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Fireworks celebration canceled due to funding

Published: May 31st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The annual Gainesville Independence Day eve celebration, “Fanfares & Fireworks,” has been cancelled because of budget cuts to the University of Florida’s public broadcasting stations, officials announced today.

Rosemary Loria appointed chair of UF’s plant pathology department

Rosemary Loria appointed chair of UF’s plant pathology department

Published: May 31st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A Cornell University professor has been selected as chair of the University of Florida’s plant pathology department, UF officials announced today.

UF develops method to make plastic from discarded plant material

UF develops method to make plastic from discarded plant material

Published: May 31st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Plastic may compete with paper in the grocery line, but it doesn’t have to compete with the world’s food supply, according to University of Florida researchers.

UF: Florida’s consumer confidence stays level for first time in months

Published: May 31st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians remained at 68 in May, ending three consecutive months of decline, according to a new University of Florida survey.

Student Health Care Center receives three-year accreditation

Published: May 27th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Student Health Care Center has received a three-year accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, one of only 400 student health centers that has received this designation from the agency.

Museum to open popular Discovery Room May 28

Published: May 26th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will open its Discovery Room, a favorite area for visitors of all ages, at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 28.

Study shows stroke patients can improve walking ability

Study shows stroke patients can improve walking ability

Published: May 26th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Stroke patients regain walking ability through at-home strength and balance exercise provided by a physical therapist just as well as when they participate in programs that practice the actual task of walking using a treadmill and partial body weight support, according to a study published in Thursday’s New England Journal of Medicine.

UF breaks ground today for $45 million Clinical and Translational Research Building

Published: May 26th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida today will launch construction on its new Clinical and Translational Research Building, a new home for research that will speed scientific discoveries to patients. Set for completion in January 2013, the $45 million, 120,000-square-foot complex will spark collaboration and spur medical advances by bringing together research teams from a range of scientific disciplines.

Multimedia: UF breaks ground today for $45 million Clinical and Translational Research Building

Multimedia: UF breaks ground today for $45 million Clinical and Translational Research Building

Published: May 26th, 2011

The University of Florida today will launch construction on its new Clinical and Translational Research Building, a new home for research that will speed scientific discoveries to patients.

UF experts available for 2011 hurricane season

Published: May 25th, 2011

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