GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A group of 29 leading U.S. research institutions and their local communities, including the University of Florida and the city of Gainesville, announced today that they have formed Gig.U: the University Community Next Generation Innovation Project, an effort designed to bring ultra-high-speed connectivity to their campuses and communities.
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida Museum of Natural History research associate William F. Smith-Vaniz recently received the most prestigious award available to researchers of the diversity and evolutionary relationships of fishes.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — At a lunch this Friday, the University of Florida will recognize 38 high school juniors and seniors participating in the Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership & Sustainability pre-college summer program.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the University of Florida will host a panel discussion on entrepreneurship July 25, featuring notable speakers such as Alex Sink, last year’s Democratic candidate for governor.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — After nearly five months full of prize giveaways, email reminders and data analyses, the 2011 edition of the Student Experience in Research Universities, or SERU, survey, has officially closed with the University of Florida posting the highest response rate of the nine universities that participated.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries have joined the HathiTrust Digital Library, a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida biology professor Walter Judd, a world‐renowned expert on flowering plant taxonomy and tropical botany, has received the 2011 Asa Gray Award from the American Society of Plant Taxonomists.
The award is named for Asa Gray (1810–1888), the most important American botanist of the 19th century, and recognizes outstanding lifetime achievement [...]