UF events of possible media interest listed (Sept. 29)

Published: September 29 2014

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

Showcase affects parking near O'Connell Center

Published: September 30 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The Career Showcase is affecting parking this week near the O’Connell Center at the University of Florida.

Graduate Student Advisory Council research day features poster competition, more

Published: September 25 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida’s Graduate Student Advisory Council will host the third annual Graduate Research Day Oct. 28, featuring a poster competition, panel discussion and professional development workshops.

'Star Trek' actor, social justice activist George Takei to speak at UF Oct. 7

Published: September 25 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – ACCENT Speakers Bureau at the University of Florida, Pride Student Union and the Asian American Student Union will bring actor and activist George Takei to campus Oct. 7.

Longtime citrus scientist Jackie Burns named new dean for UF/IFAS research

Published: September 25 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida has named Jackie Burns, the current director of UF’s Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred, as its new dean for research for the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

University of Florida receives $500,000 ‘Big Data’ boost from IBM

Published: September 25 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Imagine a day when your toothbrush can record every brushstroke you make and transmit that data to your dentist, who can use it at your next checkup to help you improve your brushing technique to prevent the onset of tooth decay.

Sid Martin award

UF's Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator wins national award

Published: September 19 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida’s Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator has been recognized as a national leader in technology-based economic development by the State Science and Technology Institute, known as SSTI.

Faculty art

New Harn exhibition features work by faculty members

Published: September 16 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida is featuring art by UF’s School of Art + Art History art studio faculty in a new exhibition titled “Solo/Together: 50th Annual UF Art Faculty Exhibition.”

New dentistry dean

New dean named for College of Dentistry

Published: September 16 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. Isabel Garcia has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Dentistry.

Innovators Series starts Sept. 18 with Storyful founder

Published: September 4 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Mark Little, founder of Storyful – a social media verification platform, will discuss new journalism ethics and how social media inspires and informs the news at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 in Weimer Hall at the University of Florida.