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Notice of Public Meeting

Published: May 29th, 2009

The Finance and Facilities Committee of the University of Florida Board of Trustees announces a public meeting.

Abstract art exhibit opens at the Harn Museum of Art, June 16

Published: May 29th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A major retrospective celebrating the life and work of Esphyr Slobodkina, a pioneer in the development of abstract art, opens June 16 at the Harn Museum of […]

UF makes gene therapy breakthrough in treating severe genetic disorder

UF makes gene therapy breakthrough in treating severe genetic disorder

Published: May 28th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A dog born with a deadly disease that prevents the body from using stored sugar has survived 20 months and is still healthy after receiving gene therapy at the University of Florida — putting scientists a step closer to finding a cure for the disorder in children.

University of Rochester School of Medicine dean chosen for UF post

University of Rochester School of Medicine dean chosen for UF post

Published: May 28th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. David S. Guzick has been named the University of Florida’s Senior Vice President for Health Affairs and President of the UF&Shands Health System. Guzick (pronounced Guh-zik), […]

Biologists: Greening Arctic not likely to offset permafrost carbon release

Biologists: Greening Arctic not likely to offset permafrost carbon release

Published: May 27th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As the frozen soil in the Arctic thaws, bacteria will break down organic matter, releasing long-stored carbon into the warming atmosphere.

Research suggests new cellular targets for HIV drug development

Research suggests new cellular targets for HIV drug development

Published: May 27th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Focusing HIV drug development on immune cells called macrophages instead of traditionally targeted T cells could bring us closer to eradicating the disease, according to new research […]

Notice of Public Meeting

Published: May 27th, 2009

The Educational Policy and Strategy Committee of the University of Florida Board of Trustees announces a public meeting.

Wheeler named eminent scholar

Published: May 27th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. Timothy Wheeler, a professor and chair of the University of Florida College of Dentistry’s Department of Orthodontics and assistant dean for Advanced and Graduate Education, has […]

UF law experts available to talk about Sotomayor nomination

Published: May 26th, 2009

Tip sheet

May Consumer Confidence

Published: May 26th, 2009

A drop in bad news is apparently keeping consumer confidence in Florida stable.