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UF receives approval for small animal hospital expansion

Published: Jul 31st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine officials are moving forward with plans to build a new Veterinary Education and Clinical Research Center, a $58 million facility that will include a major expansion of UF’s small animal hospital.

Discovery Channel’s Shark Week features UF shark expert

Published: Jul 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Discovery Channel will feature University of Florida shark expert George Burgess in two programs during its 20th anniversary Shark Week beginning Sunday through Aug. 4.

UF’s Library West receives green building certification

Published: Jul 26th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The newly renovated Library West now ranks as one of the most environmentally friendly buildings on campus.

UF College of Dentistry’s formative dean passes away

UF College of Dentistry’s formative dean passes away

Published: Jul 24th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. Jose E. Medina, former dean of the University of Florida College of Dentistry and UF assistant vice president for facilities planning and operations, died Thursday (July 19). He was 81.

UF law professor wins Consumer Advocate of the Year Award

UF law professor wins Consumer Advocate of the Year Award

Published: Jul 19th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The National Association of Consumer Agency Administrators (NACAA) recently awarded University of Florida law Professor Christopher L. Peterson its Consumer Advocate of the Year Award for 2007 for his research on predatory lending and his advocacy for legislation adopted last year by Congress that caps the interest rate lenders may charge military personnel.

UF arts and technology showcased at national creativity festival

Published: Jul 19th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Musicians from locations across North America will convene live onstage (physically and virtually), linked by technology produced at the University of Florida. The far-flung musical group joins […]

UF station resumes Internet broadcasting for now

Published: Jul 17th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — WUFT-FM has resumed streaming its air signal over the Internet, but it is conditional because of proposed changes in how radio stations pay royalties.

UF’s robotic sub wins international contest for third straight year

UF’s robotic sub wins international contest for third straight year

Published: Jul 16th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida engineering team on Sunday won an international robotic submarine competition for the third year in a row, beating 27 other teams from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Georgia Tech and Cornell and other universities.

MADtv star Frank Caliendo to headline 2007 Gator Growl

Published: Jul 9th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida Blue Key’s annual production, Gator Growl, has showcased some of the top comedic talent in the past; this year will be no exception.

UF’s Ingram to participate in Florida Summit on Global Climate Change

Published: Jul 9th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Lonnie Ingram, director of the University of Florida’s Florida Center for Renewable Chemicals and Fuels, will join celebrities including California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at a Florida conference on global climate change on Thursday and Friday in Miami.