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UF launches online master’s degree in urban and regional planning

Published: Apr 30th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — This fall, the University of Florida department of urban and regional planning in the College of Design, Construction and Planning will launch a new online master’s degree in urban and regional planning with specializations in Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, and sustainability.

UF president issues statement regarding veto of House bill

Published: Apr 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Below is a statement from University of Florida President Bernie Machen regarding Gov. Scott’s veto of HB 7129. The House bill, titled State Universities of Academic and […]

UF professor wins national award for flu vaccination efforts

Published: Apr 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, has selected Dr. Parker Small, a University of Florida emeritus professor of pediatrics, as the state’s first “Children’s Immunization Champion” for his leadership in a highly successful campaign to deliver nasal-spray flu vaccinations to students in Alachua County schools.

Political science professor to learn about defeating terrorist groups

Published: Apr 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, a nonpartisan policy institute in Washington, D.C., has named Zachary Selden, a political science professor at the University of Florida, an Academic Fellow for 2012-13.

UF president issues statement to university community regarding budget

Published: Apr 25th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The following statement from University of Florida President Bernie Machen regarding the budget was sent Wednesday to the university community:

Officials pay tribute to UF/IFAS’ world-class scientific research efforts

Published: Apr 25th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Distinguished researchers with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences were honored for their work April 18 in an awards ceremony at the Harn Museum of Art.

African master’s student among thousands to graduate from UF in next month

Published: Apr 25th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Tshibangu “Tshi Tshi” Kalala had a rocky path to the master’s degree he will receive next week from the University of Florida.

UF participates in nation’s largest science and technology festival

Published: Apr 25th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s departments of astronomy, mechanical and aerospace engineering, and the Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences will participate in the USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C., Saturday and Sunday.

Progress Energy, UF leaders plant a tree on UF campus

Progress Energy, UF leaders plant a tree on UF campus

Published: Apr 24th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Progress Energy Florida helped to plant a tree in front of the University of Florida’s Tigert Hall Tuesday as part of the company’s Arbor Day activities.

Winners of Edible Book Contest announced

Published: Apr 24th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The George A. Smathers Libraries announce the winners of the Edible Book Contest, which was held recently in conjunction with a celebration of National Library Week.