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Belize journalism exhibition to open Dec. 6 at Reitz Student Union

Published: Nov 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – “Belize in Words and Pictures,” an exhibit featuring the work of University of Florida international journalism students, opens Tuesday, Dec. 6, at the Reitz Student Union.

Fla. Museum offers ‘Chorus of Birds’ class for grades K-5 Dec. 3

Published: Nov 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will offer “Chorus of Birds” from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Dec. 3 as part of its fall exploration series “Let’s Explore Aquatic Critters” where students in kindergarten through fifth grade can visit exhibits, make crafts and stretch their imaginations in hands-on classes.

Tony Award-winning ‘Blast!’ comes to Phillips Center Dec. 13

Published: Nov 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Following triumphant successes in London, on Broadway and across North America, “Blast!,” winner of the 2001 Tony Award for Best Special Theatrical Event and the 2001 Emmy Award for Best Choreography, comes to the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for one performance only at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13. A pre-performance discussion will be held at 6:45 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

UF nursing researcher receives NIH funding

UF nursing researcher receives NIH funding

Published: Nov 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida College of Nursing associate professor Shawn Kneipp has been awarded $1.4 million from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Nursing Research to lead an innovative community-based participatory research study intended to improve the health of women transitioning from welfare to work and to extend employment duration.

CATS comes to the Phillips Center for three performances only, Jan. 28-29

Published: Nov 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – “CATS,” the show that revolutionized musical theatre, celebrates its 25th anniversary with a national tour that takes it to the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for three shows only on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 29, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.

Four graduates of UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences honored for outstanding contributions

Four graduates of UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences honored for outstanding contributions

Published: Nov 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Four graduates from the University of Florida’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences were honored recently for their outstanding contributions in agriculture and other industries.

E.T. York recognized with new plaque at UF’s McCarty Hall

E.T. York recognized with new plaque at UF’s McCarty Hall

Published: Nov 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — E.T. York, chancellor emeritus of the State University System of Florida, was honored Nov. 16 with the installation of a plaque at the University of Florida to honor his many years of outstanding service to the state and nation.

World AIDS Day Commemoration Address

Published: Nov 28th, 2005

World AIDS Day Commemoration Address, sponsored by the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions. Spencer Lieb, M.P.H., the senior epidemiologist at the Florida Department of Health’s Bureau of HIV/AIDS, will provide an overview of current trends in HIV/AIDS in Florida. The Sunshine State has consistently ranked No. 2 in the nation for incidence of HIV infections.

UF celebrates Eastside Campus Open House

Published: Nov 28th, 2005

Celebrating community and economic development partnerships between the University of Florida and Alachua County, an open house program will highlight the new UF Eastside Campus and the 12-acre property.

Update: Weekly

Published: Nov 28th, 2005

This is University Update Weekly, your online source for University of Florida news and events for the week of November 28th.