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The Avett Brothers slated for O’Connell Center

Published: Sep 25th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Performing Arts will present The Avett Brothers at the O’Connell Center at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

New museum exhibit shows world’s water needs

Published: Sep 25th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Covering about 70 percent of the earth, water plays a critical role in life.

UF: Florida consumer confidence hits five-year high

Published: Sep 25th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s September consumer confidence reached a post-recession high of 79 — up three points from a revised August reading of 76, according to a monthly University of Florida survey.

Farmers’ market phonies raise ire of some customers — but not all, UF researchers say

Farmers’ market phonies raise ire of some customers — but not all, UF researchers say

Published: Sep 25th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Doing business with a farmers’ market phony selling non-local food might bother some shoppers, but not all, according to a new University of Florida study.

UF program sponsors local workshop to teach parents, children about ways to fight obesity

Published: Sep 25th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In recognition of National Childhood Obesity Month, the University of Florida Health Disparities Research and Intervention Program will sponsor a workshop Thursday for parents and children of the Alachua County Public Schools Head Start Program.

Help needed to find missing student

Help needed to find missing student

Published: Sep 24th, 2012

The University of Florida Police Department (UFPD) is currently assisting the Gainesville Police Department (GPD) as it investigates the disappearance of University of Florida student Christian Aguilar.

Study Abroad Fair highlights global education opportunities

Published: Sep 24th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida International Center will host the 2012 Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Reitz Student Union Colonnade.

Leading immigration attorney to discuss issue of illegal immigrants in presidential election

Published: Sep 24th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — One of the nation’s leading immigration attorneys will share her expertise on issues affecting the nation’s illegal immigrants during a special session at 6 p.m. Thursday at the University of Florida’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service in Pugh Hall. Parking is free and the session is open to the public.

Homecoming parade applications now available, due Oct. 1

Published: Sep 20th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Applications are now being accepted for participation in the University of Florida’s Homecoming parade Nov. 9.

University of Florida joins in national voter registration day festivities

Published: Sep 20th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On Tuesday, thousands of voters will celebrate the inauguration of a new holiday — National Voter Registration Day — in a massive effort to register voters in all 50 states before Election Day. The University of Florida’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service will join the nationwide festivities hosting “Swing the State: Voter Registration Roundup” from noon to 5 p.m. in Pugh Hall.