GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Center for European Studies is unveiling their newest summer study abroad program in Istanbul, Turkey, at the English-speaking Sabanci University. Rich in history and culture, Istanbul is the perfect classroom for the study of Turkey and its relationship with Europe. As the country crosses both Europe and Asia, students will [...]
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Lakeside Residential Complex is the winner of the 2010 Eco-Challenge: Battle of the Halls energy competition in University of Florida residence halls. Lakeside residents saved 1.81 KWHs per resident, per day in February 2010 compared with February 2009. This is a savings of 26,506 KWHs in Lakeside Residential Complex for [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The winners of the Fourth Annual Global Culture Photography Competition, sponsored by the International Center and the Transnational and Global Studies Center, have been announced.
The competition categories were: Study Abroad Students, International Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni, and UF Photography and Photojournalism Students. Awards were given to first, second and third place, [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — International scholars will convene at the Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida in April to discuss the dynamic interchange between art and politics. The free symposium is open to the public and will be held on April 9 and 10. Included will be presentations by intellectual historian François Cusset, [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries are looking for readers for its eighth annual Read-A-Thon, to be held April 12-14, and entries for the fourth annual Edible Book Contest on April 15.
Readers will share a 10-minute segment of a short story, poem, play or excerpt from a favorite book [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Steve Mesler, an Olympic gold medalist and graduate of the University of Florida College of Health and Human Performance, will speak at a seminar at 10 a.m. Thursday on the Florida Gym courts.
Mesler, who graduated with a degree in exercise and sports sciences in 2000, recently won a gold medal for [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Physicists from four Florida universities will join colleagues from around the world Tuesday to observe the world’s largest particle accelerator attempt to reach world-record energy levels.
A group of University of Florida physicists is the largest in the state and among the largest in the country participating in the massive Large Hadron Collider [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Office of Sustainability will host the first Florida Food Summit April 12-13. The event at UF’s Reitz Student Union will facilitate networking, dialogue, and visioning among members of the Florida food system, and help develop the connections needed for robust farm-to-institution programs.
The summit is part of the [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida hosts the 48th annual Southern Conference on Slavic Studies today through Saturday. The conference promotes the advancement of scholarly interest in Russian, Soviet, and East European studies, primarily in the South but also nationwide.
In addition to more than 40 panels featuring 150 scholars from North America, Europe, [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Detroit Free Press has been named the winner of the 2009 Joseph L. Brechner Freedom of Information Award for exposing a pattern of abuse by former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. The Free Press’ coverage of the text message scandal eventually resulted in the mayor’s resignation and jailing.
“These stories demonstrate the [...]