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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Awards $10.4 Million Grant To Create New Center For The Study Of Gene Therapy And Diabetes At UF

Published: Dec 13th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Armed with a $10.4 million grant from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, University of Florida researchers announced today (12/13) they will launch a new center devoted to the study of gene therapy to fight diabetes and its complications.

Farris and Julia Bryant Florida History Preservation Fund Endowment Will Preserve Florida History And Culture

Published: Dec 4th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s 34th Governor, C. Farris Bryant, is contributing $300,000 to endow The Farris and Julia Bryant Florida History Preservation Fund at the George A. Smathers Libraries of the University of Florida. The gift is eligible for available matching state funds of 50 percent, bringing the total amount of the endowment to $450,000.

National Medal Of Science Goes To UF Mathematics Professor

Published: Nov 13th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida mathematician who once crafted a 253-page proof that occupied an entire academic journal issue has received what is arguably the nation’s most prestigious awards for science and engineering research.

UF Faculty Members Named AAAS Fellows For Scientific Work

UF Faculty Members Named AAAS Fellows For Scientific Work

Published: Oct 25th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Three University of Florida faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, for their academic research and pursuits.

Gift To Harn Museum To Create Sculpture Atrium

Published: Sep 29th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida will be adding a new dimension, thanks to a supportive Gainesville family.

UF Studies Advance Thanks To Disney Wildlife Conservation Fund

Published: Aug 28th, 2000

GAINESVILLE — The University of Florida’s conservation and wildlife study programs received a boost this summer from the Disney Wildlife Conservation Fund: more than $142,000 to fund eight different projects. The Disney awards are part of the company’s commitment to support conservation efforts around the globe.

UF Capital Campaign Exceeds Goal And Expectations At $759 Million

Published: Aug 7th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It has been a fund-raising campaign with a full head of steam since it went public in 1997. Now, the University of Florida’s five-year capital campaign has exceeded its expanded goal with a current total of $759.3 million in gifts and commitments.

UF Researchers Attract Federal Funding For Brain Rehabilitation Program

Published: Jul 27th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla.— After years of believing that brain damage from strokes and other injuries was irreversible, researchers are growing optimistic that with the right combination of medicine and rehabilitation, they can inspire the brain to form new pathways to regain some lost functions.

UF Receives Record Gift To Benefit Research At Brain Institute

Published: May 8th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has received a $15 million gift — its largest single cash gift to date — that will be used for medical research of the brain, officials announced today.

St. Petersburg Doctor To Donate $2 Million To UF Biomedical Program

Published: May 1st, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Five years after a heart transplant at Shands at the University of Florida medical center that he credits with saving his life, a St. Petersburg heart surgeon is donating $2 million to UF’s growing Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program.