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National Brain Institute To Open This Week At University of Florida

Published: Oct 19th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Florida takes center stage into the chase for cures to today’s most devastating illnesses — especially brain and spinal cord problems — with this week’s opening of one of the nation’s most comprehensive and technologically advanced centers devoted to neuroscience.

University Of Florida To Be testing Ground For New high-Speed Modem

Published: Sep 18th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Up to 100 University of Florida students and staff are the testing grounds for the world’s first trial of a new residential telecommunications technology that enables an ordinary telephone line to also become a high-speed data connection, providing speeds 30 times faster than today’s fastest dial-up modems.

UF To Hold Three Spring Commencement Ceremonies For the First Time

Published: Apr 27th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — The University of Florida for the first time will hold three separate commencement ceremonies Saturday (5/2), marking the end of the spring term. The change was made to accommodate the number of spring graduates and allow their families and friends the opportunity to attend the ceremony.

Deal Is Finalized For UF Hotel/Convention Center On Edge of Campus

Published: Apr 24th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — The Promos Hotel Corp., through its Doubletree Hotel subsidiary, announced today it has finalized an agreement with the University of Florida to manage a hotel and conference center on the western edge of campus.

UF Enters Negotiations To Provide “Gator-Ready” Computers To Students

Published: Apr 23rd, 1998

GAINESVILLE — The University of Florida this week selected three national companies to provide “Gator-Ready” computers for students entering the university under its new computer access requirement.

UF To Give Honorary Degree To Former General H. Norman Schwarzkopf

Published: Feb 26th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Retired U.S. Army Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf will receive an honorary doctorate in public service from the University of Florida next month.

UF Gets High Speed Internet Connection As Part Of Internet 2 Project

Published: Feb 26th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — The University of Florida is among 29 institutions to be connected to a high-speed network that will allow scientists and engineers across the country to share powerful computing and information resources, President Clinton announced Thursday.