GAINESVILLE — As the fall semester draws to a close and University of Florida students prepare for commencement ceremonies on Saturday, the university prepares for a historic moment as well. UF will confer its 300,000th degree during this semester’s commencement ceremonies.
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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Awards $10.4 Million Grant To Create New Center For The Study Of Gene Therapy And Diabetes At UF
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Armed with a $10.4 million grant from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, University of Florida researchers announced today (12/13) they will launch a new center devoted to the study of gene therapy to fight diabetes and its complications.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. Terence R. Flotte has been named director of the University of Florida Genetics Institute, a position he has held in an interim capacity for nearly two years, Provost David Colburn announced today. The appointment is effective immediately.
Farris and Julia Bryant Florida History Preservation Fund Endowment Will Preserve Florida History And Culture
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s 34th Governor, C. Farris Bryant, is contributing $300,000 to endow The Farris and Julia Bryant Florida History Preservation Fund at the George A. Smathers Libraries of the University of Florida. The gift is eligible for available matching state funds of 50 percent, bringing the total amount of the endowment to $450,000.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida today announced the appointment of Marion Hoffmann as director for government relations. Hoffmann will be responsible for leading and coordinating the efforts of the university’s lobbying team and will report directly to President Charles Young and Provost David Colburn.