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University of Florida to establish a college of public health

Published: Dec 5th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In an effort to improve the overall health and quality of life for Floridians, the University of Florida will establish a new college of public health, school officials announced today.

New Book Commemorates UF’s 150th Birthday

Published: Jul 11th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In celebration of the University of Florida 150th anniversary this year, two UF researchers have written a 116-page pictorial chronicling the institution’s history.

UF to require writing test for undergraduate applicants

Published: Jun 19th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida announced today that it will require all undergraduate applicants to take a standardized writing test beginning in spring 2005.

After a half-century hiatus, 82-year-old woman to graduate from UF

Published: Apr 29th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Marguerite Shotwell is a lot like any other senior at the University of Florida. She studies for tests, worries about her grades and looks forward to graduation. […]

James Scott, UF Vice President For Student Affairs, Dies Sunday

Published: Feb 16th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. James E. Scott, vice president for student affairs at the University of Florida, died today (2/16) at Shands at UF medical center after a 16-month battle with cancer. He was 55.

National two-year college consortium moves to University of Florida

Published: Jan 28th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A nonprofit consortium of community and technical colleges from across the nation that networks to promote excellence in postsecondary, career and transfer education has moved its operations to the University of Florida’s College of Education.

Groundbreaking planned for University of Florida proton beam cancer treatment facility

Published: Jan 21st, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With funding for the project nearly finalized, construction on Florida’s first proton beam cancer treatment facility is slated to begin in two months, University of Florida officials announced today.