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UF: Florida’s consumer confidence shows post-election decline

Published: Nov 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence declined in November to 76, down four points from the revised October reading of 80, according to a new University of Florida study. However, while consumer confidence is historically low, it is still relatively high post-recession, said Chris McCarty, director of UF’s Survey Research Center in the Bureau of Economic and Business Research.

WUFT-TV, WUFT-FM launch online fundraising auction

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida’s public broadcasting stations WUFT-TV/FM will launch an online auction “WUFT Support & Save” at beginning Thursday.

New UF campus at Lake Nona enhances medical, economic impact in region, nation

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

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Lunch to raise funds for Florida Alternative Breaks

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida Alternative Breaks will hold a spaghetti lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at the Episcopal Chapel of the Incarnation, 1522 W. University Ave., across […]

Touring company of musical features UF alumnus

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A production of “West Side Story” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the Phillips Center for Performing Arts.

Library program examines publishing in digital age

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Meredith Morris-Babb, director, and Amy Gorelick, editor-in-chief, of the University Press of Florida will present “Scholarly Publishing in the Digital Age” at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Smathers Library East, Room 1A.

Annual holiday concert at Phillips features Handel’s ‘Hallelujah Chorus’

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Familiar holiday music will fill the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts’ auditorium for “Sounds of the Season,” showcasing the University of Florida College of Fine Arts at 7 p.m. Sunday.

Museum offers UF employees free admission, gift shop discount Dec. 1

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida faculty and staff are invited to enjoy free admission and gift shop and plant sale discounts at the Florida Museum of Natural History from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday as part of “UF Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day.”

Nine graduate students receive mentoring awards

Published: Nov 21st, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Graduate School at the University of Florida and the Innovation through Institutional Integration Program announce that nine graduate students have received the 2012 Graduate Student Mentoring Award.

Students recognized for posters during Graduate Research Day

Published: Nov 21st, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — More than 170 University of Florida students had posters featured in the recent annual Graduate Student Research Day.