Administrative Announcements
Faculty and Staff Appreciation Breakfast

Friday, August 25, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Building 16, Osprey Commons, Osprey Cafe

President John Delaney invites all University faculty and staff to the annual Appreciation Breakfast. Print and bring the required e-ticket with you to enjoy the free breakfast; click here to register. 

Sponsor: Office of the President

Contact:

Whitney Meyer

whitney.meyer@unf.edu

(904) 620-2117

Intermittent Network Connectivity July 23

There will be intermittent loss of network connectivity from 6 to 9 a.m. Sunday, July 23, as Information Technology Services performs network maintenance.

Contact:

ITS Help Desk

helpdesk@unf.edu

(904) 620-4357

Transportation and Parking Services Notices
Fine Arts Center Garage Maintenance July 24 to Aug. 18

The third and fourth floors of the Fine Arts Center Garage, Building 44, will be blocked off starting 7 a.m. Monday, July 24, until 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, for lot maintenance. Other available parking will be available on the third and fourth floor of the Fine Arts Center Garage addition, Garage 44A. Use the front entrance into the garage since the accessibility of the third floor from the Fine Arts Center Garage will be blocked.

Contact:

Parking and Transportation Services

parking@unf.edu

(904) 620-2815

Lot 18 West Unavailable July 16 to 28

The west section of Parking Lot 18, located closest to Hodges Stadium, Building 46, will be unavailable beginning Sunday, July 16, until Friday, July 28, due to maintenance. The east section, located closest to Harmon Baseball Stadium, Building 27, will remain open for normal parking activity. Parking is also available in Lot 46, adjacent to Hodges Stadium.

Contact:

Parking and Transportation Services

parking@unf.edu

(904) 620-2815

Lot 47 Unavailable July 17 to July 21

Lot 47, adjacent to Building 47, Alumni Drive Information Booth, will be unavailable beginning Monday, July 17, until Friday, July 21, due to maintenance. As a result, all Booth activity will stop temporarily. During this time, utilize the main Parking Services, Building 52, for service needs.

Contact:

Parking and Transportation Services

parking@unf.edu

(904) 620-2815

Academics
COAS Awards $2,671 Senior Scholarship

The Willard O. Ash Scholarship, in honor of the College of Arts and Sciences founding dean, recognizes a COAS senior who embodies Ash's philosophy of a broad-based education in the liberal arts and sciences. The application deadline is 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11. Visit the website for more information and eligibility requirements. To obtain an application, contact Meg Vaysben, assistant development director, via email.

Contact:

Meg Vaysben

m.vaysben@unf.edu

(904) 620-2560

Office of Academic Testing Closure

The Office of Academic Testing permanently closed in June. The list of testing services previously provided can be found at the website. To determine where these tests can now be taken, as well as to find out how to retrieve test scores, contact Lori Collins, program assistant.

Contact:

Lori Collins

lori.collins@unf.edu

(904) 620-4356

School of Engineering Master's Thesis Defense

Friday, July 28, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Building 50, Science and Engineering Building, Room 2506

Jennet Orasheva, mechanical engineering student, will defend her thesis "The Effect of Corrosion Defects on the Failure of Oil and Gas Transmission Pipelines: A Finite Element Study."

Contact:

Dr. Murat Tiryakioglu

m.tiryakioglu@unf.edu

(904) 620-1390

School of Engineering Master's Thesis Defense

Friday, July 28, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Building 50, Science and Engineering Building, Room 2004

Pedram Yousefian, mechanical engineering student, will defend his master's thesis, "Pore Formation in Aluminum Castings: Theoretical Calculations and the Extrinsic Effect of Entrained Surface Oxide Films."

Contact:

Dr. Murat Tiryakioglu

m.tiryakioglu@unf.edu

(904) 620-1390

Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Artists at Work: 'Jovian Treasures' Panel Discussion

Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Jacksonville Public Library, 303 N. Laura St., Downtown

Fact or Fiction? The name of the game is critical thought; the Enlivened Spaces class exhibition "Jovian Treasures" will reveal the what, why and how it's played. This panel discussion will be moderated by Dr. Jenny K. Hager, sculpture associate professor, and will feature students Jen Broadbent, Nick DeGennaro, Jenn Hazell, Patty Macias, Alex Miller, Trish Murphy, Gabi O’Toole and project lead Matt Stanford.

Sponsor: Department of Art and Design

Contact:

Jenny Hager

j.hager@unf.edu

(904) 620-4687

Facebook Event
Microplastics/Invasive Species Workshop

Monday, July 24, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Building 58W, Student Union, Ballroom 3703

The Environmental Center will present an educational workshop on invasive species and microplastics. Speakers will include Jessica Spencer, Invasive Species Management Branch co-chair of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District and First Coast Invasive Working Group member, and Justina Dacey, community engagement coordinator for the St. Johns Riverkeeper

Cost: Free

Contact:

James Taylor

j.taylor@unf.edu

(904) 620-5804

Facebook Event
Search Committee News
College of Arts and Sciences

On-campus interviews will take place for the COAS development director position, 337210/440870, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 24, Alumni Hall, Building 60, and Social Sciences Building, Building 51. For an itinerary, contact Cathleen Thero, executive secretary.

Contact:

Cathleen Thero

c.thero@unf.edu

(904) 620-2110

Everything Else
Bachata Latin Dance Sessions

The Latin American Student Organization will teach a Bachata dance class, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 19, and Wednesday, July 26, Osprey Plaza, Student Union, Building 58.

Contact:

Laura Sanchez

laso1@unf.edu

(904) 620-5442

Office Supplies Available

A surplus variety of office supplies are available for pick up at the large conference table in Alumni Engagement, first floor, Alumni Hall, Building 60, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Friday, July 21, and Monday, July 24.

Contact:

Carley Robinson

carleyrobinson@unf.edu

(904) 620-2170

School Supply Drive Donations Request

The Black Student Union is co-sponsoring a school supply drive with other community partners to support Duval County Public Schools. Suggested donation items include No. 2 and colored pencils, markers, notebooks/paper, binders, folders, backpacks, glue sticks, scissors and liquid hand soap. Donations will be accepted until Friday, Aug. 4. The drop-box is located in the Student Alliance for Inclusion and Diversity office, Student Union, Building 58E, Room 1001. 

Contact:

Markale Ford

bsu1@unf.edu

(904) 620-2689

University/Historic Eastside Co-Sponsor School Supplies Drive

The Center for Urban Education and Policy department is partnering with The Eastside Arts and Vendors Market in order to strengthen educational opportunities/outcomes for Duval County Public School students. Suggested donation items include backpacks, composition books, paper, No. 2 pencils, pens, colored pencils, highlighters, erasers, three-prong pocket folders and hand sanitizer. Donations will be accepted until Thursday, Aug. 10, Center for Urban Education and Policy office, Petway Hall, Building 57, Room 1070. In addition, volunteers are needed for The Back To School Giveaway, Saturday, Aug. 12. For more information, contact Tiffany King, office manager.

Contact:

Tiffany King

tiffany.king@unf.edu

(904) 620-1935