Brazil can still capitalize on good vibes from World Cup

Published: July 1 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Brazil can still make the positive glow from hosting the 2014 FIFA World Cup last for years if it starts right away building programs that will unite citizens long after the event is over, a University of Florida study has found.


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UF news for week of Sept. 1 listed

Published: August 29 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Here are the releases the University of Florida’s media relations office expects to send next week, subject to change:

UF trustees’ committees, presidential search committee to meet Sept. 5

Published: August 29 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida Board of Trustees’ Committee on Governance and the University of Florida Presidential Search Committee’s Subcommittee on Compensation will have a joint meeting beginning at noon Sept. 5 followed by a meeting of the University of Florida Presidential Search Committee at UF’s Austin Cary Forest Learning Center, 10625 NE Waldo Road, Gainesville.

Owners reminded to move vehicles for home football games

Published: August 27 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida Transportation and Parking Services reminds UF employees and students of parking restrictions during the seven home football games during the 2014 Gator season.

UF to launch re-branding campaign focused on research, tackling global issues

Published: August 29 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida on Saturday will launch a re-branding campaign centered on the university’s research, global outreach and commitment to take on the big issues facing the world.

UF receives record $702 million in research funding in 2014

Published: August 28 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida received a record $702 million in research awards last year, surpassing by $24 million the previous record of $678 million set in 2010.

UF donors give record $215 million in fiscal year 2013-14

Published: August 28 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Donors responding to the University of Florida’s Preeminence initiative gave a record $215.3 million during the fiscal year that ended June 30, boosting UF’s ability to address society’s most pressing concerns and supporting the university’s highest priorities.

UF: No change in Florida's August consumer confidence

Published: August 26 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Consumer sentiment among Floridians remained flat at a post-recession high of 82 for the third consecutive month in August, according to a University of Florida survey.

Students invited to pep rally in the Swamp

Published: August 20 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Alumni Association and the University Athletic Association are teaming up to host the first “Rally in the Swamp,” a student pep rally to be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 24 in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium to welcome students to campus and prepare them for the football team’s season opener against Idaho on Aug. 30.

NSF awards $7.5 million to UF-led effort to digitize biodiversity collections

Published: August 25 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The National Science Foundation has awarded six grants totaling about $7.5 million to digitize biodiversity collections, a nationwide effort coordinated by the iDigBio program based at the University of Florida.