Osprey Update Edition for Faculty-Staffhttp://www.unf.edu/OspreyUpdateEducation Doctorate Information Session

Start Date:
2018-02-21
End Date:
2018-02-28
Headline: Education Doctorate Information Session
Description:

The doctoral program in Educational Leadership will hold information sessions during the spring term. Attendees will learn about the doctoral program, including the admission process, course of study and program structure. Two sessions will be offered each day, from noon to 1:30 p.m. and from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Tom and Betty Petway Hall, Building 57, Room 3201. Session dates are as follows:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 28
  • Tuesday, March 13
  • Wednesday, April 4

For more information, email program leader Dr. David Hoppey, Exceptional, Deaf and Interpreter Education associate professor, or Michael Morris, executive secretary.

URL:
Category:
Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Contact Name:
Michael Morris
Contact Email:
m.d.morris@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2990



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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 16:13:11 GMT
Healthy Osprey Icon Identifies Best Meal Dining Options

Start Date:
2018-01-23
End Date:
2018-03-31
Headline: Healthy Osprey Icon Identifies Best Meal Dining Options
Description:

Look for the Healthy Osprey icon, a blue apple, to identify some of the best meal options with balanced nutrients offered at Osprey Cafe and around campus. The logo, designed in partnership with the Department of Recreation and Wellness, includes nutrition criteria set by Yemila Lowry, Dining Services registered dietitian. For more information, email Yemila Lowry or visit the website.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Yemila Lowry
Contact Email:
y.lowry@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2247



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Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:15:31 GMT
Library Trial Databases

Start Date:
2018-02-12
End Date:
2018-02-26
Headline: Library Trial Databases
Description:

Two new databases are available for free trial through the Library Databases webpage:

  • The Science of Synthesis: This database provides a critical review of the synthetic methodology developed from the early 1800s to date for the entire field of organic and organometallic chemistry. It's searchable by text, reaction and structure or via the interactive table of contents. The free trial ends Thursday, March 8.
  • Slavery and Anti-Slavery - A Transnational Archive, Parts I-IV: This archive consists of more than five million cross-searchable pages sourced from books, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, legal documents, court records, monographs, manuscripts and maps from many different countries. It covers a wide spectrum of interests related to the history of slavery, such as legal issues, the Caribbean, children and women, modes of resistance and much more. Free trial ends Wednesday, Feb. 28.

Send feedback on these databases to Stephanie Race, Carpenter Library head of research and outreach.

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Stephanie Race
Contact Email:
stephanie.race@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5177



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Fri, 09 Feb 2018 20:29:07 GMT
Student Union Fall Reservations Requests Open

Start Date:
2018-02-12
End Date:
2018-02-26
Headline: Student Union Fall Reservations Requests Open
Description:

Fall 2018 reservation requests for Student Government agencies and all registered student organizations in good standing with Club Alliance, may book one reoccurring event and one special event beginning 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 19, through Friday, Feb. 23. On-campus departments, agencies, organizations, Greek chapters and off-campus groups may may book as many events as needed beginning Monday, Feb. 26. Make reservations in person, Student Union, Administration Office, Building 58E, Room 1302, online or via email. For availability inquiries, call the Student Union at (904) 620-2525, or visit the office.

URL: https://www.unf.edu/studentunion/Reservations.aspx
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Zach Neaves
Contact Email:
zneaves@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1496



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Fri, 09 Feb 2018 13:52:55 GMT
Legacy Brick Pavers Available

Start Date:
2018-02-13
End Date:
2018-02-27
Headline: Legacy Brick Pavers Available
Description:

Leave a lasting impression on the University; commemorate your experience or honor someone you know by ordering a customized brick paver. Engravings can include graduation year, dedications, Greek letters or an inspirational quote. The deadline to order is Wednesday, May 30; order via the website.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Kate Engel
Contact Email:
k.engel@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5272



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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:47:30 GMT
Educator Preparation Institute Information Session

Start Date:
2018-02-14
End Date:
2018-02-28
Headline: Educator Preparation Institute Information Session
Description:

Learn about the steps needed to acquire a professional teaching certificate in the state of Florida. The Educator Preparation Institute, housed in the Center for Urban Education and Policy in the College of Education and Human Services, will discuss the admission process and pathway to alternative certification in K-12 without a traditional education degree. This free event is open to the public.

