A Higher Standard Events

The University of Florida Common Reading Program is excited to bring you several featured events for this year's CRP selection, A Higher Standard.

Fall 2016

After Orlando: Managing Fears and Welcoming Diversity
Tuesday, September 13 at 6:00 p.m.

J.Wayne Reitz Union

A panel discussion which brings together those of diverse backgrounds who have been touched by the tragic events in Orlando. The discussion will address how we move forward in unity by taking the fear out of diversity and focusing instead on the many benefits of our diverse population. Examine the use and perception of Diversity as explained in a Higher Standard and how it relates to today's society.

Gator Nights
Friday, November 18 at 8:00 p.m.

J.Wayne Reitz Union

Enjoy live entertainment, free food, blockbuster movie, and more as you travel around the world in 240 minutes at the J. Wayne Reitz Union. This night planned by UF20 members of the Reitz Union Board Entertainment will include many of the themes from General Ann Dunwoody's A Higher Standard. Check-In will take place from 8:00- 9:00 p.m.

A Night with General Ann Dunwoody
Date: TBA (Estimated November)

Location: TBA

You heard from her once at New Student Convocation, hear from her again as she visit the University of Florida one more time and provide insight on leadership.

Summer B 2016

Museum Nights
Thursday, July 14 at 6:00 p.m.
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art

What can art teach us about the power of diversity? Be courageous and collaborative at this program inspired by the Common Reading Program book, A Higher Standard. Enjoy free food, photo-ops, challenging and rewarding activities and stories about positive change.

For more information about Museum Nights, visit http://www.harn.ufl.edu/museumnights/. Please note that Museum Nights runs from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., however we will only be swiping for FYF credit until 7:30 p.m. Museum Nights is an ongoing program made possible by the generous support of the University of Florida Office of the Provost and Student Government.

Challenging Wellness
Wednesday, July 27 from 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Southwest Recreation Center (Enter on the east side of the building to Courts 5&6)

Have you ever wondered about the training that goes into serving in our armed forces? What about the physical and mental commitment to wellness? All physical levels and abilities are encouraged to join us as ROTC Cadets demonstrates exercises found in a PT session. Learn from UF RecSports, GatorWell, U Matter We Care and the Disability Resource Center what wellness means. Active wear and closed-toe shoes are strongly encourage. FYF check-in will end at 6:45 p.m.