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Harn Museum studio classes begin July 6

Published: Jun 30th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Harn Museum of Art will continue its summer series of studio classes with three new classes beginning July 6.

Human-size digital moth prints by Joseph Scheer now on display at Fla.

Published: Jun 27th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “Moths: Beauty and Biodiversity” is now on display at the Florida Museum of Natural History through December. The digital prints by renowned artist Joseph Scheer are large format, high resolution scans that bring the structure and beauty of moths to life.

$5 Million gift creates brain tumor therapy center at University of Florida

Published: Jun 22nd, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida’s McKnight Brain Institute is a step closer to being one of the world’s best centers for brain tumor treatment and research after receiving a $5 million gift from the Fort Lauderdale-based Lillian S. Wells Foundation Inc.

UF to expand Arts in Medicine to Nairobi, Kenya

Published: Jun 20th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — AIM for Africa, a project sponsored by the University of Florida and Shands Healthcare, will establish the first-known formal arts in medicine program in Africa at the Mater Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya.

UF student selected to attend meeting of Nobel Prize Laureates

Published: Jun 19th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida student will attend the 56th Lindau Meeting of Nobel Prize Laureates as part of a student delegation of 60 students from the United States.

Illinois professor named dean of Design, Construction and Planning

Published: Jun 16th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The head of the department of urban and regional planning at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been named dean of the College of Design, Construction and Planning at the University of Florida, Provost Janie Fouke announced today.

UF to offer enhanced graduate student health insurance package

Published: Jun 16th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida will begin offering a new graduate student health insurance package in January, President Bernie Machen announced today.

AIM Together Florida to connect performing arts and hospital communities throughout state

Published: Jun 12th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Performing Arts (UFPA) and Shands Arts in Medicine have formed a groundbreaking partnership to bring world-class performing artists from UFPA’s season into the healthcare setting, providing rich, high-level performances and interactive arts events to individuals whose circumstances allow them little or no access to the arts.

UF pediatric geneticist named to prestigious society

Published: Jun 8th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A University of Florida pediatric geneticist considered one of the world’s leading researchers and physicians for Prader-Willi Syndrome recently was inducted into the Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars.

UF students win record number of prestigious scholarships

Published: Jun 7th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Honors Program announced that UF students have won a strong series of national prestigious scholarships and awards this year. For three of the scholarships, Truman, Goldwater, and National Science Foundation Fellowships, UF had the most winners of these awards in campus history.