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Students contract hepatitis A, health officials seeking cause

Published: Oct 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Three students – two from the University of Florida and one from the University of Central Florida — have contracted hepatitis A, and UF and Alachua County health officials are investigating how it may have occurred.

Two UF professors named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Published: Oct 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Physics professor Arthur Hebard and chemistry professor Weihong Tan have been awarded the distinction of Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) along with 374 other scientists this week. The association annually elevates its top members to the rank of Fellow in recognition of their distinguished efforts in the advancement of science. To date, 24 UF faculty have received this honor.

Florida Museum offers new class for grades 1-2

Published: Oct 26th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will offer a new class for children in grades 1-2, “Maya and the Big Pumpkin Balloon Ride” from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29.

Actor, inspirational speaker to present programs on campus

Published: Oct 26th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Former television sitcom actor Jaleel White will speak Oct. 27 at the University Auditorium, and inspirational speaker Kyle Maynard will present a program Nov. 1 in the Reitz Student Union Grand Ballroom.

Deadline looms to nominate outstanding employees for awards

Published: Oct 24th, 2005

The deadline for nominations for the University of Florida’s 2006 Superior Accomplishment Awards is Oct. 31. Academic Personnel, TEAMS employees and USPS employees are eligible.

ESPN reporter cancels lecture, book signing due to weather

Published: Oct 24th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell’s lecture and book signing was canceled Sunday due to the threat of Hurricane Wilma.

University of Florida promotes sustainability in daylong event

Published: Oct 21st, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida will participate in a nationwide Webcast Wednesday as part of Campus Sustainability Day.

Artists invited to sell during holiday event at Reitz

Published: Oct 20th, 2005

University of Florida students and local artists are invited to participate in the seventh annual Holiday ArtFest at the Reitz Student Union.

Initiative focuses on improving health of university community

Published: Oct 20th, 2005

Healthy Gators 2010, a campuswide initiative aimed at producing a healthier University of Florida community, will hold its formal kickoff from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Reitz Student Union Colonnade.

Candlelight vigil postponed

Published: Oct 19th, 2005

The candlelight vigil set for tonight has been POSTPONED. Further information will be posted on this site when available.