GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Thanks to a “Museums for America” $133,000 grant from the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Florida Museum of Natural History will produce a series of educational programs for teachers and students in the Gainesville area and around the world.
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Smithsonian American Art Museum has appointed Glenn Willumson, University of Florida Museum Studies director, as a senior fellow for the 2007-2008 academic year. Only 18 other scholars have received this esteemed honor this year.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Trianon chapter of Mortar Board at the University of Florida was presented with the Silver Torch Award for the 2006-2007 academic year at the organization’s recent national conference. The award recognizes timeliness and dedication while exemplifying the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service.
Mortor Board is a national honor society [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – With its first application, the Dance Program in the School of Theatre and Dance at the University of Florida has been approved for accreditation by the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD) at the organization’s annual meeting on Sept. 13-15.
The UF Dance Program in the College of Fine Arts joins the [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mike Walsh, D.V.M., a former head veterinarian at Sea World of Florida, has joined the administrative staff at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, where he now serves as associate director of UF’s Aquatic Animal Health program.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Thomas W. Vickroy, Ph.D., a pharmacology professor and longtime University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine faculty member, has been named interim associate dean for students and instruction at the college.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The College of Design, Construction and Planning at the University of Florida has announced the appointment of associate and assistant deans Margaret Carr, Paul Zwick and William Tilson. Carr and Tilson join Zwick in the Dean’s Office after internal searches to fulfill the positions during the 2006-07 academic year.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – C. Clyde Atkins, an influential judge and a champion of civil rights, and John Moore McCarty, a former state senator, judge, Florida Bar president and member of the influential 1968 Constitution Revision Commission, were posthumously inducted into the University of Florida Levin College of Law Heritage of Leadership Recognition Society on Sept. [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Superior Accomplishment Awards program honors faculty and staff members who contribute meritorious service to the university. The deadline for nominations is Oct. 31.
For more detail: http://www.hr.ufl.edu/saa/default.htm.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Nominations are now being accepted for the Fall 2007 Outstanding Leadership Award for Male and Female Graduating Seniors, sponsored by the University of Florida Alumni Association.
Applications may be downloaded at http://www.dso.ufl.edu/scholarships/ola.php and must be submitted by Oct. 1.