GAINESVILLE — The University of Florida’s conservation and wildlife study programs received a boost this summer from the Disney Wildlife Conservation Fund: more than $142,000 to fund eight different projects. The Disney awards are part of the company’s commitment to support conservation efforts around the globe.
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It has been a fund-raising campaign with a full head of steam since it went public in 1997. Now, the University of Florida’s five-year capital campaign has exceeded its expanded goal with a current total of $759.3 million in gifts and commitments.
GAINESVILLE, Fla.— After years of believing that brain damage from strokes and other injuries was irreversible, researchers are growing optimistic that with the right combination of medicine and rehabilitation, they can inspire the brain to form new pathways to regain some lost functions.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Whatever else Ed Rapp may have done in his life, his claim to immortality rests in a plastic Disney World shopping bag in Neil Faulkner’s locker.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Five years after a heart transplant at Shands at the University of Florida medical center that he credits with saving his life, a St. Petersburg heart surgeon is donating $2 million to UF’s growing Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida is poised to take national leadership in the explosion of commerce with rapidly developing Latin America, said Dennis Jett, the former U.S. ambassador to Peru who today was named dean of the University of Florida’s International Center.
GAINESVILLE — Classroom and seminar space at the University of Florida is always in demand for an enrollment of 43,000. Add 260,000 UF alumni who like to make an occasional visit to their alma mater and the demand for space gets tighter yet. Now longtime UF alumni and supporters Bill and Jane Emerson of St. Petersburg have made a $3 million gift to help build a new academic and alumni building to ease the space crunch.