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New chief of transplantation surgery joins UF

Published: Mar 30th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. Jeffrey Fair has joined the University of Florida College of Medicine’s department of surgery as chief of the division of transplantation surgery.

UF Libraries debut online exhibition as companion to opening of Harn wing

Published: Mar 30th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries have debuted the online exhibition, “Korean Art: Collecting Treasures,” to coincide with this weekend’s opening of the Harn Museum’s David A. Cofrin Asian Art Wing and as a permanent companion to the temporary exhibition.

Innovation Square wins award for economic development planning

Published: Mar 30th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Economic Development Division of the American Planning Association has selected Innovation Square to receive the 2012 Donald E. Hunter Excellence in Economic Development Planning Award.

Author-commentator Sarah Vowell to speak at UF Monday

Published: Mar 30th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Honors Program will host author and public radio commentator Sarah Vowell for a public reading at 7:30 p.m. April 2 in the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The event is free and open to the public.

Thirty-three faculty named UF Research Foundation Professors for 2012

Published: Mar 29th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Research Foundation has named 33 faculty members as UFRF Professors for 2012-2015.

Community Alcohol Coalition to meet Monday in Emerson

Published: Mar 29th, 2012

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UF alumna Erin Andrews to speak on campus Wednesday

Published: Mar 29th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Alumna Erin Andrews returns to the University of Florida on Wednesday. But instead of taking classes, she will be talking about being a woman in a man’s world.

UF researchers develop plant-based technology that helps biofuels, may fight cancer

UF researchers develop plant-based technology that helps biofuels, may fight cancer

Published: Mar 29th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For the first time, University of Florida researchers have developed plant-based technology that could reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil and may also help treat cancer.

Ribbon-Cutting and Dedication for David A. Cofrin Asian Art Wing

Published: Mar 29th, 2012

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UF trustees OK naming building, business school for Heavener

Published: Mar 28th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida trustees today unanimously approved naming the undergraduate school of business and a new building that will house it for alumnus James W. “Bill” Heavener.