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UF kicks off $1.5 billion capital campaign looking to tomorrow

Published: Sep 28th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – More than 1,000 University of Florida alumni and friends of The Gator Nation gathered tonight at the UF’s O’Connell Center to catch a glimpse of UF’s future […]

Ceramics exhibition features gifts from celebrated artist

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “The Ceramics of Toshiko Takaezu: Function, Form and Surface” opens Oct. 9 at the Harn Museum of Art featuring 15 recent gifts by the artist, one of America’s most eminent ceramists.

Pulitzer-nominated author to speak on New Orleans disaster on Oct. 6

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – “New Orleans: The City the World Forgot” is a one-day event which will examine how Hurricane Katrina, a man-made disaster, impacted the city of New Orleans.

Guest lecturer and dessert reception hosted by the Harn Museum on Sept. 28

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Harn Museum of Art is hosting a lecture by Maxwell L. Anderson, director of The Melvin & Bren Simon and CEO of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, at 11 a.m. on Sept. 28 as part of its contribution to the University of Florida-wide Capital Campaign kick-off event, “Showcasing the Possibilities.”

Marvin Hamlisch and Joel Grey to appear at the Phillips Center

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Legendary composer Marvin Hamlisch and legendary performer Joel Grey will team up for a special concert at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Saturday, October 13.

Fla. Museum to use federal grant to develop global science education resources

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Thanks to a “Museums for America” $133,000 grant from the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Florida Museum of Natural History will produce a series of educational programs for teachers and students in the Gainesville area and around the world.

UF Museum Studies Director Glenn Willumson wins Smithsonian fellowship

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Smithsonian American Art Museum has appointed Glenn Willumson, University of Florida Museum Studies director, as a senior fellow for the 2007-2008 academic year. Only 18 other scholars have received this esteemed honor this year.

Mortar Board receives esteemed award

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Trianon chapter of Mortar Board at the University of Florida was presented with the Silver Torch Award for the 2006-2007 academic year at the organization’s recent […]

UF’s Dance program judged to be one of the nation’s best

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – With its first application, the Dance Program in the School of Theatre and Dance at the University of Florida has been approved for accreditation by the National […]

Digital Library Center provides online dissertations

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

More than 9,500 dissertations from University of Florida graduate students of years gone by now languish on UF library shelves. The dissertations have been cast aside in the digital age which demands instant information.