URL:
Category:
Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Contact Name:
Brooke Cobbin
Contact Email:
brooke.cobbin@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1823
Event Date: 2018-02-28
Event Time:
5:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Sandalwood High School, 2750 John Promenade Blvd., Jacksonville, 32246
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Tue, 09 Jan 2018 16:13:43 GMT
Free Speech/Campus Culture Panel Discussion

Start Date:
2018-02-14
End Date:
2018-02-28
Headline: Free Speech/Campus Culture Panel Discussion
Description:

Student Affairs with other campus departments will host a panel discussion on First Amendment protection and how freedom of speech intersects with diversity and inclusion policies on campus. This free event will feature a panel of experts on law, constitutional protections, University policy and social media.

URL:
Category:
Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Contact Name:
Bill Delaney
Contact Email:
bill.delaney@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 616-2600
Event Date: 2018-02-28
Event Time:
7:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 39, J. Brooks Brown Hall, Room 1009
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:



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Tue, 13 Feb 2018 19:16:45 GMT
Cross Country/Track and Field Team Seeks Volunteers

Start Date:
2018-02-14
End Date:
2018-02-27
Headline: Cross Country/Track and Field Team Seeks Volunteers
Description:

The track and field team seeks volunteers for upcoming home meets, including the Spring Break Invitational and Pre-State Meet college races, Friday, March 23, and high school races, Saturday, March 24. Volunteers will have the opportunity to earn service hours, help support a local collegiate program, cheer on student athletes and learn more about the sport. Meals and shirts will be provided to all volunteers. If interested, contact Rachel McFarlane, cross country/track and field assistant coach. For more information, visit the website

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Rachel McFarlane
Contact Email:
rachel.mcfarlane@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(734) 716-6097



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Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:03:00 GMT
Writing Center Workshops

Start Date:
2018-02-14
End Date:
2018-02-26
Headline: Writing Center Workshops
Description:

The Writing Center, Skinner-Jones Hall, Building 4, Room 2501, will offer the following student workshops:

  • How to Write an Effective Summary: 1 to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16
  • Writing Tips for Paragraph Structure: 1 to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19
  • Creating a Story Arc in Creative Writing: 1 to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26

Faculty are welcome to attend sessions.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/coas/english/wc/aboutwc.aspx
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
The Writing Center
Contact Email:
rubrics@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2774



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Tue, 13 Feb 2018 20:16:22 GMT
Transportation/Logistics Society Lend-A-Wing Pantry Drive

Start Date:
2018-02-15
End Date:
2018-03-01
Headline: Transportation/Logistics Society Lend-A-Wing Pantry Drive
Description:

TLS is sponsoring a semester-long drive to support the Lend-A-Wing Pantry, which provides essential supplies to students in need at no cost. Drop off food and hygiene-product donations to Honors Hall, Building 10, Room 2460.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/groups/logistics/index.html
Category:
Clubs and Organizations
Contact Name:
Lynn Brown
Contact Email:
lynn.brown@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1961



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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:49:42 GMT
New Americans with Disabilities Act Web Accessibility Draft Policy

Start Date:
2018-02-16
End Date:
2018-03-01
Headline: New Americans with Disabilities Act Web Accessibility Draft Policy
Description:

A new draft policy, ADA Web Accessibility for Information Resources, is available for review on the Policies and Regulations Webpage by using the Policies Under Review link. The rationale for the policy is outlined in the policy's Impact Statement. Send comments and questions via email to Compliance Office.

URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
Joann Campbell
Contact Email:
jcampbell@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2258



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Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:43:09 GMT
Writing Center Open House

Start Date:
2018-02-19
End Date:
2018-03-01
Headline: Writing Center Open House
Description:

Celebrate the beginning of spring and relax from the onset of midterms at the Writing Center's pizza and a potluck open house. Students, faculty and staff will enjoy music, games, prizes, free food and refreshments.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Kayla Hilliar
Contact Email:
rubrics@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5394
Event Date: 2018-03-01
Event Time:
11:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 4, Skinner-Jones Hall, Writing Center, Room 2501
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:



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Wed, 07 Feb 2018 18:08:12 GMT
Queer Talks: Sex/Gender Technicalities

Start Date:
2018-02-19
End Date:
2018-02-27
Headline: Queer Talks: Sex/Gender Technicalities
Description:

Bring a packed lunch to the LGBT Resource Center for a discussion on the gray areas/technicalities of sex and gender; facilitated by Jasmine Elise Graham, student assistant.

