Osprey Update Edition for Faculty-Staffhttp://www.unf.edu/OspreyUpdateOffice of Academic Testing Closure

Start Date:
2017-07-03
End Date:
2017-08-28
Headline: Office of Academic Testing Closure
Description:

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.

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Lori Collins
Contact Email:
lori.collins@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-4356



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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 20:24:35 GMT
Canvas 101

Start Date:
2017-08-11
End Date:
2017-08-18
Headline: Canvas 101
Description:

This hands-on, instructor-led session provides an overview of Canvas, the University's new learning management system. Instructors learn about the Canvas interface and how to create content, assignments, quizzes and discussions. Mobile apps, student tracking and grade management are also covered. Registration is required; click here.

URL:
Category:
Professional Development and Training
Contact Name:
Justin Lerman
Contact Email:
j.lerman@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5299
Event Date: 2017-08-18
Event Time:
1:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 12, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, Room 2102B
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
Center for Instruction and Research Technology



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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:50:52 GMT
Canvas 101

Start Date:
2017-08-16
End Date:
2017-08-23
Headline: Canvas 101
Description:

This hands-on, instructor-led session provides an overview of Canvas, the University's new learning management system. Learn about the Canvas interface and how to create content, assignments, quizzes and discussions. Mobile apps, student tracking and grade management are also covered. Registration is required; click here.

URL:
Category:
Professional Development and Training
Contact Name:
Justin Lerman
Contact Email:
j.lerman@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5299
Event Date: 2017-08-23
Event Time:
1:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 12, Thomas G. Carpenter Library, Room 2102B
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
Center for Instruction and Research Technology



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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:53:41 GMT
Chinese Language, Tai Chi/Martial Arts Courses

Start Date:
2017-08-02
End Date:
2017-08-18
Headline: Chinese Language, Tai Chi/Martial Arts Courses
Description:

The Confucius Institute at UNF will offer two Chinese Language courses as well as a Tai Chi/Martial Arts course, beginning the week of Monday, Aug. 21. These courses are free for University students, faculty and staff. Register in advance on the website, where detailed information can be found under "Events and News" and "CI Programs."

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Natalia Gallimore
Contact Email:
confuciusinstitute@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5436



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Tue, 01 Aug 2017 12:57:40 GMT
Desk Chairs Available

Start Date:
2017-08-04
End Date:
2017-08-18
Headline: Desk Chairs Available
Description:

Five desk chairs are available, Taylor Leadership Institute, Building 9, Room 1103. 

URL:
Category:
Items Available for Property Transfer
Contact Name:
Alison Noonan
Contact Email:
alison.noonan@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(352) 478-5274



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Wed, 02 Aug 2017 20:17:39 GMT
Psychology Master's Thesis Defense

Start Date:
2017-08-07
End Date:
2017-08-18
Headline: Psychology Master's Thesis Defense
Description:

John Copeland, psychology graduate student, will defend his thesis, "Loneliness and Student Health: Replication and Exploratory Analysis."

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Dr. Lori Lange
Contact Email:
llange@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1638
Event Date: 2017-08-18
Event Time:
2:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 51, Social Sciences Building, Room 3131
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Sat, 05 Aug 2017 21:37:41 GMT
OneSearch: Library Reading Lists Live August 14

Start Date:
2017-08-09
End Date:
2017-08-23
Headline: OneSearch: Library Reading Lists Live August 14
Description:

OneSearch: Library Reading Lists, a new tool that allows instructors to easily compile a reading list without ever having to leave Canvas, will go live Monday, Aug. 14. From inside Canvas, instructors can use OneSearch to identify electronic library materials, including journal articles, ebooks, digital recordings and video as well as add them to course reading lists. Outside websites and notes to students can also be included.

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



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Fri, 04 Aug 2017 15:33:46 GMT
Carpenter Library Instruction

Start Date:
2017-08-10
End Date:
2017-08-24
Headline: Carpenter Library Instruction
Description:

Instruction librarians are available to provide hands-on training in the Library's numerous electronic resources and collections. Orientations are tailored to class needs and cover research tools specific to the subject being taught. Instruction sessions typically take place in the Library's training rooms but can be relocated. Work with librarians to fit course needs with synchronous, live session or a completely asynchronous library instruction experience for both online and hybrid courses. Schedule a fall class.

