Bus schedule changes for the holidays

Published: December 12 2014

During the holiday season, the Regional Transit System of Gainesville (RTS) will be running a modified service schedule from Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, through Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015.

Personal collections in the Florida Museum spotlight Jan. 10

Published: December 15 2014

It isn’t common to find primitive tools, classic cars, paintings of World War II fighter planes, antique dolls and James Bond memorabilia under one roof. But all of that, and more, will be on display at the Florida Museum of Natural History’s annual Collectors Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 10, 2015.

UF News and events of possible media interest (Dec. 15)

Published: December 15 2014

UF News Budget and Events

Three UF professors named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

Published: December 16 2014

Three University of Florida scientists are among 170 new Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, which recognizes the contributions of researchers from universities and non-profit organizations who are named inventors on U.S. patents.

A T. rex named Sue is headed this way

Published: December 17 2014

Tyrannosaurus rex has commanded respect and sparked curiosity in people’s minds for centuries. And the most famous T. rex of all, a little lady named Sue, is coming to the Florida Museum of Natural History Jan. 24 – Sept. 13, 2015, for an exhibit called “A T. rex named Sue.” If only Johnny Cash were here to sing about her.

Grand Chanukah celebration will feature giant Menorah lighting

Published: December 17 2014

To help welcome the holiday of Chanukah, the Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center at the University of Florida will host a Downtown Family Festival in Gainesville the evening of Dec. 17. The Jewish community will commemorate the eight-day “festival of lights” by lighting a giant Menorah. The festivities will get underway at 5:30 p.m. in the Bo Diddley Downtown Plaza. The kindling of the grand Menorah will begin at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

University of Florida experts predict food trends for 2015

Published: December 17 2014

For the second year, University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty members predict the food-related trends that could end up on your dinner plates and grocery store shelves in 2015.

UF expert can speak on the economics of Cuba

Published: December 17 2014

As President Barack Obama announced plans to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba and ease economic restrictions on the nation, the University of Florida has an expert on Cuba’s economy available to talk to the media.

For third year running, UF ranks No. 3 on Kiplinger’s best values list

Published: December 17 2014

For the third year in a row, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has ranked the University of Florida No. 3 nationally and No. 1 among Florida public universities on its list of the 100 best values in public colleges for 2015.

UF fall commencement ceremonies scheduled for Friday, Saturday

Published: December 18 2014

University of Florida fall commencement ceremonies advisory