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Fla. Museum to use federal grant to develop global science education resources

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

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.

UF Museum Studies Director Glenn Willumson wins Smithsonian fellowship

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

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.

Mortar Board receives esteemed award

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

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 […]

UF’s Dance program judged to be one of the nation’s best

Published: Sep 27th, 2007

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 […]

Sea World vet to help run UF program in aquatic animal health

Published: Sep 24th, 2007

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.

Interim associate dean named at Veterinary College

Published: Sep 24th, 2007

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.

College announces senior administrative team

Published: Sep 17th, 2007

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.

Atkins, McCarty posthumously inducted into law college’s Heritage of Leadership

Published: Sep 17th, 2007

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 […]

Superior Accomplishment Award nominations accepted through Oct. 31

Published: Sep 14th, 2007

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: […]

Association seeks student leadership award nominations

Published: Sep 14th, 2007

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 […]