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Hip-hop artist and former child soldier, Emmanuel Jal, to speak at UF on Oct. 6

Published: Sep 30th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Emmanuel Jal, hailed as the rising star of African hip-hop, will be speaking at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 in the Reitz Student Union Grand Ballroom. This […]

Congress members to talk about future president’s impact on Florida

Published: Sep 30th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two prominent legislators from Florida will discuss the next president and his relationship with the Sunshine State on Oct. 7 at the University of Florida. U.S. Reps. […]

Florida consumer confidence rises for third consecutive month, study finds

Published: Sep 30th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians rose three points in September to 70, marking the third month of increases since the index hit its all-time low of 59 in June, a new University of Florida study finds.

New York Times: William Woodruff

Published: Sep 29th, 2008

A tribute to long-time history professor and author William Woodruff was published in the books section of the Sept. 29 New York Times. Woodruff, 92, died Sept. 23.

UF Marching Band competes for ESPN/Paramount $25,000 prize — Online voting begins Sept. 29 on

Published: Sep 29th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida’s 325-member Gator Marching Band has been selected by ESPN and Paramount Home Entertainment as one of seven top marching bands in the country. In […]

Author of award-winning book about polling to speak at Graham Center

Published: Sep 29th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In an election year, Americans are bombarded daily with opinion polls. But what do these surveys say about us and why are they so important? A noted […]

Update: Weekly

Published: Sep 29th, 2008

This is Update Weekly, your online audio source of University of Florida news and events for the week beginning Monday, September 29th.

UF experts available to speak about tonight’s presidential debate

Published: Sep 26th, 2008

Tip sheet

Sales of energy-efficient bulbs to offset carbon footprint of games

Published: Sep 26th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Gainesville residents have a chance to offset the emissions from Saturday’s University of Florida football game, help their mayor win a bet with Tallahassee’s mayor and save […]

The Financial Crisis of 2008: Expert panel of UF faculty will discuss the how, the why and what happens now

Published: Sep 25th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Following months of bad news related to the mortgage market, each day in recent weeks has brought alarming financial news. Some analysts suggest this could become the […]