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15

Explore UNF Open House

Saturday, October 15, 2016
10:00 AM

Oct

18

Regaining Control in an Unsettled Europe

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
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28

8th Annual Student Leadership Summit

Friday, October 28, 2016
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UNF students 'Walk a Mile in a Refugee's Shoes'

Many River City natives aren’t aware how hard it can be for refugees to adapt to life on the First Coast. Dr. Leslie Kaplan, associate director for the Hicks Honors College at UNF, talks to WJCT Public Radio about how she is aiming to change that by getting her students to walk a mile in a refugee’s shoes.

King of the playground, Spencer Luckey, builds climbers that are engineering marvels

Drs. Tracy Alloway, associate professor, and Ross Alloway, research associate, both in the UNF Department of Psychology, share with Smithsonian.com that climbing a tree can benefit working memory or the processing of information.

UNF simulation is a glimpse of refugees' plight

UNF freshmen in the Hicks Honors College took part in a refugee simulation, which places students in the position of refugees, homeless and poor people by showing them the difficulties of finding work, transportation, schools for their children and other life challenges. They shared their challenges with The Florida Times-Union.