GAINESVILLE – Auditions for Gator Growl Talent Night will be held from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 7 the Reitz Student Union Rooms 361-362. Talent Night will be held Sept. 20 at The Venue (formerly Graffiti Beach) in downtown Gainesville.
The Neuromuscular Training Program, which is housed in the College of Public Health and Health Professions Department of Physical Therapy, will host the first annual Neuromuscular Plasticity Symposium on Thursday, Sept. 22, in Emerson Alumni Hall.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Thanks to an $875,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation, University of Florida astronomy researchers will develop an instrument that has the capability of observing stars at 10 times the depth of current surveys, to detect thousands of new planets.
As part of the University of Florida’s Weeks of Welcome, the Florida Free Culture student organization will host its first Free Your PC event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday on the north lawn of the Reitz Student Union.
The University of Florida Athletic Association recently donated $75,000 to the George A. Smathers Libraries from proceeds of last season’s pay-per-view televised football games. Half of the amount has been added to a growing UAA Endowment, which now totals more than $500,000. The remainder will be used to provide students enhanced electronic learning tools in the new Library West, which is slated to reopen next spring.
Hal G. Lewis Sr., a distinguished service professor emeritus in education at the University of Florida and a crusader for desegregation of Florida schools and college campuses, died at his daughter’s home in Livermore, Cal., on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005. He was 97.