Food truck rally, activities to mark opening of roads, park in Innovation Square

Published: June 11 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The public is invited to join area officials in celebrating the grand opening of the Innovation Square roadways and park at 4:30 p.m. June 13 at 749 SW 2nd Ave.

UF signs on to help create digital education ecosystem

Published: June 11 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida and three other leading U.S. research universities have announced their intention to become the charter members of a consortium called Unizin that will build an ecosystem for digital education.

O’Connell Center design work to begin soon, construction slated to start in March

Published: June 10 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Preliminary design work is about to get underway for the renovation of the University of Florida’s 33-year-old O’Connell Center.

Perennial corn crops? It could happen with new plant-breeding tool developed at UF/IFAS

Published: June 10 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Since the first plant genome sequence was obtained for the plant Arabidopsis in 2000, scientists have gene-sequenced everything from cannabis to castor bean.

UF events of possible media interest listed

Published: June 9 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The following events are scheduled in the near future at or near the University of Florida:

John Pinckard, a University of Florida School of Theatre and Dance alumnus, was a producer for this year's Best Musical on Broadway.

Alumnus John Pinckard celebrates another Tony Awards win

Published: June 9 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- John Pinckard, a University of Florida School of Theatre and Dance alumnus, was among those honored with the Best Musical win at the 68th annual Tony Awards Sunday night.

Retracing citrus’ earliest roots to find clues for healthier future

Published: June 9 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- That orange you’re enjoying may have been grown in Florida, but its deepest ancestral roots stretch back more than 5 million years, all the way to two wild citrus species from Southeast Asia.

UF news for week of June 9 listed

Published: June 6 2014

UF News Budget June 9 - 13

UF recruits 36 faculty in first round of preeminence hiring

Published: June 6 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida has recruited more than three dozen distinguished faculty members from around the world as the first round of hires in the university’s “Preeminence Plan” to rise among the nation’s top public universities.

Software company to move offices to Innovation Square

Published: June 6 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Seventh Compass, a locally founded software development company, is moving its main office space to Trimark Properties’ 417 Building at Innovation Square. The company hopes to promote the ongoing community of collaboration at Innovation Square at the University of Florida by mentoring and partnering with neighboring companies.