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Washington journalists to talk about media, Obama administration

Published: Mar 26th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — An evening with two nationally known journalists will conclude the 2008-2009 Presidential Lecture Series at the University of Florida on Wednesday. Al Eisele, editor-at-large of The Hill, […]

UF scientist tapped by Howard Hughes Medical Institute to pursue ‘best ideas’

UF scientist tapped by Howard Hughes Medical Institute to pursue ‘best ideas’

Published: Mar 26th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida scientist whose interest in embryonic development and evolution led him to discover the molecular building blocks that shape appendages ranging from feet to […]

UF athletes excel on the field – and in a laboratory

UF athletes excel on the field – and in a laboratory

Published: Mar 25th, 2009

If winning two national championships in three years doesn’t convince you that University of Florida football players are outstanding, then maybe scientific-based evidence will. In addition to practice and attending […]

UF students explore Big Apple during spring break

UF students explore Big Apple during spring break

Published: Mar 24th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Rather than soaking up the sun on a Florida beach, 15 University of Florida students spent their spring break in the Big Apple for the UF David […]

Freeman named as interim chair

Freeman named as interim chair

Published: Mar 24th, 2009

David Freeman, an equine surgeon and professor in the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named interim chairman of the college’s department of large animal clinical sciences. […]

UF receives many 2009 ADDY Awards

Published: Mar 23rd, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The winners of the 2009 ADDY Awards, a program of the Advertising Federation of Gainesville, were recently announced. The University of Florida’s “When Did You Become a […]

‘Drugs, Addiction and the Brain’ to be presented during Brain Awareness Week

Published: Mar 17th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Some foods may be acquired tastes, but could the love of certain foods become an acquired disease? A growing body of scientific evidence is confirming the theory […]

Free diabetes screening offered to UF community

Published: Mar 16th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — All University of Florida students, faculty and staff can receive a free diabetes screening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 24 at the Reitz Student Union […]

UF Oral History Program presents ‘Florida Black History: Where We Stand in the Age of Barack Obama’

Published: Mar 12th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Samuel Proctor Oral History Program will present “Florida Black History: Where We Stand in the Age of Barack Obama” at 6 p.m. March […]

UF receives Gates Foundation grant to help fight malaria worldwide

Published: Mar 11th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In wealthy countries, the war against malaria was won nearly half a century ago, but the disease continues to afflict communities in the developing world. Now the […]