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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 […]

Fla. Museum seeks volunteers for Newberry fossil dig

Published: Nov 28th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History Vertebrate Paleontology Division is looking for volunteers to assist with fossil collecting at a major site discovered in 2005 in a […]

50th anniversary of UF integration to be celebrated

Published: Nov 21st, 2007

GAINVESVILLE, Fla. — Racial integration at the University of Florida came after years of struggle. In September 1958, George Starke Jr. became the first African American at UF admitted to the College of Law, and seven black students enrolled in the undergraduate program in 1962. Today, UF’s student body reflects the diversity of the state as well as the world.

New historic marker recognizes birthplace of Gatorade

Published: Nov 20th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Gatorade inventor Dr. Robert Cade drinks his favorite flavor of the sports drink during a dedication of a historic marker recognizing the birthplace of Gatorade at the […]

College of Engineering official wins Presidential Award

Published: Nov 19th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The associate dean of student affairs in the University of Florida College of Engineering is one of fewer than a dozen people nationwide to receive a Presidential […]

Gift of $2 million inspires smiles

Published: Nov 19th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Entrepreneur Edward T. Quinn of Longwood, Fla., has made a $2 million gift to the University of Florida College of Dentistry in honor of M. Franklin Dolwick, […]

Gift of $1 million to advance the field of pharmacy

Published: Nov 16th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A Florida career pharmacist feels that a promising future in health care is dependent on advancing the field of pharmacy and he’s doing something about it by […]

Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to speak at UF

Published: Nov 14th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales will be speaking on Monday, Nov. 19, in the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Florida. This […]

Two Florida universities launch major math, science initiatives

Published: Nov 14th, 2007

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Supported by up to $10 million in grant money and state matching funds, two Florida universities today announced a new initiative designed to give a major boost […]

Seinfeld to perform at Phillips Center on Feb. 22

Published: Nov 13th, 2007

Gainesville, Fla. — Stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld makes a return trip to Gainesville during a nationwide tour in 2008, stopping in February for two shows at the Phillips Center for […]