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Stephanie Weiss
Contact Email:
s.weiss@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2431



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Wed, 09 Aug 2017 20:58:27 GMT
School of Computing Master's Thesis Defense

Start Date:
2017-08-14
End Date:
2017-08-18
Headline: School of Computing Master's Thesis Defense
Description:

Dishi Shrivastava, a computing graduate student, will defend her thesis, "The Impact of Social Presence and User Experience on Gender Sensitive E-Tailing Websites."

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Karthikeyan Umapathy
Contact Email:
k.umapathy@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1329
Event Date: 2017-08-18
Event Time:
10:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 15, John E. Mathews Jr. Computer Science Building, Room 2203
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 14:36:01 GMT
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

Start Date:
2017-08-14
End Date:
2017-08-22
Headline: Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
Description:

Department of Physics students/faculty will be onsite to answer questions as well as provide a limited number of safe-viewing glasses and telescopes. Hawaiian-shaved ice will be available for purchase; free to students with a valid Osprey 1Card. Attendees are encouraged to enter the University via North Entrance Road and park in Lot 18 by Harmon Baseball Stadium, Building 27. Visitor parking will cost $2 at lot kiosks/permit dispensers.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Brock Ertel
Contact Email:
brock.ertel@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1750
Event Date: 2017-08-21
Event Time:
1:30 p.m.
Event Location:
Coxwell Amphitheater, Adjacent to Building 58, Student Union
Event Cost:
Free; open to the public
Event Sponsor:
Student Union, Campus Life, Physics Department



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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 15:04:34 GMT
University Development and Alumni Engagement

Start Date:
2017-08-14
End Date:
2017-08-21
Headline: University Development and Alumni Engagement
Description:

The committee will receive the hiring charge and review applications for the Academic Affairs director of development position, 331780/333760.

URL:
Category:
Search Committee News
Contact Name:
Barbara Ruby
Contact Email:
b.ruby@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2264
Event Date: 2017-08-21
Event Time:
3:30 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 1, J.J. Daniel Hall, Graduate School Conference Room, Room 2000
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 17:42:05 GMT
Virtual Parking Permits Begin August 16

Start Date:
2017-08-14
End Date:
2017-08-19
Headline: Virtual Parking Permits Begin August 16
Description:

Starting Wednesday, Aug. 16, annual and term parking permits will be virtual; the vehicle's license plate number is now your parking permit. Verify that your license plate number is listed correctly in your parking account via the myWings portal. License plates will be scanned by tag-recognition cameras, so vehicles need to park "nose in." If there's an empty parking space in front of the one you are pulling into, don't pull forward. Most questions are addressed on the tutorial videopermit info or FAQ for Virtual Permit Program webpages. For further assistance, contact Parking Services. 

URL:
Category:
Transportation and Parking Services Notices
Contact Name:
Parking and Transportation Services
Contact Email:
parking@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2815



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Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:39:09 GMT
Week of Welcome Study Abroad Alumni Social

Start Date:
2017-08-14
End Date:
2017-08-24
Headline: Week of Welcome Study Abroad Alumni Social
Description:

Students, faculty, advisors and alumni will share stories from study-abroad trips. Learn about scholarships, specific faculty-led exchanges, travel tips/tricks and general information on the study-abroad process; light refreshments will be served.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Lauren Hodge
Contact Email:
l.hodge@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2657
Event Date: 2017-08-24
Event Time:
3:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 17, Osprey Clubhouse
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
International Center, International Business Flagship



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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:07:22 GMT
Lock Shop Extended Hours

Start Date:
2017-08-15
End Date:
2017-08-25
Headline: Lock Shop Extended Hours
Description:

The Lock Shop, UNF Annex, Building 6, Room 1206, will be open for extended hours 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21 through Friday, Aug. 25, to accommodate additional key requests at the start of the fall term. Normal operating hours 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. will resume Monday, Aug. 28.

URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
Bill Bigham
Contact Email:
b.bigham@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2669



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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:39:40 GMT
University Development and Alumni Engagement

Start Date:
2017-08-16
End Date:
2017-08-21
Headline: University Development and Alumni Engagement
Description:

The committee will receive the hiring charge and review applications for the University Development and Alumni Engagement assistant vice president position, 336040.

URL:
Category:
Search Committee News
Contact Name:
Janice Ishii
Contact Email:
jishii@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2130
Event Date: 2017-08-21
Event Time:
8:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 60, Alumni Hall, Conference Room, Room 2112
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:56:50 GMT
Office Desks/Printer Toner Available

Start Date:
2017-08-16
End Date:
2017-08-25
Headline: Office Desks/Printer Toner Available
Description:

Three office desks, two 12A black HP toners and two 36A black HP toners are available, English Language Program,  Andrew A. Robinson Jr. Building, Building 14E, Room 1710. For pictures and more information, contact Michelle Artiga, office manager. 

URL:
Category:
Items Available for Property Transfer
Contact Name:
Michelle Artiga
Contact Email:
m.artiga@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5463



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Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:34:34 GMT
University Board of Trustees Ad Hoc Meeting

Start Date:
2017-08-17
End Date:
2017-08-18
Headline: University Board of Trustees Ad Hoc Meeting
Description:

Presidential Search Committee Chair Kevin Hyde and Board of Trustees member Adam Hollingsworth will discuss the presidential search process.

URL:
Category:
General Meetings
Contact Name:
Sharon Bove
Contact Email:
s.bove@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2500
Event Date: 2017-08-18
Event Time:
2:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58, Student Union, Room 3606
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:
Office of the President



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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:58:18 GMT
Women's Soccer Versus Elon University

Start Date:
2017-08-17
End Date:
2017-08-18
Headline: Women's Soccer Versus Elon University
Description:

Cheer on the women's soccer team as it hosts Elon University in the regular season home opener.

URL: http://www.unfospreys.com/index.aspx?path=wsoc&
Category:
Athletics and Recreation
Contact Name:
Kaitlin Parsons
Contact Email:
k.parsons@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5429
Event Date: 2017-08-18
Event Time:
7:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 46, Hodges Stadium
Event Cost:
Students/Free with valid Osprey 1Card; Faculty, Staff/ $3
Event Sponsor:



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Wed, 02 Aug 2017 14:07:14 GMT
UNF Alumni Jaguars Game Day Experience

Start Date:
2017-08-18
End Date:
2017-09-02
Headline: UNF Alumni Jaguars Game Day Experience
Description:

The Alumni Association will host the 8th annual tailgate party with music, games and food, prior to the Jacksonville Jaguars taking on the Tennessee Titans in a 1 p.m. game. A new feature this year: purchase tickets on your phone and receive a unique link to share with friends and family; people who buy from your link will sit with you at the game. Click here to view ticket/tailgate packages and parking information. The last day to buy tickets is 11 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10. Purchase tickets here. All sales are final; no returns or exchanges. This event will take place rain or shine.

URL:
Category:
Athletics and Recreation
Contact Name:
Kelly Rhoden
Contact Email:
k.rhoden@uf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2133
Event Date: 2017-09-17
Event Time:
10:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Parking Lot X, EverBank Field, 1 Everbank Field Dr.
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 19:14:11 GMT
Button-Making Party

Start Date:
2017-08-18
End Date:
2017-08-30
Headline: Button-Making Party
Description:

Create a button that represents your identity; learn about all identity groups as you mingle with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center staff and students.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Kaitlin Legg
Contact Email:
k.legg@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2939
Event Date: 2017-08-30
Event Time:
4:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58E, Student Union, LGBT Resource Center, Room 1111
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:56:14 GMT
Club Can-Do Open House

Start Date:
2017-08-18
End Date:
2017-08-31
Headline: Club Can-Do Open House
Description:

Attend an open house to learn about Club Can-Do, a community-based mentoring and personal development program for students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and/or asexual. 

