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Friends old and new meet on Sesame Street in Gainesville

Published: Jul 23rd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special – so join in!

Florida Museum seeks community support for butterfly gardens at local schools

Published: Jul 23rd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Many young children today are disconnected from the natural world, but a project to plant local butterfly gardens in area schools is closing the gap that exists between urban students and nature.

Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line to play O’Connell Center

Published: Jul 23rd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Country singer Jason Aldean is coming to croon at the O’Connell Center. His Burn It Down Tour 2014 will stop at the University of Florida on Oct. 16 […]

UF finance professor named chief economist for Securities and Exchange Commission

Published: Jul 22nd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Professor Mark Flannery, Bank of America Eminent Scholar at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration, has been named chief economist and director of the nation’s Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, or DERA, the SEC announced Monday.

University of Florida Homecoming & Gator Growl Announces 2014 Entertainment Lineup

Published: Jul 19th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Indie-pop band Foster the People, and three-time Grammy winning
rapper Ludacris will co-headline Gator Growl 2014, the University of Florida Homecoming &
Gator Growl organizers announced Friday.

UF professor’s study named article of the year

Published: Jul 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida professor’s article on quitting smoking has been named the best of the year by one of the nation’s leading behavioral psychology journals.

UF professor’s art exhibit explores concepts of control, surveillance

Published: Jul 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University Galleries is featuring a new exhibit open through July 25 in the University of Florida’s University Gallery as part of UF’s Creative B summer activities. CNTRL-SPACE, by UF alumnus and professor Patrick Pagano, is an interactive digital projection environment exhibit that explores the illusion of control in a technocratic society.

Students with ‘A’ in science statewide receive free Florida Museum admission

Published: Jul 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History is continuing its popular “A for Science” free admission program for K-12 students statewide.

Ron White to perform at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Thursday, Nov. 6

Published: Jul 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Comedian Ron White will perform at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 18 at noon.

Date of ‘Chicago’ performance changed, second show added

Published: Jul 15th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A performance of the Broadway musical “Chicago” originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 a the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has been moved to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3.