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UF receives approval for small animal hospital expansion

Published: Jul 31st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine officials are moving forward with plans to build a new Veterinary Education and Clinical Research Center, a $58 million facility that will include a major expansion of UF’s small animal hospital.

Discovery Channel’s Shark Week features UF shark expert

Published: Jul 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Discovery Channel will feature University of Florida shark expert George Burgess in two programs during its 20th anniversary Shark Week beginning Sunday through Aug. 4.

UF’s Library West receives green building certification

Published: Jul 26th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The newly renovated Library West now ranks as one of the most environmentally friendly buildings on campus.

UF College of Dentistry’s formative dean passes away

UF College of Dentistry’s formative dean passes away

Published: Jul 24th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. Jose E. Medina, former dean of the University of Florida College of Dentistry and UF assistant vice president for facilities planning and operations, died Thursday (July 19). He was 81.

UF psychiatry chairman to serve in NIMH research post

UF psychiatry chairman to serve in NIMH research post

Published: Jul 20th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The chairman of the University of Florida’s psychiatry department is taking a leave of absence to fill a key leadership position for the National Institute of Mental Health.

UF law professor wins Consumer Advocate of the Year Award

UF law professor wins Consumer Advocate of the Year Award

Published: Jul 19th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The National Association of Consumer Agency Administrators (NACAA) recently awarded University of Florida law Professor Christopher L. Peterson its Consumer Advocate of the Year Award for 2007 for his research on predatory lending and his advocacy for legislation adopted last year by Congress that caps the interest rate lenders may charge military personnel.

Meredeth Rowe named Fellow of American Academy of Nursing

Meredeth Rowe named Fellow of American Academy of Nursing

Published: Jul 18th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida College of Nursing Associate Professor Meredeth Rowe has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.

UF Dental faculty elected to National Dental Honor Society

UF Dental faculty elected to National Dental Honor Society

Published: Jul 18th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Three University of Florida College of Dentistry faculty members have been elected to membership to the national dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon.

UF station resumes Internet broadcasting for now

Published: Jul 17th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — WUFT-FM has resumed streaming its air signal over the Internet, but it is conditional because of proposed changes in how radio stations pay royalties.

Dubay appointed director of business services division

Dubay appointed director of business services division

Published: Jul 17th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Lionel J. Dubay, director of the O’Connell Center for 22 years, has been appointed director of the business services division at the University of Florida.