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UFPA introduces phone-buying option for student tickets

Published: Sep 28th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida students can now purchase tickets to University of Florida Performing Arts shows by phone.

Fair at Reitz to feature arts, cultural groups

Published: Sep 28th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. —The University of Florida College of Fine Arts kicks off National Arts and Humanities Month with its annual Arts and Cultural Opportunities Fair Monday at the Reitz Student Union Colonnade and North Terrace.

UF Symphony Orchestra to perform four concerts this fall

Published: Sep 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Every semester, the University of Florida Symphony Orchestra introduces UF students and Gainesville residents to classical music through an array of performances. This fall, Gainesville residents have the opportunity to see four free performances by the orchestra.

UF Honors Program celebrates Banned Books Week

Published: Sep 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Honors Program will celebrate Banned Books Week Sept. 30-Oct. 4.

’30 Rock’ star Tracy Morgan to perform at Growl

Published: Sep 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Gator Growl 2012 will feature “Saturday Night Live” alumnus and Emmy-nominated “30 Rock star” Tracy Morgan as the comedic talent for this year’s event at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

Analysis of bacterial genes may help ID cause of dog brain disease, say UF researchers

Analysis of bacterial genes may help ID cause of dog brain disease, say UF researchers

Published: Sep 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — By analyzing the genes of bacteria, University of Florida researchers have moved a step closer to pinpointing how two brain disorders common in small-breed dogs occur.

UF researchers developing device to detect brain bleeding in pre-term infants

UF researchers developing device to detect brain bleeding in pre-term infants

Published: Sep 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Nearly one-third of premature babies develop bleeding in the brain after birth, a problem associated with serious long-term effects such as cerebral palsy, seizures and blindness.

UF biologist discovers mammal with salamander-like regenerative abilities

UF biologist discovers mammal with salamander-like regenerative abilities

Published: Sep 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A small African mammal with an unusual ability to regrow damaged tissues could inspire new research in regenerative medicine, a University of Florida study finds.

UF/IFAS research into bacterial disease could lead to natural herbicide

UF/IFAS research into bacterial disease could lead to natural herbicide

Published: Sep 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida scientists are researching a natural herbicide that could be used in traditional and organic farming.

New UF study shows river turtle species still suffers from past harvesting

New UF study shows river turtle species still suffers from past harvesting

Published: Sep 25th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers studying river turtles in Missouri found populations of the northern map turtle have not recovered from harvesting in the 1970s.