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2015-16 Fellowship Competition for US Scholars Conducting Field-Based Research on Palestine

Published: November 26 2014

The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) has announced its 16th annual competition for doctoral and post-doctoral research fellowships in Palestinian studies.

Biggest Lebanese party of the year

Published: November 26 2014

Authentic Lebanese food, music and dancing will be plentiful at the 12th Annual Lebanese Soiree on Friday, Dec. 5, from 7 to 11 p.m. at Touchdown Terrace in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

Six UF faculty members named AAAS Fellows

Published: November 25 2014

Six University of Florida professors have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor given to AAAS members by their peers for their efforts to advance science or its applications. The six join 37 UF professors listed by the AAAS as fellows, a distinction also earned by President-elect Kent Fuchs in 2010.

How to succeed in the restaurant business

Published: November 24 2014

Local restaurateur Shawn Shepherd will offer UF students practical advice on owning a restaurant or simply working in the culinary field on Monday, Nov. 24, from 6:15pm to 8:15pm at Stuzin Hall, Room 200. The event will be hosted by the Entrepreneurship Club at UF.

University of Florida among those receiving $7 million to empower women farmers

Published: November 20 2014

The University of Florida is part of a consortium led by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) that has been awarded $7 million from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to increase global food security and support effective rural development. The focus of the project is to empower women to increase agricultural productivity, thereby contributing to higher household incomes and improved nutrition.

UF Foundation launches ambitious plan to strengthen Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars program

Published: November 20 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida Foundation has launched an initiative to raise $100 million for the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars program, which has given more than 3,200 Florida students from low-income families the chance to go to college.

What is the Institutional Repository at UF? New video answers that question in an entertaining way

Published: November 19 2014

Explaining what an institutional repository is and how it benefits faculty and students has long been a difficult task, not only at the University of Florida, but also at universities across the country.

University Galleries and the University of Florida International Center are pleased to present the award-winning work of students, faculty, staff and alumni from the International Center’s 11th Annual Global Culture Photography Competition in a new exhibition currently on display in Grinter Gallery.

Global Culture Photography Competition

Published: November 18 2014

University Galleries and the University of Florida International Center are pleased to present the award-winning work of students, faculty, staff and alumni from the International Center’s 11th Annual Global Culture Photography Competition in a new exhibition currently on display in Grinter Gallery.

LiveVibe TV season opener to provide inside look at video games

Published: November 18 2014

The fourth season of LiveVibe TV premieres 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 with an episode titled “Opening Minds: People Who Make Video Games” at the UF Digital Worlds Institute’s REVE (Research, Education and Visualization Environment) in Norman Gym.

White House official to speak on science, technology and innovation for national security

Published: November 17 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Patricia Falcone, associate director for national security and international affairs at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will speak Monday at the University of Florida as part of the Weil Lecture Series hosted by UF’s College of Engineering.

The sound of Gators

Published: November 14 2014

Some of the University of Florida’s finest voices recently traveled to Buga, Colombia, to participate in Corpacoros’ International Choral Week 2014.

UF Symphony Orchestra Concert

Published: November 14 2014

The public is invited to enjoy a free special Thanksgiving concert conducted by Dr. Raymond Chobaz.

FedEx chief to speak at Reitz

Published: November 14 2014

Rob Carter, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of FedEx, will speak at 6:15 p.m Nov. 17 in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom, Salon D.

Warrington College of Business Administration celebrates dedication of Heavener Hall

Published: November 14 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Heavener Hall, the Warrington College of Business Administration’s new home for undergraduate programs and activities, was officially dedicated during a ceremony Friday afternoon on the business campus.

UF to host a celebration of global education

Published: November 13 2014

International Education Week (IEW), an annual joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education runs from Nov. 17-21. The University of Florida will take an active part in this year’s event that celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

Remembering a leader

Published: November 13 2014

Timothy Nevin from the UF Center for African Studies will present: ‘Remembering President Tubman in 21st Century Liberia’

UF Alert test scheduled for Friday morning

Published: November 12 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida will conduct a test of its UF Alert emergency notification system for the Gainesville campus from 11:30 to 11:45 a.m. Friday (the break between fourth and fifth class periods). This year's test message will be sent by UF Student Body President Cory Yeffet.

Training Gators to save each other

Published: November 12 2014

The knowledge and ability to perform CPR within a matter of minutes of a sudden cardiac arrest saves lives. So, GatorSavers & the UF Department of Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) want to make sure that more Gators than ever are up to the task. They will host a StaffSaver event Friday, Nov. 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Graham Hall Recreation Center.

Renowned science communicator says, 'Let’s speak up!'

Published: November 6 2014

For scientists to better communicate with the public, they’ll have to use more than their brains. They’ll need their hearts, souls and voices as well, says Alison Van Eenennaam, who will present the fall 2014 York lecture.

Monsanto executive to speak about feeding a hungry (and growing) world

Published: November 6 2014

Monsanto Chief Technology Officer and 2013 World Food Prize Laureate Robb Fraley, Ph.D., will speak about agriculture and technology’s role in feeding a growing and hungry world population Friday, Nov. 7, at 11 a.m. in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom.