GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida a $140,650 grant for the stabilization of its collection of 6,200 works of art. The award is eligible for $226,685 of federal matching funds, bringing the total amount of the award to $367,335.
June 2006 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “Fanfares & Fireworks,” the annual Independence Day celebration, starts at 7 p.m. Monday at the University of Florida Bandshell at Flavet Field. The event is sponsored by the City of Gainesville, AvMed Health Plan and the University of Florida.
Political Scientist Stephen Craig was quoted in a June 29 Tampa Tribune story about state Attorney General Charlie Crist’s efforts to appeal to religious conservatives.
Finance professor Jay Ritter was quoted in a June 29 story on Forbes.com about the initial public stock offering of clothing retailer J. Crew.
Anthropologist Michael Heckenberger was quoted in a June 28 Associated Press national wire story about archaeologists’ discovery of what is being described as a Brazilian Stonehenge.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “Moths: Beauty and Biodiversity” is now on display at the Florida Museum of Natural History through December. The digital prints by renowned artist Joseph Scheer are large format, high resolution scans that bring the structure and beauty of moths to life.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Department of Housing and Residence Education Custodial Services Department has won a 2006 Prudential Financial — Davis Productivity Award for designing and implementing a unique cost- and labor-saving program to improve the appearance and durability of high maintenance surfaces in campus residence facilities.