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UF’s Department of Pediatrics and Rinker School of Building Construction receive $2 million gift

Published: May 31st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A $2 million gift made to the College of Medicine and the College of Design, Construction and Planning at the University of Florida will help mend buildings, construct hearts and reduce pediatric diabetes.

UF, FNGLA test new plants for Florida gardens

Published: May 31st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –– Local gardeners looking for the hottest new plants should look no farther than the UF campus, where ongoing trial gardens offer a glimpse of the latest varieties from the floriculture industry. This weekend, garden staff will be available to answer questions at an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

APA sponsors workshop on year-end purchasing process

Published: May 24th, 2007

“Purchasing: What you need to know about the year-end process” is the title of an Academic and Professional Assembly-sponsored workshop for University of Florida employees.

UF periodontist honored by colleagues

UF periodontist honored by colleagues

Published: May 24th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. D. Lawrence Brock, an assistant clinical professor of periodontology at the University of Florida College of Dentistry, has received the American Academy of Periodontology’s 2007 Educator Award.

Coordinator of preventive dentistry appointed at UF

Published: May 24th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida College of Dentistry has appointed Dr. Jaana Autio-Gold, an assistant professor of operative dentistry, as the college’s coordinator for preventive dentistry.

School of Theatre and Dance presents ‘Shakespeare Abridged’

Published: May 22nd, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Summer is a time for goofing off — even when performing the classic works of William Shakespeare.

School of Theatre and Dance to present Thornton Wilder’s ‘Our Town’

Published: May 21st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –– The University of Florida College of Fine Arts is proud to present Thornton Wilder’s beloved classic “Our Town” in early June and again in early July.

College of Dentistry faculty elected to national organizations

Published: May 15th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida College of Dentistry faculty members have been tapped to serve on national dental associations.

Academic and Professional Assembly names new officers

Published: May 15th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Academic and Professional Assembly (APA) at the University of Florida recently announced officer election results for the 2007-08 academic year.

Two faculty members named Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholars

Published: May 15th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The men’s basketball team isn’t the only program with back-to-back successes at the University of Florida. Betty Smocovitis, a professor of zoology and history, has been selected to serve as a prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Society visiting scholar, just one year after botanist Pam Soltis at the Florida Museum of Natural History became the first person to receive the honor at UF since 1970.