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Florida Museum completes native wildflower, butterfly education projects

Published: Jun 28th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History recently completed several major projects to help educate the public about the state’s native butterflies and wildflowers. Funded with a $94,409 […]

UF graduate students recognized for Florida Museum research

Published: Jun 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History recently announced the winners of the 2007 Austin Award, given annually by the museum’s University Teaching Committee to recognize excellence in natural science research, and the 2007 Ripley P. Bullen Award, named after an influential Florida Museum archaeologist of the 1940s and 1950s.

Annual ‘Fanfares and Fireworks’ set for July 3 at Flavet Field

Published: Jun 25th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Public broadcasting stations WUFT-TV, Channel 5, WUFT-DT, Digital 36, WUFT-FM, Classic 89 and WJUF-FM, Nature Coast 90 will present “Fanfares and Fireworks,” the annual Independence Day eve celebration, on Tuesday, July 3 beginning at 7 p.m. at the University of Florida Flavet Field. The 17th annual event is sponsored by the City of Gainesville; AvMed Health Plan and the University of Florida.

InsideUF now has its own site…

Published: Jun 22nd, 2007

InsideUF, your campus news source, is now located at: You will still be able to access the page via the UF home page. However, if you would like to […]

UF College of Design, Construction and Planning Receives $500,000 Gift from Wachovia Foundation to Research Affordable Housing

Published: Jun 22nd, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As housing costs have skyrocketed, the availability of affordable housing has declined. The issue has become critical throughout Florida as communities try to ensure that people of all income levels have access to affordable housing.

NEH grant to help Florida Museum care for unique Calusa Indian collection

Published: Jun 22nd, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida Museum of Natural History archaeologists are rehabilitating the world’s largest collection of Calusa Indian artifacts and specimens, thanks to a $284,504 grant recently awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

New UF program to give teachers unique tools for teaching science

Published: Jun 21st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — High school teachers will learn how to use research on new biological threats like citrus canker and West Nile virus to engage science students through a new University of Florida program.

Documentary film by UF professor screens at international film festivals

Published: Jun 20th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dominant media images of Africa commonly project a vast, undifferentiated land steeped in tradition and ensnared in a web of poverty, disease and political turmoil.

InsideUF sports new look

InsideUF sports new look

Published: Jun 19th, 2007

This week marks a new chapter in the evolution of InsideUF, your campus news source.

Morgan named UF Board of Trustees chair; McGriff named vice chair

Published: Jun 18th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dianna Morgan was named chairman of the University of Florida Board of Trustees on Friday, while trustee W.A. “Mac” McGriff III was named vice chairman. The positions become effective July 1.