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Angel Kalafatis
Contact Email:
a.kalafatis@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2939
Event Date: 2017-08-31
Event Time:
6:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58E, Student Union, LGBT Resource Center, Room 1111
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:59:21 GMT
Center for Professional Development and Training Registration

Start Date:
2017-08-18
End Date:
2017-08-18
Headline: Center for Professional Development and Training Registration
Description:

CPDT fall semester registration via myWings will open Monday, Aug. 21.

URL: http://www.unf.edu/cpdt/
Category:
Professional Development and Training
Contact Name:
Allison McLarty
Contact Email:
a.mclarty@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1707



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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:35:29 GMT
Lot 4 Reserved Parking August 18

Start Date:
2017-08-17
End Date:
2017-08-18
Headline: Lot 4 Reserved Parking August 18
Description:

Two parking spaces in Lot 4, adjacent to the Student Union, Building 58, will be reserved for guests attending the Board of Trustees meeting 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18. Spaces will return to normal parking activity after 3:30 p.m.

URL:
Category:
Transportation and Parking Services Notices
Contact Name:
Parking and Transportation Services
Contact Email:
parking@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2815



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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:21:38 GMT
Men's Soccer Versus Georgia State University

Start Date:
2017-08-18
End Date:
2017-08-19
Headline: Men's Soccer Versus Georgia State University
Description:

Cheer on the men's soccer team as it hosts Georgia State in an exhibition game.

URL: http://www.unfospreys.com/index.aspx?path=msoc&
Category:
Athletics and Recreation
Contact Name:
Kaitlin Parsons
Contact Email:
k.parsons@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5429
Event Date: 2017-08-19
Event Time:
7:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 46, Hodges Stadium
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:



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Wed, 02 Aug 2017 14:17:59 GMT
UNF In The News

Start Date:
2017-08-18
End Date:
2017-08-18
Headline: UNF In The News
Description:
  • UNF is making a big impact on the city: President John Delaney shared with The Florida Times-Union how the University provides students with extraordinary opportunities to connect their learning to the community — a mutually beneficial approach that transforms the region and our students.
  • THE PLAYERS Championship generously doubles UNF Endowed First Generation Scholarship: Through the years, THE PLAYERS Championship has continually invested in UNF students who are the first in their family to attend college. Now, THE PLAYERS has pledged to double THE PLAYERS Championship Endowed First Generation Scholarship at UNF to reach $1.5 million. Read more.
  • Trump GOP reaction: Dr. Matthew Corrigan, chair of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, discussed President Donald Trump's most recent comments on the Charlottesville tragedy and his reaction to Jacksonville considering removing Confederate monuments from public places on "First Coast Connect."
  • The art of Jerry Dodge, who helped bring culture to Jacksonville, is going on exhibit at UNF: Dr. Debra Murphy, chair of the Department of Art and Design, spoke with the Times-Union about the new Jerry Dodge exhibit at the UNF Gallery of Art.
  • UNF student searching for cause of dolphin health problems: Amber Brown, a coastal biology graduate student, spoke to the Spinnaker about how she is investigating a link between dolphin health and cyanotoxins in the St. Johns River.

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

URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
Amanda Dawson
Contact Email:
amanda.dawson@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2192



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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:17:39 GMT
Women's Soccer Versus Charleston Southern University

Start Date:
2017-08-18
End Date:
2017-08-20
Headline: Women's Soccer Versus Charleston Southern University
Description:

Cheer on the women's soccer team as it hosts Charleston Southern University.

URL: http://www.unfospreys.com/index.aspx?path=wsoc&
Category:
Athletics and Recreation
Contact Name:
Kaitlin Parsons
Contact Email:
k.parsons@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5429
Event Date: 2017-08-20
Event Time:
11:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 46, Hodges Stadium
Event Cost:
Students, Free with valid Osprey 1Card; Faculty/Staff, $3
Event Sponsor:



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Wed, 02 Aug 2017 14:10:07 GMT