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Shands receives $1 million for new cancer hospital

Shands receives $1 million for new cancer hospital

Published: Dec 8th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Clark Butler and Deborah Butler of Butler Enterprises today presented a gift of $1 million to support construction and development of the Shands at the University of Florida Cancer Hospital.

$800,000 UF grant helps secondary teachers

Published: Dec 7th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With $800,000 in new funding from the Florida Department of Education, the University of Florida College of Education is launching a program to help middle and high school teachers earn certification in special education and boost expertise in literacy instruction, especially for students with reading and learning disabilities.

UF Performing Arts adds international hit ‘Tap Dogs,’ and Grateful Dead cover band to lineup

Published: Dec 6th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Performing Arts has added the international theatrical sensation “Tap Dogs” and Grateful Dead cover band Dark Star Orchestra to its 2005-06 season lineup. Tickets for both performances go on sale at noon Thursday, Dec. 8. They may be purchased individually or as part of a create-your-own (6-for-10) package.

UF to establish emergency medicine residency in Gainesville

Published: Dec 6th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida College of Medicine will open an emergency medicine residency-training program on the Gainesville campus next July, college officials announced.

UF Institute of Black Culture to host Kwanzaa celebration

Published: Dec 1st, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Institute of Black Culture will host a Kwanzaa celebration Tuesday.

$1 million gift creates UF College of Pharmacy’s first graduate endowment

Published: Nov 30th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida College of Pharmacy has received a welcome dose of support to create its first-ever graduate endowment.

Belize journalism exhibition to open Dec. 6 at Reitz Student Union

Published: Nov 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – “Belize in Words and Pictures,” an exhibit featuring the work of University of Florida international journalism students, opens Tuesday, Dec. 6, at the Reitz Student Union.

E.T. York recognized with new plaque at UF’s McCarty Hall

E.T. York recognized with new plaque at UF’s McCarty Hall

Published: Nov 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — E.T. York, chancellor emeritus of the State University System of Florida, was honored Nov. 16 with the installation of a plaque at the University of Florida to honor his many years of outstanding service to the state and nation.

Gator Nation Network launched to connect alumni, friends

Published: Nov 22nd, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Gators across the globe are now a mouse click away from each other.

University of Florida ranks 11th in number of study-abroad students

Published: Nov 16th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida ranks 11th nationally in the number of students studying abroad, according to the Open Doors report by the Institute of International Education.