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Wright named dean of UF’s College of Journalism and Communications

Published: Dec 18th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — John W. Wright II has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, Provost Janie Fouke announced today. Wright has been interim […]

UF engineer wins presidential award for young researchers

Published: Dec 13th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida engineering researcher has won one of the nation’s most prestigious awards for outstanding young scientists and engineers. Clint Slatton, an assistant professor with […]

Street renamed and monument unveiled in honor of Lt. Dahlem

Published: Dec 10th, 2007

A section of Northwest 17th Street between West University Avenue and Eighth Avenue was renamed Lt. Corey Dahlem Drive on Friday, Dec. 7. The renaming was in honor of Dahlem, […]

Former World War II prisoner of war to speak at fall commencement

Published: Dec 10th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Andrew Hines, a former prisoner of war and a successful engineer, businessman, civil servant and philanthropist, will speak at the University of Florida’s graduate degree commencement ceremony […]

UF trustee Manny Fernandez resigns from board

Published: Dec 7th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Trustee Manny Fernandez has resigned his position because of a change in his business commitments, board Chairman Dianna Morgan announced Thursday. Fernandez, a trustee […]

Offices will be closed on Dec. 24

Published: Dec 6th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The university will close Monday, Dec. 24. This decision was based on the proximity of the date to the normal university holiday which runs from Dec. 25 […]

UF’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service receives $1.5 million from Graham family fund

Published: Dec 5th, 2007

Gainesville, Fla. — A major gift to the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida will give the university greater opportunities to produce future public policymakers […]

Giant Can Menorah Lighting to kick off Chanukah

Published: Dec 4th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On Tuesday Dec. 4, the Jewish community will begin to celebrate Chanukah and light up lives with the kindling of a giant 12-foot canned food Menorah! The […]

UF memorial service for Dr. J. Robert Cade scheduled for Wednesday

Published: Dec 3rd, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in University Auditorium for Dr. J. Robert Cade, who died Nov. 27 at age 80. Cade is […]

Students urged to avoid decal lines and steer clear of parking citations

Published: Nov 29th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Spring semester parking decals will go on sale beginning Dec. 3, providing students with the opportunity to purchase their decals before they leave campus for the holiday […]