GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida recently received two national awards. The Student Alumni Association (SAA) received “Most Outstanding SAA” by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)/Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (ASAP), and the Florida Cicerones were awarded “Most Outstanding Internal Program” for their recruitment process. The SAA currently has more than [...]
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Healthy Gators 2010 launches its new campaign Wednesday to help freshmen stay healthy and do their best during their first semester at the University of Florida.
The “Start Fresh, Man!” campaign will include events, online tools and programs, and incorporates advice from upperclassmen in its messages. These messages center on the phrase [...]
In his annual “State of the University” speech to the University of Florida Faculty Senate Thursday, UF President Bernie Machen announced the university would devote $10 million to hiring dozens of new faculty members this year. For more, see President Machen’s speech and accompanying PowerPoint presentation at http://www.president.ufl.edu/StateoftheUniversitySpeech2009.pdf and
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “Modernism at Risk: Modern Solutions for Saving Modern Landmarks,” an exhibition organized by the World Monuments Fund and sponsored by Knoll Inc., will travel to design schools and other venues across the United States beginning with the University of Florida’s College of Design, Construction and Planning.
The exhibit will be on view [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida faculty, staff, and students are preparing to reduce pollution for the second consecutive year with the One Less Car challenge.
Starting this week through Nov. 20, the challenge asks participants to give alternative transportation a try on One Less Car Day, Oct. 23, and throughout the fall semester. Participants [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Society of Professional Journalists has named its University of Florida student chapter the Outstanding Campus Chapter of the Year.
SPJ will present the honor Friday at its annual convention in Indianapolis during the Mark of Excellence Awards Luncheon to chapter President April Dudash, a journalism senior at UF’s College of Journalism [...]
With the fall semester under way, the University of Florida wants to ensure that students, faculty and staff have the latest and most accurate information regarding the Novel H1N1 flu virus.
First and foremost, prevention is one of the most effective ways to deal with Novel H1N1, also known as swine flu. Basic good hygiene includes [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The American Chemical Society named University of Florida professor Kenneth M. Merz recipient of its prestigious Award for Computers in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research.
Merz, a faculty member in the chemistry department and member of the Quantum Theory Project, was honored in recognition of his use of quantum mechanics to study chemical, biological [...]
Thousands of bats left homeless when the internal structure of the University of Florida Bat House collapsed over the weekend may be seeking new homes over a 10-mile radius, UF officials said.
The roosting fins inside the bottom of the structure on Museum Road across from Lake Alice collapsed Sunday, said Ken Glover, UF’s coordinator for [...]