Endangered green sea turtle recovering from surgery to remove life-threatening tumors

Published: November 10 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – An endangered green sea turtle rescued last month in the lower Florida Keys was recovering today after surgery performed Friday to remove potentially life-threatening tumors from its eyes.

Can Popsicle sticks improve your next trip to the polls?

Published: November 12 2014

If you were frustrated by how long it took to vote in recent elections, you’re not alone. University of Florida political science professor Daniel Smith wants to help, and one of his most powerful tools is a humble Popsicle stick.

Training Gators to save each other

Published: November 12 2014

The knowledge and ability to perform CPR within a matter of minutes of a sudden cardiac arrest saves lives. So, GatorSavers & the UF Department of Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) want to make sure that more Gators than ever are up to the task. They will host a StaffSaver event Friday, Nov. 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Graham Hall Recreation Center.

Remembering a leader

Published: November 13 2014

Timothy Nevin from the UF Center for African Studies will present: ‘Remembering President Tubman in 21st Century Liberia’

UF to host a celebration of global education

Published: November 13 2014

International Education Week (IEW), an annual joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education runs from Nov. 17-21. The University of Florida will take an active part in this year’s event that celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

UF Alert test scheduled for Friday morning

Published: November 12 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida will conduct a test of its UF Alert emergency notification system for the Gainesville campus from 11:30 to 11:45 a.m. Friday (the break between fourth and fifth class periods). This year's test message will be sent by UF Student Body President Cory Yeffet.

Ebola not likely to alter Americans’ holiday travel plans, survey shows

Published: November 12 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Ebola may be a worldwide health crisis, but a new study shows it’s not likely to keep many Americans from heading over the river and through the woods for the holidays.

Warrington College of Business Administration celebrates dedication of Heavener Hall

Published: November 14 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Heavener Hall, the Warrington College of Business Administration’s new home for undergraduate programs and activities, was officially dedicated during a ceremony Friday afternoon on the business campus.

FedEx chief to speak at Reitz

Published: November 14 2014

Rob Carter, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of FedEx, will speak at 6:15 p.m Nov. 17 in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom, Salon D.

UF Symphony Orchestra Concert

Published: November 14 2014

The public is invited to enjoy a free special Thanksgiving concert conducted by Dr. Raymond Chobaz.