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Wright named dean of UF’s College of Journalism and Communications

Published: Dec 18th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — John W. Wright II has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, Provost Janie Fouke announced today. Wright has been interim […]

UF engineer wins presidential award for young researchers

Published: Dec 13th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida engineering researcher has won one of the nation’s most prestigious awards for outstanding young scientists and engineers. Clint Slatton, an assistant professor with […]

Street renamed and monument unveiled in honor of Lt. Dahlem

Published: Dec 10th, 2007

A section of Northwest 17th Street between West University Avenue and Eighth Avenue was renamed Lt. Corey Dahlem Drive on Friday, Dec. 7. The renaming was in honor of Dahlem, […]

Former World War II prisoner of war to speak at fall commencement

Published: Dec 10th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Andrew Hines, a former prisoner of war and a successful engineer, businessman, civil servant and philanthropist, will speak at the University of Florida’s graduate degree commencement ceremony […]

Federal grant to expand Florida Museum’s program for Head Start

Published: Dec 7th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History has received a $397,298 federal grant to expand its “Marvelous Explorations through Science and Stories” program in Marion County Head Start […]

UF trustee Manny Fernandez resigns from board

Published: Dec 7th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Trustee Manny Fernandez has resigned his position because of a change in his business commitments, board Chairman Dianna Morgan announced Thursday. Fernandez, a trustee […]

UF’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service receives $1.5 million from Graham family fund

Published: Dec 5th, 2007

Gainesville, Fla. — A major gift to the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida will give the university greater opportunities to produce future public policymakers […]

Giant Can Menorah Lighting to kick off Chanukah

Published: Dec 4th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On Tuesday Dec. 4, the Jewish community will begin to celebrate Chanukah and light up lives with the kindling of a giant 12-foot canned food Menorah! The […]

Derrer inducted into Hall of Fame

Published: Dec 4th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Building Construction at the University of Florida inducted William R. “Rick” Derrer, president of James A. Cummings, Inc., into the school’s […]

Sustainability includes holiday cards and football

Published: Dec 4th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — This holiday season, University of Florida faculty, staff and students can help the environment and spread holiday cheer. As part of UF’s ongoing commitment to sustainability, a […]