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Showing of Kaplan documentary, discussion set for Aug. 2

Published: Jul 28th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – After being diagnosed with a rare and potentially deadly case of lymphoma, Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and University of Florida journalism professor John Kaplan turned the lens on himself to create the nationally acclaimed documentary, “Not As I Pictured.”

UF, Gainesville join nationwide effort to land ultra-high-speed broadband

Published: Jul 27th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A group of 29 leading U.S. research institutions and their local communities, including the University of Florida and the city of Gainesville, announced today that they have formed Gig.U: the University Community Next Generation Innovation Project, an effort designed to bring ultra-high-speed connectivity to their campuses and communities.

Museum’s Smith-Vaniz receives top award for his research

Published: Jul 25th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida Museum of Natural History research associate William F. Smith-Vaniz recently received the most prestigious award available to researchers of the diversity and evolutionary relationships of fishes.

Young entrepreneurs to be recognized at lunch awards program

Published: Jul 25th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — At a lunch this Friday, the University of Florida will recognize 38 high school juniors and seniors participating in the Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership & Sustainability pre-college summer program.

Program to look at entrepreneurs in China

Published: Jul 22nd, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Laurie Underwood, co-author of the book “China Entrepreneur,” will present a program titled “China Today: High Risk, High Potential” at 3 p.m. Aug. 4 at Smathers Library, Room 1A.

Goo Goo Dolls to perform at Gator Growl 2011

Published: Jul 21st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Gator Nation asked, and Gator Growl 2011 answered.

Fire of unknown origin destroys conference building

Published: Jul 20th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A fire Tuesday afternoon destroyed the Austin Cary Conference Building.

Noted speakers to join UF panel discussion on entrepreneurship

Published: Jul 19th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the University of Florida will host a panel discussion on entrepreneurship July 25, featuring notable speakers such as Alex Sink, last year’s Democratic candidate for governor.

UFAlert emergency notification test set for Wednesday

Published: Jul 18th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida will conduct a test of its UFAlert emergency notification system between 12:15 and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Libraries expand digital access to orphan works

Published: Jul 15th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries have joined the HathiTrust Digital Library, a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future.