Osprey Update Edition for Studentshttp://www.unf.edu/OspreyUpdateFinancial Literacy Guidance

Start Date:
2018-08-06
End Date:
2018-08-19
Headline: Financial Literacy Guidance
Description:

The Financial Literacy Guidance from Federal Student Aid is designed to help students develop the skills necessary to make informed financial decisions, in particular with regard to the student loan process, by providing information on key concepts of managing personal finances as well as establishing and formulating a plan to reach financial goals. Watch the Responsible Borrowing video to learn about obligations as a borrower and how budgeting can help manage finances. The Budgeting video will help build decision-making skills to reach financial/academic goals.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
One-Stop Student Services
Contact Email:
onestop@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5555



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Mon, 23 Jul 2018 12:09:04 GMT
Week of Welcome

Start Date:
2018-08-06
End Date:
2018-08-17
Headline: Week of Welcome
Description:

Week of Welcome (WOW) welcomes new and returning students to the campus community through a series of programs and activities spanning the first week of fall classes. Organized by Campus Life, WOW helps students make new friends, learn more about the campus and services available and how to get involved in academic/co-curricular programs. For a full listing of events, visit the website or Facebook event page.

URL:
Category:
Arts and Entertainment
Contact Name:
Maria Figuerado
Contact Email:
maria.figuerado@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5369



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Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:39:09 GMT
Troops N' Tires Car Show

Start Date:
2018-08-09
End Date:
2018-08-25
Headline: Troops N' Tires Car Show
Description:

The Student Veterans of America - UNF Chapter has partnered with the Military and Veterans Resource Center to host a car show with food and fun as part of the Week of Welcome. Attendance is free. Vehicle registration before the event costs $20, $25 on event day. The first 200 students receive a free T-shirt when presenting a valid Osprey 1Card. For more information, visit the website.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Ryan Geddings
Contact Email:
unf.sva@outlook.com
Contact Phone:
Event Date: 2018-08-25
Event Time:
9:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Lot 18, near Harmon Stadium, Building 27
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Wed, 08 Aug 2018 17:07:12 GMT
Florida Data Science for Social Good Project Reveal

Start Date:
2018-08-10
End Date:
2018-08-22
Headline: Florida Data Science for Social Good Project Reveal
Description:

The Florida Data Science for Social Good (FL-DSSG) program was an intensive 12-week internship that invited students to tackle data-rich projects that have the potential for substantial local impact. At the event, FL-DSSG interns will present findings and reveal insights gained from Baptist Health, Family Support Services, Girls Inc. of Jacksonville, and the Performers Academy projects. The public is invited to attend; a reception will follow the presentations. Register and find more information on the website, or visit the Facebook page.

URL:
Category:
Lectures, Seminars, and Information Sessions
Contact Name:
Karthikeyan Umapathy
Contact Email:
k.umapathy@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1329
Event Date: 2018-08-22
Event Time:
4:30 p.m.
Event Location:
WJCT Studios, 100 Festival Park Ave.
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Wed, 08 Aug 2018 13:26:48 GMT
UNF In The News

Start Date:
2018-08-10
End Date:
2018-08-16
Headline: UNF In The News
Description:
  • Florida species are losing male population: As Florida's beaches get hotter, eggs from sea turtles, and possibly alligators, are showing signs of trouble. Dr. Adam Rosenblatt, assistant professor of biology, discussed his alligator research with "CBS This Morning."
  • UNF faculty shares expertise as elections approach: Dr. Michael Binder, associate professor of political science, spoke with First Coast News about political campaign ads, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune about Florida elections and The Florida Times-Union about the gubernatorial debates.
  • Science on TAP-Jax speaker series: Dr. Josh Gellers, associate professor of political science, spoke to "First Coast Connect" about Science on TAP-Jax, a new science speaker series designed to create deeper conversations and understanding of scientific topics relevant to Northeast Florida.
  • Former homeless student battles the odds, graduates with honors: Both of Gloria Elsen's parents died several years ago. Witnessing their medical challenges inspired Elsen to attend UNF to become a nurse. First Coast News shared her inspirational story.
URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
Amanda Dawson
Contact Email:
amanda.dawson@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2192



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Thu, 09 Aug 2018 13:11:50 GMT
Week of Welcome Study Abroad Alumni Social

Start Date:
2018-08-10
End Date:
2018-08-23
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:
Payton Cantrell
Contact Email:
p.cantrell@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-3985
Event Date: 2018-08-23
Event Time:
3:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 58W, Student Union, Room 3804
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Thu, 09 Aug 2018 19:27:02 GMT
Block Party Lot/Road Closure August 19

