Megalodon

UF study: Megalodon shark became extinct 2.6 million years ago

Published: October 22 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A new University of Florida study dismisses claims that megalodon is still alive by determining a date of extinction for the largest predatory shark to ever live.

University of Florida pharmacy dean elected to Institute of Medicine

Published: October 22 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Julie A. Johnson, dean of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Engineering seeks questions for cybersecurity live stream Q&A

Published: October 21 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and the University of Florida's new experts in cybersecurity are ready for your questions.

ARTBASH 2014 showcases visual arts at UF

Published: October 21 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — ARTBASH, the annual celebration of art at the University of Florida, will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24.

UF Student Health Care Center achieves AAAHC accreditation

Published: October 21 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Student Health Care Center has once again achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, or AAAHC.

UF news for week of Oct. 20 listed

Published: October 16 2014

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

Struggle on the savanna: Leopards, wild dogs contribute to thorny landscape

Published: October 16 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In a classic food chain, predators, such as the sleek and strong leopard, eat herbivores — for instance, the slender and deer-like impala. In turn, herbivores eat plants.

Gator Growl brings parking restrictions near Flavet

Published: October 15 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Parking will be restricted in several lots near Flavet Field this week because of Gator Growl Friday evening.

Jay Carney

Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney to speak at UF Oct. 27

Published: October 15 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – ACCENT Speakers Bureau at the University of Florida will bring journalist and former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney to campus Oct. 27.

Nationally known experts to discuss legalization of marijuana

Published: October 15 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – From its health effects to law enforcement concerns to its uncertain legal status, the legalization of marijuana raises public concerns and piques interest, intrigue and debate. The issue of legalizing marijuana is especially timely in Florida because Florida voters will decide on Nov. 4 whether to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes.