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UF School of Theatre and Dance presents ‘The Grapes of Wrath’

Published: Dec 28th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla.- The University of Florida College of Fine Arts School of Theatre and Dance will present Frank Galati’s stage adaptation of John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath”, from Jan. 28 to Feb. 6 on the Constans Stage in the UF Nadine McGuire Theatre and Dance Pavilion.

Blue Path exhibit at Florida Museum extended to Feb. 13

Published: Dec 26th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History is pleased to announce an extension of “The Blue Path: Protecting Florida’s springs” exhibit until Feb. 13 due to popular demand.

Knight Foundation funds high-tech civics initiatives at UF’s Bob Graham Center

Published: Dec 23rd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida has one of the weakest civic cultures in the nation, ranking 46th among the 50 states, according to the National Conference on Citizenship. The Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida is dedicated to improving the state’s civic health by training a new and more effective generation of public and civic leaders.

$1 million endowment will boost teaching of children with special needs

Published: Dec 22nd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A mother’s memory of her late daughter, whose passion was teaching children with special needs, will live on and support students seeking advanced degrees in special education at the University of Florida, thanks to provisions made in her estate.

UF wins award for support of businesses owned by minorities, women

Published: Dec 22nd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida was recently recognized for spending more than $15 million in the last fiscal year with businesses owned by minorities, women and service-disabled veterans.

Thought-provoking documentary about education to be shown Jan. 9

Published: Dec 21st, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Honors Program will present a one-time screening of a documentary that is changing the national dialogue on education.

Haiti documentary made by two UF students to be screened Jan. 11

Published: Dec 20th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A celebrated 30-minute documentary film about Haiti by two former University of Florida students will be screened at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 in the Reitz Student Union Auditorium at the University of Florida.

Changes coming in spring to myUFL system

Published: Dec 19th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — All myUFL system users at the University of Florida will notice a difference following a spring 2011 upgrade.

UF joins nationwide push for support of public radio, TV

Published: Dec 17th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — WUFT-TV/FM at the University of Florida has joined with public television and public radio stations across the country in an unprecedented effort to harness the enthusiasm of the 170 million Americans who watch, listen to or use the services and programming of public media each month.

Retiring Sea Grant agent receives national award

Published: Dec 17th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Don Sweat, the recently retired Florida Sea Grant marine extension agent for a multi-county region on the state’s west coast, has been awarded the national William Q. Wick Visionary Career Leadership Award in recognition of his career achievements in Sea Grant Extension.