URL:
Category:
Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Contact Name:
Dwan Love
Contact Email:
d.love@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5197
Event Date: 2018-02-27
Event Time:
11:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 58E, Student Union, Room 1111
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 22:47:00 GMT
Brown Bag Lunch 'Socrative' Polling System Option

Start Date:
2018-02-20
End Date:
2018-02-27
Headline: Brown Bag Lunch 'Socrative' Polling System Option
Description:

Polling or student-response systems enable instructors to do formative assessment, give feedback, take attendance and more. While the University has a hardware-based clicker system, Turning Point, some instructors find that smartphone-based systems can meet their needs at a lower cost to students. In this session, Dr. Nathan Kunz, Department of Management assistant professor, provides a demonstration of Socrative, one such tool that he and other faculty use for short surveys, attendance, student feedback and quizzes. Bring your lunch, beverages and sweets will be provided; register here.

URL:
Category:
Professional Development and Training
Contact Name:
Taylor Kennedy
Contact Email:
taylor.kennedy@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5299
Event Date: 2018-02-27
Event Time:
12:15 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 10, Honors Hall, Room 1102
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
Center for Instruction and Research Technology



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Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:51:30 GMT
College of Education and Human Services

Start Date:
2018-02-20
End Date:
2018-02-26
Headline: College of Education and Human Services
Description:

The committee will conduct an interview with Dr. Linda Skrla, a candidate for the associate professor of educational leadership position, 313770. Contact Michael Morris, office assistant, for more information.

URL:
Category:
Search Committee News
Contact Name:
Michael Morris
Contact Email:
m.d.morris@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1787
Event Date: 2018-02-26
Event Time:
8:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 57, Tom and Betty Petway Hall, Room 3201
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:36:01 GMT
Internal Auditing Self-Assessment Checklist/Training Course Open

Start Date:
2018-02-20
End Date:
2018-03-05
Headline: Internal Auditing Self-Assessment Checklist/Training Course Open
Description:

The Office of Internal Auditing aims to reinforce good internal controls within all departments. As a tool, OIA has created a self-assessment checklist to help offices stay current in various best practices. All offices are encouraged to self-assess business practices and reach out to OIA if any questions or concerns arise. Not all items on the checklist will be practiced in all departments. To learn more, visit the webpage.

 

Attend a training course to learn about the checklist and the importance of internal controls. Register through the MyWings Center for Professional Development and Training portal. The course will be offered 1 to 2 p.m., Carpenter Library, Building 12, Conference Room, Room 2405, on the following days: 

  • Tuesday, Feb. 27
  • Wednesday, March 14
  • Tuesday, March 27
  • Friday, April 20

The team of internal auditors is available for consulting; email internal.audit@unf.edu or contact Julia Hann, director.

URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
Julia Hann
Contact Email:
internal.audit@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-3953



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Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:54:43 GMT
Community Scholars Program Application Deadline Approaching

Start Date:
2018-02-21
End Date:
2018-02-28
Headline: Community Scholars Program Application Deadline Approaching
Description:

The Center for Community-Based Learning's Community Scholars Program application deadline is 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28. Visit the website for more information on the 10th cohort of this program and to apply for this professional development opportunity.

URL:
Category:
Professional Development and Training
Contact Name:
Ryan Doan
Contact Email:
l.ryan.doan@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-3547



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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:59:23 GMT
Baseball Versus Southern Illinois University Weekend Games

Start Date:
2018-02-22
End Date:
2018-02-25
Headline: Baseball Versus Southern Illinois University Weekend Games
Description:

Support Osprey baseball against Southern Illinois, Harmon Baseball Stadium, Building 27: 

  • Friday, Feb. 23: 6:05 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 24: 2:05 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 25: 1:05 p.m.

