THIS WEEK'S EVENTS
Come see Bill Nye lecture on February 17th at 7pm in the MSC Ballroom hosted by the University Lecture Series.
Grab a blanket and come check out CAB's free Movie on the Lawn "Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist" that starts at 9 p.m. February 18 at MLK plaza.
"Complete With Illustrated Manual," a performance piece in the format of an infomercial will take place Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 8:00pm at the William and Nancy Oliver Gallery. This work follows Valerie Hartman, a woman who is determined to maintain control of her life, as she attempts to share her new product, "The System". With a dry sense of humor, this performance addresses resisting change and grasping for control. Viewers are invited to participate as the live studio audience for this infomercial. Following the performance, video footage of the event will be on view at the William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, February 18 - 20, 2009 from 11am to 3pm each day.
February 19-20, 2009 University of South Florida, Tampa Library, Tampa, FL The Special and Digital Collections Department of the Tampa Library, University of South Florida announces its Third Annual Sacred Leaves Graduate Symposium entitled: Comparative Mysticism of the Middle Ages, 1000-1600 Keynote Address: Dr. Michael Sells, John Henry Barrows Professor, University of Chicago "Mysticism, Longing and the Erotic in the Writings of 13th-Century Sufi Master Ibn al-Arabi" Thursday, February 19, 2009, 7 p.m., Alumni Center--Traditions Hall (Sponsored by the USF Humanities Institute) Reception to follow.
Michael Sells is the John Henry Barrows Professor of Islamic History and Literature in the Divinity School at the University of Chicago. His book, "The Bridge Betrayed: Religion and Genocide in Bosnia," has been cited by former president Clinton as his favorite Balkans reference. This event will be held in the USF Tampa Library's Grace Allen Room (4th Floor), at 4PM on February 18th. For more: http://www.lib.usf.edu/public/index.cfm?Pg=News&ContentRecord_id=ffbc09a0-015b-45fb-e6d3-376c3c19b301
OFFICIAL ALPHA WEEK: Service starts at 11 "Black Heritage Gospel Explosion" 6:06 PM @ Marshall Center Oval Theater Monday Feb 16 "Project Alpha" Mid Day in the Marshall Center "Phrozen Mic" Poetry Slam 7:36 @ MSC 2708 Tuesday, Feb 17 "Women's Dedication" Wednesday, Feb 18 "Phrozen Tales" Black History Play Performed By All Alpha Cast Thursday, Feb 19 "Go 2 High School Go 2 College" Usf Campus "Where's Wifey" Discussion Friday, Feb. 20 "1906 & Park" 8:06 pm @ Marshall Center Oval Theater "Miss Black & Gold Pageant" Marshall Center Oval Theater 8:06 PM; Feb 24 "Faculty Appreciation"
The USF Latin American Medical Student Association (LAMSA) will be hosting the National Network of Latin American Medical Students (NNLAMS) Southeast Regional Conference. All medical and pre-medical students are invited to attend. We will be featuring talks on current health care topics, hands-on clinical skills sessions - suturing, phlebotomy, IV's, Kaplan USMLE Step 1 and 2 review workshops, pre-medical seminars, and much more! Registration is $25/person, and includes breakfast, lunch, a T-shirt, and clinical skills material. Register now at: http://nnlams.org/about/med-students/se-conference-registration/ Sponsored by: USF Health, Area Health Education Center Program, and Kaplan Test Prep
The Cuban American Student Association Would Like to invite all students, faculty and Staff to an emotionally charged chat with Ex-Cuban political prisoners and the Author of the book Fighting Castro: A Love Story. Thursday, February 19, 2009 7pm until 9pm Marshall Student Center Rm. 2708 ---Book Signing--- There will be a book signing with Kay Abella the following day, Friday, February 20, 2009 at 12 pm at the USF bookstore.
Check out all the events: www.ctr.usf.edu/dancemarathon
Do you have a 3.5 GPA and been involved at USF? If so, you should apply for he Spring 2009 Outstanding Senior award. The USF Alumni Association names one Outstanding Senior each semester, a student who embodies leadership, school spirit, academic excellence, community involvement and a love for USF. The Outstanding Senior is honored with individual recognition by President Genshaft and the Alumni Association at Commencement. To apply, go to the Alumni Association website at www.usfalumni.org and click on students or pick up an application at the Marshall Student Center information desk. Application deadline is February 27th. For questions, please contact LaToya Dowdell at firstname.lastname@example.org
As part of Student Government's "Stampede the Polls" campaign, Student Government is pleased to announce USF week at Gunther von Hagens¹ BODY WORLDS & The Story of the Heart! BODY WORLDS is the world¹s most successful traveling exhibit and is now open for a limited engagement at the Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI). From Feb. 23rd thru March 1st all USF students will have the opportunity to experience this once in a lifetime exhibit for a discounted price of only $14.00, a savings of $11.95 off the normal general admission price of $25.95. You must show your USF ID card at the MOSI Box Office in order to receieve the discounted price. Also, don't forget to "Stampede the Polls" by voting during the Student Body Elections on March 2nd-5th.