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Friday, February 22, 2019


Lufrano Gallery featuring Rethreaded: Flight
Open until 3 p.m., John A. Delaney Student Union East, Building 58E, Room 2401
View this unique exhibit featuring a large, steel birdcage and colorful cloth birds that have “escaped” the cage. Designed by sculpture professor, Jenny Hager, and Art and Design students, the piece represents freedom and references Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.” The installation coincides with Human Trafficking Awareness Month and is in partnership with the local nonprofit Rethreaded, whose mission is to help survivors of human trafficking.

Photography Lab
Open until 5 p.m., Building 45D
Tour UNF’s photography facilities to see where students develop their skills.

Special Collections Reading Room
Open until 5 p.m., Thomas G. Carpenter Library, Building 12, Room 1301
Stop by Special Collections from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to view special items on display including exhibits on “Art in the Library” and “Library Renovations in the Past 10 Years.”

Women’s Basketball Open Practice
Noon - 2 p.m., UNF Arena, Building 34
See the North Florida Ospreys women’s basketball team in action during an open practice.

Osprey Cliff Showcase
Noon - 4 p.m., Student Wellness Complex, Building 61, First Floor
Learn how to push yourself mentally and physically at Osprey Cliff, which offers a variety of climbing experiences for every skill level.

Printmaking Studio
Noon - 4 p.m., Building 45, Rooms 1603 and 1604
Watch UNF Print Guild students working in the Printmaking Studio.

Spinnaker Media
Noon - 4 p.m., John A. Delaney Student Union East, Building 58E, Room 2200
Visit Spinnaker Media, UNF’s award-winning student news service, providing UNF with news, entertainment and a forum for the exchange of ideas.

Adaptive Toy Project
1 - 3 p.m., Skinner-Jones Hall, Building 4, Room 3315
Find out how engineering and physical therapy students partner through UNF’s nationally recognized Adaptive Toy Project to engineer innovative toy technologies to help engage children with disabilities in play. The goal is to improve functional independence and overall quality of life.

Ceramics Studio Showcase
1 - 3 p.m., Building 45, Rooms 1500 and 1504
See how students in the ceramics program are taught handbuilding and wheelthrowing techniques to develop technical skill, aesthetic awareness and craftsmanship.

Coastal and Marine Biology Flagship Program Showcase
1 - 3 p.m., Biological Sciences, Building 59, First Floor, Walking Tour
Take a walking tour through the Department of Biology’s facilities and learn more about the exciting research being conducted by UNF scientists and students in the field of coastal and marine biology.

Exercise Science Lab
1 - 3 p.m., J. Brooks Brown Hall, Building 39, Room 4062
See where UNF exercise science students master their knowledge of human body adaptive responses to exercise in order to address an individual’s health, fitness or performance goals.

Geo-Mechanics and Geo-Imaging Laboratory
1 - 3 p.m., Skinner-Jones Hall, Building 4, Room 1312
Learn how civil engineering students conduct imaging, geophysical, and rock and soil studies in this unique research laboratory.

Johnson & Johnson 3D Printing Center of Excellence
1 - 3 p.m. Science and Engineering, Building 50, Room 1014
Learn all about 3D printing and how student and faculty researchers use the UNF-J&J 3D Printing Center of Excellence, a partnership between CCEC and MD&D Global Services, LLC (part of Johnson & Johnson).

Materials Science and Engineering Research Facility (MSERF)
1 - 3 p.m., Skinner-Jones Hall, Building 4, Room 1402
Check out MSERF, UNF’s multi-user electron microscopy and materials characterization center funded by the state legislature. Through partnerships with Tescan, Oxford Instruments and Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, MSERF offers students unprecedented opportunities to conduct meaningful research on cutting- edge technology.

Nurse Anesthesia Lab
1 - 3 p.m., Skinner-Jones Hall, Building 4, Suite 2400, Room 2411
Learn about this CRNA program, a clinical specialty track in the School of Nursing.

RF Smart Lab
1 - 3 p.m., John E. Mathews, Jr. Computer Science, Building 15, Room 3130

Visit the ultimate computer lab! Through the generosity of RF-Smart, the state-of-the-art lab provides an ideal venue for computing classes, programming projects and student club activities.

Sculpture Facility Tour
1 - 3 p.m., UNF Annex, Building 6, Room 1233
Tour the sculpture facility’s large studio workspaces, and view UNF students’ large scale public sculptures in the works. 

UNF Gallery of Art exhibition “A Grand and Generous Gift: The Judy and Saul Eisen Collection”
1 - 3 p.m., Founders Hall, Building 2, Room 1001
Enjoy painting and prints from the 19th and 20th centuries donated by Judy Eisen. In addition, recent donations to UNF’s Permanent Collection from the Mussallem family can be viewed in the back gallery.

Tour the Ogier Gardens
2 p.m., Frederick and Ophelia Tate Ogier Gardens
Join us in the student gardens to learn more about what we grow!

The Energy Authority Center for Portfolio Management
2 - 3 p.m., Coggin College of Business, Building 42, Room 2112
Visit UNF’s trading room, named The Energy Authority Center for Portfolio Management, which includes trading desks and a Bloomberg terminal giving UNF students access the same technology and data as professional fund managers.

Men’s Basketball Open Practice
2 - 3:30 p.m., UNF Arena, Building 34
Stop by the Arena to check out the North Florida Ospreys men’s basketball team during an open practice.

2 - 4 p.m., Tom and Betty Petway Hall, Building 57, First Floor
Come solve, tinker, explore and play in the College of Education and Human Service's new STEP Lab — a resource for regional preK-12 students and teachers, university faculty and students, community/business partners. Sponsored by Google, Ikea, Amazon and STEM2 Hub, the STEP Lab provides hands-on experiences in science, technology, engineering and math.

Herbal Tea @ Three
3 - 5 p.m., Frederick and Ophelia Tate Ogier Gardens
Come to the Ogier Gardens for a tea party and learn how to dry and make your own fresh herbal teas from health educator and Ogier Gardens’ staff member Kelly Smith.