Osprey Update Edition for Studentshttp://www.unf.edu/OspreyUpdateLibrary Commons 'ACE IT!' Tutoring

Start Date:
2015-08-24
End Date:
2015-09-07
Headline: Library Commons 'ACE IT!' Tutoring
Description:

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m., and continuing Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, students can get help in math, chemistry and business at the Thomas G. Carpenter Library, Building 12, second floor, commons area.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/library
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Maria Atilano
Contact Email:
m.atilano@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1564



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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:39:47 GMT
Confucius Institute Hosts Nanjing University Traditional Instruments Orchestra Concert

Start Date:
2015-08-24
End Date:
2015-09-07
Headline: Confucius Institute Hosts Nanjing University Traditional Instruments Orchestra Concert
Description:

The Confucius Institute will host a concert performance by Nanjing University Traditional Instruments Orchestra from Nanjing, China. The concert will showcase various traditional Chinese instrument performances, including Zheng and bamboo flute solos, as well as erhu, plucked instruments and pipa ensembles. E-tickets are required and can be obtained here.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/initiatives/confucius/news_and_events/Upcoming_News.aspx
Category:
Arts and Entertainment
Contact Name:
Dr. Ronghua Ouyang
Contact Email:
ronghua.ouyang@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1968
Event Date: 2015-09-25
Event Time:
7:30 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 45, Fine Arts Center, Lazzara Performance Hall, Room 1100
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:



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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:30:38 GMT
'LUCIDA: Paintings by Franklin Matthews' Exhibit

Start Date:
2015-08-24
End Date:
2015-09-07
Headline: 'LUCIDA: Paintings by Franklin Matthews' Exhibit
Description:

The Lufrano Gallery, located in the Student Union, Building 58, Room 2401, will feature the exhibit "LUCIDA: Paintings by Franklin Matthews," Monday, Aug. 24, through Friday, Dec. 11, a collection of paintings that examines life on Jacksonville's streets. For more information and exhibition times, visit the "Upcoming Exhibition" tab on the Gallery's Web page.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/icp/lufrano/
Category:
Arts and Entertainment
Contact Name:
Naomi Karp
Contact Email:
naomi.karp@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2475



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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 12:20:53 GMT
Osprey Productions Interest Meeting

Start Date:
2015-08-24
End Date:
2015-09-04
Headline: Osprey Productions Interest Meeting
Description:

Learn about volunteer opportunities, such as planning and managing concerts, movie nights, pool parties and other events. Drinks and Publix subs (vegetarian options available) will be provided.

URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/637669809703364/
Category:
Clubs and Organizations
Contact Name:
Vivian Taylor
Contact Email:
opoffice@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-4386
Event Date: 2015-09-04
Event Time:
2:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58W, Student Union, Auditorium, Room 2704
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:



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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:28:29 GMT
Spinnaker Media Employment Opportunities

Start Date:
2015-08-24
End Date:
2015-09-07
Headline: Spinnaker Media Employment Opportunities
Description:

Spinnaker Media is accepting applications for the following student positions:

  • News editor
  • Features editor
  • Sports editor
  • Chief copy editor
  • Designers
  • Advertising sales executives
  • Distributor
  • Technical director, Spinnaker TV

Spinnaker Radio is currently looking for a general manager for the fall semester. Click here for more information or to apply.

URL: http://www.unfspinnaker.com
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Lori Durham
Contact Email:
l.durham@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1579



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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:42:40 GMT
Identity Group Button-Making Party

Start Date:
2015-08-26
End Date:
2015-09-02
Headline: Identity Group Button-Making Party
Description:

Learn about campus identity groups at the LGBT Resource Center, create a button that represents your identity and mingle with group leaders while enjoying refreshments.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/lgbtrc/Upcoming_Events.aspx
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Jake Moore
Contact Email:
jake.moore@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5197
Event Date: 2015-09-02
Event Time:
6:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58E, Student Union, Room 1111
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center



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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 09:49:42 GMT
September Faculty Association Meeting

Start Date:
2015-08-27
End Date:
2015-09-04
Headline: September Faculty Association Meeting
Description:

The September agenda packet can be viewed here. Limited hard copies will be available at the meeting.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/unffa/
Category:
General Meetings
Contact Name:
Cindy Chin
Contact Email:
cchin@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2872
Event Date: 2015-09-03
Event Time:
12:15 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 16, Osprey Commons, Talon Room, Room 4202
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:47:25 GMT
Public Opinion Research Lab Hiring

Start Date:
2015-08-27
End Date:
2015-09-02
Headline: Public Opinion Research Lab Hiring
Description:

The position pays $10 an hour and consists of making phone calls and recording data for research. The schedule is flexible from 5 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8, to Sunday, Oct. 4, in the Social Sciences Building, Building 51, Room 2222. E-mail for more information and if interested in applying.

