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Campaign to urge Gators to wear helmets while riding scooters

Published: Sep 30th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida will kick off “Gators Do It with Helmets On” Scooter-Helmet Safety Week on Thursday. The campus-wide initiative is an effort to increase the […]

Pro-team mascots have Gator roots

Pro-team mascots have Gator roots

Published: Sep 29th, 2009

Behind some of the most recognizable professional mascots’ plush suits and painted mesh, there lies a Gator. You likely would never guess that under his big yellow antlers and giant-size […]

UF researchers in ‘Science’: Advancing simulation of nanostructures

Published: Sep 25th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The pieces are falling into place to design and simulate new devices and structures at the nanometer scale, a capability that could lead to faster computer chips, […]

Discounted Gator Growl tickets for faculty, staff

Published: Sep 25th, 2009

Gator Growl will be held at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Oct. 16, on the eve of the Oct. 17 Homecoming football game. Preferential seating and a discounted ticket price […]

Walking Gators to journey from Big Apple to Swamp on virtual walking trip

Published: Sep 24th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Healthy Gators 2010 Walking Gators program encourages all faculty, staff and students to lace up their walking shoes and kick off a “virtual trip” from New […]

TV’s JabbaWockeeZ dance group to perform at Gator Growl

Published: Sep 16th, 2009

JabbaWockeeZ, the male dance group known for appearances on television’s “America’s Got Talent” and “America’s Best Dance Crew,” will perform at this year’s Gator Growl on Oct. 16. Other entertainment […]

‘Colleges with a Conscience’ Web site shares community service ideas

‘Colleges with a Conscience’ Web site shares community service ideas

Published: Sep 15th, 2009

Borrowing the theme “Colleges with a Conscience” from Princeton Review’s tally of schools with outstanding community involvement, the University of Florida has a new resource for its external and internal […]

Something’s fishy about this international class

Published: Sep 15th, 2009

With 90 percent of shrimp being imported to the U.S., American consumers can thank the University of Florida for keeping their favorite seafood safe, fresh and tasty. UF’s Shrimp School […]

Notice of privacy breach

Published: Sep 14th, 2009

In August, the University’s Privacy Office was notified of a privacy breach after the discovery of an unprotected computer file containing 34 names and 25 Social Security numbers. We believe […]

Web site created by UF student helps students find volunteer opportunities

Published: Sep 11th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Center for Leadership and Service has announced a partnership with SweatMonkey, a Web-based resource created by a UF sophomore to engage students in […]