Category: Events

UF community invited for lighting of the Holiday Gator

The UF community is invited to the Lighting of the Holiday Gator from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. today on the lawn of the University Auditorium near the corner of Newell Drive and Union Road.

UF President Ben Sasse, Ph.D., will lead the countdown to the ceremonial lighting of the sculpture, which will glow with orange and blue LED lights throughout the remainder of the academic year, until Dec. 16.

Get into the holiday spirit at the 2023 Craft Festival

The Stephen C. O’Connell Center will host its annual Craft Festival Dec. 2-3, featuring authentic creations by talented artisans and crafters.

Faculty & Staff Appreciation Day at the Florida Museum Dec. 2

Receive free admission to the “Butterfly Rainforest” and “Antarctic Dinosaurs” exhibits, as well as 10% off in the museum gift shop.

UF Press holiday book sale

Explore new releases and other giftable books on topics such as Florida history, the arts, literature, cooking, gardening and more.

UF SKY student organization offers higher ed discount to upcoming retreat

SKY Happiness Retreat is an 11-hour self-development and life-skills training program offered to faculty & staff at over 100 universities across the country.

UF inaugurates Ben Sasse as 13th president

Click here to read President Sasse’s inaugural address and watch a recording of the full ceremony.

Discover strategies to improve family communication

Join ComPsych’s webinar on Nov. 13 at noon for strategies to improve family communication.

Celebrate the holidays with upcoming events and special discounts

Throughout the months of November and December, the UF community can enjoy a variety of festive events to get us into the spirit of the holiday season. Check out the following upcoming events and promotions right in our backyard — and don’t forget about UF’s GatorPerks discount program as you plan your holiday shopping, travel and entertainment.

Register for Resilience and Mindfulness at Work by Nov. 3

Learn about the importance of personal resilience at work and discover resources to develop self-awareness and strengthen resilience.

Local beer launch supports butterfly conservation efforts

First Magnitude will release a special brew called “Night Life Black IPA,” highlighting nocturnal insects like Io and luna moths.

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