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Forest ecologist to speak at Reitz Wednesday

Published: Oct 29th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Professor Nalini Nadkarni, a world-renowned forest ecologist and former Guggenheim fellow, will speak on the University of Florida campus Wednesday.

The R.O.T.C. Myth

Published: Oct 29th, 2010

EVERYONE knows that Ivy League universities banned the Reserve Officer Training Corps from their campuses during the Vietnam War. Forty years later, the bans continue, though the reason has shifted from war protest to the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gay men and women in the military.

Winners announced in Museum photography contest

Published: Oct 29th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Jon Sund of Green Cove Springs and Miranda Bennett of Archer received top honors in this year’s ButterflyFest Pollinator Photography Contest. The winners were announced Oct. 23 during an awards presentation at the Florida Museum of Natural History’s fifth annual ButterflyFest.

Researchers use math, maps to plot malaria elimination plan

Researchers use math, maps to plot malaria elimination plan

Published: Oct 29th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida researchers and their international colleagues have used mathematical models and maps to estimate the feasibility of eliminating malaria from countries that have the deadliest form of the disease.

Capture-the-flag tourney raises $1,502 for Boys and Girls Club

Published: Oct 29th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Theta Delta Chapter of the Chi Phi Fraternity recently held its annual capture-the-flag tournament between the members of the University of Florida Panhellenic Council to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Alachua County. The event raised $1,502.

2010 Florida Writers’ Festival brings three authors to UF

Published: Oct 28th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Three award-winning authors will visit Gainesville Nov. 5 and 6 for the 61st Florida Writers’ Festival. The festival, hosted by the University of Florida’s MFA program in […]

Two new exhibits open Nov. 13 at Florida Museum

Published: Oct 28th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will open two new exhibits at 10 a.m. Nov. 13.

Harn creates new position to increase collaborations with UF faculty, students

Published: Oct 28th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Eric Segal, former assistant professor of art history at the University of Florida, has been appointed curator of academic programs at the Harn Museum of Art. Segal’s […]

Russian State Symphony Orchestra performance canceled

Published: Oct 28th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The performance of the Russian State Symphony Orchestra, originally scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at the Phillips Center for Performing Arts, has been canceled. “Due to […]

Water conservation effort expands to other residence areas

Published: Oct 28th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The highly successful Can You Take a Five Minute Shower? water conservation campaign that began in the University of Florida’s Yulee residential area last fall continues to […]