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Memorial service is somber reminder of bicycle/vehicle safety

Published: Aug 31st, 2007

All it takes is just a moment to answer a cell phone call, change the radio station, turn to face a passenger or let your mind wander.

Florida Museum-led study counters ideas about Mayan elite craftworks

Published: Aug 29th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new Florida Museum of Natural History study shows ancient Maya political elites likely crafted their own bone and shell products for domestic use, which counters previously held beliefs that the group depended on domestic servants or lower classes for everyday household items such as sewing pins, spatulas and shell bowls.

Top scholar picked to lead UF’s early-child education initiatives

Top scholar picked to lead UF’s early-child education initiatives

Published: Aug 29th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A leading scholar in early childhood education and care has been named to a new endowed chair at UF’s College of Education.

UF launches new leadership programs; Applications accepted until Sept. 7

Published: Aug 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Because leadership development is essential to the effective management of a university, Human Resource Services at the University of Florida has launched two new leadership programs: The UF Academy and Next Level Leadership.

UF Tourism Crisis Recovery Institute names director of strategic operations

Published: Aug 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Tourism Crisis Recovery Institute, a new on-campus institute housed in the College of Health and Human Performance, has hired a well-known figure in the tourism industry to serve as director of strategic operations.

UF achieves national excellence in pharmacy professional programs

UF achieves national excellence in pharmacy professional programs

Published: Aug 24th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida College of Pharmacy is one of eight schools to receive the first national recognition for exemplary partnerships that foster quality experiential education and patient care teaching environments for pharmacy students.

UF pharmacy educator receives national recognition in biotechnology

UF pharmacy educator receives national recognition in biotechnology

Published: Aug 23rd, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida pharmacy researcher and educator has received national recognition for her contributions to contemporary teaching and scholarship in biotechnology. Julie A. Johnson received the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s prestigious Paul R. Dawson Biotechnology Award at its recent annual meeting in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Sustainability speakers coming to UF

Published: Aug 22nd, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — International sustainability experts Hunter Lovins and Bob Willard will give keynote speeches at a University of Florida program set for Sept. 10. Lovins and Willard will speak […]

UF offers new minor in American Indian and indigenous studies

Published: Aug 20th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As the University of Florida kicks off its fall semester this week, students will have the opportunity to pursue a new minor in American Indian and indigenous studies.

UF researcher to study depression in Latina women

UF researcher to study depression in Latina women

Published: Aug 18th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida College of Nursing assistant professor Jeanne Marie Stacciarini has received a $202,113 supplementary grant from the National Institutes of Health to study depression in Latinas and promote diversity in health-related research.