GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Center for European Studies is unveiling their newest summer study abroad program in Istanbul, Turkey, at the English-speaking Sabanci University. Rich in history and culture, Istanbul is the perfect classroom for the study of Turkey and its relationship with Europe. As the country crosses both Europe and Asia, students will [...]
March 2010 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Lakeside Residential Complex is the winner of the 2010 Eco-Challenge: Battle of the Halls energy competition in University of Florida residence halls. Lakeside residents saved 1.81 KWHs per resident, per day in February 2010 compared with February 2009. This is a savings of 26,506 KWHs in Lakeside Residential Complex for [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The winners of the Fourth Annual Global Culture Photography Competition, sponsored by the International Center and the Transnational and Global Studies Center, have been announced.
The competition categories were: Study Abroad Students, International Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni, and UF Photography and Photojournalism Students. Awards were given to first, second and third place, [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — International scholars will convene at the Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida in April to discuss the dynamic interchange between art and politics. The free symposium is open to the public and will be held on April 9 and 10. Included will be presentations by intellectual historian François Cusset, [...]
Remembering whether or not you took your medication could soon be a thing of the past; your medicine itself will let you know. University of Florida researchers have developed an electronic pill that works a lot like a bar code that’s scanned at a grocery story.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries are looking for readers for its eighth annual Read-A-Thon, to be held April 12-14, and entries for the fourth annual Edible Book Contest on April 15.
Readers will share a 10-minute segment of a short story, poem, play or excerpt from a favorite book [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence fell in March by three points to 70 as the state’s bleak unemployment rate cast doubts about the long-term health of the economy and people’s ability to make major household purchases, according to a new University of Florida survey.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Steve Mesler, an Olympic gold medalist and graduate of the University of Florida College of Health and Human Performance, will speak at a seminar at 10 a.m. Thursday on the Florida Gym courts.
Mesler, who graduated with a degree in exercise and sports sciences in 2000, recently won a gold medal for [...]