Cost information: Students, Free with Valid Osprey 1Card; Adults, $5; Youth/Military/Faculty/Staff/Seniors, $3; Group Rate (10 or more), $2 each; Ticket information

URL:
Category:
Athletics and Recreation
Contact Name:
Kaitlin Parsons
Contact Email:
k.parsons@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5429



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Wed, 07 Feb 2018 19:23:33 GMT
用中文讲政治笑话:有的不是真的 [Telling Political Jokes in Chinese]

Start Date:
2018-02-22
End Date:
2018-02-26
Headline: 用中文讲政治笑话:有的不是真的 [Telling Political Jokes in Chinese]
Description:

"Telling Political Jokes in Chinese: Some are Not Real," a conversation in Chinese with Yongan Wu, associate professor of Chinese, is part of International Mondays, a series of informal conversations about the world today, conducted in various languages, with guests from across the campus and the North Florida area. All are welcome, including native/heritage speakers and language learners at all levels.

URL:
Category:
Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Contact Name:
Clayton McCarl
Contact Email:
clayton.mccarl@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1242
Event Date: 2018-02-26
Event Time:
11:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 10, Honors Hall, Room 2245
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
International Studies Program



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Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:50:00 GMT
Picnic on The Green

Start Date:
2018-02-22
End Date:
2018-03-01
Headline: Picnic on The Green
Description:

Brook Adams, executive chef, and Yemila Lowry, campus dietitian, will kick off National Nutrition Month with free tandoori chicken burritos, music and games.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Yemila Lowry
Contact Email:
y.lowry@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2247
Event Date: 2018-03-01
Event Time:
11:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 45, Fine Arts Center, The Green
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:
Dining Services



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Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:35:45 GMT
March Faculty Association Meeting/Annual Nominations

Start Date:
2018-02-22
End Date:
2018-03-01
Headline: March Faculty Association Meeting/Annual Nominations
Description:

The Faculty Association will meet. Final nominations for fall 2018 standing committees and University committees will be taken from the floor; view a list of nominee names/committee charges on the Faculty Association Hotline page. Faculty who are interested in serving on a committee are encouraged to contact any member of the Nominations and Elections Committee or email Dr. Heather Truelove, chair. The March agenda packet can be viewed in color or in black/white; limited hard copies will be available at the meeting. Check the Faculty Association Website and click "Current Agenda" for the complete agenda packet. For more information, contact Dr. Radha Pyati, president, or Cindy Chin, executive secretary. 

URL:
Category:
General Meetings
Contact Name:
Cindy Chin
Contact Email:
cchin@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2872
Event Date: 2018-03-01
Event Time:
12:15 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 16, Osprey Commons, Talon Room, Room 4202
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:41:45 GMT
Thomas G. Carpenter Library

Start Date:
2018-02-22
End Date:
2018-02-27
Headline: Thomas G. Carpenter Library
Description:

The committee will conduct telephone interviews for the research services librarian position, 314530, 9 a.m. to noon, Monday, Feb. 26, and Tuesday, Feb. 27, Carpenter Library, Building 12, Room 2400.

URL:
Category:
Search Committee News
Contact Name:
Susie Parks
Contact Email:
s.parks@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2553



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Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:40:09 GMT
Chairs Available

Start Date:
2018-02-23
End Date:
2018-02-26
Headline: Chairs Available
Description:

Three blue rolling desk chairs are available, Public Relations office, Alumni Hall, Building 60, Room 1010. Photo available upon request.

URL:
Category:
Items Available for Property Transfer
Contact Name:
Amanda Dawson
Contact Email:
amanda.dawson@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2192



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Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:34:33 GMT
'Dunks for Douglas' Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Fundraiser

Start Date:
2018-02-23
End Date:
2018-03-01
Headline: 'Dunks for Douglas' Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Fundraiser
Description:

The UNF Interfraternity Council will host "Dunks For Douglas," a 3-on-3 basketball tournament to support the Parkland, Florida community and victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy. This is a free event to attend; a $50 registration fee is required for each team to play. There will be free food, live music, games and a silent auction. One hundred percent of proceeds will be donated to the official Stoneman Douglas Victims' Fund. To learn more about the event and how to show support as well as to register a team, click here.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1826394820987306/about/
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Mark Favia
Contact Email:
president@unfifc.com
Contact Phone:
(630) 774-0016
Event Date: 2018-03-01
Event Time:
2:30 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 26, The Fieldhouse
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:30:23 GMT
Men's Basketball ASUN Tournament Play

Start Date:
2018-02-23
End Date:
2018-02-26
Headline: Men's Basketball ASUN Tournament Play
Description:

The Ospreys' journey back to the NCAA Tournament begins with a trip to New Jersey Institute of Technology for the first round of the ASUN Tournament, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26. For fans going to the game, purchase tickets in the UNF section and a special fan pack for $20 here. For fans who can't make the trip to NJIT, join the Osprey family for a watch party, new Buffalo Wild Wings at the St. Johns Town Center, 4594 Tropea Way, Jacksonville; a portion of the proceeds will go back to the Athletics Department.

URL:
Category:
Athletics and Recreation
Contact Name:
Joel Lamp
Contact Email:
joel.lamp@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5036



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Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:25:08 GMT
Rare Disease Day Awareness Program

Start Date:
2018-02-23
End Date:
2018-02-28
Headline: Rare Disease Day Awareness Program
Description:

Rare Disease Day takes place annually on the last day in February to raise awareness of rare diseases and the special challenges faced by those afflicted as well as to provide an active learning opportunity for the campus community, especially those looking to go into medical fields. This year's focus will be mitochondrial disorders. Dr. Beyza Aslan, Department of Mathematics and Statistics associate professor, will be the speaker/moderator; lunch and beverages will be provided.

URL:
Category:
Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Contact Name:
Dr. Beyza Aslan
Contact Email:
beyza.aslan@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-3713
Event Date: 2018-02-28
Event Time:
12:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 57, Tom and Betty Petway Hall, Room 1100A
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:
Disability Resource Center



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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:20:18 GMT
Science Cafe Presents 'See the Girl'

Start Date:
2018-02-23
End Date:
2018-03-02
Headline: Science Cafe Presents 'See the Girl'
Description:

This event will feature a Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center research team member discussing, "See the Girl: Research Behind Our Program Models." The Science Cafe is a monthly public series hosted by the Department of Psychology. Lunch will be provided by Brio Tuscan Grille; RSVP not required.

URL:
Category:
Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Contact Name:
Denise Anderson
Contact Email:
d.anderson@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1622
Event Date: 2018-03-02
Event Time:
12:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 12, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, Chamblin Room
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Wed, 07 Feb 2018 20:27:43 GMT
UNF in the News

Start Date:
2018-02-23
End Date:
2018-02-28
Headline: UNF in the News
Description:
  • A new leader for UNF: Dr. David Szymanski, the University’s next president, told the Jacksonville Daily Record he sees endless opportunities for what the University can become.
  • Next UNF president must embrace Delaney's visionary spirit:The Florida Times-Union highlighted President John Delaney's legacy at the University over the last 15 years. 
  • Percussion professor/students setting Guinness World Record: Dr. Andrea Venet, assistant professor of percussion, spoke with First Coast News about how she and her students are trying to set the Guinness World Record for the world's largest marching machine, a unique percussion instrument that sounds like marching feet. 
  • Florida lawmakers face political pressures after Parkland shooting: Dr. Michael Binder, associate professor of political science, talked to ABC News about the pressures facing Florida lawmakers in the wake of the shooting at Parkland. 

Read more about UNF faculty, staff and students in "Featured Stories."

URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
Joanna Norris
Contact Email:
jnorris@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2102



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Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:14:44 GMT
Vegan Cooking Demo

Start Date:
2018-02-23
End Date:
2018-03-02
Headline: Vegan Cooking Demo
Description:

Nutrition and Dietetic Association students will demonstrate how to make a tasty and nutritious vegan meal. This event is limited to 25 seats; an RSVP via email to Yemila Lowry is required.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Yemila Lowry
Contact Email:
y.lowry@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2247
Event Date: 2018-03-02
Event Time:
1:30 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 39, J. Brooks Brown Hall, Nutrition Lab, Room 3000A
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:



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Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:56:00 GMT