Title: Flagship of discovery [brochure]
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Title: Flagship of discovery brochure
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T he University of Florida celebrates
the inauguration ofJ. Bernard "Bernie"
Nlachen as its I 1' president September
9, 10 and 11. The inauguration
commences a yearlong university and
communinvwide celebration themed
"Flagship for Discovery."

Dr. J. Bernard Machen
Dr. J. Bernard "Bernie" Machen, who rook office
January 5, 2004, was educated as a pediatric dentist and
held academic leadership positions at the University of
Michigan and the University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill. Most recently, he was the I I
president of the University of
' Utah, where he was credited
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Pomp and Circumstance

Rooted in medieval traditions, an

inauguration is a milestone for a university. It

marks the start of a new era, allows the

university to showcase its talents and

achievements, introduces the new president to

the community and allows the president to

share his personal vision and goals for the


Symbolism, including academic regalia and

pageagy pays alarIe ro:len any
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* The Inaugural Theme: "Flagship For Discovery'"
represents UF's prominent role in the scare and nation
as an institution focused on research, education and
* The Academic Mace: The university's ceremonial mace
debuted at the close of UF's 150' anniversary celebra-
tion in 2003 and is now
carried by the chief marshal
at all graduation ceremo-
nies. Designed by alumnus
Trung Lac, the mace
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Dr. Machen's inauguration has been planned to riak it as inclusive as possible. Public events include:

Thursday, Sept. 9
* 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. College/Unit Expo, Phillips Center for the
Performing Arts. Continental breakfast served
* 9 to 11:30 a.m. Keynote program, Phillips Center for the
Performing Arts
* 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Academic symposia and open house
events, campuswide. Hain Museum of Art and Florida Museum of
Natural History will be open for special tours with box lunches available
* 1:30 to 3 p.m. Moderated discussion, "Why Are All the Black Kids
Sirring Together in the Cafeteria and Other Conersations Abon, Race,"
by Dr. Beverly Daniel Tarum, Phillips Center for the Perform.,. Arts
* 3 to 4:30 p.m. Closing address by Dr. Beverly Daniel Ta., m. noted
author, clinical psychologist, researcher and president of Sptlman
College. Phillip, Center for the Performing Arts
Many events will take place concurrendy. A complete schedule and details
can be found at www.president.ufl.edu/inauguration.
Symposia Shuttle: Special bus transportation will provide continuous
service to all academic events berteen 11 a.m and 4:30 p rr

Friday, Sept. 10
* Noon to 1:30 p.m. Installation ceremony, Stephen C. O'Connell
* 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Ports of Call" inaugural reception, Florida Cym
* 9:30 to 10:30 p.m. "Weekend with Bernie" srndent reception,
Gator Nights/Union Grand Ballroom

Saturday, Sept. 11
* 8 a.m. to noon Garor Plunge 2004 community service project
commencing UF's "Million Minutes of Service" campaign. Wayne
Reitz Union South Terrace
* 6 p.m. Home football game against Eastern Michigan University

An inaugural welcome area will be staffed in the LUF Bookstore and
Welcome Center from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 6-10 with maps. parking
passes, detailed schedules, tours and brochures.


Academic Symposia and Events
As part of the inaugural celebration, 27 University of
Florida colleges, departments and centers will present
individual symposia September 9. Topics will include:

UF/IFAS & Agricultural and Life Sciences
Genetics: Discovery and Outreach for Florida's Future
Design, Construction and Planning
Diversity in the Built Environment:
Disco'.ermn and Embricing Leadership
Warrington College of Business Administration
Disco'cring the New Clir room
Deniistrr in rhe Posi-GenomiL Era
Where We Are ind Prospects for ihe Future
The Scholarship of Discovery and Teaching
Garor Engineering: The Power of New Ideas

Fine Art
N~di McGuireTheatera ad Dance= Pviioha Dediadon

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Division of Student Affairs
Multicultural Fest, Southwest Recreation Center Tour and
Student Issues Panel Discussion

Florida Museum of Natural History
Biodiversity Walks

George A. Smathers Libraries
Presidents of the University of Florida Exhibit and Lecture

Harn Museum of Art
Discover Art and Culture at the Harn Museum Open House

Core Laboratories Open House:
Molecular and Proteomics Services, GeCric An, l,;, and More

International Center
\Vekome Recepcion Inerrdauonal Folk Dincing Music and Refreshmen[m

UF Distance, Continuing and Executive Education
Bcond Boundaries: Hw ULF is Recthing the World in Disrance Educanon.
Professional and Leadership Devdlopment

Undergraduate Education and Honors Program
Undergraduate Discovery Thiough Research

UF Student Body
Poster Session: Undergraduate Reearch, Graduae- Reseac and Leadership

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