UF events of possible media interest listed

Published: July 28 2014


GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The following events are scheduled in the near future at the University of Florida:

‘Moving Water’ mural to be dedicated

A ritualistic installation and dedication of a new public art piece will be held at 2 p.m. July 30, starting at Library West and ending at the Computer Science & Engineering Building. “Moving Water” by Miami artist Xavier Cortada is a 32-foot-long ceramic tile mural that depicts “scarred water,” water as it flows in spaces carved for it across Panama and Florida. Attendees will carry water from various sources in vessels in a procession accompanied by carillon music.

For more information, contact Leah Craig, 352-273-1489, lcraig@arts.ufl.edu.

Patients to judge game systems

Students in an introductory engineering design course will share their soccer-themed game systems with patients at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital at 2 p.m. Aug. 1 in the UF Health Shands Hospital Atrium. The patients will choose their favorite game and the students will teach them about the engineering behind the systems.

For more information, contact Peveeta Persaud, 352-265-0373, pseeraj@ufl.edu.