Start Date:
2018-08-13
End Date:
2018-08-19
Headline: Block Party Lot/Road Closure August 19
Description:

Due to the Welcome to College Block Party event, Lot 4, adjacent to the Delaney Student Union, Building 58, will be closed intermittently between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. and completely closed 4 to 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, for event vendor vehicles setup and event safety. Also, sections of UNF Drive, starting at Lot 5, adjacent to the Student Wellness Complex, Building 61, and after the entrance to the Arena Parking Garage, Garage 38, will be closed 4 to 10:30 p.m. for safety precautions. There will be signage alerting drivers as well as UPD officers helping to direct traffic. For additional questions, call Maria Figuerado, Student Affairs coordinator.

URL:
Category:
Transportation and Parking Services Notices
Contact Name:
Maria Figuerado
Contact Email:
maria.figuerado@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5369



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Fri, 10 Aug 2018 20:19:07 GMT
Genuinely U Fall Breakfast

Start Date:
2018-08-13
End Date:
2018-08-29
Headline: Genuinely U Fall Breakfast
Description:

Enjoy networking with female colleagues during the fall breakfast assembly. Genuinely U, a women's faculty and staff network, creates opportunities for women of the University to be inspired, support one another, advance leadership and effect change within the University and broader community. RSVP via the website by Thursday, Aug. 23. 

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Joanna Young
Contact Email:
joanna.young@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5515
Event Date: 2018-08-29
Event Time:
8:30 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 58E, John A. Delaney Student Union, Room 3703
Event Cost:
Free
Event Sponsor:
Women's Center



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Wed, 08 Aug 2018 12:15:04 GMT
Public Opinion Research Lab Hiring Students Now

Start Date:
2018-08-13
End Date:
2018-08-26
Headline: Public Opinion Research Lab Hiring Students Now
Description:

The Public Opinion Research Lab is hiring students who are available to begin immediately to help during campaign season. The position requires making phone calls and recording data for research. If interested, email the PORL for more information.

  • Rate of pay: $10 per hour
  • Hours: 4 to 9 p.m.
  • Dates: Now through November
  • Location: Social Sciences Building, Building 51, Room 2222
URL: https://www.unf.edu/coas/porl/
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Mark Cooper
Contact Email:
mark.cooper@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2784



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Tue, 31 Jul 2018 18:36:56 GMT
Red Maple Boardwalk Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Start Date:
2018-08-13
End Date:
2018-08-21
Headline: Red Maple Boardwalk Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Description:

Celebrate the renovated Red Maple Boardwalk, part of the Nature Trails in the Wildlife Sanctuary, with guided walking tours following the ribbon-cutting ceremony. For more information, visit the website. RSVP via email to Heather Kite, associate director of Recreation and Wellness, by Thursday, Aug. 16.

URL:
Category:
Everything Else
Contact Name:
Heather Kite
Contact Email:
hkite@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2998
Event Date: 2018-08-21
Event Time:
4:00 p.m.
Event Location:
Building 54, J. M. Golden Environmental Education Pavilion
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Tue, 07 Aug 2018 21:54:28 GMT
Philosophy Undergraduate Honors Thesis Defense

Start Date:
2018-08-13
End Date:
2018-08-16
Headline: Philosophy Undergraduate Honors Thesis Defense
Description:

Sally-Ann Akuetteh will defend her undergraduate honors thesis "Democracy with a Nudge - Employing Participatory Democracy as a Tool for Resistance."

URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Dr. Andrew Buchwalter
Contact Email:
abuchwal@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1155
Event Date: 2018-08-16
Event Time:
11:00 a.m.
Event Location:
Building 10, Honors Hall, Room 2451
Event Cost:
Event Sponsor:



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Tue, 07 Aug 2018 15:24:50 GMT
Upcoming Division of Continuing Education Courses/Programs

Start Date:
2018-08-13
End Date:
2018-08-17
Headline: Upcoming Division of Continuing Education Courses/Programs
Description:

The upcoming Continuing Education courses/programs will take place, Herbert University Center, Building 43, as follows:

  • Certified Financial Planner Information Session: 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, Room 2136; Register
  • New Manager Essentials Certificate: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, Room 2144; Register
  • Project Management Information Session: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, Room 2136; Register

The entire Course Catalog is available online. Students, faculty and staff receive a 50-percent discount on all course offerings. To receive the discount, contact the Customer Care Team at (904) 620-4200 or via email.

