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UF kicks off $1.5 billion capital campaign looking to tomorrow

Published: Sep 28th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – More than 1,000 University of Florida alumni and friends of The Gator Nation gathered tonight at the UF’s O’Connell Center to catch a glimpse of UF’s future […]

Graham Center presents first public lecture series

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Bob Graham Center for Public Service has organized a lecture series on civic engagement this year as the first in what is to become a host of public events the Gainesville community can look forward to from the new University of Florida center.

Florida Tomorrow

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

“Florida Tomorrow: The Campaign for the University of Florida” – more than just a set of words, this theme for the effort to raise more than $1 billion is a rallying call to everyone associated with this university. The results of this capital campaign over the next five years are critical to what the future holds for this institution and everything that takes place here.

Florida Players announce fall productions

Published: Sep 26th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Players have announced three upcoming productions for the fall 2007 season. “The Shape of Things” written by Neil Labute debuts on Oct. 4 and continues through Oct. 7 at the Phillips Center Blackbox Theatre. “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” written by Bert V. Royal will be presented Oct. 25-28 at the McGuire Blackbox Theatre. And Nov. 29-Dec. 2 at the Phillips Center Blackbox Theatre will be “The House of Yes,” written by Wendy MacLeod.

Concert series celebrates Beethoven, beginning in October

Published: Sep 25th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In the realm of European classical music, Ludwig van Beethoven is considered by many to be one of the best composers. University of Florida Performing Arts will celebrate the work of this legendary composer with a series of concerts during its 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons.

Fans asked to participate in SEC food drive

Published: Sep 25th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Gator football fans are encouraged to bring canned goods and other non-perishable foods to the Alltel Wireless Fan Fest prior to the Saturday Sept. 29 game against Auburn. The collection will benefit Gainesville area food banks, and is part of the Southeastern Conference’s “Together We Can” food drive.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute grant director to speak at UF

Published: Sep 24th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The head of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s grant program, which distributes almost $700 million annually for scientific research, will speak about science education at the University of Florida Sept. 28.

Breast cancer awareness program visits O’Connell Center lot Sept. 24

Published: Sep 21st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 24, the O’Connell Center parking lot will be more than just a place to park cars. It will be […]

UF holds Freedom of Information Summit

Published: Sep 20th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Brechner Center for Freedom of Information is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a conference Thursday and Friday providing various sessions educating, training, and advocating freedom of information.

President Machen addresses issues related to student arrest

Published: Sep 18th, 2007

To students, faculty, staff: I have received a great deal of communication and input last night and this morning regarding the incident that occurred Monday at the conclusion of a […]