The Week Ahead: Oct. 12-16

Justin Belichis


All events listed in The Week Ahead are free for students to attend.


Lecture – “Gun Control: A Loaded Topic”

SPONSORS: OneJax Institute, The Florida Times-Union, WJCT and Jacksonville Human Rights Commission

WHEN: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: UNF Fine Arts Center, Building 45, Lazzara Performance Hall

WHAT: OneJax’s Civil Discourse series presents “Gun Control: A Loaded topic.” According to UNF’s calendar event, the lecture will feature different  perspectives on gun rights and gun control. Former NFL offense lineman Richard Collier and National Rifle Association representative Cord Byrd will join the panel, among others. University President John Delaney will moderate the discussion. Free tickets are available to reserve here.

CONTACT: Kathi Gram | [email protected] | 904-620-1529



Campus Life – Capture The Flag

SPONSOR: Osprey Productions

WHEN: First round starts at 9 p.m.

WHERE: J. Brooks Brown Hall, Building. 39

WHAT: Osprey Productions is hosting a late night game of capture the flag on campus. The game starts at 9 p.m. at the Brooks College Plaza.

CONTACT: Vivian Taylor | [email protected] | 904-620-4386



Campus Life – Butterflies and Caterpillars Identification Workshop

SPONSOR: Health Promotion

WHEN: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

WHERE: Frederick & Ophelia Tate Ogier Garden

WHAT: Learn about the different butterflies, moths and caterpillars that linger in the garden with biology student Kate Dejong.

CONTACT: Kevin Anderson | [email protected] | 904-620-1570



Special Event – Writing Center Workshop: Research Questions

SPONSOR: Department of English and The Writing Center

WHEN: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

WHERE: Skinner-Jones Hall South, Building 3, Room 1200

WHAT: Formatting, finding credible sources and getting started on a research essay doesn’t have to be the bane of your college career. This workshop help answer questions you have regarding research projects.

CONTACT: Michele Boyette | [email protected] | 904-620-2774



Special Event – Tour of Jacksonville’s Recycling Facility

SPONSOR: Environmental Center

WHEN: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

WHERE: Parking Lot 7

WHAT: Take a tour of UNF’s 70,000-square-foot recycling facility and learn how it processes all kinds of materials. The campus shuttle will pick students up from Lot 7, which is located next to J. Brooks Brown Hall. Students must wear closed-toes shoes.

CONTACT: James Taylor | [email protected] | 904-620-5804

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