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Museum continues free student admission for good grades in science

Published: Jan 31st, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History is continuing its popular “A for Science” free admission program for students throughout the state.

$10 million Wells Foundation gift will enable UF to speed brain tumor remedies

Published: Jan 30th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A $10 million gift from the Lillian S. Wells Foundation Inc. to the University of Florida department of neurosurgery will help medical scientists better understand the causes of brain tumors and lead to effective treatments and improved quality of life for patients, UF officials announced today.

Food For Thought campaign gives insight into food consumption that is easy to digest

Published: Jan 30th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — This spring, the University of Florida Office of Sustainability will host Food For Thought — a campaign to educate students, staff, faculty and the Gainesville community about sustainable food systems and how easy it is to make more environmentally and socially conscious decisions in their own backyards.

‘Fossil Freeway’ exhibit opens Feb. 4

Published: Jan 30th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Visitors can take a prehistoric road trip through the Florida Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibit, “Cruisin’ the Fossil Freeway with artist Ray Troll and paleontologist Kirk Johnson,” opening at 10 a.m. Feb. 4.

UF’s Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing awarded prize for technology innovation

Published: Jan 30th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The National Science Foundation’s Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing, or CHREC, headquartered at the University of Florida, was recently awarded the 2012 Alexander Schwarzkopf Prize for Technology Innovation for its research and development of Novo-G, the world’s most powerful reconfigurable supercomputer.

Final UFPA student ticket on sale date set for Feb. 1

Published: Jan 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Student tickets for the remainder of University of Florida Performing Arts’ 2011-12 shows – March through May – go on sale at noon Feb. 1.

UF, Shands preparing new employee health insurance plan

Published: Jan 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida and Shands are working to create a new model for offering health and wellness insurance to provide more cost-effective, customized care and better health outcomes for employees and their dependents.

UF professor to testify on Fla. election law, voting rights before U.S. Senate subcommittee

Published: Jan 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE — University of Florida political science professor Daniel A. Smith will testify Friday before several U.S. senators about Florida’s new voting law.

UF launches conference to advance digital health communication innovations

Published: Jan 25th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Center for Digital Health and Wellness will hold the first Digital Health Communication Extravaganza, known as DHCX, conference Feb. 15-17 at the Peabody […]

Study Abroad Fair highlights global education opportunities

Published: Jan 25th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida International Center will host the Spring 2012 Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 1 on the Reitz Student Union Colonnade. With 60 study abroad program representatives and UF-sponsored programs expected, students will have an opportunity to explore many possibilities that would enable them to become “Global Gators.”