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UF receives $2.5 million to establish rural public health training center

Published: Dec 15th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has received $2.5 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop public health workforce education programs and community health projects for rural Florida residents.

Florida Museum offers ‘Playful Escape’ for students in grades K-5 Jan. 2

Published: Dec 13th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History’s “Amazing Migrations” Playful Escape for students in grades K-5 is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 2.

Restaurateur uncorks special vintage to benefit UF Small Animal Hospital

Published: Dec 13th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To Richard Gonzmart, president and a fourth-generation member of the family that runs Tampa Bay’s century-old Columbia Restaurant, Rusty the dog is more than a pet. He’s part of the family.

UF offers employees tuition help

Published: Dec 9th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida knows the importance of an education. Along with providing opportunities for students, UF also provides assistance for employees to continue their education.

STOP! Children’s Cancer to donate $1 million to UF to support national clinical trials

Published: Dec 8th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — STOP! Children’s Cancer Inc. will donate more than $1 million to the University of Florida College of Medicine to establish the STOP! Children’s Cancer Bonnie R. Freeman Clinical Trials Fund.

UF graduate overcomes accident injuries on way to degree

Published: Dec 8th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Michael Stimler compares his journey to graduation to climbing Mount Everest.

New UF-developed Android app helps public identify campus trees

Published: Dec 6th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new Android phone app is available free to help nature lovers who want to know more about the trees that grow on the University of Florida campus.

UF trustees endorse collaboration with Full Sail University

Published: Dec 2nd, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Board of Trustees today endorsed a collaboration between UF and Winter Park-based Full Sail University to create more educational and career opportunities for students at both schools in media, technology and entertainment business.

Museum hosts summit to kick off biology collection digitization project

Published: Dec 1st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Six months after receiving $10 million from the National Science Foundation to organize digitization of the nation’s biological collections, University of Florida researchers welcomed participants to Gainesville this week for the project’s kick-off symposium.

Foam packaging removed from campus dining program

Published: Dec 1st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Gator Dining Services/ARAMARK has eliminated foam packaging for foods at all Gator Dining locations, including the dining halls, Classic Fare Catering and the national brands on University of Florida’s campus.