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New program to address hypertension and obesity concerns among local African-American families

Published: Nov 25th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Compared to all other racial and gender groups in the United States, African-American women are at higher risk of developing hypertension and obesity. The Blue Foundation for […]

2008 Judy Fisher Award winners announced

Published: Nov 25th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The winners of the 2008 Judy Fisher Teaching with Technology Award have been named: Warrington College of Business professors Sanford Berg and Subhajyoti Bandyopadhyay, who were chosen […]

Winners of the 2008 International Educator of the Year announced

Published: Nov 20th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida International Center (UFIC) announced the recipients of the 2008 International Educator of the Year Award. For senior faculty, Charles H. Wood, professor of […]

Fans asked to bring canned foods to Saturday’s game

Published: Nov 20th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Gators Canned Goods Challenge for Kids already has helped raise more than 3,300 pounds of food for the Bread of the Mighty Food […]

Art exhibit shares stories of domestic violence so lives can be saved

Published: Nov 19th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “Six and a half years filled with fear, terror and violence that I could have never imagined.” These are not the words of a military veteran or […]

National magazine Seventeen features UF student

National magazine Seventeen features UF student

Published: Nov 18th, 2008

Mary Liu, a University of Florida freshman and Honors student, will be the face of the university for the 13 million readers of Seventeen magazine. Liu is one of 15 […]

Samuel Proctor Lecture Series concludes with new center director

Published: Nov 17th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The new director of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program will talk about race and politics in Florida in the final program in the Samuel Proctor Florida […]

Summer program inspires community service

Published: Nov 17th, 2008

Kelley Godfrey spent the summer before her senior year of high school restoring three houses. She accumulated more than 90 hours of service around Gainesville before her acceptance to UF. […]

African beadwork exhibition now open at the Harn

Published: Nov 14th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For centuries, African beadwork has “spoken” in a visually coded language to convey thoughts about personal relationships, family ties, wealth, religious beliefs, and social and political standing. […]

Graham to speak at UF on sustainability in a ‘distressed economy’

Published: Nov 13th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Former Florida Gov. and U.S. Sen. Bob Graham will present the first lecture in the Ernest R. Bartley Memorial Lecture Series at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 21 in […]