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Students urged to avoid decal lines and steer clear of parking citations

Published: Nov 29th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Spring semester parking decals will go on sale beginning Dec. 3, providing students with the opportunity to purchase their decals before they leave campus for the holiday […]

Fla. Museum seeks volunteers for Newberry fossil dig

Published: Nov 28th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History Vertebrate Paleontology Division is looking for volunteers to assist with fossil collecting at a major site discovered in 2005 in a […]

UF students develop strategies to protect St. Augustine neighborhood

Published: Nov 28th, 2007

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Graduate students from the University of Florida’s College of Design, Construction and Planning Historic Preservation Program will give a public presentation at 2 p.m. Sunday at […]

50th anniversary of UF integration to be celebrated

Published: Nov 21st, 2007

GAINVESVILLE, Fla. — Racial integration at the University of Florida came after years of struggle. In September 1958, George Starke Jr. became the first African American at UF admitted to the College of Law, and seven black students enrolled in the undergraduate program in 1962. Today, UF’s student body reflects the diversity of the state as well as the world.

New historic marker recognizes birthplace of Gatorade

Published: Nov 20th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Gatorade inventor Dr. Robert Cade drinks his favorite flavor of the sports drink during a dedication of a historic marker recognizing the birthplace of Gatorade at the […]

UF experimental gardens flourish into family affair

Published: Nov 20th, 2007

The sign hanging in their office reads “Garden More, Work Less,” but twin sisters and environmental horticulture graduate students Jennifer and Jessica Boldt have found a way to combine the […]

College of Engineering official wins Presidential Award

Published: Nov 19th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The associate dean of student affairs in the University of Florida College of Engineering is one of fewer than a dozen people nationwide to receive a Presidential […]

Gift of $2 million inspires smiles

Published: Nov 19th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Entrepreneur Edward T. Quinn of Longwood, Fla., has made a $2 million gift to the University of Florida College of Dentistry in honor of M. Franklin Dolwick, […]

Dean earns national award

Published: Nov 19th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Christopher Silver, dean of the College of Design, Construction and Planning, was recently awarded the Laurence C. Gerckens Prize at the biennial Society for American City and […]

IFAS professor named AAAS Fellow

Published: Nov 19th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Animal sciences professor Peter Hansen has been named a 2007 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The award honors efforts to advance scientific […]