URL: https://www.unf.edu/coas/porl/
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Public Opinion Research Lab
Contact Email:
PORL@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2784



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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:11:14 GMT
Caring Award/Internship Nominations

Start Date:
2015-08-28
End Date:
2015-09-11
Headline: Caring Award/Internship Nominations
Description:

Nominations are being accepted for the Albert D. Ernest Caring Award and the Halamandaris Caring Internship at the Heart of America Foundation near Washington, D.C. Both awards recognize students who demonstrate the spirit of caring, humanitarianism and volunteerism. Faculty can nominate students for either or both and a student may self-nominate with faculty support. Completed nomination forms and essays are due by Friday, Oct. 2, to Alumni Hall, Building 60, Room 2103, Office of Foundation Scholarships. For further information and nomination forms, visit the website or contact Nancy Boerem, scholarship coordinator.

URL: https://www.unf.edu/foundation_scholarships/caring/Caring_Awards_homepage.aspx
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Nancy Boerem
Contact Email:
nboerem@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2150



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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 12:01:46 GMT
Spinnaker Magazine Release Party

Start Date:
2015-08-28
End Date:
2015-09-04
Headline: Spinnaker Magazine Release Party
Description:

Celebrate the release of the back-to-school edition with live music by local musicians, food/drink specials and giveaways. The first 50 students with a valid Osprey1 Card will receive something special. 

URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/852390494857436/
Category:
Clubs and Organizations
Contact Name:
Morgan Purvis
Contact Email:
promotions@unfspinnaker.com
Contact Phone:
(863) 286-9095
Event Date: 2015-09-04
Event Time:
5:30 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58W, Student Union, The Boathouse
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:



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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:37:11 GMT
UNF Foundation Joint Committee Meeting

Start Date:
2015-08-28
End Date:
2015-09-02
Headline: UNF Foundation Joint Committee Meeting
Description:

A joint meeting has been scheduled with the Finance and Audit Committee and Executive Committee of the UNF Foundation.

URL:
Category:
General Meetings
Contact Name:
Patricia Madrid
Contact Email:
p.madrid@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2111
Event Date: 2015-09-01
Event Time:
12:00 p.m.
Event Location:
The River Club, Duval Room, Suite 3500, 1 Independent Dr., Jacksonville, FL
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
Development and Alumni Engagement



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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:28:47 GMT
UNF in the News

Start Date:
2015-08-28
End Date:
2015-09-03
Headline: UNF in the News
Description:

UNF student overcomes unexpected odds: Most people are fortunate to grow up with a mom or dad, but for freshman Gloria Elsen, the odds were against her when she lost both parents. Still, courage and determination led the nursing major to overcome the unexpected hardships and succeed despite them. Elsen shared her story with First Coast News
New helium liquefier puts UNF in the forefront: Dr. Tom Pekarek, physics professor, talked to Action News about the new helium liquefier in the Department of Physics and how it will put the University at the forefront of low-temperature physics research.
On-campus living: Dr. Tom Serwatka, vice president and chief of staff, and senior Ean Gomez spoke to First Coast News about the benefits of living on campus.
State congressional district map: Dr. Michael Binder, assistant professor of political science, discussed the complicated task of redrawing the Florida congressional district maps on WJCT Public Radio's "First Coast Connect." 
Healthy snack options for students: Dr. Zhiping Yu, assistant professor in the Nutrition and Dietetics Flagship Program, shared back-to-school nutrition tips on "First Coast Living."

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, 27 Aug 2015 15:11:21 GMT
Coffee and Conversation

Start Date:
2015-08-31
End Date:
2015-09-04
Headline: Coffee and Conversation
Description:

Meet new people, drink coffee and enjoy meaningful conversation that will explore the big questions of life: Who am I? What are my values? What gives my life a sense of meaning, fulfillment and purpose?