URL:
Category:
Professional Development and Training
Contact Name:
Contact Email:
Contact Phone:



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Thu, 09 Aug 2018 13:51:28 GMT
Week of Welcome Group Fitness Classes

Start Date:
2018-08-13
End Date:
2018-08-24
Headline: Week of Welcome Group Fitness Classes
Description:

The Student Wellness Complex will offer special programs during Week of Welcome. Students and full-time faculty and staff must present a valid Osprey 1Card to gain entrance. Fitness classes take place, Student Wellness Complex, Building 61, as follows: 

 

Sunday, Aug. 19:

5 p.m.: Booty Blast with Lyndi 
6 p.m.: Zumba/Hip Hop Mash Up with Christian and Kelsey
7 p.m.: Music Video Spin with Ashland
8 p.m.: DJ GLOW Yoga Party with Melissa

 

Monday, Aug. 20:

9 a.m.: Barre Burn with Ashley
11 a.m.: Rock vs. Rap Spin Express with Hannah
6 p.m.: Funky Fresh Visuals and Mixed Level Yoga with Shelby
7 p.m.: Zumba with Christian

 

Tuesday, Aug. 21:

Noon: Bohemian Reggae Relaxing Yoga with Ashley
5 p.m.: Britney Spears vs. Miley Cyrus Spin with Ashland 
7 p.m.: Hip Hop Fitness with Kelsey
8 p.m.: Acro Partner Yoga with Devan and Patrick

 

Wednesday, Aug. 22:

4:30 p.m.: Spin and HIT Combo with Hannah
7 p.m.: Buns and Guns with Fran
8 p.m.: EDM Glow Spin with Fran 

 

Thursday, Aug. 23:

5 p.m.: Booty Blast with Lyndi
6 p.m.: Step and Tone with Lora
8 p.m.: Throwback Thursday Power Yoga with Devan

 

Friday, Aug. 24:

10 a.m.: Barre Burn with Sydney
6 p.m.: Spin and Strength with Kim 

 

URL: http://www.unf.edu/recwell/fitness/Group_Fitness/
Category:
Athletics and Recreation
Contact Name:
Kacie Smith
Contact Email:
kacie.smith@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5217



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Fri, 10 Aug 2018 20:56:27 GMT
Bookstore - Shop Textbooks by Author

Start Date:
2018-08-14
End Date:
2018-08-27
Headline: Bookstore - Shop Textbooks by Author
Description:

The Bookstore has changed the way textbook aisles are organized. Textbooks are now alphabetized by author's last name instead of being listed by course title. Students can visit the website from a phone or tablet and enter their student N-number to populate their course materials by author. If you need help, ask a Bookstore staff member for assistance. 

URL: https://www.follett.com/shopbyauthor/
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Matt Davidson
Contact Email:
n00956167@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-2648



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Tue, 14 Aug 2018 18:50:21 GMT
Heavy Phone Call Volume

Start Date:
2018-08-15
End Date:
2018-08-17
Headline: Heavy Phone Call Volume
Description:

The University is experiencing heavy call volume this time of year, which will occasionally result in busy signals when making outgoing calls on campus lines or taking incoming calls from outside the University.

URL:
Category:
Administrative Announcements
Contact Name:
Clay Maddox
Contact Email:
clay.maddox@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-1305



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Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:41:56 GMT
Lock Shop Extended Hours

Start Date:
2018-08-15
End Date:
2018-08-24
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. 20, through Friday, Aug. 24, 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. 27.

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



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Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:32:17 GMT
New Library Databases

Start Date:
2018-08-15
End Date:
2018-08-28
Headline: New Library Databases
Description:

Two new research databases are available on the Library Databases webpage. Librarians are available to provide demonstrations and classroom instruction for all library resources. 

  • HeinOnline: John F. Kennedy Assassination Collection contains the National Archives and Records Administration's complete collection of records on President Kennedy's assassination in a fully searchable, user-friendly format. Also included are books, hearings, other related works and scholarly articles on this topic.
  • Cambridge Structural Database: From the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre, is the world's largest repository for small-molecule organic and metal-organic crystal structures, with more than 800,000 entries from X-ray and neutron diffraction analyses. Along with crystal structure data, each entry includes chemical/physical property data and associated journal article reference.
URL:
Category:
Academics
Contact Name:
Stephanie Race
Contact Email:
stephanie.race@unf.edu
Contact Phone:
(904) 620-5177



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Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:04:26 GMT