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UF hosts inaugural religion, nature and culture conference

Published: Mar 31st, 2006

The society’s inaugural conference, “Exploring Religion, Nature and Culture,” will include keynote and plenary speakers Carolyn Merchant, Stephen Kellert and Mark Bekoff, as well as more than 140 international scholars presenting their work. UF students and faculty, and members of the Gainesville community are welcome to attend the conference, most of which will be free.

Comedian Margaret Cho to perform April 11 at the O’Connell Center

Published: Mar 31st, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Margaret Cho, comedian and actress, will perform at 8 p.m. April 11 at the O’Connell Center at the University of Florida. Doors open at 7 p.m. Bruce Daniels will be the featured opening act. There will not be a press conference for this show. This show is free and open to the public and is cosponsored by Pride Awareness Month and Pride Student Union.

Students show contemporary ceramics in Reitz gallery

Published: Mar 31st, 2006

“Menagerie: A Ceramics Show” opens April 3 in the “gallery” of the Reitz Student Union and continues through April 14. This show features contemporary ceramics from University of Florida students.

Museums to host UF Cultural Plaza flight demonstration April 4

Published: Mar 31st, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History and the Harn Museum of Art will host a public flight demonstration of the CarterGyro Demonstrator/Trainer, a new aircraft resembling an aerial motorcycle, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 4 at the University of Florida Cultural Plaza.

Classical Association to meet in Gainesville

Published: Mar 31st, 2006

The 102nd annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) will be held April 6-8 in Gainesville at the invitation of the classics faculty at the University of Florida.

Students invited to talk about alcohol use

Published: Mar 31st, 2006

National Alcohol Screening Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 6 on the front lawn of the Student Health Care Center.

Discussion, book signing at Harn to feature internationally renowned artists

Published: Mar 31st, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida faculty Andrea Robbins and Max Becher have worked collaboratively for more than 20 years as internationally recognized artists and husband and wife.

Expert to speak at UF about behavioral health, social justices on campuses

Published: Mar 31st, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The College of Health and Human Performance has invited Alan Berkowitz, a well-known independent consultant of health and social justice issues, to speak about promoting behavioral health and social justice on college campuses.

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Published: Mar 31st, 2006

HHP students host basketball tournament to benefit March of Dimes

Published: Mar 30th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Health and Human Performance College Council, UF Gator Sport Management Club and the Pink Flamingos Volunteer Group will host a 3-on-3 basketball tournament to benefit March of Dimes. “Hoops for Life” will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 15 in the Florida Gym.