Holiday concert to honor veterans

Published: December 4 2014

In addition to ringing in the holidays, this year’s Sounds of the Season concert, which falls on Pearl Harbor Day, will celebrate veterans.

Climate change already showing effects at Kennedy Space Center

Published: December 5 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The effects of climate change are already showing up in places from Miami to Alaska, scientists say, but two University of Florida geologists are focusing their attention on one especially noteworthy and vulnerable piece of waterfront real estate: Kennedy Space Center.

UF Preeminence moving forward with Board of Trustees tenure approval of new faculty hires

Published: December 5 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Twelve nationally recognized professors are joining the University of Florida faculty, furthering UF’s push toward becoming a top public university.

UF News and events of possible media interest (Dec. 8)

Published: December 8 2014

UF News Budget and Events

Survey shows Floridians have concerns about food safety, GMOs

Published: December 8 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- While Floridians believe they do a fairly good job of keeping themselves safe from foodborne illnesses, they aren’t always clear about which foods, preparation techniques or cooking methods pose the biggest risks.

Public hearing scheduled Dec. 16 for UF master plan

Published: December 9 2014

A public hearing on the University of Florida campus master plan is scheduled for Dec. 16 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center.

Interns, volunteers and nursing students staffed the school-based immunizations.

Immunizing schoolkids fights flu in others, too

Published: December 9 2014

Mathematical models predicted it, and now a University of Florida study confirms it: Immunizing school-aged children from flu can protect other segments of the population, as well.

Farewell Reception for President Bernie Machen set for Dec. 18

Published: December 11 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to a reception and celebration of University of Florida President Bernie Machen, who will step down at the end of the month after 11 years as president.

Decoding the tree of life: UF geneticist contributes to groundbreaking study of bird evolution

Published: December 11 2014

Nature abhors a vacuum, which may explain the findings of a new study showing that bird evolution exploded 65 million years ago when nearly everything else on earth — dinosaurs included — died out.

UF receives national community service award for second time in five years

Published: December 11 2014

The University of Florida was named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Roll for outstanding volunteer service to the community. UF most recently received the award in 2009. The university was honored in the General Service Category and the Education Category, which recognizes institutions with a significant focus on improving educational outcomes for children and youth in pre-kindergarten through graduate education.