URL:
Category:
Clubs and Organizations
Contact Name:
Rebecca Eppler
Contact Email:
Rebecca.eppler@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2837
Event Date: 2015-09-02
Event Time:
2:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 2, Founders Hall, Room 2100
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:



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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:50:09 GMT
Fall Library Workshop Sessions

Start Date:
2015-08-31
End Date:
2015-09-10
Headline: Fall Library Workshop Sessions
Description:

Attend a series of 30-minute workshops online or in-person at the Thomas G. Carpenter Library, Building 12, Room 2102A. Sessions are as follows:

  • Meet Your Librarians:
    • Tuesday, Sept. 8, 3 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Bibliographies Made Easy - Endnote Basic:
    • Wednesday, Sept. 9, 3 to 3:30 p.m., Online
    • Thursday, Oct. 8, 3 to 3:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday, Nov. 3, 3 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Advanced OneSearch - Finding Your One in a Million:
    • Thursday, Sept.10, 3 to 3:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday, Oct. 7, 3 to 3:30 p.m., Online
    • Wednesday, Nov. 4, 3 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Finding Census Data:
    • Tuesday, Oct. 6, 3 to 3:30 p.m.
    • Thursday, Nov. 5, 3 to 3:30 p.m., Online
URL: http://libguides.unf.edu/workshops/fall2015
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Lauren Newton
Contact Email:
lauren.newton@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1531



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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:47:23 GMT
Labor Day Special Hours/Closures

Start Date:
2015-08-31
End Date:
2015-09-07
Headline: Labor Day Special Hours/Closures
Description:

Most University offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of Labor Day. Below are special hours of operation and closures:

  • Community First Credit Union: Closed
  • Dining: Visit the Dining Services website for operating hours
  • Game Room: Closed
  • ITS Help Desk: Closed
  • Osprey Connector: Inactive after 3 a.m. Friday, Sept. 4. Services will resume 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 7, with the modified housing route.
  • Osprey Transit: Inactive after 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4. Services will resume 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8.
  • Student Government Offices: Closed
  • Student Union: Closed
  • Student Wellness Center: Closed
  • Thomas G. Carpenter Library: Closed
  • Town Center Shuttle: Normal service hour activity through Sunday, Sept. 6. Holiday hours will start at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 7.
  • UNF Bookstore: Closed
URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
Andrea Mestdagh
Contact Email:
andrea.mestdagh@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2192



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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:03:25 GMT
Osprey Clubhouse 'Ask a Librarian'

Start Date:
2015-08-31
End Date:
2015-09-14
Headline: Osprey Clubhouse 'Ask a Librarian'
Description:

Beginning today, Monday, Aug. 31, Cat Silvers, first-year outreach librarian, will be available from 5 to 7 p.m. every Monday, in the Osprey Clubhouse, Building 17, second floor hallway, to "Ask a Librarian" about citations, finding resources and researching topics. Walk-ups are welcome. Contact Silvers for an appointment.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/library
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Cat Silvers
Contact Email:
cat.silvers@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5062



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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:53:02 GMT
Swoopin' Up the Butts

Start Date:
2015-08-31
End Date:
2015-09-04
Headline: Swoopin' Up the Butts
Description:

Together, the Environmental Center and Healthy Ospreys are Swoopin’ Up the Butts. This initiative to keep campus cigarette butt free will take place every Friday at locations throughout the University. Campus became smoke-free August 1, and all cigarette receptacles have been removed.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/ecenter/Volunteer.aspx
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
James Taylor
Contact Email:
j.taylor@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5804
Event Date: 2015-09-04
Event Time:
12:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 12, Thomas G. Carpenter Library
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:52:58 GMT
#TFWednesday: Marriage

Start Date:
2015-08-31
End Date:
2015-09-09
Headline: #TFWednesday: Marriage
Description:

Bring your lunch and engage in casual dialog about the featured topic of marriage. Discussion will focus on what different sacred and secular works say about marriage and how they interact with gender and sexuality through a pop-culture lens.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/lgbtrc/Upcoming_Events.aspx
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Jake Moore
Contact Email:
jake.moore@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5197
Event Date: 2015-09-09
Event Time:
12:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 2, Founders Hall, Interfaith Center, Room 2100
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
Interfaith Center and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center



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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 09:54:36 GMT
'The Mask You Live In' Film Screening

Start Date:
2015-08-31
End Date:
2015-09-11
Headline: 'The Mask You Live In' Film Screening
Description:

Attend a special screening of "The Mask You Live In," the thought-provoking documentary that follows the stories of boys and young men as they try to stay true to themselves, while negotiating America's narrow definition of masculinity.

URL: http://therepresentationproject.org/films/the-mask-you-live-in/
Category:
Arts and Entertainment
Contact Name:
Brandi Winfrey
Contact Email:
b.winfrey@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2528
Event Date: 2015-09-15
Event Time:
6:30 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58W, Student Union, Auditorium, Room 2704
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:
Women's Center and Department of Psychology



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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:53:40 GMT
Coggin College of Business Welcome Back Cookout/Showcase

Start Date:
2015-09-01
End Date:
2015-09-02
Headline: Coggin College of Business Welcome Back Cookout/Showcase
Description:

Learn more about what the Coggin College of Business has to offer at the Student Club Showcase and cookout. Enjoy free barbeque, new friends and games. Meet with academic advising, study abroad and career management staff, as well as select faculty members. Freshmen and sophomores who attend will receive a special gift.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/coggin/cmc/students/WelcomeBack.aspx
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Shannon Italia
Contact Email:
sitalia@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2067
Event Date: 2015-09-02
Event Time:
11:30 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 42, Coggin College of Business, Sheffield Pavillion Patio
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:15:25 GMT
Senior Service Award Nominations Deadline

Start Date:
2015-09-01
End Date:
2015-09-14
Headline: Senior Service Award Nominations Deadline
Description:

The UNF Alumni Association is accepting nominations from faculty, staff and students for the Senior Service Award, presented to a graduating senior who has made significant contributions through volunteerism while maintaining an outstanding academic record. The recipient will receive a commemorative award with a check for $500 and will be recognized during the fall commencement ceremony. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, Oct. 1. Click here to nominate a deserving senior for this prestigious award.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/uploadedFiles/ia/alumni/SSA%20Nomination%20Form%20Fall%202015.pdf
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Leah Case
Contact Email:
l.case@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2132



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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:53:05 GMT
Alumni Association Now Accepting Student Clubs Grant Applications

Start Date:
2015-09-01
End Date:
2015-09-14
Headline: Alumni Association Now Accepting Student Clubs Grant Applications
Description:

The UNF Alumni Association is proud to offer grant funding to two student organizations for up to $1,000 per club for the sponsorship of a specific project, trip or cause. Applications for the fall semester are due by Thursday, Oct.1.

URL:
Category:
Clubs and Organizations
Contact Name:
Leah Case
Contact Email:
l.case@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2132



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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:57:29 GMT
Men’s Soccer Game LGBT Walkover

Start Date:
2015-09-01
End Date:
2015-09-09
Headline: Men’s Soccer Game LGBT Walkover
Description:

Meet at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center, then walk to Hodges Stadium, Building 46, to watch the Ospreys men's soccer team take on the University of Central Florida Knights. Bring a valid Osprey1 Card for admission to the game.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/lgbtrc/Upcoming_Events.aspx
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Jake Moore
Contact Email:
jake.moore@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5197
Event Date: 2015-09-09
Event Time:
6:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58E, Student Union, Room 1111, LGBT Resource Center
Event Cost:
Osprey1 Card
Event Sponsor:



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Wed, 19 Aug 2015 09:57:23 GMT
Join the Healthy Osprey American Heart Walk Team

Start Date:
2015-09-02
End Date:
2015-09-15
Headline: Join the Healthy Osprey American Heart Walk Team
Description:

There’s no better time than now to start the path to better health by participating in the 2015 American Heart Association’s "Start!" Heart Walk as part of the Healthy Osprey team. Registration is free for the 5K walk and activities, however, participants are encouraged to donate or raise funds to support the American Heart Association. For more information on joining the Healthy Osprey team, visit the Department of Health Promotion website. For questions, contact Health Promotion at (904) 620 -1570.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/healthpromotion/
Category:
Athletics and Recreation
Contact Name:
Ashley Ballard
Contact Email:
a.ballard@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1570
Event Date: 2015-09-19
Event Time:
8:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Metropolitan Park, 4110 Gator Bowl Blvd., Jacksonville, FL
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
Department of Health Promotion



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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:22:56 GMT