” Exhibit Celebration (NEW POSTING):
The “Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived” exhibition is coming home to the Florida Museum of Natural History! Join the museum on Sunday, October 26 from 1:00-4:00pm to welcome the exhibit with a free, family-friendly celebration including hands-on activities and displays. For more information, call 352-273-2061.

26.	EVENT: UF Panel on Violence Prevention and Resources:
This panel will take place on Thursday, October 23 from 4:00-5:00pm in Smathers Library, Room 100.

Advocates from the community will present information and share resources to students, faculty and staff regarding violence prevention. Join representatives from Peaceful Paths Domestic Abuse Network, Sexual Trauma/Interpersonal Violence Education (STRIVE) from GatorWell, Alachua County Office of Victim Services, University Police Department and Gainesville Police Department. 

Topics will include:
- How intimate partner violence (IPV) and sexual assault impacts the lives of individuals on campus in our community.
- What resources are available through agencies. 
- How to contact the agencies for services.

27.	EVENT: Female Attorney Panel:
Have you ever wondered "Is the practice of law really different for women? What do women need to consider when entering the legal profession? What should female associates do, but more importantly, not do? What messages do we send? Is it harder to network as a woman?” 

Come listen to several successful female practitioners share their words of wisdom regarding practicing law in general, but especially as a female. Although the practice of law has come a long way, there is still room to improve. Make sure you’re ahead of the curve!

The Florida Association for Women Lawyers, along with some awesome co-sponsors, is hosting a panel of female attorneys to speak on what to do and what not do in the legal field and how to succeed in this difficult environment. This will also be a great opportunity to network with attorneys in a broad variety of fields.

The panel will take place at 6:30pm on Thursday, October 23, at the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center in the law school, followed by a networking hour with food and refreshments. Please check out their Facebook event page and RSVP if you plan to attend:  www.facebook.com/events/372966622860267/

28.	EVENT: Students For Liberty Florida Regional Conference:
Join us for the annual Students For Liberty Florida Regional Conference! Last year more than 140 pro-liberty students gathered at UF, and we look forward to seeing even more this year. This conference will take place on Saturday, October 25 from 9:00am-8:00pm in the Florida Gymnasium followed by a social at Boca Fiesta from 8:00-10:00pm. The conference is free of charge. 

Our two keynotes this year are Adrian Wyllie (Libertarian candidate for governor) and Brian Doherty (senior editor at Reason magazine and UF alumnus). In addition to bringing home free books and t-shirts, students will gain a deeper understanding of the ideas of liberty, opportunities for professional advancement, and a network of like-minded people to support them in their future endeavors.

You can register for free and find out more information here: http://studentsforliberty.org/event/2014-sfl-florida-regional-conference/





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