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Shoulder at interstate exit to reopen Monday

Published: Aug 26th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The northbound outside shoulder at Exit 387 (Newberry Road) of Interstate 75 is scheduled to reopen on Monday, according to the Florida Department of Transportation. The concrete […]

UF International Center to celebrate 20 years of service

Published: Aug 26th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida International Center has announced a year-long celebration of its 20 years of service as a visible and identifiable stand-alone unit on the Gainesville campus.

Zumba classes start Sept. 1 in Florida Gym

Published: Aug 26th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Zumba fitness classes will start Sept. 1 at the basketball court in Florida Gymnasium.

UF research funding at $619 million with IFAS up 25 percent

Published: Aug 25th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Research awards to University of Florida faculty totaled $619 million in 2011, thanks in part to a banner year for the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, which brought in nearly $127 million, a 25 percent increase over 2010.

International Center offers photo competition to students, staff, faculty

Published: Aug 25th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida International Center invites students, faculty, staff and alumni to enter its annual international photography competition.

Flu Resistance

Published: Aug 25th, 2011

With flu season approaching, experts are worried about an old strain. Researchers at the University of Florida’s Emerging Pathogens Institute don’t expect the old strain of H1N1 to return as a threat. But, they’re concerned about what the current strain of H1N1 might learn from the old one.

Room condition form process now high-tech

Published: Aug 25th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — More than 7,600 students who checked into University of Florida residence halls this week have experienced a new high-tech, paperless room condition form procedure.

UF president to talk about doctoral programs

Published: Aug 24th, 2011

WHO: University of Florida President Bernie Machen. WHAT: In his annual State of the University speech before the Faculty Senate, Machen will discuss matters of university interest, including proposed pay […]

Study of HIV increase in Pakistan could benefit other research

Published: Aug 24th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Rates of HIV have increased in Pakistan’s general population, as the virus has spread beyond at-risk groups to women and their children, according to an international team of researchers, including a University of Florida scientist.

In the Chest Pain E.R., a new testing routine means fewer missed heart disease cases

In the Chest Pain E.R., a new testing routine means fewer missed heart disease cases

Published: Aug 24th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Doing things a little differently in the emergency room could mean fewer missed cases of heart disease, according to physicians at the University of Florida.