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Register to vote before Oct. 6

Published: Sep 23rd, 2008

Voting is a constitutional right. To exercise your right, be sure to register. This includes not only first-time voters, but also anyone who may have moved to Alachua County and […]

Marston Science Library announces first annual “Elegance of Science” contest

Published: Sep 15th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Marston Science Library invites all UF faculty, students and staff to submit artwork to its first annual “Elegance of Science” contest. Winning entries and select other […]

Web site seeks Gator stories

Published: Sep 9th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new UF Web site,, is seeking stories that answer the question, “When did you become a Florida Gator?” According to the site, the stories may […]

Plan now for One Less Car Day on Oct. 17

Published: Sep 9th, 2008

UF is challenging students, faculty and staff to give up their cars and use alternative transportation on Oct. 17 – with the hope that it becomes a habit. As part […]

Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 7-13

Published: Sep 7th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 7-13, with Sept. 10 designated as Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day. For more information on Prevention Week, visit If you or […]

Weight loss program/study to be offered in eight rural Fla. counties

Published: Aug 20th, 2008

People living in rural America have higher rates of heart disease and obesity than those in urban areas, yet few weight-loss research trials have been conducted in rural settings. A […]

Two million pages can be accessed from UF Libraries’ Digital Collections

Published: Jul 17th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — UF Digital Collections (UFDC) now provides free, online access to more than two million pages converted from the libraries’ paper collections, UF museums and other UF programs. […]

2008 Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (GEER) conference is open for registration to the public

Published: Jul 11th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is helping to sponsor the 2008 Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (GEER) conference from July 28 to Aug. […]

SelfCheck service added to Library West

Published: Jun 27th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Library West will initiate a pilot SelfCheck service beginning Monday. The SelfCheck service will enable students, faculty and staff to check out most library materials by themselves, […]

Library West will close June 20-29 for repairs

Published: Jun 4th, 2008

Library West will be closed June 20 through June 29 for replacement of the cork flooring. The building will reopen on June 30 with regular hours. Marston Science Library and […]