April 21, 2015
Looking for a Collaborator in Communication and Health?
Join the STEM Translational Communications Research and the CTSI teams on Friday, April 24 from 2-4 p.m. for “Collaborating with Strangers in Communication and Health.” The workshop will be held in CTRB 3161/3162 in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
The workshop connects students, faculty and researchers from across campus. You’ll walk away with more resources, solutions and creative ideas than you ever imagined. Open to all faculty and students with an interest in translational communication and health. To register, go to: http://www.jou.ufl.edu/tcr/events or email Lylly Rodriguez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submitted by Quenta Vettel, College of Journalism and Communications
Girl Scouts Explore: Lepidoptera
One of the most exciting parts of being a Girl Scout is the opportunity to experience new and inspiring adventures. Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts are invited to participate in their next adventure at the Florida Museum of Natural History on May 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. and explore butterflies and moths from around the world and Florida. The program fee is $18 per scout, which includes entrance into the “Butterfly Rainforest” and a patch created specifically for this event. One adult chaperone per ten scouts may participate for free, and additional chaperones are $7.50. Call 352-273-2061 to register for this program by April 30. For more information and pricing, visit www.flmnh.ufl.edu/events/camps/scout-explorations/.
Submitted by Katina Prokos, Florida Museum of Natural History
Funding Opportunity: Southeastern Conference Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program
The Southeastern Conference (SEC) Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program is intended to enhance faculty collaboration that stimulates scholarly initiatives between SEC universities.
This initiative gives faculty from one SEC university the opportunity to travel to another SEC campus to: exchange ideas; develop grant proposals; conduct research; consult with faculty and/or students; offer lectures or symposia; or engage in whatever academic activities are agreeable to the visitor and host unit.
Travel dates for these visits must be between November 1, 2015 and July 15, 2016. The grants will cover transportation, lodging and per diem. Non-travel-related expense (e.g. books, supplies, computer software, etc.) will not be covered and it is not permissible to use funds for support staff (TA's, RA's) expenses.
The deadline to apply is July 15, 2015 and details are available at the Provost's office website.
Submitted by Angel Kwolek-Folland, Office of the Provost
FAAC Juried Arts Exhibition on Display in University Gallery through May 29
The 2014-2015 Fine Arts College Council Juried Arts Exhibition will be on display in UF’s University Gallery April 24-May 29. The exhibition features graduate and undergraduate student work in visual arts, dance and music composition. An opening reception, which is free and open to the public, will be held Friday, April 24 from 4-7 p.m., with a dance performance at 5 p.m. and the awards presentation at 6 p.m. For more, visit www.arts.ufl.edu/calendar.
Submitted by Leah Craig, College of the Arts
Resources for Faculty/Staff Working with Student Veterans
- Looking to receive up-to-date information about resources and services offered to student veterans at the University of Florida? If so, please connect with the Collegiate Veterans Success Center on Facebook or Twitter. More information regarding the Collegiate Veterans Success Center can be found online at https://www.dso.ufl.edu/veteran
Submitted by Anthony DeSantis, Dean of Students Office