GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On Tuesday Dec. 4, the Jewish community will begin to celebrate Chanukah and light up lives with the kindling of a giant 12-foot canned food Menorah! The festivities will get underway at 3 p.m. at Turlington Plaza at the University of Florida . [...]
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Type 1 diabetes is a disease which affects at least 1 million Americans. One of the newest additions to the University of Florida’s College of Medicine is working to help them.
The Network for Pancreatic Organ Donors, or nPOD, is the College of Medicine’s new center for international study of the human pancreas [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Plant lovers and holiday shoppers are invited to the 2007 University of Florida/IFAS Poinsettia Open House. The annual event is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 6 at the IFAS environmental horticulture department greenhouses, just off Hull Road on the west side of campus. Admission is free.
For the trials each [...]
Library West will maintain extended hours during finals to assist students with their studies. The library will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 a.m. from Dec. 1 through Dec. 13. The Library West Starbucks location will remain open during these extended hours as well.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Nominations for the 2007-2008 Teacher/Scholar of the Year are now being accepted. Each college is invited to nominate one faculty member who excels in both teaching and scholarship. The award recipient serves as a model of excellence and a representative of the ideal teacher/scholar at the University of Florida. The award offers [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Building Construction at the University of Florida inducted William R. “Rick” Derrer, president of James A. Cummings, Inc., into the school’s Construction Hall of Fame as part of the school’s homecoming activities.
Derrer, in the construction industry for 33 years, also serves as a member of the [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — This holiday season, University of Florida faculty, staff and students can help the environment and spread holiday cheer.
As part of UF’s ongoing commitment to sustainability, a selection of UF-themed holiday cards are available on the Web (www.identity.ufl.edu/gatorNation/cards.html), said Dan Williams, director of marketing. Sending e-cards is both economically and environmentally positive.
“The essence [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Australia’s most famous musical export, The Ten Tenors, has made a triumphant return to North America with their “Here’s to the Heroes” world tour. Gainesville is one of 65 tour stops throughout Canada and the U .S. The group will make an appearance at Gainesville’s Phillips Center [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in University Auditorium for Dr. J. Robert Cade, who died Nov. 27 at age 80.
Cade is perhaps best known as one of the creators of Gatorade and was a longtime professor of medicine and physiology at the University of Florida.
UF President Bernie [...]