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UF, Gainesville join nationwide effort to land ultra-high-speed broadband

Published: Jul 27th, 2011

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.

Museum’s Smith-Vaniz receives top award for his research

Published: Jul 25th, 2011

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.

Young entrepreneurs to be recognized at lunch awards program

Published: Jul 25th, 2011

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.

Goo Goo Dolls to perform at Gator Growl 2011

Published: Jul 21st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Gator Nation asked, and Gator Growl 2011 answered.

Fire of unknown origin destroys conference building

Published: Jul 20th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A fire Tuesday afternoon destroyed the Austin Cary Conference Building.

Noted speakers to join UF panel discussion on entrepreneurship

Published: Jul 19th, 2011

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.

UF beats other universities in response rate to SERU survey

Published: Jul 18th, 2011

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.

UFAlert emergency notification test set for Wednesday

Published: Jul 18th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida will conduct a test of its UFAlert emergency notification system between 12:15 and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Libraries expand digital access to orphan works

Published: Jul 15th, 2011

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.

Biology professor receives Asa Gray Award

Published: Jul 14th, 2011

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 […]